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Tennessee Governor Signs Bill To Punish Pregnant Drug Abusers

Gov. Bill Haslam has signed into law legislation that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics and harm their babies as a result.


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Calif. Agency Says PG&E Should Pay $2.25B For Blast

The California agency investigating the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood recommended Monday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pay a $2.25 billion fine for its negligence leading up to the blast.


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Local Crack Cocaine Trafficker Gets 24 Years In Prison

Edward Mallory, 45, of Sacramento was sentenced to 24 years and four months in prison after he was convicted of two counts of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and two counts of possessing the drug for distribution.


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Calif. Judge Who Halted Prison Executions Tours Death Room

A federal judge who shut down the death chamber at San Quentin State Prison after an inspection five years ago returns there Tuesday to tour the new facility.