Articles tagged with: California

06 November 2014

Premature births drops in recent years

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

The number of premature births has dropped in recent years, but the U.S. still scored a 'C' on the annual March of Dimes report card.The national preterm birth rate was just over 11% in 2013, meetin ...

06 November 2014

Berkeley passes soda tax

Posted in Regional

Berkeley, Calif. --- Sipping on sugary drinks will soon cost you a little more cash in Berkeley, California.Voters in the city approved a one cent per ounce tax on sugary sodas and energy drinks, wh ...

05 November 2014

Rescued orphaned pup learns "how to be an otter"

Posted in U.S. & World News

Chicago, Ill. -- (NBC5 Chicago) A sea otter pup found abandoned on a California beach has a new, permanent home at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. The weeks-old mammal caregivers are calling "Pup 681" ha ...

04 November 2014

Meth found in Halloween candy

Posted in Regional

Hercules, Calif. --- The parents of an eight-year old in Hercules, California discovered something disturbing in their child's Halloween candy.The child's parents reported to local police they found ...

27 October 2014

California man returns goods after robbery

Posted in Regional

Eureka, Calif. --- A man who robbed a convenience store in northern California turns himself in after returning the money to the store.Police in Eureka say Cyle Warren Abbott Jr. told officers he ne ...

16 October 2014

NOAA expects warmer winter

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released their annual drought forecast for next year and it's not looking good.NOAA expects conditions in Oregon, California and many other ...

16 October 2014

Fatal mauling outrages neighbors

Posted in Regional

Modesto, Calif. -- (KCRA)  A man mauled by a pack of pit bulls in Modesto, California has died from his injuries Wednesday, but the dogs' owners may not face any criminal charges. Stanislaus County ...

14 October 2014

Oregon gas prices continue to drop

Posted in Local, Regional

Ore. --- Oregon drivers are seeing the lowest gas prices since mid-March.The average cost for a gallon of regular fuel has dropped 11 cents from last week to $3.50 and AAA expects that trend to cont ...

10 October 2014

Former Lake County deputy pleads guilty

Posted in Local

Lake County, Ore. --- A former Lake County sheriff's deputy is sentenced to more than a year and a half in jail for having a sexual relationship with a minor.42 year old Kenneth Dale Turkle pleaded ...

10 October 2014

Yosemite National Park fire caused by sparks

Posted in Regional

Calif. --- Officials say sparks from a vehicle caused the fire that broke out in Yosemite National Park earlier this week.Investigators have not determined what kind of vehicle the sparks may have c ...