Chowchilla

James Schoenfeld

1 Of 3 Chowchilla Kidnappers Granted Parole By Governor Jerry Brown

California’s governor is allowing parole for one of three men convicted in the kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver nearly 40 years ago.

9 hours ago

James Schoenfeld

Gov. Brown To Decide On Parole For 1976 Chowchilla Kidnapper

California’s governor will decide whether to allow parole for one of three men convicted in the kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver nearly 40 years ago.

15 hours ago

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3 Farm Workers Killed, 5 Injured In Central Valley Van Crash

Authorities say three farm workers were killed and five others hospitalized after a van overturned on a Central California highway.

06/20/2015

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Board Grants Parole To Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper James Schoenfeld

James Schoenfeld, one of three men convicted in the Chowchilla bus kidnapping nearly 40 years ago, is closer to becoming a free man.

04/01/2015

(CBS)

Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Shakes Mariposa Area

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake struck south of Mariposa Sunday evening.

02/15/2015

A dry canal near Bakersfield, CA on February 6, 2014. (David McNew.Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: California Drought Turning Central Valley Farmland Into Dust Bowl

Summer is here and nowhere is the drought being felt more severely than in California’s Central Valley, where fertile farmland is slowly turning into a dust bowl.

06/24/2014

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Parole Denied To 1 Of 3 Chowchilla Bus Kidnappers

One of three men convicted in the infamous kidnapping of a school bus full of California Central Valley school students has been denied parole.

11/28/2012

(CBS)

3 From Bay Area Killed In Central Valley Crash

Authorities said three Bay Area residents are dead and a fourth hospitalized after a head-on crash on a Central California highway.

11/27/2012

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Chowchilla Kidnapper Now Living In Mountain View

CBS 5 has learned that the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore has been paroled to a home in Mountain View after being released from state prison.

06/22/2012

Chowchilla kidnapper Richard Schoenfeld. (California Department of Corrections)

Chowchilla Kidnapper Schoenfeld Released From California Prison

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore has been released from state prison after serving more than 35 years behind bars.

06/21/2012

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