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1 cop killed, another on life support after deadly mobile home standoff

MINKLER — Two Fresno County sheriff’s deputies, along with a Reedley police officer, were shot in the town of Minkler on Thursday afternoon during a seven-hour standoff. The deadly shooting took

San Luis Obispo

SLO police looking for links in string of computer burglaries

SAN LUIS OBISPO — A man was arrested on a burglary charge after he was seen and confronted trying to steal a computer from an apartment on the 1200 block

Santa Barbara

Disgruntled engineer threatens UC Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA — Just days after a deadly shooting at Alabama University, the University of California at Santa Barbara campus became the target of widespread and profound threats of violence

Santa Barbara

Traffic stop breaks supply chain

SANTA BARBARA — Thirty-nine year-old Glen Mowrer III made three mistakes ton Monday: driving a car without a front license plate, contacting a suspected street hooker and having 20 pounds

Santa Barbara

Surveillance snares extortionist

SANTA BARBARA — Alfredo Alvarado Murillo was arrested Feb. 15 by Santa Barbara plainclothes detectives on charges of extortion and making criminal threats following a carefully-orchestrated sting operation. Murillo, 42,

Santa Barbara

End of the road for Jesse James Hollywood?

SANTA BARBARA — A decade after the cold-blooded killing of 15-year-old Nicholas Markowitz in the Santa Barbara foothills, Jesse James Hollywood was finally sentenced this month to life without possibility of

San Bernardino

Teen transient linked to 14 burglaries

REDLANDS — A teenage transient, suspected in more than a dozen burglaries since early January, was arrested and charged this week. Dylan Michael Meier, 18, who is identified as a

Placer Sacramento

Four-strike offender sentenced to 25 years to life

ROSEVILLE — A 50-year-old Sacramento man with four felony strikes on his criminal record has been sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison following a Placer County jury

El Dorado Sacramento

Transit administrator racks up tickets

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — South Lake Tahoe’s BlueGo transit administrator has racked up several vehicle code violations and at least one more serious charge, yet still sits at the helm.


Man that allegedly torched sherriff’s car arrested

COSTA MESA — A park ranger’s tip and an ongoing manhunt paid off Saturday morning when police were able to locate and arrest a man they believe set fire to