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Police Refuse To Look For Missing 4-Year-Old Boy Abducted During Assault They Say Just "Ran Away"

Mitchell OwensState of California Attorney General. Ora Owens is the mother of three sons. The family lived in the eastern area of Menlo Park, California. On February 3, 1983, a police officer arrived at her apartment. The officer was there to question Ora about a police report on a stolen purse that she had filed the previous month.
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Multiple vegetation fires burn along Interstate 280 in San Jose; firefighter hurt

SAN JOSE -- Multiple small vegetation fires were burned along Interstate Highway 280 in San Jose Wednesday afternoon and firefighters were able to knock them down, authorities said.The San José Fire Department said the fires were originally reported at 3:52 p.m. and were burning in the area between Bird Avenue and Race Street just west of state Highway 87. One firefighter was hurt after getting assaulted by a homeless person while the firefighter was responding to the fires near Race Street. The firefighter was being assessed for injuries and the suspect was arrested.The fire department said no structures were threatened. Traffic along the stretch of I-280 was at a crawl and drivers were urged to avoid the area if possible. 

DNA test leads to arrest of Maui man in 40-year-old California murder case

A DNA test has lead to the arrest of a man from Hawaii as a suspect in the killing of 15-year-old Karen Stitt in California in 1982.Gary Ramirez, 75, was arrested by Sunnyvale police in Maui on 2 August.Stitt disappeared after waiting for a bus in Sunnyvale on 3 September 1982. Her naked body was discovered by a delivery truck driver 100 yards from the bus stop. She had been stabbed multiple times and sexually assaulted.Police say Ramirez's DNA matched blood on Stitt's jacket and a wall where she was left.Sign up to our newsletters. Read More Dont Pay UK: What is it and what do they do?Eric Trump blames Biden administration for FBI raid on Mar-a-LagoLangya virus: What is the new disease discovered in China?

LIV Golf lawyer appears to drop MAJOR bombshell in court

The lawyer representing the LIV Golf rebels in court today against the PGA Tour appeared to drop a major bombshell. Robert Walters, the legal representative making arguments for the Saudi-backed series, let slip a rather interesting remark. Rumour: Is Cameron Young about to join Cameron Smith over on LIV Golf?!

1982 Cold Case Murder Solved by DNA and Sunnyvale Detective

Photo 1: (suspect) Gary Ramirez 1979; Photo 2: (victim) Karen Stitt; Photo 3: Karen Stitt. Originally Published by: County of Santa Clara Webpage:. “The Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office has charged a 75-year-old resident of Hawaii for the stabbing murder of a teenage girl in 1982. Karen Stitt was...

Santa Cruz Logger's Revenge Ride

On April 1, 1977, Boardwalk logging personality “Big John” welcomed guests to the opening festivities. Logger’s Revenge debuted as a fundraiser for Dominican Hospital. Santa Cruz Mayor John Mahaney and Dominican’s Sister Josephine rode to a splashing finale in the first official log, cheered by local dignitaries and civic leaders. The ride then filled to full capacity, carrying 1,300 people per hour on its 2 ½-minute scenic and soggy journey. Logger’s Revenge has delighted families for 50 years. It's a must-ride when you're at the Boardwalk on a hot day!
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Moonside Bakery sold to longtime employee

In 1994, 17-year-old Isidro Contreras and his girlfriend stopped to ogle the pastry cases at Moonside Bakery and Cafe as they strolled down Main Street. The owner of the bakery noticed Contreras outside and asked if he wanted a job. He agreed, and soon was washing dishes for Thomas Grauke, owner and pastry chef of the then-6-month-old Moonside Bakery and Cafe.

San Jose expected to lose hundreds of cops

The San Jose Police Department should expect a mass exodus of officers in the next three years, union leaders said. A survey conducted by The San Jose Police Officers’ Association shows more than 200 officers are planning to resign—with more than 150 wishing to do so in the next 36 months. Among those planning to leave, four out of... The post San Jose expected to lose hundreds of cops appeared first on San José Spotlight.