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California Man Sentenced to Death for Killing Family of 4

LOS ANGELES — A Southern California man was sentenced to death Tuesday for the 10-year-old killings of a family of four whose bodies were found buried in shallow graves in the California desert. Charles “Chase” Merritt was convicted in June of killing his former business associate Joseph McStay, McStay's wife,...

It's Not OK to Shoot a Dog and Leave It to Die

Fresno resident Josh Conder was sickened by what he saw Wednesday morning. While driving his truck on the old section of Highway 41 at the San Joaquin River, Conder saw a dog lying on the side of the road. "This being rather unusual I turned around only to find a...