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13 people tied up in armed robbery in Myers Flat area, sheriff’s office says; 5-6 armed suspects sought

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Man pleads not guilty to double homicide, bail set at $4M, victims ID’d

The Times-Standard An arraignment was held this afternoon for Chico resident Ulisses Rodriguez, who is accused of killing a man and woman in a vehicle fire in the Ettersburg Junction area on Aug. 14. Rodriguez entered a plea of not guilty...



  • News

    1 death during Florence: A hunter keeping watch on his dogs

    KINSTON, N.C. (AP) Flooding was just one of the things that killed more than two dozen people in North Carolina after Florence hit last week. One man died trying to help his dogs.Family members say 77-year-old Bennie Lee Sutton apparently fell...

    By Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota finally cleaned up

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Five years and almost $100 million later, cleanup is complete on a massive oil pipeline leak in North Dakota that has been called one of the biggest onshore spills in U.S. history, industry and state officials said...

    By James Macpherson, Associated Press|

  • Environment

    Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining

    OXFORD, Pa. (AP) A staple of summer swarms of bugs seems to be a thing of the past. And that's got scientists worried.Pesky mosquitoes, disease-carrying ticks, crop-munching aphids and cockroaches are doing just fine. But the more...

    By Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer|

  • News

    Ex-aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces sentencing for corruption

    NEW YORK (AP) A judge will decide whether a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo receives leniency or a long prison sentence for his conviction on federal bribery and fraud charges.Joseph Percoco is set for a Thursday sentencing in Manhattan...

    By Larry Neumeister And David Klepper, Associated Press|

  • Business

    New Jersey takeover of Atlantic City may be ending soon

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) New Jersey's takeover of Atlantic City's assets and major decision-making power may be coming to an end soon.Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy is due in the seaside gambling city Thursday afternoon to make an announcement...

    By Wayne Parry, Associated Press|

  • News

    Nevada detective fired after sex abuse charge in Utah

    MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) A veteran Nevada police detective was fired Wednesday following his arrest last week on charges accusing him of sexually abusing a southern Utah teen he met on a social networking app geared toward gay and bisexual men.Gary...


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    Police ID suspect fatally shot by Kentucky trooper

    HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) Kentucky State Police have identified a man fatally shot after a pursuit.Police said Wednesday that the man was 44-year-old Damon Christopher Gayheart of Owensboro. Police said he was shot by Trooper Paul Hale, a...


  • News

    Border Patrol agents find 193 immigrants in southern Arizona

    AJO, Ariz. (AP) For the third time in a month, Border Patrol agents have found a large group of immigrants in a remote desert area of southern Arizona.Authorities said Wednesday that Ajo Station agents patrolling several miles west of the...


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    In nick of time, volunteer saves dog leashed to moving truck

    ASH FORK, Ariz. (AP) A volunteer for an Arizona sheriff's office has probably saved the life of a dog that was tied to a semitrailer truck as it pulled out of a parking lot.The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office says on its Facebook page that the...


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    Georgia's Kemp: School safety 'has nothing to do' with guns

    ATLANTA (AP) Georgia's Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has unveiled a $90 million proposal for school security focused on mental health and local control. But absent from his plan was any mention of the topic that has dominated...

    By Ben Nadler|

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