Officer pleads no contest to sharing explicit photos
'I apologize to my family, my wife, my friends. I apologize to officers everywhere, especially to the two women involved,' former CHP officer Sean Harrington said Tuesday, reading from a prepared statement in his first public comments on his case. 'I'm trying to put this behind me and move forward from this. I hope now everyone else can too.'
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Longtime advocate for sex workers dies
Shannon Williams, the former Berkeley High School teacher whose arrest on prostitution charges more than a decade ago gained national attention and who later became an advocate for legal sex work, died unexpectedly last week, according to her family.
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Plan to raise Shasta Dam takes hit from biologists
Biologists at the main federal agency that oversees the Endangered Species Act have concluded that they cannot endorse a $1.1 billion plan to raise the height of the dam at California's largest reservoir, Shasta Lake, because of its impact on endangered salmon.
Raiders announce hiring of four coaches
New Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio still looking for a defensive coordinator; former Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith, a candidate for the Raiders' defensive coordinator post, likely to take season off, according to ESPN.
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San Francisco: Two killed in separate shootings in Bayview District
01/27/2015 05:53 PM PST
San Francisco police were investigating two homicides in the city's Bayview District on Tuesday evening, a police spokeswoman said.
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Eric Church, Luke Bryan and the new kings of country
Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley also among the top talents in country music.
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Benedict Cumberbatch sorry for racist remark
“The Imitation Game” actor was trying to address racial inequities in the film business when he referred to “colored actors” during a TV interview.