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An Amtrak train from Oakland derailed in Hanford after being hit by a big-rig on October 1, 2012. (CBS)

Amtrak Train From Oakland Collides With Big Rig In Central Valley

At least 30 people were injured when an Amtrak train that was traveling from Oakland to the Central Valley was struck by a big-rig Monday afternoon, Amtrak and local law enforcement officials said.

10/01/2012

A frame from an undercover video from animal rights group Compassion Over Killing shows a worker at Central Valley Meat Company slaughterhouse using an electric prod on a cow to get it to stand up. (Compassion Over Killing/YouTube)

Feds: Mistreated Cows In Central Valley Not Used For Food

HANFORD, Kings County (CBS/AP) — Federal investigators probing a Central Valley slaughterhouse say none of the sick cows that were videotaped being mistreated there entered the food supply. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of […]

08/31/2012

A frame from an undercover video from animal rights group Compassion Over Killing shows a worker at Central Valley Meat Company slaughterhouse using an electric prod on a cow to get it to stand up. (Compassion Over Killing/YouTube)

Central Valley Slaughterhouse Repoens After Cruelty, Food Safety Allegations

A Central Valley slaughterhouse shut down because of cruelty and food safety allegations can reopen, according to federal regulators.

08/27/2012

Cow. (CBS)

3 Congressmen Ask USDA To Reopen Central Valley Slaughterhouse

Three Central California congressmen cited the region’s high unemployment Thursday while asking the federal government to reopen a slaughterhouse at the center of a cruelty and food safety investigation.

08/23/2012

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Feds Suspend Purchases From Central Valley Slaughterhouse Accused Of Cruelty

The federal government said it has suspended purchases of meat from a California slaughterhouse under investigation for animal cruelty and possible health issues.

08/22/2012

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Feds Close Central Valley Slaughterhouse Over Undercover Video

Federal regulators have shut down a Central California slaughterhouse after receiving undercover video showing dairy cows, some unable to walk, being repeatedly shocked and shot before being killed.

08/20/2012