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Stanislaus County Sheriff
KCBS Radio Midday News
December 28, 2018 - 10:57 am
The suspect wanted for allegedly killing a Central Valley police officer was arrested in Bakersfield, the Stanislaus County sheriff announced on Friday.
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Stanislaus County Sheriff
KCBS Radio Morning News
December 27, 2018 - 9:21 am
The suspect wanted for allegedly killing a Central Valley police officer was illegally in the country, according to authorities.
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, an agent from the border patrol, observes near the Mexico-US border fence, on the Mexican side, separating the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, N.M. An 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died in government custody early Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, U.S. immigration authorities said. (AP Photo/Christian Torres, File)
December 26, 2018 - 7:00 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The deaths of two migrant children in just over two weeks raised strong new doubts Wednesday about the ability of U.S. border authorities to care for the thousands of minors arriving as part of a surge of families trying to enter the country. An 8-year-old boy identified by...
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The setting sun illuminates clouds behind the White House during a partial federal shutdown, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Washington. The partial federal shutdown was expected to drag into Christmas as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders remained stuck in a standoff over his border wall with Mexico. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
December 24, 2018 - 5:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met Monday with his Homeland Security secretary and other officials to discuss border security issues as a partial government shutdown over his U.S.-Mexico border wall entered Christmas without a clear resolution in sight. Though both sides have moved on the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2017, file photo, Kevin Spacey presents an award in Beverly Hills, Calif. A Massachusetts prosecutor says Spacey is scheduled to be arraigned Jan. 7, 2019, on a charge of indecent assault and battery for allegedly sexually assaulting the teenage son of a Boston television anchor in a Nantucket restaurant. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
December 24, 2018 - 12:38 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Spacey is scheduled to be arraigned next month on allegations he sexually assaulted the teenage son of a Boston television anchor in a restaurant, a Massachusetts prosecutor said Monday. The Academy Award-winning actor, 59, is due in Nantucket District Court on Jan. 7 to face a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018 file photo, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, nominated by President Bill Clinton, sits with fellow Supreme Court justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, Friday. The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone surgery to remove two malignant growths from her left lung. It is Ginsburg’s third bout with cancer since joining the court in 1993. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 24, 2018 - 2:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is up and working as she recuperates from cancer surgery. A spokeswoman for the court, Kathy Arberg, also says that Ginsburg remained in New York at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on Sunday. No information has been released on when...
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Mike Colgan
December 21, 2018 - 1:22 pm
MORGAN HILL — Officials at an under-the-radar ICE facility in Morgan Hill have allegedly prevented attorneys from meeting with immigrants brought to the building. Detainees brought here three times in recent weeks have been held in vans for extended periods, which attorney Luis Angel Reyes Savalza...
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Shaima Swileh
KCBS Radio/Megan Goldsby
Megan Goldsby
December 20, 2018 - 10:42 am
A mother from Yemen arrived in the Bay Area to visit her dying two-year-old son after a struggle to enter the U.S. because of the Trump administration's travel ban.
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The U.S. Capitol Building Dome is seen before the sun rises in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
December 19, 2018 - 4:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation's war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately preparing them for their return to society. Senate passage of the bill by a...
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Ali Hassan and his 2-year-old son Abdullah.
Council on American Islamic Relations, Sacramento Valley
KCBS Radio Morning News
December 18, 2018 - 10:01 am
A Yemeni mom will be allowed to visit her two-year-old son who is on life support at an Oakland hospital.
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