Weak Law Enforcement Leaves Foster Children At RiskFoster homes are supposed to provide temporary safe living arrangements for children who can't stay safely with their own parents but often the children end up at even more risk.
Famed Pathologist Resigns, Accuses NorCal Sheriff Of Interfering In Police Custody Death ProbesSan Joaquin County's chief medical examiner, known nationally as the doctor depicted in the movie "Concussion," resigned over what he said was interference by the sheriff that has become so invasive that it borders on the unlicensed practice of medicine.
Skull-Tattooed Inmate Goes Missing From Central Valley Work CrewAn inmate with unique facial tattoos was being sought after he went missing from work crew in the Central Valley Monday, according to authorities.
2 Skydivers Killed In Tandem Jump Near Lodi AirportNorthern California authorities say two skydivers have been found dead in a vineyard near Lodi.
Bear Spotted Wandering Through Tracy For 2 Days Captured After Running Up TreeWildlife officials in the Central Valley town of Tracy safely captured a bear that ran up a tree in a residential neighborhood Wednesday, two days after it was first spotted in the area.
Police And Wildlife Officials Searching For Bear Seen In Residential Tracy NeighborhoodTracy police officers are searching for a bear spotted by several people in a residential area.
Amazon Deploys Robots To Boost Holiday Distribution At Tracy FacilityToday marks "Cyber Monday" which traditionally is Amazon. com's biggest day of online shopping and this year the company has implemented robots to make distributions run more efficiently.
2 People Infected With West Nile Virus In Northern CaliforniaCalifornia health officials have reported that two people have been infected with West Nile Virus in the state. West Nile virus is transmitted through the bite of infected mosquitoes.
CalPERS Charging Central Valley Workers Bay Area Prices For Health CareThe Bay Area is typically thought of as nine counties. CalPERS, which handles benefits for state employees, sees it much bigger, including the Sierra Foothills and even areas north of Sacramento.
Central Valley Thief Gets Away With 140,000 Pounds Of WalnutsAuthorities in California were trying to crack the case of a nut thief who made off with 140,000 pounds of walnuts.
FBI Searches Abandoned Well For Human Remains In 'Speed Freak Killers' CaseThe FBI has begun excavation of an abandoned well in Central California in a renewed search for victims of a pair known as the "Speed Freak Killers."
DNA Test To Prove If Remains Found In 'Speed Freak Killer' Case Are Of Michaela GarechtThe mother of missing Hayward girl Michaela Garecht is hoping DNA testing will lead to closure in a case that has puzzled detectives for over two decades, and link the case to the infamous Speed Freak Killers.