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Community Celebrates Life of Madyson Middleton

October 5, 2015 10:37 pm

SANTA CRUZ, Ca – On Monday night in Santa Cruz, the community came together to honor the memory of Maddy Middleton, the eight-year-old girl who was allegedly killed by a teenage friend in late July. This party is about celebrating what would have been Maddy Middleton’s ninth birthday and remembering the life that was cut […]

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Warriors Win In Pre Season Opener

October 5, 2015 10:20 pm

San Jose, Ca – Fresh off their championship season, the Golden State Warriors opened the 2015-2016 NBA preseason with a 95-87 win over the Toronto Raptors at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and the rest of the team hope to repeat their […]

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Santa Cruz Remembers Slain Girl With Maddy Middleton Day

October 5, 2015 4:09 pm

Santa Cruz, Ca – The mother of the 8-year-old Santa Cruz girl who was murdered in July, is hoping to start a new tradition called “Maddy’s Day.” Maddyson Middleton would have turned 9-years-old on Monday.

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Gov Brown Signs Right To Die Bill

October 5, 2015 4:06 pm

Sacramento, Ca — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday allowing terminally ill people in the nation’s most populous state to take their own lives, saying the emotionally charged bill forced him to consider “what I would want in the face of my own death.” Brown, a lifelong Catholic and former Jesuit seminarian, said he acted […]

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State Of Emergency Declared in Charleston SC

October 5, 2015 10:28 am

Charleston, SC – At least nine people are dead and hundreds more have needed rescue in South Carolina, but the state was beginning to move from a “response mode to assessment mode” on Monday afternoon as the historic rain began to slow. Gov. Nikki Haley said during a news conference that one of the biggest […]

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Candlelight Vigil Tonight For 10 Students Killed in Oregon Campus Attach

October 1, 2015 10:06 pm

ROSEBURG, Or – The gunman who killed at least nine people at a rural Oregon community college Thursday morning before dying in a shootout with police has been identified as 26-year-old Chris Harper Mercer, authorities said. The killer invaded an Umpqua Community College classroom and demanded that people stand up and state their religion before […]

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13 Dead In Oregon Campus Shooting

October 1, 2015 4:14 pm

Roseberg, Oregon – As many as 13 people were killed and 20 injured Thursday when a lone, 20-year-old gunman opened fire in a classroom at a community college in southern Oregon, according to Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenbaum. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said the gunman was shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire […]

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Traffic Ticket Amnesty Program Starts Today

October 1, 2015 9:43 am

Sacramento, Ca – Millions of California motorists with suspended licenses have a chance to win back their driving privileges at a discount, starting Thursday, under a state amnesty program for unpaid traffic tickets. The state is cutting fines by at least half and waiving late fees for payments on tickets that were due before Jan. […]

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Government Shutdown Avoided

September 30, 2015 10:09 pm

Washington, DC – Just hours before a midnight deadline, a bitterly divided Congress approved a stopgap spending bill Wednesday to keep the federal government open — but with no assurance there won’t be yet another shutdown showdown in December. Democrats helped beleaguered House Republican leaders pass the measure by 277-151 — a lopsided vote shrouding […]

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Georgia Executes Death Row Female Inmate

September 30, 2015 10:20 am

Atlanta, Georgia – Georgia executed a woman convicted for her role in her husband’s death early Wednesday, despite several appeals to the U.S. and state Supreme Courts. Kelly Renee Gissendaner, 47, was executed by injection of pentobarbital at the state prison in Jackson. She was convicted of murder in the February 1997 killing of her […]

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