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  1. California Lawmakers Discuss Making Self-Driving Cars PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | KFI

    Companies that are developing self-driving cars of the future want government regulators to clear the road for public access to the technology, once it emerges from prototype testing. California's Department of Motor Vehicles is wrestling with how to keep the public safe as the imperfect technology matures - but not regulate so heavily that the agency stifles development of vehicles with potentially huge safety benefits.

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  2. Documents: California terror suspect swore return to SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | KFI

    Newly released court documents say an Iraqi-born man living in California used a social media account associated with the Islamic State group to plot a return to Syria. Aws Mohammed Younis Al-Jayab was indicted in Sacramento Thursday on one federal charge that he lied to investigators about traveling to Syria to fight against the government there.

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  3. Is California holding out on you??Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | KFI

    Is the State of California holding out on you? Millions in unclaimed funds are languishing in California's coffers and they could owe YOU money. In fact, California is so notorious in doing as little as possible to find the owners of the unclaimed funds, one lawyer says the state can do more to reunite people with their lost money and he's taking the case to the Supreme Court.

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  4. Terror-related arrests in 2 states refuel refugee debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | KFI

    A man in California encouraged a fellow Iraqi refugee in Texas to join the civil war against the Syrian government and promised to teach him how to fight, federal authorities said Friday, a day after terrorism charges against the men were revealed. A criminal complaint filed against 23-year-old Aws Mohammed Younis Al-Jayab of Sacramento details the social media communication he had with 24-year-old Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan of Houston.

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  5. 3 relatives of terror suspect in California arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | KFI

    Federal officials say an investigation in California into a refugee charged with attempting to support terrorist organizations led to the arrest of three of his relatives in Wisconsin in a separate case. Lauren Horwood, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Sacramento, says the arrest of three suspects Thursday in Milwaukee wasn't related to national security.

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  6. How to Keep Your Car Running Smoothly In Cold WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | KFI

    Morning temperatures in California have been trending below average recently, which may be taking a toll on your car. A local auto expert is offering tips for taking care of your car in the cold. 2 comments

  7. OC Officials May Lower Water RestrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | KFI

    The proposal by the State Water Resources Control Board would also mean less onerous conservation mandates for California's fastest-growing communities, as well as those that have created new "drought-resilient" water supplies for themselves through recycling, desalination or other means. The board has been ordered by Gov. Jerry Brown to update its urban conservation plan for 2016, assuming the drought remains in effect.

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  8. Tomahawk was found playing alone at a playground in the gated complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | KFI

    A mom who lives in a gated apartment complex in Sacramento, Calif., and describes her parenting style as "free range" faces up to six months in jail for letting her 4-year-old son play alone in the complex playground 120 feet from her front door. She was charged after two neighbors watched the boy, Tomahawk Hendren, playing by himself at the playground and then went outside to ask him to go home.

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  9. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | KFI

    Be careful what you carry-on if you are flying this holiday season. Sacramento International's TSA is giving you tips on how to navigate airport security.

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  10. Storm poised to bring snow to Sierra Nevada MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | KFI

    Chains or snow tires are required on most mountain highways around Lake Tahoe on the California-Nevada border as forecasters predict up to 18 inches of snow at the highest peaks through Monday night.

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    Oct 15, 2015 | KFI

    The U.S. airman hailed as a hero for helping thwart a European terror attack was released from the hospital where he had been for a week following an unrelated stabbing. U.S. Air Force Airman Spencer Stone was knifed three times in the torso on Oct. 8 in a fight near a bar in Sacramento, California.

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    Sep 28, 2015 | KFI

    Supporters of an effort to repeal California's new law requiring mandatory vaccines for schoolchildren faced a Monday deadline to turn in enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative asking voters to repeal the law. The group had until the end of the day to submit the needed 366,000 signatures to county clerks to ask California voters to repeal SB277, which struck the state's personal belief exemption for immunizations, a move that requires nearly all public schoolchildren to be vaccinated.

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  13. Kidnapped woman whose claim dismissed as hoax seeks damagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | KFI

    A California woman is seeking unspecified monetary damages from a city where police initially dismissed her kidnapping as a hoax. Quinn reported to police on March 23 that kidnappers broke into the couple's home while they slept, drugged them, abducted Huskins and demanded money.

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  14. Latest on California wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | KFI

    Two of California's fastest-burning wildfires in decades overtook several Northern California towns, destroying more than 180 homes and sending residents fleeing Sunday on highways lined with buildings, guardrails and cars still in flames. that raced through dry brush and exploded in size within hours, officials said Sunday.

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  15. Is this Soviet Russia? New bill makes TV stop watching youRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | KFI

    SACRAMENTO, CA Assemblyman Mike Gatto , joined Senator Mark Leno as the principal co-author SB 178, a bill to protect Californians from warrantless government access and seizure of their digital information. The rapid emergence of new technologies has left California's privacy laws behind, giving government agencies access to mobile devices, e-mails, text messages and digital documents without a warrant.

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  16. Police on the lookout for shooter who fatally shot 1, injured 2 near Sacramento City CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | KFI

    Law officers searched for a gunman after one man was shot to death and two others wounded in a parking lot at the edge of a Sacramento community college campus, officials said. The suspect ran from the scene after the shooting near a campus baseball field on Thursday afternoon, and was not found in a sweep of the campus and surrounding neighborhood, Sacramento police Sgt.

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  17. Pot Farms are sucking water out of the Eel RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | KFI

    Fish and Wildlife officers have recently joined local narcotics teams in inspecting pot farms that are allegedly draining a half million gallons of water a day from Northern California's Eel River. The inspections are part of a unique state effort to identify growers willing to work with authorities to monitor water use and environmental impacts from marijuana cultivation.

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  18. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | KFI

    Introduced by Senate Pro Tempore Kevin De Leon , SB 350 would impose three separate clean-energy goals that the state would have to meet by 2030. The bill calls for: An article by Steven Greenhut in Reason outlines just how much California Legislators want to change about California's energy use.

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  19. Feds say California DMV employees traded cash for licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | KFI

    Federal authorities say as many as 100 commercial truck drivers paid up to $5,000 each to bribe state Department of Motor Vehicles employees for illegal California licenses. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Sacramento says Emma Klem, a 45-year-old Salinas DMV employee, and a trucking school owner from Turlock each pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to commit bribery and to commit identity fraud.

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  20. According to report, pilot swerves to avoid colliding with drone 10 feet away.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | KFI

    As Jason Thrasher lowered his helicopter to a park with seven firefighters aboard, he saw what he thought was another firefighting chopper battling a blaze that was threatening homes. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection pilot suddenly identified the object as a four-rotor drone only 10 feet from his windshield, forcing him to make a hard left to avoid a collision about 500 feet above ground, according to a report he filed the next day.

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