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News Helicopter Crashes In Seattle Near Space Needle

A helicopter has crashed in downtown Seattle, catching at least one car on fire and killing two people, according to CBS affiliate KIRO-TV.


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Big Rig Carrying Load Of Strawberries Overturns On I-580

A big rig carrying a full load of strawberries overturned Wednesday morning, causing mess on westbound I-580 near Tracy.


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Police: Best Buy Burglars Knew What They Were Doing In Woodland Heist

The crooks broke into the store in the middle of the night using some sort of metal to chew a hole just big enough to crawl through in a thick metal roll-down door.



6th Sexual Assault In Two Years Reported At Delta College

Authorities say another female student has been sexually assaulted at Stockton’s Delta College campus.


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UPDATED: Transgender Rights Referendum Reaches Next Step

California election officials say a spot check has prompted further review of signatures for a proposed ballot referendum aimed at repealing the state’s new transgender student law.


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Man Found Dead, Naked In Oregon Cemetery Was Police Informant

Confronted with a murder accusation in the death of a police informant, two men accused each other of being the one who killed the informant.


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Doctor Wants New Trial, Confession Tossed In Bathtub Death Of His Wife

Authorities said Martin MacNeill gave his wife drugs and left her to drown in the bathtub of their home so he could begin a new life with his mistress.


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Woman Allegedly Left Son With Homeless During New Year’s Eve Party

Authorities say the San Bernardino woman went out about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and left the boy with two transients she knows. She called authorities after returning home at 2 a.m. and finding the boy and her friends gone.


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UPDATED: South Sacramento Teen Killed In Christmas Day Shooting Identified

Sacramento police are investigating a Christmas shooting that left multiple teens injured.


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Sacramento Economist: End Of Employment Benefits Economically Better In Long Term

More than a million Americans are holding out hope that something can be done to keep them from losing the checks they depend on to live before they lose everything else.



High Stakes For US Families Losing Jobless Benefit

The end of unemployment checks for more than a million people on Saturday is driving out-of-work Americans to consider selling cars, moving and taking minimum wage work after already slashing household budgets and pawning personal possessions to make ends meet.



California Among States Moving To Save Cursive In The Classroom

The swirling lines from Linden Bateman’s pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.