Who Is Mark Lavea, Suspect Killed In San Andreas Hostage Situation?Investigators say 47-year-old Mark Lavea, of Modesto, had been in and out of prison for a host of crimes. His most recent was in 2019 – a domestic violence incident where he was sentenced to six years in prison. So the big question now is why was he out?
Suspect Killed In San Andreas Hostage Situation Identified, Said To Have Lengthy Criminal HistoryThe Calaveras County Sheriff's Office has identified the suspect accused of taking a hostage and shooting a deputy before being killed by law enforcement in San Andreas last week, and he is said to have an extensive criminal history dating back to 1989.
Witnesses Describe Last Words From Suspect Shot And Killed After Ambushing Calaveras DeputyWitnesses described moments of panic, last words from the suspect and cries from the victim following a hostage situation in Calaveras County.
Community Concerned For Elderly Female Hostage Held in San Andreas ShootingCaught in the crossfire between Calaveras County deputies and police, an elderly female hostage was pulled out of her home at random. The community is now concerned for her wellbeing.
San Andreas Hostage Situation: Deputy And Hostage Shot, Suspect KilledA hostage situation in San Andreas ended with a deputy and a hostage shot and the suspect being killed, authorities say.
Calaveras County Man Sentenced For Poisoning 8 Homeless People In Huntington BeachA Calaveras County man who poisoned eight homeless people in Huntington Beach so he could videotape their reactions was sentenced Friday to four years in state prison.
Human Remains Found In Remote Area Of Calaveras CountyAn investigation is underway into human remains found in a remote area north of San Andreas.
Passerby Rushes Into Burning San Andreas Home With Deputy, Helps Rescue WomanDeputies are thanking a passerby who rushed into a burning home in San Andreas and helped rescue a woman.
3 People Suffer Minor Injuries In Calaveras County Helicopter Emergency LandingAuthorities say a helicopter made an emergency landing near San Andreas and caught fire, but everyone escaped with just minor injuries.
Suspect Threatened Deputies, Threw Roof Tiles At Them During San Andreas StandoffA man has been arrested after a standoff on top of a Calaveras County building Wednesday night.
Officers Throw Make-Up Christmas For Valley Springs Boy Whose Mother Was Killed By DUI SuspectOfficers are trying to bring a little more light into the life of a young boy whose mother was killed in a head-on crash with a DUI suspect.
Sheriff: San Andreas Boy, 3, Drowns In Neighbor’s PoolAuthorities are investigating after a three-year-old boy drowned in a neighbor's pool on Wednesday.
Woman, Baby Killed After Vehicle Hits Bear Calaveras CountyAuthorities say a woman and her 19-month-old daughter were killed when the car she was driving struck a black bear in Northern California on Thanksgiving evening.
Calaveras Unified Teachers Strike For Second Consecutive DayAll Calaveras Unified schools are closed for a second consecutive day as teachers hit the picket lines.
Volunteers Bring Thanksgiving Cheer To Butte Fire VictimsMany of the volunteers preparing the feast are victims of the fire that claimed hundreds of homes. Now many surviving homeowners are finding they don’t have the money to rebuild.