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Suspects Wanted In Oroville Evacuation Carjacking

OROVILLE (CBS SF) – Butte County deputies released photos of two suspects Friday who are wanted for stealing a truck during last weekend’s Oroville Dam spillway evacuation, running the owner over as they fled, leaving him with serious head and facial injuries. The sheriff’s department said Cody Bowles, 27, and Lucia Ripley, 31, are wanted for stealing Cameron Asbury’s truck ...

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Tense Oakland Police Armed Standoff Comes To Dramatic End

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A man armed with a high-powered rifle was shot by Oakland police after a tense standoff near Bishop O’Dowd High School Friday. The California Highway Patrol said the gunman had been “disarmed and detained” and helicopter video showed him being loaded into an ambulance. The bizarre standoff began after a sniper report near Golf Links Drive ...

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Amtrak Police Officer Charged With Murder In Fatal Shooting

CHICAGO (CBS) — An Amtrak police officer has been charged with first-degree murder for fatally shooting a 25-year-old Minnesota man earlier this month near Union Station. Chad Robertson died Wednesday, one week after being shot. The Cook County State’s Attorney’s office said the officer who shot Robertson, 31-year-old LaRoyce Tankson, turned himself in late Thursday, and has been charged with ...

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Woman, 67, Carjacked; One Suspect Crashes Second Stolen Car

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 67-year-old woman was carjacked late Thursday night in the River North neighborhood, and one of the suspects later crashed another stolen car. The woman was sitting in the passenger’s seat of a running Infiniti parked in the 700 block of North Wabash Avenue around 10:30 p.m., when two men got out of a Chevy Cruze and ...

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2 Men Charged With Burglarizing Evanston Health Food Store

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two men have been charged with smashing the door of a health food store to try and take cash from the register early Thursday in north suburban Evanston. At 5:18 a.m., Evanston police received a call about two men who had broken the glass door at JD Mills Food Company in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue, ...

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Woman Fights Off Carjacker In Ukrainian Village

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man tried to carjack a woman Wednesday afternoon in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood on the Near West Side, but he ran away when she fought back, police said. At 2:15 p.m., the man walked up to a female in her car in the 2000 block of West Chicago Avenue, according to an alert from Chicago Police. ...

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Two Charged After Waukegan Armed Robberies

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two men were charged after two businesses were robbed at gunpoint in north suburban Waukegan. The first robbery happened about 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at a Citgo Gas Station in the 1000 block of Golf Road, according to Waukegan police. The second robbery happened about 4 p.m. Feb. 15 at the La Zapopan Bakery in the 200 ...

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Man Convicted Of DUI, Reckless Homicide In Fatal Crash

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 31-year-old West Chicago man was found guilty Thursday of causing a December 2014 crash that killed another man. Omar Montoya Medina, of the 100 block of East Pomeroy Street, was found guilty of two felony counts of aggravated driving under the influence causing death and two felony counts of reckless homicide, according to the DuPage County ...

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Police Investigating Double Shooting In Willingboro

BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (CBS)—Police in Burlington County are investigating a double shooting on Friday morning. It happened near the unit block of Creekview Road in Willingboro. Police say two shooting victims were transported to the hospital for unknown injuries. Details surrounding the shooting are not known.

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San Leandro Police Identify Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) — Police Thursday released the name and a photo of an ex-convict from Southern California who’s been charged with kidnapping and other charges for allegedly trying to kidnap a woman in San Leandro last July by pepper-spraying her and dragging her toward his car. Police said they didn’t previously release 43-year-old James Jenkins’ image to the ...

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Man Pleads Guilty For Supplying Guns In San Bernardino Attack

RIVERSIDE (AP) – A California man has pleaded guilty to providing the high-powered rifles used to kill 14 people in the San Bernardino terror attack. The plea agreement between 25-year-old Enrique Marquez Jr. and prosecutors was accepted Thursday by a federal judge in Riverside, California. In addition to providing material support to terrorists, Marquez also pleaded guilty to conspiring with ...

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Brother: Man Shot To Death In Avondale ‘Was A Great Father’

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man walking to a bus stop with his girlfriend Thursday morning was gunned down in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side. “I don’t believe this,” said Antonio Arroyo, 47, who identified the victim as his 24-year-old nephew, Maximiliano “Max” Arroyo. Officers responding to reports of a person shot at 5:41 a.m. found him lying in ...

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Westchester Police Chase Ends In Arrest Of Conn. Man, Authorities Say

NORWALK, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A Connecticut man is facing charges after allegedly leading police on a car chase along the Hutchinson Parkway that ended with three officers injured. Authorities say the chase began after James Rozsa, 24, of Norwalk, rear-ended a vehicle on the Cross Country Parkway in Mount Vernon at around 9 p.m. Wednesday and fled the scene. Police ...

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Suspected Gunman Arrested In SF Muni Train Shooting

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man suspected of shooting a passenger on a Muni light-rail vehicle has been arrest, authorities said. On Tuesday, San Francisco police took 29-year-old Anthony Ray into custody at a residence in the 1500 block of Valle Vista Avenue in Vallejo. He was transported to the San Francisco County Jail and was being held on ...

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5 Dead, 4 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

CHICAGO (CBS) — At least five people were killed and four more were wounded in shootings Wednesday across the city, according to Chicago Police. Three of the deaths came by way of a mass shooting inside a Brighton Park neighborhood home on the Southwest Side. Just before 3 p.m., a gunman walked into the home in the 3900 block of ...

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Man Carrying Infant Son Stole 2 Squad Cars In NW Indiana

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Michigan man had his 7-month-old son with him when he stole two squad cars Wednesday afternoon and led police on a chase that ended when a helicopter spotted him running through the woods in northwest Indiana, police said. Stacey Groves, 26, of Benton Harbor, Michigan, has been charged with auto theft, residential entry, resisting with a ...

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Police Investigate Report Of Shots Fired On Dan Ryan

CHICAGO (CBS) — All outbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway were closed to traffic for more than an hour early Thursday while state police investigated a report of shots fired. Police were called shortly after 3 a.m. to the report of shots fired in the southbound lanes of the Dan Ryan near 63rd Street, according to Illinois State Police. ...

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Charges Dropped For Men Who Served Time For 1995 Murders

CHICAGO (CBS) — All charges have been dropped against four men who — while still teenagers — confessed to participating in a 1995 double murder at a car dealership on the Southwest Side. Three of the four — Charles Johnson, Larod Styles and Lashawn Ezell — are already are out of prison. They were in court on Wednesday morning, when ...

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Teen Charged With Shooting Outside Palatine Walmart

CHICAGO (CBS) — Bond was denied Wednesday for a 17-year-old boy charged with shooting and critically wounding a man last week outside a Walmart in northwest suburban Palatine. Giovanny Unzueta faces one count of attempted first-degree murder and one count count of aggravated battery with a firearm, both felonies, according to Palatine police. He was charged as an adult. Officers ...

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Man With Bears Satchel Robs 2nd Downtown Bank In A Week

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man robbed a bank in the Loop for the second time in a week on Wednesday afternoon, according to the FBI. About 12:30 p.m., he made off with an unspecified amount of cash from the CitiBank branch at 100 S. Michigan Ave. He threatened to have a weapon, but didn’t show one, before taking off south ...

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Police Seek 2 Men Who Assaulted Woman in Novato Creek

NOVATO (CBS SF) — Novato police are searching for two suspects who assaulted a woman in the Novato Creek Sunday or early Monday morning. The Hispanic men, around 40 years old, befriended, then assaulted, a Hispanic woman in her 30s west of Lee Gerner Park at 1720 Novato Blvd. sometime between 4 p.m. Sunday and 4 a.m. Monday, police said. ...

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Miami Police Searching For 2 Armed & Dangerous Men In El Portal

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Northwest Miami-Dade was awash with red and blue flashing lights from police cruiser and helicopters as officers searched for two armed men. “The two men believed inside the perimeter are believed to be extremely dangerous and heavily armed,” said Miami police spokesperson Kenia Fallat. Police said it all started as a purse snatching on NW ...

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Oroville Man Critically Injured During Evacuation

CHICO (CBS SF) – A 33-year-old man has been hospitalized with severe head injuries suffered when someone stole his pickup truck during the chaotic evacuation from Oroville and ran him over, family members told KPIX 5 Wednesday. Cameron Asbury was loading up the truck with his family’s belongings after getting the evacuation order Sunday afternoon when an unidentified man jumped ...

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Love Triangle Fight Leaves Woman With Severed Leg

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Police say an argument between two women in a love triangle got way out of control. One has lost a leg, while the other is accused of running her over and trying to kill her. Kasheena Mordica is being charged with second degree attempted murder and also with leaving the scene of an accident. Police ...

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