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Carlos Eduardo Arevalo Carranza was arrested by San Jose police for allegedly killing Bambi Larson.
San Jose Police Department
Bob Butler
March 12, 2019 - 8:11 pm
The suspect busted for allegedly fatally stabbing a San Jose woman in her home was in the country illegally despite an extensive criminal record, police said.
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The Ames Research Center is conducting experiments that may be useful for the next round of NASA missions to the moon or Mars.
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
March 12, 2019 - 3:23 pm
This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon. The Ames Research Center that broke ground with that historic mission is once again helping astronauts go back to the moon and perhaps deeper into space.
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Berkeley has added a reference to city signs about the indigenous people from the Bay Area.
Doug Sovern/KCBS Radio
Doug Sovern
March 12, 2019 - 2:08 pm
The city of Berkeley has unveiled the first of more than 30 signs at its borders that recognize the Ohlone tribe's often overlooked presence in the region.
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A woman was killed while riding a Ford GoBike in San Francisco on March 8, 2019.
Doug Sovern/ KCBS Radio
March 12, 2019 - 1:44 pm
San Francisco transportation officials are extending a section of protected bike lane on Howard Street after a bicyclist was killed last week in a collision with a truck.
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Stanford University fired sailing coach John Vandemoer after he was accused of involvement in an admissions scandal.
Stanford University
KCBS Radio Midday News
March 12, 2019 - 12:56 pm
Stanford University fired its sailing coach on Tuesday after federal officials charged him among 50 people in a wide-ranging probe into bribery in college admissions at elite schools across the country.
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Neighbors react as they look at a cellphone picture of University of Southern California student Victor McElhaney, shown by a television reporter near the scene of a crime in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 10, 2019. McElhaney, the son of an Oakland, Calif., city councilwoman, was shot and killed in an apparent robbery attempt near the USC campus, officials said. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
March 12, 2019 - 12:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The emotionally shaken family of a University of Southern California student killed during an off-campus robbery attempt asked Tuesday that anyone with information about possible suspects call Los Angeles police investigators. Music student Victor McElhaney, 21, was shot early...
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Melissa Culross
March 12, 2019 - 10:10 am
San Francisco has the dubious distinction of leading the country in the rate of syphilis infections while ranking third for instances of gonorrhea, according to a new study.
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The late Martin McGuinness, a former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland and member of the terrorist Irish Republican Army.
Press Association
Doug Sovern
March 12, 2019 - 8:58 am
Mayor London Breed apologized for recently issuing a posthumous honor to a former leader of the terrorist Irish Republican Army that had created an uproar in Northern Ireland and Britain
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Carlos Eduardo Arevalo Carranza was arrested by San Jose police for allegedly killing Bambi Larson.
San Jose Police Department
Jennifer Hodges
March 12, 2019 - 7:41 am
A 24-year-old transient man has been arrested for murdering a San Jose mother who was found slain in her home, police announced on Tuesday.
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Medical Marijuana Testing
Medical Marijuana Testing (Photo credit: Jose Luis Villegas/Sacramento Bee/MCT/Sipa USA)
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
March 11, 2019 - 5:38 pm
A warning has been issued to state lawmakers that California's legal cannabis industry needs an intervention to avoid going “extinct."
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