STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - A 3-year-old girl was killed in Northern California after being ejected from a vehicle in a crash on Highway 99. The California Highway Patrol said the crash, which occurred just before 1 p.m. Friday, involved two vehicles - one containing two adults and four children, the other containing two adults.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A man who fired dozens of bullets outside an Orange County shopping mall the day after a deadly school shooting in Connecticut has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Mark Gurrola of Garden Grove was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to assault and shooting at an occupied building. Gurrola, a former security guard, drove to the Fashion Island parking lot in Newport Beach on Dec. 15, 2012. Authorities say he got out and fired 54 rounds from a Glock .40 handgun toward a building.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California couple has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Sacramento in connection with the peanut allergy-related death of their 13-year-old daughter at a city operated camp. According to the Sacramento Bee, Louis Giorgi and his wife, Joanne, allege that officials at Camp Sacramento were warned numerous times that Natalie had a peanut allergy, and that the girl was conscientious about avoiding troublesome food. Natalie died after eating a Rice Krispie snack containing peanut butter on July 26 while her parents briefly stepped away.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he kidnapped a 16-year-old Los Angeles girl as she walked home from school, raped her, then doused her with gas and tried to set her on fire. Robert Ransom Jr. entered pleas last week to nine felony counts.
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