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Temple City man pleads guilty to stabbing neighbor to death, injuring others

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Diamond Bar man sentenced for importing ingredients in Viagra, Cialis and selling them as herbal supplements

LOS ANGELES >> A Diamond Bar man was sentenced Monday to three months behind bars, followed by six months under electronic monitoring, for

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  • Assault and battery

    DUI suspect gouges eye, punches, kicks Upland police officers, authorities say

    UPLAND >> A probationer punched and tried to gouge the eyes of an Upland police officer who had pulled him over Saturday night, causing injuries that sent the officer to the hospital, authorities say. Two officers pulled over 22-year-old Cody Tyler Duke in the 1500 block of North Benson Avenue just before 6 p.m. for a “DUI traffic collision investigation,” according to an Upland Police Department news release. When the officers tried to place Duke under...

    Ali Tadayon
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  • Sexual abuse

    Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states

    EDMOND, Okla. >> A convicted sex offender who molested his niece when she was 7 years old moved in next door to his victim nearly a dozen years after he was sent to prison for the crime. Outraged, the Oklahoma woman, now 21, called lawmakers, the police and advocacy groups to plead with them to take action. Danyelle Dyer soon discovered that what Harold Dwayne English did in June is perfectly legal in the state — as well as in 44 others that don’t specifically bar...

    By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS Associated Press|

  • Mass transit systems

    Crackdowns begin on seat-hoggers, loud talkers and manspreading on buses and trains

    The woman seated next to them on the Metro Blue Line began speaking louder, and her words became more profane. She started cursing at her boyfriend who had his hand under her shirt. Then, when she announced in full voice she would take off her top and flash the train, that was the last straw. Michael Payan and Nelson Perez exited the light-rail train at the next stop, ran down the platform and hopped back on finding a seat in a different car seconds before the train pulled...

    Steve Scauzillo
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  • News

    Jurupa Valley Gang member accused of vandalism

    Riverside County’s multi-agency gang task force on Thursday, Aug. 17, caught up with a gang member who they believe is responsible for a series of vandalisms in Jurupa Valley, a sheriff’s news release said.Anthony Abraham Martinez, 28, of Jurupa Valley, who had eluded capture since he was identified as a suspect in July, was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm, a felon in possession of ammunition, being a gang member in possession of a...

    Brian Rokos
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  • Homicide

    Judge rules out death penalty for Scott Dekraai in Seal Beach mass murder case

    The worst mass murderer in Orange County history will escape execution, a superior court judge ruled Friday, Aug. 18. Judge Thomas Goethals took the death penalty off the table for confessed killer Scott Evans Dekraai, 47, because he concluded law enforcement would not ensure the defendant a fair penalty trial. Dekraai pleaded guilty to killing eight people and wounding another in an October 2011 shooting spree at a Seal Beach salon. “This court finds the prosecution team...

    Tony Saavedra
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  • Burglary

    Fontana siblings connected to string of vehicle burglaries in Mountain Home

    MOUNTAIN HOME >> A brother-sister team of vehicle burglars were foiled when they reportedly stole an electronic device from a bait vehicle that led detectives to the discovery of more stolen items, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said. Francisco Garcia, 19, and Sandrina Garcia, 23, both of Fontana were arrested on suspicion of vehicle burglary Thursday after the tracking device inside the electronic item left as bait was activated, according to a...

    Beatriz Valenzuela
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  • Serial killings

    Elusive 1980s serial killer died in California prison

    CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire authorities say they have confirmed the true identity of a suspected serial killer. In January, authorities said that a man who died in a California prison in 2010 likely killed a New Hampshire woman who disappeared in 1981 and a woman and three girls whose bodies were found in barrels in Allenstown in 1985 and 2000. The suspect went by several names, including Bob Evans, but authorities said Friday that DNA results confirm his real name was...

    By HOLLY RAMER Associated Press|

  • Pardons and commutations

    Why 2 Inland Empire convicted murderers are now eligible for parole

    A drunken Paul Carrillo in February 1981 decided he wanted to ride around in a taxi one night without paying. So he and a friend summoned a taxi and struck driver Stanley Pace in the head with a 2-by-4 with nails. Pace died, and a Riverside County judge sentenced Carrillo to life in prison without the possibility of parole. One day in 1987, Gerald Gauthier, a courier who regularly picked up money from convenience stores in the Baker area of San Bernardino County, was driving his...

    Brian Rokos
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  • Accidents

    4 injured in motorcycle chase that ends in wrong-way Diamond Bar crash

    DIAMOND BAR >> Four people were injured Friday, two critically, when a motorcycle that had been chased by the California Highway Patrol collided head-on with a car while going the west on the eastbound 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar, authorities said. The motorcycle was being pursued for speeding around 1 a.m. on the northbound 57 Freeway when it went onto eastbound 60 Freeway, traveling west on the eastbound lanes, the CHP reported. The Yamaha R6 was being operated by...

    By City News Service|

  • Police

    157 died in encounters with police in California last year

    LOS ANGELES — Violent police encounters in California last year led to the deaths of 157 people and six officers, the state attorney general’s office said Thursday in a report that provides the first statewide tally on police use-of-force incidents. All of the state’s 800 police departments supplied detailed data from 2016, including demographic information on the civilians and officers, the type of call that led to the violence and the officers’...

    By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press|

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