Articles Tagged With ‘Murders’




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Woman from SLO murdered in Berkeley, political activist arrested

Emilie Inman

A 27-year-old teacher who spent her teenage years in San Luis Obispo was stabbed to death in her Berkeley home last week. The murder of SLO High School graduate Emilie Inman has made national headlines. Officers have arrested Pablo Gomez... (Continue reading)

Family of slain Cal Poly grad can sue BLM, but not San Francisco

Kathryn Steinle

A federal judge has ruled the family of slain Cal Poly grad Kathryn Steinle can sue the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM), but not the city of San Francisco. The judge also removed Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from... (Continue reading)

Man convicted of Hollywood murder of woman from Morro Bay

Carrie Jean Melvin

A Los Angels jury convicted a marijuana dispensary security guard and small business owner for the murder of Carrie Jean Melvin, 30, who grew up in Morro Bay. Ezeoma Obioha, 32, is now facing the possibility of receiving life in... (Continue reading)

Death row inmate who killed Atascadero couple dies

Dennis Webb

A longtime death row inmate who was convicted of a 1988 brutal double murder in Atascadero died in a hospital near San Quentin State Prison Tuesday evening. San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow said Dennis Duane Webb’s death... (Continue reading)

Men accused of murdering Marilyn Pharis to appear in court

Victor Aureliano Martinez Ramirez

The two men accused of sexually assaulting and murdering Santa Maria woman Marilyn Pharis, 64, are due to appear in court this week for preliminary hearings. [KSBY] Last week, Santa Barbara County prosecutors announced they would not pursue the death... (Continue reading)

Man suspected of killing relative in Morro Bay

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A 23-year-old man is in jail for allegedly killing a 59-year-old Morro Bay man. The suspect and victim are believed to be related, according to the Morro Bay Police Department. Shortly before 6 a.m., the a California Highway Patrol officer... (Continue reading)

Man on trial for Hollywood murder of woman from Morro Bay

Carrie Jean Melvin

A marijuana dispensary security guard is standing trial for the murder of Carrie Jean Melvin, 30, who grew up in Morro Bay. Melvin was shot and killed in Hollywood by a gunman who walked up behind her, fired one round... (Continue reading)

California deputy shot at point-blank range

David Machado

A man on the run after allegedly shooting and killing a sheriff’s deputy at point-blank range was caught Sunday afternoon when he tried to steal a woman’s purse. [NBC News] David Machado, 37, shot Stanislaus County Sheriff’s deputy David Wallace,... (Continue reading)

Violent crime rising faster in California than in U.S.

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During a year in which violent crime rose in the United States, California more than doubled the nationwide increase, according to recently released FBI statistics. Following two years of declines, the violent crime rate in the U.S. rose by 3.1... (Continue reading)

Mexican rape victim sentenced for murdering her baby in California

Gloria Santos Mendoza

A teenage female illegal immigrant who was raped and impregnated in Mexico on her journey to California received a prison sentence of 10 years to life on Wednesday for killing her newborn daughter. [Fresno Bee] Gloria Santos Mendoza, 19, left... (Continue reading)



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