Calif. Hacking Scandal Nets Dozens of Students

Dozens of students at Berkeley High School in northern California are facing suspension or expulsion after school officials say they got into a computer system and changed their attendance records. (April 19) Subscribe to the Associated Press: bit.ly Download AP Mobile: www.ap.org Associated Press on Facebook: apne.ws Associated Press on…

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Calif. police arrest 911 caller in student death

Author: Force Science Institute Associated Press PASADENA, Calif. — A California 911 caller is under arrest after Pasadena police say his false armed robbery report led officers to shoot and kill a 19-year-old college student they believed to be a suspect. Pasadena Police Chief Philip Sanchez told reporters Wednesday that…

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Cop goes undercover to bust Calif. students

By Tracie Cone Associated Press EXETER, Calif. — On his second trip through high school, former C-student Alex Salinas got a lot of A's. He was 22, however, and an undercover narcotics officer going by the name Johnny Ramirez. When his first semester progress report showed a 3.25 average, the…

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Calif. traffic stop leads cops to cash, meth

The Eureka Times-Standard A traffic stop on Friday night led Eureka police to methamphetamine and resulted in the arrests of three men. An officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop at about 10 p.m. on a gray 2003 Chrysler Sebring, whose driver yielded near Harris and L streets. The officer contacted…

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Calif. K-9 found emaciated in former officer’s yard

Author: Garey McKee By Julie Copeland Santa Cruz Sentinel A former Watsonville police dog has been seized by the SPCA for Monterey County, and its owner, a former Watsonville police officer, is facing charges. The severely emaciated and dehydrated dog, a German shepherd, belonged to former Watsonville officer Francisco Ibarra….

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Calif. standoffends with arrest of man wanted in killings

Ventura County Star VENTURA, Calif. — A suspect wanted in connection with homicides in Hanford and Hayward was arrested Friday at a Ventura condominium complex after a four-hour standoff with police. Jason James Reyes and another person were taken into custody about 4 p.m. after they surrendered to authorities who…

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