Children rescued in sex-trafficking crackdown


Nearly 170 victims of child sex trafficking were rescued in the last week as part of an annual nationwide crackdown…

Billions at risk as West Coast Port contract ends


Contract covering nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers about to expire, worrying businesses about possible cargo disruptions….

Starbucks prices going up

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Your Venti skinny mocha half-caf, extra-hot, no whip latte is gonna cost you a bit more Tuesday…

California drought leads to water theft


One homeowner in Central Valley found his water tank drained by thieves. That tank holds 2,500 gallons of water…

Panel OKs 2 percent raise for California officials


A citizens’ commission has approved 2% cost-of-living salary increases for lawmakers and statewide officials…

Dad gets 4 years in death of son left in hot car


An Arizona man has been sentenced to four years in prison for leaving his infant son inside a hot car…

DOJ investigates Albuquerque police shootings

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More than two dozen people in new mexico have been shot and killed by Albuquerque police over the last few years…

Girl sits on stairs of moving bus caught on camera

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A driver took video of a girl riding in a bus near an open door…

“Peanut” and “Quasi Modo” leading online, fun vote for ugliest dog

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“Peanut” appears to be running away with the popular, online vote in Sonoma-Marin Fair’s Ugly Dog…

US suspect’s ‘handsome’ mug shot goes viral

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A handsome mug shot of a California man arrested on felony weapons charges has gone viral on social media…