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County to pay $7M to family of woman killed by deputy

Nov. 7, 2019 3:25 PM EST

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California county has agreed to pay $7 million to the husband and young son of a woman who was fatally shot in her vehicle by one of its sheriff's deputies. The Sacramento Bee reports Thursday that attorneys for Hanibal Yadegar and his son reached the settlement with...

McCray's return sparks Pacific past D-II Stanislaus St.

Nov. 6, 2019 12:48 AM EST

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Junior Amari McCray scored 16 points on 8-of-10 shooting and Pacific beat Division II-member Stanislaus State 69-47 on Tuesday night. McCray missed last season due to a knee injury. The Tigers overcame 4-of-17 shooting from 3-point range (23.5 and 10 missed free throws (15 of 25)...

Wild black walnut foragers deploy across Missouri

Nov. 1, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

BEAUFORT, Mo. (AP) — Mary Jenkins, a former janitor at East Central College, enjoys the freedom of working outside and being her own boss. At 82, she is one of thousands of freelance foragers relied on every October to harvest wild black walnuts, which, like her, are native to Missouri and tough to crack....

Former Stockton mayor gets jail for conflict of interest

Oct. 22, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — The former mayor of Stockton has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading no contest to a conflict of interest charge. Anthony Silva was sentenced Monday but allowed to apply for an alternative work program that could see him avoiding jail. He also was ordered to pay nearly...

Woman who livestreamed fatal California crash arrested again

Oct. 17, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — A California woman on parole after serving a sentence for driving drunk while livestreaming a crash that killed her younger sister was arrested Thursday after crashing a car during a police pursuit, officials said. Officers arrested Obdulia Sanchez, 20, on weapons and traffic...

$500 a month for free: Data shows how people spent the money

Oct. 3, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The first data from an experiment in a California city where needy people get $500 a month from the government shows they spend most of it on things such as food, clothing and utility bills. The 18-month, privately funded program started in February and involves 125 people in...

The Latest: Earthling visitors dwindling at Area 51 event

Sep. 21, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on "Storm Area 51" events in two tiny Nevada towns near the once-secret military research site (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Earthling visitors are dwindling at an "Alienstock" festival in the remote Nevada desert, and the lights are off where an evening music program spot...

Names of California boat fire victims released

Sep. 12, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office on Thursday said it has identified all 34 people killed in a scuba diving boat fire off the Southern California coast. They are: — Carol Diana Adamic, 60, of Santa Cruz, California — Juha Pekka Ahopelto, 50, Sunnyvale, California...