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Prosecutors: Man Wrongly Convicted Of 1978 Slaying

A 69-year-old man who has spent 36 years behind bars for murder was wrongly convicted and could be released after a court hearing next week, prosecutors in Ventura County said.

11/19/2014

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Police Seek Man Accused Of Carjacking, Attempted Carjacking In Ventura

A man in his 20s was wanted by police Saturday for allegedly carjacking a woman and attempting to carjack a man last night.

CBS Los Angeles–11/15/2014

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Police: Ventura Man Stole 35 Pounds Of Copper Wire From Pylons

A 31-year-old man was in custody Saturday for allegedly stealing copper wire from the Veterans center.

CBS Los Angeles–11/08/2014

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15-Year-Old Accused Of Sexual Assault In Ventura

The suspect reportedly told the woman he was 18 but she said he appeared younger.

10/30/2014

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Police: Ventura Couple Regularly Got Former Roommate Drunk, Raped Her

A couple faces a variety of sex crime charges after their former roommate told police they regularly got her drunk and sexually assaulted her when she passed out.

10/08/2014

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Police Seek Attempted Robbery Suspect Of Ventura Grocery Store

Officers were searching for a male suspect Sunday that allegedly attempted to rob a grocery store in Ventura last night.

CBS Los Angeles–10/05/2014

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Oxnard Man Accused Of Robbing Home Of Former Friend In Custody

A 41-year-old man was in custody Sunday after allegedly robbing the home of a former acquaintance.

CBS Los Angeles–09/28/2014

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Police: Man Attempts To Sexually Assault Woman Out Walking Dogs In Ventura

A woman reportedly was attacked by a man Sunday while out walking her dogs in Ventura.

09/14/2014

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Police Warn Of Phone Scam Targeting Ventura Taxpayers

Officers warned the public Friday of a recent telephone scam involving suspects disguised as IRS employees that are targeting taxpayers.

CBS Los Angeles–09/12/2014

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Good Samaritan In Serious Condition After Being Struck On 101 Freeway

A Good Samaritan was seriously injured after being struck by two vehicles on the 101 Freeway overnight.

08/17/2014

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Ventura Man Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For Heroin Overdose Death

A 23-year-old Ventura man was in custody Friday on an involuntary manslaughter charge related to the February death of a man who overdosed on heroin.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

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Man, 26, Critical After Being Wounded In Officer-Involved Shooting In Ventura

The police department is asking for any witnesses to contact them.

08/03/2014

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Suspicious Package Prompts Evacuations In Ventura

A bomb squad was dispatched to the area of Poli Street and Rincon Street after a smouldering package was reported at approximately 5:29 p.m. Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2014

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Immigration Battle Continues As Dozens Rally To Support Undocumented Teens Detained At Port Hueneme

Dozens of people rallied Tuesday outside the Port Hueneme Naval Base, where 575 undocumented immigrants have been detained since last month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2014

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Police: ‘Hypnotist Bandit’ May Be Behind String Of Bank Robberies

A man suspected in a string of bank robberies has been charged with holding up another bank in Ventura County.

07/01/2014

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