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Bill aiming to restrict journalists' access shot down

SACRAMENTO — A California Assembly bill that would have reduced reporters’ ability to access victim information failed 4-2 during a legislative committee hearing Tuesday morning. If passed, AB 1682 would

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Major drug detail closes down six marijuana operations

SACRAMENTO – Local and federal authorities closed down six indoor marijuana growing operations and arrested seven individuals from the Sacramento area during a two-day operation that ended Tuesday. More than

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Fast arrest for fast food robber

ELK GROVE — A masked man with a handgun robbed a local Wendy’s restaurant of cash Friday morning and found himself behind bars hours later. Police responded to 9000 block

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Investigators crack cold case killing of male prostitute

SACRAMENTO — Nearly six years after a cross-dressing prostitute was found dead of multiple stab wounds near a lonely corner of 1st Avenue and Broadway, police arrested a 34-year-old man

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Witnesses, surveillance lead to suspect murderer’s arrest

SACRAMENTO — Police arrested 25-year-old Casey Brown for the murder of 68-year-old Bernice Nickson, a transient who was fatally stabbed while sleeping early Saturday morning near the Capitol Mall. At

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Witnesses, surveillance lead to suspect murderer's arrest

SACRAMENTO — Police arrested 25-year-old Casey Brown for the murder of 68-year-old Bernice Nickson, a transient who was fatally stabbed while sleeping early Saturday morning near the Capitol Mall. At

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Hostage situation in Woodland ends with arrest

WOODLAND — As his mother and brother looked on in horror, a 6-year-old boy was held hostage by a Sacramento man early Saturday morning in the family’s Woodland apartment, police

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Accused software pirates indicted

SACRAMENTO — A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted two recent Roseville residents on charges the pair conspired to commit copyright infringement by selling pirated software, even after receiving a

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‘British Bandit’ pleads guilty to serial bank robbery

SACRAMENTO — A man dubbed the “British Bandit” for using a flamboyant accent in two Sacramento-area bank robberies last year pleaded guilty Monday in federal court. Investigators gave Patrick Edward

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Police want help in finding prolific bank robber

SACRAMENTO — City detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding a prolific bank robber who robbed three local banks this month and twice made his getaway on a