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A man and his three-year-old daughter are both dead, after a truck crashed into the wall of their apartment building in Long Beach. Before 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the truck driver is believed to have been jetting away from a hit-and-run. It’s also believed that another person, possibly the daughter’s teen sibling, was injured in the incident.
Officers responded to

A father killed his three daughters and a mandated adult chaperone, and then turned around the gun and killed himself. This took place around 5 p.m. on Monday in a Sacramento church building. Apparently, the man was held under a restraining order against him from the children’s mother. This church building was a regular meeting place for the man and

A Police Officer has been declared dead in Northern California, after he conducted a traffic stop. The stop turned violent, resulting in a shootout and the officer’s death. 30-year-old Jorge David Alvarado was an officer for the Salinas Police Department. He had served in the department for 5 years. 
He stopped a man with a traffic violation at approximately

A man has been declared dead after a hit-and-run collision early Sunday morning. Traveling southbound on Sepulveda Boulevard and north of Victory Boulevard in Van Nuys, the pedestrian was apparently walking outside of the crosswalk when he was struck.
The incident happened at approximately 4:10 a.m. on Sunday, and the coroner determined that the victim was a homeless man. He

Two assistant vice principals have been charged with child abuse and failure to report child abuse, as of 1 p.m. Wednesday. 38-year-old David Yang and 37-year-old Natasha Harris were both school officials for Carter High School in Rialto, California. Both were arrested on school grounds and then taken into custody without incident.
Apparently, the two had been notified of sexual

Sacramento police officer, Benjamin Gray, has been placed on administrative leave since January 17, 2022. Folsom police claim that this is because a number of “allegations that adult female victims were video recorded during intimate settings without their knowledge,” have been presented to law enforcement.
Sacramento Police Department has released a statement, claiming that on January 16, 2022, the Folsom