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NorCal Child Sex Abuse Suspect Arrested In LA After 14 Years On The Run

A former elementary school teacher wanted for 14 years in connection with sexual assault against children in Northern California remained in custody in Los Angeles on Thursday.


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Infamous San Quentin 6 Member Stabbed to Death In New Folsom Prison Riot

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has identified the stabbing victim in Wednesday’s riot as Hugo Pinell, 71.


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Quake Preparedness Tips From The Experts

In the wake of a strong earthquake that rattled Northern California Sunday morning, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urged residents to remain cautious and to expect aftershocks.


People survey a destroyed building following a reported strong earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa, California.  An earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area shortly after 3am on Sunday morning.  (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Strong Quake Rocks SF Bay Area, Significant Damage In Napa

A strong earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning, centered in the Napa County town of American Canyon.


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Some SoCal Students Still Unaccounted For Following Deadly NorCal Bus Crash

Some Southland students are still unaccounted for following Thursday’s deadly bus crash in Northern California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/11/2014

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NorCal Couple Strike $10 Million Gold-Coin Bonanza

A Northern California couple out walking their dog on their property stumbled across a modern-day bonanza: $10 million in rare, mint-condition gold coins buried in the shadow of an old tree.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2014

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Priest Slain In Northern Calif. On New Year’s Eve Had Ties To Southland

Rev. Freed was originally from Covina. He graduated from Loyola Marymount in 1979.


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California Home Prices Cool In September

California housing prices cooled in September as inventories grew and investor interest waned, a research firm reported Thursday, offering fresh evidence that the market is taking a breather after a torrid spring and summer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013


‘Megabus’ Begins Daily Service From Burbank To Northern Calif.

The first city-to-city express bus company,, begins daily service Thursday from Burbank to Northern California for as little as $1!

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2013

Suspects Balletto and Pearmain are accused of holding a teen as a sex slave. (credit: US Attorney's Office)

Disturbing Details Emerge In Story Of Valley Teen Held As Sex Slave

Authorities say a 15-year-old Valley runaway was held for days against her will as a sex slave on a pot farm in Northern California.


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Feds: LA-Area Girl Sexually Abused At NorCal Pot Farm

Two men are accused of forcing a 15-year-old girl to work on a Northern California marijuana grow, sexually abusing her and locking her in a metal toolbox for days, authorities said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

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NorCal Prisoners Transcribe Books Into Braille For Blind Students

Northern California prisoners are part of a nationwide effort to ensure blind students receive quality textbooks at school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/20/2013


Winter Storm To Bring Rain, Snow To California

Another winter storm is approaching California, where it’s expected to bring freezing temperature, thunder, rain and snow as low as 1500 feet.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2013

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Study Finds Major Earthquakes Along San Andreas Fault Could Be Felt Statewide

A new study by geophysicists indicates that there is a greater chance of a mega earthquake along the entire length of the San Andreas Fault.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/10/2013

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Funeral Set For Retired Schoolteacher Killed In Her NorCal Home

A funeral for a retired schoolteacher who was killed in her Hercules home is set for this week.