Beach burglar back at it

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Beach burglar back at it

HUNTINGTON BEACH — An ongoing problem of car burglaries at the beach continues, but a Tuesday arrest may help to take a bite out of that trend. Julius Sager, 52,


Armed robber hides inside bookstore

SACRAMENTO — Authorities are hoping someone can identify an armed robbery suspect who held bookstore employees at gunpoint last week just before closing. At 10:39 p.m. on Feb. 3, employees


Roommate dispute turns deadly

SACRAMENTO — A father and son have been arrested for the fatal stabbing of a Sacramento man inside his residence. City police arrested 24-year-old Nicholas Koppe for murder on Sunday,

Santa Barbara

Fruit seller reportedly molests child

SANTA BARBARA — Silvano Rodelas Rojas, 60, of Los Angeles, is a well-known face on the streets of Santa Barbara, where he frequently operates as a street vendor of fresh

Placer Sacramento

Sacramento man sent to prison for bank robbery

Sacramento — A 52-year-old man has been sentenced to four years in state prison after pleading guilty to robbing a Roseville bank. Steven Kenneth Homes entred the First Bank on

Los Angeles

FBI aids in arrest of bank robber

LONG BEACH — Police in Long Beach and Redlands, along with the FBI, used technology to track down a bank robbery suspect that escaped on foot with thousands of dollars

Santa Barbara

Streaker wreaks havoc in Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA — The peaceful Santa Barbara neighborhood known as San Roque — inhabited by a demographic of young families and retirees — experienced an unusual turn of events Wednesday

San Luis Obispo

Armed robbery suspect evades police, Cal Poly security

SAN LUIS OBISPO — A masked man armed with a semi-automatic handgun escaped police after being kicked in the stomach by one of two security guards he was trying to

San Bernardino

Banning, Redlands police set for new quarters

RANCHO CUCAMONGA — New jail and police department facilities are set to open in a pair of Southern California communities, both connected by Interstate 10. Redlands police, forced to evacuate

Santa Barbara

Apartment fire traced to marijuana operation

SANTA BARBARA — Just a block from the downtown Central Fire Station, a 6 a.m. blaze Monday had city fire crews responding with Santa Barbara Police Department units in support.