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143 roosters euthanized after California cockfighting bust

Aug. 08, 2022 10:33 AM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities broke up a large cockfighting event over the weekend and said they were forced to euthanize nearly 150 roosters found at a Southern California home, animal control and sheriff's department officials said. Deputies late Friday discovered about...

80-year-old store owner shoots attempted robbery suspect

Aug. 02, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

NORCO, Calif. (AP) — A man armed with a rifle was shot by a quick-acting convenience store owner who pulled a shotgun out from behind the counter and opened fire during an attempted robbery in Southern California. The faceoff was recorded by surveillance cameras at the convenience...

Robbery suspect arrested after wild chase in stolen van

Jul. 27, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Nevada man was arrested after police said he committed two brazen home invasion robberies, then stole an Amazon delivery truck and crashed into multiple cars as he led authorities on a chase throughout a Southern California city. The pursuit began Monday...

Mom suspected of DUI after child killed in California crash

Jul. 26, 2022 10:31 AM EDT

TEMECULA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter after her 8-year-old daughter was killed in a collision that injured several other people including three children, authorities said. The crash occurred Sunday evening...

Man dies, woman hurt after falling down California waterfall

Jul. 25, 2022 10:21 AM EDT

FOREST FALLS, Calif. (AP) — A man died and a woman was injured when the pair tumbled down a waterfall in Southern California's San Bernardino Mountains, authorities said. Rescue crews responding Sunday afternoon found the woman performing CPR on the man at Big Falls near the...

Riverside County deputies kill man who claimed to have gun

Jul. 22, 2022 22:38 PM EDT

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A man who claimed to have a gun and threatened to shoot someone at a business was shot to death Friday by Riverside County sheriff's deputies, the department said. Deputies were called to a shopping center in Moreno Valley shortly after 11 a.m. and saw...

2 suspects in deadly California 7-Eleven robberies in jail

Jul. 16, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The two men arrested Friday in connection with a series of deadly robberies at Southern California 7-Eleven stores are now in jail, authorities said Saturday. The Santa Ana Police Department released the booking photos of Malik Patt and Jason Payne, both of Los...

2 suspects arrested in probe of deadly 7-Eleven shootings

Jul. 15, 2022 22:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men were arrested Friday in connection with a series of robberies at Southern California 7-Eleven stores that left two people dead and three wounded. Police said the men are suspected in another killing and other crimes in the region. A half-dozen 7-Elevens...

2 fatally stabbed outside Southern California desert hotel

Jul. 15, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Two people were fatally stabbed outside a Southern California desert hotel early Friday and a third person was hospitalized, authorities said. Initial reports had few details of what happened and who was involved in the violence at a SpringHill Suites by...

7-Eleven offers $100K reward for arrest in deadly holdups

Jul. 13, 2022 20:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 7-Eleven convenience store chain offered a $100,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a masked gunman suspected of robbing six Southern California stores, killing two people and wounding three others. A clerk, Matthew...