Sonoma County


Wine Country On High Alert For Southern California Pest

It may not the centerpiece of Louis Foppiano’s vineyard in Healdsberg, but a bug trap is doing some serious work saving his livelihood from ruin.


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200 Chickens Stolen From Sonoma County Farm

Less than two weeks before Easter, a farmer says more than 200 hens that lay eggs with shells in subtle shades of green, blue, rose and chocolate brown have been stolen.


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Santa Rosa Mom Accused Of Assaulting Daughter’s Bully

A Northern California woman is accused of grabbing an 11-year-old boy by the throat while confronting him about bullying her daughter.


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Human Skull Found In Sonoma County Park

A human skull, a tennis shoe and other skeletal remains have been found in a Sonoma County park.


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Police Say Sonoma County Triple Homicide Stemmed From Pot Deal

The fatal shootings of three men whose bodies were found inside a home in rural Northern California stemmed from a botched marijuana deal, authorities said Wednesday.


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3 Men Found Shot To Death In Sonoma Wine Country

Sonoma County authorities say crime scene investigators will be searching a rural Sonoma County home for clues throughout the night after three men were found shot to death in the home Tuesday.


Sonoma County Jail Inmate Hit With Taser Trying To Flee From Court

A Sonoma County Jail inmate was shot with a Taser when he tried to flee a county courtroom Friday morning.


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Man Accidentally Shoots Self At Sonoma County Gun Range

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department says a 55-year-old man accidentally shot himself to death while removing a gun from the back of his pickup truck at a Sonoma range where he was skeet shooting.


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Suspect Killed By Officer During Domestic Violence Confrontation

A police officer has shot and killed a man during a confrontation at a Sonoma County apartment complex.


Sonoma County Sheriff Settles Immigrants’ Lawsuit

Sonoma County authorities have agreed not to volunteer information about people arrested solely on traffic violations to federal immigration authorities as part of a lawsuit settlement.

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14-year-old Takeimi Rao of Santa Rosa died during a slumber party after sharing a soda that investigators believe was spiked with alcohol. (Facebook)

Alcohol May Have Played Role In Sonoma Sleepover Death

A 14-year-old girl died after apparently drinking soda spiked with alcohol at a sleepover in Sonoma County on Saturday night, a Sonoma County sheriff’s lieutenant said Monday.


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NorCal Teen Dies At Sleepover After Drinking An Unknown Substance

Authorities say a 14-year-old Northern California girl has died and three of her friends became ill after drinking an unknown substance mixed into their soda during a weekend sleepover.