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Prostitute's Lawsuit Against Ex-Cop Dismissed

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A federal civil case against a California ex-cop who had been accused of handcuffing and sexually assaulting a prostitute last year has been dismissed...

Why I Banned a Book -- Part II

Scott DiMarco | Posted 11.25.2013 | Books
Scott DiMarco

After I wrote about the experiences of our lesson of the damaging effects of Banning a Book at Mansfield University during last year's Banned Book week, I was very encouraged that the fight against censorship and banning books was going in the right direction.

Sanitation Workers Make Thousands Selling Sewer Jewelry

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.23.2013 | Business

A diamond in the rough, indeed. Well -- gold, actually. $2,500 worth of it, found by three sanitation workers in the sewer lines of Modesto, Calif....

Friends Fundraise For Funeral Of Teen Who Took Bullet For Mom

Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact

Marty Kent, 17, paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect his mother. On Jan. 2 the Modesto, Calif., teenager was shot and killed on his front porch ...

WATCH: The Worst Hiding Place Ever?

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.01.2012 | Los Angeles

A man from Ceres, Calif. decided that the best place to hide from Stanislaus County deputies was a septic tank, reports CBS. Deputies received a c...

Teen Back Together With Teacher Who Left Family For Her

Posted 06.18.2012 | Education

Jordan Powers, the California teen who made national news when she and her high school teacher moved in together, told local station KOVR that the two...

High School Teacher Resigns After Leaving Family For Student

Posted 03.03.2012 | Education

California teacher James Hooker has left his family and his position at a Modesto high school to live with his 18-year-old former student. The 41-y...

California Dominates Forbes' Most Miserable Cities List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

California wins the dubious honor of landing 8 cities on Forbes' "Most Miserable" list. To make matters worse, the list is only twenty cities long. ...