| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Authorities revealed new details about a marijuana farm where a 15-year-old girl was allegedly held captive in a metal box.
The Lake County Sheriff's Department said in a statement released this weekend that the girl was sexually assaulted repeatedly...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 12:29 PM
LUCERNE, Calif. -- Local residents of Lake County said they were horrified by allegations that two local marijuana farmers kidnapped a 15-year-old girl, sexually assaulted her and kept her inside a small tool box.
Sisters Marla and Andrea Swan own a...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Authorities said a 15-year-old girl held captive in a metal box on a marijuana farm in Northern California was a runaway from Los Angeles who met one of her alleged captors on the streets of Hollywood. In charges unsealed in San Francisco, federal...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:26 PM
A Lake County property where two men allegedly kept a Los Angeles-area girl in a metal box and sexually abused her had been under federal investigation for the previous 18 months, court documents said.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents had been...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:42 AM
A missing Los Angeles teenager was sexually assaulted, kept in a metal box and forced to process marijuana for her two captors, according to a federal criminal complaint filed this week.
Prosecutors said the girl was held by Ryan Balletto, 30, and...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
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Enclosed are two plastic cards from National Prescription Savings Network that include personal "member...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:38 PM
SACRAMENTO — You don't need to be a Nobel economist to understand that dollars today aren't anything close to their worth four decades ago.
Gasoline, real estate, medical care—they've all skyrocketed in cost.
Everything's gone up, that is,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Katherine Jackson testified Monday that her pop star son denied he was using prescription drugs when she asked him about rumors she had heard.
Testifying for the second day in her family's wrongful-death suit against entertainment giant AEG Live, the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:40 AM
A Charlotte, N.C., judge on Tuesday issued an arrest order for Ric Flair, considered by many to be the greatest pro wrestler of all time, for not paying his estranged wife $32,352.51 in spousal support.
Flair, whose real name is Richard Morgan Fliehr,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:46 PM
A doctor who traveled on Michael Jackson's 1993 worldwide "Dangerous" tour testified that he gave the singer a shot of Demerol and a 24-hour intravenous morphine drip while they were in Thailand and that he told a ranking AEG executive that the singer was...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 9:50 PM
The family of a man who died after being beaten by Kern County Sheriff's deputies and attacked by a police dog have filed a federal civil rights claim against the officers involved, the department and other agencies, a precursor to a lawsuit.