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Jurors didn't agree that David Velasquez's knife attack on a teacher was a "prank." (Getty Images)

Court To Consider California’s DNA Collection Law

A federal appeals court appeared ready last year to strike down as an unconstitutional invasion of privacy a controversial California law requiring police to collect DNA samples from every person arrested in the state.

12/08/2013

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Galt Police Searching For Leads In Shooting That Killed Man

Galt Police received a 911 call from someone who heard shots around 9:30 p.m. at 2nd and E streets. The man was found on the 400 block of 2nd Street.

11/25/2013

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Comcast Truck Kills Pedestrian In Sacramento, Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

When interviewing the man, authorities suspected alcohol may have played a role. The man in the Comcast truck was taken to jail and whether charges are filed will be up to the district attorney.

11/14/2013

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Loomis Residents Embroiled In Battle Over Fire Chief Serving As City Councilman

“Mr. Wheeler, we’ve said all along would probably make a very good council member, probably make a very good fire chief. But not at the same time. That’s illegal.”

10/22/2013

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Woman Shot In Sacramento

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the shooting of a woman in South Sacramento.

10/15/2013

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Davis Police Hope Slashing Bicyclist Fines Will Lead To Stricter Enforcement

To step up enforcement, police have asked the city to something unexpected—lower the fine for a first-time offender to just $50.

10/08/2013

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Stockton Police To Participate In Worldwide Law Enforcement Tweet-A-Thon

The Stockton Police Department is participating in a worldwide law enforcement tweet-a-thon to draw attention to social media as a tool for law enforcement.

03/20/2013

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Profiled: A Public Investigator In Sacramento

When considering a career in Sacramento’s criminal justice field, investigate education first.

02/25/2013

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Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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Layoffs Announced At Yolo County Sheriff’s Department

The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department said today it has laid off multiple deputies to help deal with a $2.8 budget deficit.

03/01/2011