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State Bar Wants To Take Over Cases From Modesto Attorney Accused Of Murder

Since Carson’s arrest nearly two weeks ago, one of his clients’ trials has been delayed, and the state bar wants to take over his law practice.


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3 Current & Former CHP Officers, Attorney, Among 9 Charged With Murdering Suspected Thief

Three current and former California Highway Patrol officers, a prominent criminal defense attorney and four others have been formally charged in connection with the disappearance and death of a Northern California man.



Police: Man Killed Woman, Buried Her In Backyard Of Natomas Home

When officers arrived and separated the men, they discovered the body of a woman concealed under dirt and debris in the backyard.


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Modesto Police Also Sought Suspect In 5 Murders For October Death Of 2-Year-Old Boy

Modesto Police said they got word from a forensic pathologist on Thursday—two days before five people were found dead inside a Modesto home—that the October 2014 death of Christopher Ripley, 2, was the result of blunt force trauma.


Ono's booking photo. (Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff's Department)

Sacramento County Man, 89, Suspected Of Murdering Wife, 83

Authorities say an 89-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife.


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Mother Of Jadianna Larsen’s Alleged Killer Accused Of Helping Son Avoid Arrest

There new and disturbing allegations in the murder case of 6-year-old Jadiana Larsen. Prosecutors say the murder suspect got help from his own mom.


Monica Rodriguez, Lorena Ruiz, and Maria Vega in Yuba County court. (l-r) (Credit: James Taylor/CBS13)

Woman Accused Of Killing Husband, Hiding Body With Friends’ Help, Appears In Court

A Yuba County woman accused of killing her husband and, with the help of two other women, burying his body in a shallow grave, appeared in a courtroom today.


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Mother Of Suspect In Sacramento 6-Year-Old’s Death Also Facing Charges

Prosecutors say that the mother of the suspect in the death of 6-year-old Jadianna Larsen is also facing criminal charges.


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Deputies: Placer County Olive Oil Maker Killed By Son

Yandolino picked olives and pressed olive oil at his Newcastle estate, but his peaceful home turned into a crime scene Thursday morning when deputies say they found him brutally murdered in the driver’s seat of his truck.


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Jury Convicts Father Accused Of Tossing Daughter Off Cliff To Avoid Custody Payments

Cameron Brown showed no emotion as the verdict in the long-running case was read in Los Angeles Superior Court, while the mother of Lauren Sarene Key breathed heavily and began crying in the gallery.



Police: Sacramento Man Shot Dead By Robbers In His Backyard

Police say Ricardo Minjares, 42, heard noises coming from his backyard that sounded like burglars. They say that’s when Minjares checked to see what it was. The suspects took off, but not before firing at him through the fence.


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Suspect In Carmichael Double Murder Previously Arrested For Having Pipe Bombs in Lodi

On Thursday, investigators say they arrested 23-year-old Olga Myshnova for the murder, but they aren’t saying what role she may have played.