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How the Gunfights in North Mexico That Left 23 Dead Unfolded

VILLA UNION, Mexico — When dozens of pickup trucks crowded with armed men and mounted machine guns roared into Villa Union, residents of the small town near the U.S. border began to realize they were the target of a military-style invasion. What followed were ...
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California Illegal Pot Seizures Top $1.5 Billion in Value

LOS ANGELES — Authorities seized more than $1.5 billion worth of illegally grown marijuana plants in California this year as part of an annual eradication program, officials said Monday. "Folks are going to grow this stuff because you can make money." — Att...
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Feds Arrest Fresno Man in $1 Million Fraud Scheme

Federal agents arrested a Fresno man, Kenneth Shane Patterson, at his home Friday morning after he was indicted by a grand jury for wire fraud, bank fraud, and tax evasion. According to federal court documen...
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Former Clovis PD Employee Arrested for Sex Crimes With Child

Clovis police arrested a former community service officer, Mitchell Singh, on multiple charges of sexual child abuse Monday morning. Singh, 26, was formerly employed by the Clovis Police Department in the non-sworn civilian position. — Mitchell S...