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Alix Tichelman, wearing a prison jumpsuit and handcuffs, appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Police Say Prostitute Searched For Legal Defense Online After Google Exec’s Heroin Death

A high-priced prostitute charged in the overdose death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in California had searched online for how to legally defend herself after giving a lethal dose of heroin, police in California said Thursday, as authorities in Georgia reopened another overdose case.

07/10/2014

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Prostitute Accused In Google Executive Heroin Death Linked To 2nd Death In Georgia

Police in an Atlanta suburb are reopening the investigation into the September drug-related death of a man who once dated an alleged prostitute now facing charges in the heroin overdose death of a Google executive.

07/10/2014

Alix Catherine Tichleman was arrested in the heroin overdose death of a man in the Santa Cruz boat harbor. (Santa Cruz Police)

Admitted Prostitute Arrested In Heroin Overdose Death Of Google Executive On Santa Cruz Yacht

A woman who has admitted to being a prostitute was arrested Friday in the November heroin overdose death of a Google executive on a docked yacht.

07/08/2014

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4 Suspects Identified In Deadly House Party Shooting Of Windsor Teen

One of the suspects, Sergio Quiroz, 21, has already been arrested. The sheriff’s office has also obtained arrest warrants for three teens: 17-year-old Flavio Caballero, 16-year-old Duane Morgan, and 16-year-old Oscar Aguilar. All four suspects are Santa Rosa residents.

07/03/2014

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Bay Area Wind Farm Exempted From Prosecution If Eagles Die From Turning Blades

A California wind farm will become the first in the nation to avoid prosecution if eagles are injured or die when they run into the giant turning blades, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday.

06/26/2014

(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Animal Update: Coping With The Loss Of Your Pet

Coping with the loss of a pet is rough, but Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the San Francisco SPCA addresses the issue in this week’s Animal Update.

06/16/2014

Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Stanford Senior Found Dead In Campus Housing

An unidentified Stanford senior was found dead in his on-campus bedroom Sunday afternoon. The cause of death is still under investigation.

06/16/2014

Rue McClanahan (credit: Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

‘Golden Girls’ Star Rue Mcclanahan Goes Viral Four Years After Her Death

Social Media are abuzz w/ RIP messages for the actress, but McClanahan has been dead since 2010. What happened?

06/10/2014

Maya Angelou (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for AWRT)

Maya Angelou Life Celebration To Be Held At Glide Memorial Church

A celebration of life for poet Maya Angelou will be held on Sunday…

06/10/2014

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Man Arraigned On Murder Charge For East Oakland Shooting Death

A 50-year-old man was arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court Monday on a murder charge for the shooting death of a man in East Oakland last summer.

06/09/2014

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