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Folsom Ponzi scheme operator sentenced to 20 years

SACRAMENTO — A Folsom man was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison and ordered to repay $12 million in restitution for running a massive Ponzi scheme that financially devastated

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One man pleads guilty, another suspected of bogus Silver Star claims

SACRAMENTO — An Elk Grove man pled guilty and a Sacramento man is suspected of false military service claims regarding the award of prestigious Silver Stars. Eric Gene Piotrowski, 41,

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Masked bank robber takes wrong turn, shows face

SACRAMENTO — A masked bank robber with a bad sense of direction took an errant turn during his getaway Tuesday, walking into a second bank in which he removed his

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Roseville man latest to fall for growing laser crime

SACRAMENTO — It’s not a widely publicized crime but, according to federal aviation officials, “lasering” is dangerous enough to deserve more of the proverbial spotlight than it’s getting. A Roseville

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Authorities arrest Oregon fugitive

SACRAMENTO — For the past eight-and-a-half years, Timothy Allan Clements has been a fugitive from justice. But Tuesday morning, time — and law enforcement — caught up to the 54-year-old

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Five arrested in alleged meth operation

ROSEVILLE — Five people were arrested and booked into Placer County Jail Tuesday for illegally purchasing large amounts of Sudafed, allegedly with the intent to manufacture and sell methamphetamine out

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Sexual predator arrested three months after assault on mentally impaired male

CITRUS HEIGHTS — A predator and sexual deviant is behind bars tonight with the help of some local eyes and ears for the sexual assault of a mentally impaired male.

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Female pedestrian dies after being hit by bus

SACRAMENTO — A 49-year-old woman died from injuries sustained after being struck by a Greyhound Bus making a turn in downtown Sacramento Wednesday afternoon. Investigators with the Sacramento Police Department’s

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Illegal gambling operators could face stiff prison sentences

ACRAMENTO — Four men have pled guilty to conducting an illegal gambling operation that took illicit sports bets and doled out lottery tickets in three counties over a two-year period.

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Law firm office manager cops to falsifying tax return

SACRAMENTO — A Herald woman pleaded guilty to computer fraud and filing a false tax return in federal district court Tuesday. According to Assistant United States Attorney Matthew D. Segal,