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Suspected burglar nabbed after he napped

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Police in Northern California say a burglary suspect might have gotten away if he hadn’t gotten sleepy. The Sacramento Bee reports 68-year-old Daniel Chaconas was arrested Saturday after napping in a […]

09/30/2013

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2nd Calif. county votes for secession

ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — A second far Northern California county has voted to secede from the state. The Record Searchlight of Redding reports that Modoc County supervisors voted 4-0 in favor of secession on Friday. […]

09/24/2013

Body found near Castaic Lake isn’t missing student

CASTAIC, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a burned body found near a Los Angeles County lake isn’t a missing college student but the victim of an unrelated murder. Sheriff’s Capt. Mike Parker says Wednesday the […]

09/12/2013

A firefighter works the Clover Fire in Anderson, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, on Gas Point Road.  (AP Photo/The Record Searchlight, Andreas Fuhrmann)

Calif. wildfire more destructive than thought

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Crews assessing the damage from a wildfire in Northern California have now determined that 68 homes were destroyed, up from the earlier tally of 37, a fire official said on Thursday. […]

09/12/2013

A firefighter works the Clover Fire in Anderson, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, on Gas Point Road.  (AP Photo/The Record Searchlight, Andreas Fuhrmann)

Far Northern Calif. fire destroys 30 structures

  REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A wind-whipped wildfire in Northern California’s Shasta County damaged 30 structures, many of them homes, grown to more than 11 square miles and is threatening another 350 structures, fire officials […]

09/10/2013

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Calif. county votes for secession from state

YREKA, Calif. (AP) — A far Northern California county where residents have complained they lack representation at the state capitol wants to separate from California. The Record Searchlight of Redding reports that the Siskiyou County […]

09/04/2013

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No copays, easier pills may reduce blood pressure

CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests giving patients easier-to-take medicine and no-copay medical visits can help drive down high blood pressure, a major contributor to poor health and untimely deaths nationwide. Those efforts were part […]

08/21/2013

This undated photo provided by the Coke family shows Sandra Coke, a federal investigator. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the Coke Family)

Body ID’d as missing Calif. federal investigator

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A woman’s body found near a Northern California park last week is that of a missing federal investigator, authorities said Tuesday. The Alameda County Coroner’s office has identified the body as […]

08/13/2013

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Report: Limo driver on phone before fatal fire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — The estranged wife of the Northern California limousine driver who was behind the wheel when a fire in the vehicle killed five women celebrating a wedding in May said he […]

07/21/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Small earthquake hits near San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.4 was measured in Northern California. The U.S. Geological Survey on Monday said the temblor struck about 9 miles northeast of […]

07/15/2013

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