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Judge cites casting couch's history, OKs Weinstein suit

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge cites the long history of the casting couch in Hollywood and says a lawsuit against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein can proceed to trial... Read More

Sacramento man who scammed Apple stores sentenced, ordered to pay restitution

July 17, 2018 |  
A Sacramento man who pled guilty of a scam on Apple stores was sentenced in federal court today.
Marcus Israel Butler, 33, was sentenced in Sacramento to 41 months in prison and ordered to pay $353,000 in restitution after he entered his plea last December for defrauding Apple by running a debit card scam at stores nationwide. 
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Midtown Sacramento business owner convicted in strangulation death of partner

July 13, 2018 |

In a jury trial that concluded yesterday, a Sacramento man was found guilty in the strangulation murder of a former business partner.
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Serial bank robber suspect apprehended by Roseville Police after robbery, vehicle pursuit

July 10, 2018 |  
An armed bank robbery suspect is in custody after he was apprehended by Roseville Police.
According to Roseville Police, a call was received at 9:47 a.m. today regarding an in-progress robbery at a local bank. The suspect reportedly was displaying a firearm and demanding cash from tellers. 
After the tellers complied with the suspect's demands, he fled in a vehicle. Based on previous incidents, the suspect, who was described as a white male in his 50s, fled in a vehicle associated with other bank robberies.   
Roseville Police Officers converged on the area and located the suspect's vehicle. Officers attempted to make a traffic stop on the sedan but the suspect fled from officers, but shortly after the suspect was involved in an accident ... Read More

Study shows your next cleanse should focus on your smartphone

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 25, 2018--Xfinity Mobile today announced the results of a new study conducted by Wakefield Research of 1,000 U.S. adults, and the findings confirm not only that cons... Read More

'Jeopardy!' winner could get prison for sneaking into emails

ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — A seven-time "Jeopardy!" winner who taught history at a small Michigan college faces up to five years in prison for sneaking into the email accounts of other professors, administr... Read More

Now online: digitized Sacramento Police mug books from 1860s-1940s

Now online: digitized Sacramento Police mug books from 1860s-1940s

The Center for Sacramento History (CSH) is excited to share a recently completed project: they have digitized 126 Sacramento Police Department (SPD) and Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office mug books and uploaded them to the Internet Archive.