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3 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Two earthquakes struck off Chile's Pacific coast Sunday afternoon, with the U.S. Geological Survey reporting the first, larger one at preliminary magnitude of 7.0. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center later said there did not appear to be a threat of a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami.
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4 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
According to court records, LaTwon Weaver wants documents for his own investigation into what role race may play in how death row cases are decided.
8 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
2 last week, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" took the lead in its second weekend. The DreamWorks animated film about the time-traveling adventures of a genius dog and the human son he adopted earned $21.2 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
13 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Police say the Odd Future rapper was arrested Saturday without incident and has been charged with riot, a misdemeanor in Texas.
17 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
She and her 7-year-old sister, Andrea, live four blocks from campus. They travel to and from school together and see each other at lunch.
The body of Jarrae Nikole Estepp, 21, was found mixed with garbage at the Republic Services recycling plant on North Blue Gum Street about 10:30 Police are treating Estepp's death as a homicide, but they declined to say why.
Irrigation districts provide water that's key to agricultural prosperity in the Northern San Joaquin Valley, but some of those districts also have been cashing in on the region's water resources.
The Aspen Daily News reports 56-year-old Katherine M. Carpenter was arrested Saturday in the death of 57-year-old Nancy Pfister.
The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that 28-year-old Sandy Nguyen was arrested Thursday on initial charges of theft between $20,000 and $99,000 and criminal impersonation, both felonies.
Guyton says the destroyed houses "served their purpose" and no longer hold sentimental value for him.
Sheriff's detectives claim that Feinstein had a conflict with Dawn DaLuise last year and posted lewd flyers, emails and Craigslist ads with her address seeking men to act out a "rape fantasy."
Police say an officer tried to stop Owens on suspicion of drunken driving around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, but he drove into the crowd while attempting to flee.
Spacey appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Mar. 2 after Ford did a brief cameo on the show a day before his scheduled interview.
The Press-Enterprise says 41-year-old Jerome Anthony Clay was taken into custody Thursday at his home in Perris.
The current class has been going on for about a month. The focus is for mothers to become more relaxed and bond with their infants, for babies to interact with one another and for moms to work off their post-pregnancy weight.