Man accused of robbery says he didn’t do it, wants to inherit grandpa’s firearms

Man accused of robbery says he didn't do it, wants to inherit grandpa's firearmsTheNewsTribune.comThe man told Pierce County sheriff's deputies he couldn't be the robbery suspect they were looking for. “I don't want to be a convicted felon,” he said, according to court records. “I want my grandfather's gun collection when he dies.” Despite that ...
  October 2, 2014  

In mental-health crises, police often fill in gaps

In mental-health crises, police often fill in gaps In mental-health crises, police often fill in gapsArizona RepublicIn the days and weeks following the fatal Phoenix police shooting of a mentally ill woman, much of the discussion and outrage was directed at how officers handled the mental-health call involving Michelle Cusseaux, and the need for increased officer ...
  October 2, 2014  

Gun control has vanished

Gun control has vanished Gun control has vanishedStandard-ExaminerThings seemed to have quieted down in the wake of Colorado recall elections which retired two sitting state senators in 2013. Both of them voted for highly controversial firearm control measures earlier that year, when the Sandy Hook shooting was still ...
  October 2, 2014  

Drug bust snares Lacakwanna County prison guard

Drug bust snares Lacakwanna County prison guardScranton Times-TribuneA Lackawanna County prison guard is among 14 people, including several others with ties to law enforcement, charged Wednesday in connection with a major anabolic steroid ring, the state attorney general's office announced. Nick Baloga, 44, 2223 ...
  October 2, 2014  

Cameron Park man flashed anger prior to killing wife, victim’s brother says

Years before Rachel Winkler was fatally stabbed with scissors in her Cameron Park home, husband Todd Winkler violently flashed his anger by throttling her by the neck while at a bar in San Diego, Rachel Winkler’s younger brother testified Wednesday.David Hayfield recounted his shock when, over casual drinks in 2006, Todd Winkler inexplicably, physically unleashed his anger upon Rachel Winkler.“He mentioned something about a bad deal and something that frustrated him and he felt that...

‘Roaming rapist’ trial gets underway in Sacramento

Sixteen years after her midnight rape, the woman told a Sacramento Superior Court jury Wednesday about the night she rode her bike home across a dirt field in North Highlands and how “I heard something behind me, and I saw somebody walking behind me.”“I started riding my bike faster,” she said, “and they started running after me.”The burly man running in the field caught up with her, the woman said, “and they grabbed the handlebars of my bike, and I stopped my bike, and th...

Two intruders pistol-whipped, robbed man in Akron home invasion

Two intruders pistol-whipped, robbed man in Akron home invasionThe Plain Dealer - cleveland.comThe two men about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday knocked on the door to the home in the 700 block of Wing Street. The 27-year-old man answered the door and the two men immediately attacked him, according to police reports. One pistol-whipped him and another ...

Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: Has former school principal accused of child molestation gone to trial?

Did Robert Adams’ trial begin, or was it again delayed? –Still Waiting, OrangevaleThe trial date for Robert Benson Adams, former principal of Creative Frontiers school in Citrus Heights, has been reset a half-dozen times. According to Sacramento Superior Court online records, it is now scheduled Jan. 7. A trial readiness conference is set for Dec. 12.Adams, 63, was arrested in September 2011. In March 2013, Superior Court Judge Kevin J. McCormick ordered him to face tr...

Gun control has become taboo issue

Gun control has become taboo issue Gun control has become taboo issueJackson SunThings seemed to have quieted down in the wake of Colorado recall elections which retired two sitting state senators in 2013. Both of them voted for highly controversial firearm control measures earlier that year, when the Sandy Hook shooting was still ...
  October 2, 2014  

Caretaker accused of assaulting, kidnapping elderly man

Caretaker accused of assaulting, kidnapping elderly man9NEWS.comJEFFERSON COUNTY - A live-in helper is accused of kidnapping and assaulting a 75-year-old man on Tuesday. According to Jefferson County deputies, they were dispatched to the 8000 block of Indiana Street in reference to a disturbance around 5:30 p.m. ...Caretaker arrested, charged with kidnapping, assault and theft to a 75-year ... The Denver PostCaregiver Accused In Assault Allegedly Used Choke Collar On At-Risk Victim CBS Loca...
  October 2, 2014