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VIDEO Black Friday Brawl in California Goes Viral

VIDEO Black Friday Brawl in California Goes Viral

Video of a brawl among deal-hunting shoppers at a crowded Northern California mall has been getting nationwide attention. The Modesto Bee reports ( http://bit.ly/2fFCMhD ) that the video shows a fight among about six men at the Vintage Faire Mall in Modesto on the night of Thanksgiving. The men repeatedly kick and punch each other, with two eventually wrestling on the ground...

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San Diego Border Patrol Seizes $3 Million

San Diego Border Patrol Seizes $3 Million

Border Patrol agents in California hit a jackpot this week in terms of cash seizures: $3 million. For the agency that deals with border security, it was a major intercept of smuggled cash. The Border Patrol noted most of its past seizures has been in smaller amounts: $300,000, $51,000 and $43,000...

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At Least 5 Killed in Tour Bus Accident on Highway 99 in Merced County, California

At Least 5 Killed in Tour Bus Accident on Highway 99 in Merced County, California

MERCED COUNTY, California - Rescue efforts lasted for hours as dozens of injured passengers were shuttled to local hospitals. Authorities say at least 30 people were on board the bus when it crashed around 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday between Livingston and Atwater in Merced County. Six people were mediflighted to undisclosed hospitals and another 16 people were taken to Doctors Hospital, Emmanuel Medical Center, and Mercy Medical Center...

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Compton, California: 9-Year-Old Girl Loses Hand in Explosion Caused by Illegal Fireworks

Compton, California: 9-Year-Old Girl Loses Hand in Explosion Caused by Illegal Fireworks

COMPTON, Calif. — A 9-year-old girl had her hand amputated after a firework exploded, causing her serious injury, in Compton, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies said the girl said the explosion happened at Burrell-MacDonald Park, in 2500 block of West Alondra Boulevard at about 12:30 p.m. on …

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California’s Central Valley Groundwater ‘More Abundant Than Expected,’ Study Finds

California's Central Valley Groundwater 'More Abundant Than Expected,' Study Finds

California's drought-stricken Central Valley harbors three times more groundwater than previously estimated, Stanford scientists have found. Accessing this water in an economically feasible way and safeguarding it from possible contamination from oil and gas activities, however, will be challenging...

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Says Woman Allegedly Robbed Homes in Bikini

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Says Woman Allegedly Robbed Homes in Bikini

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – A woman wearing a bikini who appeared to be seeking relief from the heat is now being sought by authorities. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced Tuesday that they were looking for a woman who wore a two-piece bathing suit while breaking into a locked property …

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