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Tracking Summer Camp Sex Abuse: How To Better Protect Your KidsWith summer camp in full swing after a year at home, there are new questions about how sexual abuse at summer camps is tracked and reported.
‘What's Changed Is The Delta Variant’: Parents Sue State Over School Mask Mandates As Infectious Disease Experts Ask For Data-Based Mask MetricTwo groups of parents from across the state filed a lawsuit on Thursday, suing the governor and the California Department of Public Health over school mask mandates and other COVID protocols.
Two Sacramento Women Killed in Two Weeks: What's Behind Apparent Increase In Domestic Abuse?A deadly shooting in Sacramento County is another sign of a deepening domestic violence crisis.
Parents Plan To Sue California Over School COVID Mandates: The Science Behind Their FightLocal parents are teaming up with a group from Southern California who successfully sued the state to reopen schools. They plan to sue the state again over school quarantine and mask mandates.
Why Some Child Predators May Get Reduced Probation – And May Never Have To Complete TreatmentIt was intended to reduce the caseload for probation officers so they could focus on rehabilitating convicts, but some say the new law is letting child sex predators off early - in some cases before they complete rehabilitation.
Delayed Investigation Report, Denied Interview Requests Amid School False Positives & Quarantines Linked to CA COVID LabAfter months of denied requests for information and interviews from public health officials, CBS13 turned to the Governor for answers. His response indicated he may not be aware of what's been going on inside the state's $1.7 billion COVID testing lab.
Getting Answers: Who Can Penalize You For Not Getting Vaccinated?A recent CBS News Poll found four in ten Americans say they either don’t want the COVID-19 vaccine or aren’t sure if they're going to get it. But can they be required to get vaccinated?
Are False Positives or Sensitive Tests Responsible For School COVID Spikes? CBS13 Investigates - Troubled State LabAt least one school district has paused COVID testing after students got false-positive results from the state's troubled COVID-19 testing lab. Another says their positivity rate increased 1000% after switching to the state lab which has a 60% higher positivity rate than CA overall. Administrators are now calling for a state-wide moratorium on asymptomatic PCR testing for student athletes.
Delayed School COVID Results, Canceled Games and Contamination Concerns - More Trouble For CA COVID LabParents are demanding answers now a month after the state was supposed to release its investigation into its troubled COVID testing lab.
CBS13 Investigates: Should School Athletes Use Rapid COVID Tests Instead of State Lab PCR Test?Delayed COVID tests from the state lab forced some schools to cancel their football games Friday. Other teams decided to get rapid tests before the game and got to play. Now, two of those teams are quarantined because, when the state's results finally came in on Sunday, a player who had a negative rapid test Friday got a positive result from the state lab.

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Call Kurtis: Grandfather Pays $59,000 For Unfinished Pool, Contractor’s License SuspendedA retired police officer said more than a year after hiring a pool contractor, all he has is a hole in the ground.
'My Address Doesn’t Exist': Rural Residents Struggle to Get Packages DeliveredAn Amador County viewer said she struggles to get packages shipped to her, so she called Kurtis to investigate.
'I Haven't Had A Good Night's Sleep In A Month': Auburn Retiree Suffers After Millions Of CPAP Machines RecalledSleep apnea can be scary; you stop breathing while you sleep. Millions use CPAP machines to keep the oxygen flowing, but an Auburn retiree says she can’t a replacement one after hers was recalled - putting her health in danger.
Call Kurtis: Mother Of Four Rear-Ended, But Other Driver's Insurance Won't PayTwo days after buying a car, Candice Scott says she was rear-ended but can’t get the other driver’s insurance company to cover the damage.
Call Kurtis: Recall Keeps Farmer From Registering TruckCan a recall keep you from registering a car? Yes, if it’s a pollution-related issue. Recalls are free to fix. But what if you can’t get the parts?
Passport Backlog: Stressed Travelers Worry They’ll Miss TripsA backlog of up to two million passport applications has stressed travelers worried they'll miss their trips.
I Want My Phone Number Back! Comcast Changes Retiree’s 29-Year-Old Phone Number Without WarningDarlene Bruno has had the same phone number since 1992, but in early July, a friend told her that number was out of order.
Truckee Mom Says VROOM Delivered Different Car Than PhotoMore online companies are popping up that offer delivering cars right to your door.
Winters Couple Gets Back Investments Taken By The StateAn eight-month-long battle is finally over for a Winters couple who had trouble getting their investments back from the state of California.
Call Kurtis: Modesto Woman Says Apple Store Lost Her MacCorina Fezi dropped her MacBook at the Apple store in the Vintage Faire mall in Modesto to get a broken screen fixed. Her pick-up date was June 23, but that day came and went with no computer.