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New charges filed against parents in California abused siblings case

Feb 23 2018

RIVERSIDE, Calif. A California couple accused of keeping 13 children imprisoned, chained and starved in a squalid suburban home were hit with additional charges on Friday as defense lawyers said they were overwhelmed by the sheer amount of evidence in the case.

Judge bars parents in California abuse case from contacting 13 children

Jan 24 2018

RIVERSIDE, Calif. A judge on Wednesday barred a Southern California husband and wife from contacting the 13 children they are charged with beating, shackling and starving in their suburban home, a ruling the couple's attorney did not oppose.

Starving California children taunted with pie, beaten by parents: prosecutor

Jan 18 2018

RIVERSIDE, Calif. The 13 children imprisoned for years by their parents in their squalid California home were beaten, shackled, starved and even taunted with food that they were forbidden to eat, a prosecutor said on Thursday. | Video

Afghan family released after detention in Los Angeles

Mar 06 2017

SANTA ANA A family from Afghanistan detained on their arrival in Los Angeles last week despite holding special visas granted for the father's service to the U.S. government in that country has been released, their attorneys said Monday.

Accused killer of two California police officers charged with murder

Oct 13 2016

RIVERSIDE, Calif. The man accused of fatally shooting two police officers and wounding a third in Palm Springs, California, over the weekend was formally charged on Wednesday with murder and attempted murder in what prosecutors described as an ambush attack.

Four stabbed in melee at Ku Klux Klan rally in California

Feb 28 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif. Four people were stabbed, and one of them critically wounded on Saturday in a scuffle between members of the Ku Klux Klan and counter-protesters near a planned KKK rally in Anaheim, California, police said. | Video

Escaped California inmates believed living out of stolen van

Jan 29 2016

SANTA ANA, Calif. Three inmates who escaped nearly a week ago from a maximum-security jail unit in Southern California are believed to be living out of a utility van they stole two days after their breakout, a sheriff's department spokesman said on Thursday. | Video

Five arrests made in connection with California jailhouse escape

Jan 28 2016

SANTA ANA, Calif. Five people suspected of involvement in the escape of three maximum-security jail inmates in California were arrested on Wednesday, but the fugitive prisoners - including one accused of the mutilation torture of a kidnap victim - remained at large, authorities said. | Video

Mutilation-torture suspect among three escapees from California jail

Jan 26 2016

SANTA ANA, Calif. A Southern California sheriff on Tuesday acknowledged lapses in security at the jail where three inmates escaped over the weekend, one of them a convicted killer wanted for the mutilation torture of a victim.

Reward quadrupled for capture of three California jail escapees

Jan 26 2016

SANTA ANA, Calif. Authorities in Southern California have quadrupled the reward for information leading to the capture of an accused killer and two other men charged with violent felonies who continued to elude a manhunt four days after breaking out of jail.

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