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Homeless Sex-Offender Arrested In Petaluma For Failing To Register

David Benedict allegedly admitted he’d moved to Petaluma more than two months ago, but failed to register as a sex-offender as required by law.

06/27/2015

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World’s Ugliest Dog Named In Annual Petaluma Competition

Homely hounds gathered Friday at the Sonoma Marin fair in Petaluma for a chance to be named World’s Ugliest Dog.

06/26/2015

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Petaluma Police Looking For Who’s Targeting Trucks, Stealing Catalytic Converters

Petaluma police say in the last week, 17 trucks have had their catalytic converters stolen, most likely for the value of their recyclable metal.

06/15/2015

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PG&E Toppled By Sonoma Clean Power As Top Energy Supplier In County

PG&E is no longer the dominant energy supplier in Sonoma County thanks to the one-year-old Sonoma Clean Power, which supplies mostly solar and geothermal renewable energy.

06/01/2015

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21-Year-Old Man From Petaluma Missing In Nepal After Massive Earthquake Calls Home

A man who grew up in Petaluma who was missing after last week’s earthquake in Nepal has been found alive, relatives confirmed Tuesday night.

04/28/2015

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Car Thieves Get Stuck In Petaluma Traffic, Chased Down By Victim

Two would-be car thieves were arrested Friday in Petaluma after they got stuck in traffic in the stolen vehicle, police said.

04/25/2015

Petaluma Burglary

Burglar Gets Cozy At Petaluma Home With Tater Tots And Naptime

Police say a would-be burglar was sidetracked by snack and naptime Thursday afternoon, heating up some tater tots and then taking a snooze on the sofa of the house he broke into.

04/24/2015

The scene of a deadly construction accident off of Highway 101 in Petaluma. (CBS)

Worker Crushed To Death By Rolling Pipe At Highway 101 Widening Project In Petaluma

A man working on the Highway 101 widening project in Petaluma was crushed to death Wednesday when a huge pipe barreled down a hillside.

04/15/2015

Kurt Ludwigsen is accused of nearly 100 sexual offenses involving softball players at Nyack College in New York. (CBS)

Ex-Petaluma Softball Coach Faces 100 Sex Charges Involving Players At New York College

A man who coached softball in Sonoma County for more than 10 years is accused of nearly 100 sex-related offenses involving players at a small New York college.

04/14/2015

(CBS SF)

Suspect Brandishing Gun Dies In Fiery Crash Near Bodega Bay After High-Speed Chase

A suspect who was brandishing a gun at a bar in Petaluma died in a fiery crash after fleeing from sheriff’s deputies Monday evening, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

03/17/2015

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