Wednesday, December 25, 2013
TURLOCK, Calif. (AP) — A mother who says she was abruptly deported to her native Honduras three years ago has been reunited with her family in Central California. The Modesto Bee reports that Maria Chaparro returned to Turlock earlier this month and is spending Christmas with her husband and three children, ages 13, 15 and 25. Her husband says she has a year to try for permanent residency.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police have identified a couple who were shot at a San Diego mall parking lot. The U-T San Diego reports 22-year-old Ilona Flint died at the scene and 22-year-old Salvatore Belvedere remains hospitalized with critical injuries. Authorities say they don't know the motive and are looking for a man seen driving a 2008 or 2011 gray Honday.
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Police in Stockton say thieves burglarized a home while a 94-year-old woman lay dead inside. Officers were checking on a report of a broken door yesterday morning. A police spokesman tells The Record they found the woman, who apparently died of natural causes. Police are trying to identify any suspects.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego must show that elected officials have undergone sexual harassment prevention training under a settlement. The U-T San Diego reports that the city has agreed to provide at least two hours of online training to elected and appointed officials within six months of their hire. The training stems from a complaint that disgraced former Mayor Bob Filner saying he never got any training.