Teen accused of leaving newborn in dumpster cited for abuse

U.S. 06/12/19, 16:26

A teenager accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a building's dumpster in Northern California in scorching heat was cited for child abuse and will be released to her parents after she leaves the hospital, police said Wednesday.Two people found ...

California school newspaper will run story on porn worker

U.S. 05/02/19, 21:00

A Central California school district has decided to allow a high school newspaper to publish a profile of an 18-year-old student who works in the porn industry.The Lodi Unified School District won't stop the story from running Friday in the ...

Inspectors pan California prison built to boost inmate care

Health 04/25/19, 17:29

A flagship California prison medical facility built to improve the state's substandard care is itself providing poor treatment including botched diagnoses and haphazard distribution of medications, California's inspector general reported Thursday.Corrections Department Inspector General Roy Wesley on Thursday gave an ...

Legionnaires’ disease found in adjacent California prisons

Health 04/17/19, 20:27

Legionnaires' disease bacteria that killed one inmate and sickened another is more widespread than expected in a California state prison, officials said Wednesday, citing new test results.Preliminary results found the bacteria in the water supply at a prison medical facility ...

California inmate dies after getting Legionnaires’ disease

U.S. 03/27/19, 21:09

A California prison inmate has died after contracting Legionnaires' disease and a second inmate has tested positive for the disease, which is considered a severe type of pneumonia, authorities said Wednesday. Officials said Wednesday that they are taking precautions at a ...

Clarke, Hachimura lead No. 1 Gonzaga past Pacific 86-66

Sports 03/01/19, 01:03

Brandon Clarke had 21 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks, and No. 1 Gonzaga extended the nation's longest winning streak to 19 games, thumping Pacific 86-66 on Thursday night.Rui Hachimura added 27 points and Zach Norvell Jr. scored 12 for ...

California governor seeks to transform youth prisons

U.S. 01/22/19, 18:51

Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed Tuesday to change the way California's juvenile prisons are overseen, eventually closing facilities to cut what he called the "ludicrous" cost. "If we're going to get serious about changing the trajectory of the lives of these young ...

Chargers owner Alex Spanos dies at 95

Football 10/09/18, 08:10

Alex Spanos, who used his fortune from construction and real estate to buy the Chargers in 1984, has died. He was 95.The team announced in 2008 that Spanos was suffering from dementia. He eventually stopped attending games.The son of Greek ...

Leader of major drug ring sentenced to 30 years in prison

U.S. 10/05/18, 17:54

The leader of a drug ring that was caught with nearly 200 pounds of mostly pure methamphetamine has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.Forty-one-year-old Israel Angeles-Moctezuma, of Stockton, California was the last of 52 defendants to plead guilty and ...

Former Stockton mayor faces new embezzlement charges

California 10/04/18, 06:38

A former Northern California Mayor and a longtime associate have been charged with embezzlement, money-laundering and conflict-of-interest.The Stockton Record reports former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva and Sharon Shimas, who was his executive assistant while he held office from 2013 to ...

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