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Antioch (Contra Costa, California)

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  • High court says no to new rights for church groups

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday refused to expand the rights of church groups, turning down appeals in a pair of cases. In the first case, the justices declined to hear a free-speech claim from an evangelical minister in Northern...
  • Osteoporosis Found in More Men

    Osteoporosis Found in More Men
    Elderly white women with painfully bent backs have long been the symbol of osteoporosis, the brittle bone disease that can cause devastating fractures. But now researchers are warning another group is at much higher risk for the condition than...
  • Jaycee Dugard, Family to Sue State Over Abduction

    Jaycee Dugard, Family to Sue State Over Abduction
    ANTIOCH, Calif. -- Jaycee Dugard and her family have taken the first step to sue the state of California for lapses officials made while she and her daughters were allegedly held captive by a convicted sex offender. Dugard, her two daughters and her...
  • 1991 Kidnap Victim Was Sex Slave, Bore Children With Sex Offender

    1991 Kidnap Victim Was Sex Slave, Bore Children With Sex Offender
    FOX40 News has learned exclusive new details in the 1991 kidnapping case of Jaycee Lee Dugard. Authorities tell FOX40 News that Dugard bore two children for sex offender Phillip Garrido, who kept her in a backyard device -- possibly a shed -- as a sex...
  • Source: Kidnapped girl was couple's sex slave

    Source: Kidnapped girl was couple's sex slave
    Police say a convicted sex offender and his wife have been arrested in the kidnapping of an 11-year-old in 1991 who recently walked into a Northern California police station. Police say 58-year-old Phillip Garrido and his 54-year-old wife, Nancy Garrido,...
  • Google Maps Catches Van Leaving Home Of Dugard Kidnapping Suspect

    Google Maps Catches Van Leaving Home Of Dugard Kidnapping Suspect
    A Google Maps vehicle caught a rusty van leaving the driveway of Phillip Garrido, the man accused of kidnapping Jaycee Lee Dugard from a bus stop and holding her captive for 18 years. MyFOXHouston reports that as Google's camera car traveled through...
  • Report: Woman Says Garrido Raped Her In 1972

    Report: Woman Says Garrido Raped Her In 1972
    A woman has come forward to authorities accusing registered sex offender Phillip Garrido of raping her in 1972. The Sacramento Bee reports the unidenitifed woman, age 14 at the time of the alleged incident, told Antioch police Garrido drugged and...
  • Phillip Garrido's Home Plagued by Trespassers

    Phillip Garrido's Home Plagued by Trespassers
    Officers near Antioch are having a hard time keeping people off Phillip Garrido's Property. Since Garrido and his wife were arrested for Jaycee Lee Dugard's kidnapping, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department has been called to their home at least...
  • Schwarzenegger backs $20-million settlement for Jaycee Dugard

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he was sign a $20-million settlement to kidnapping victim Jaycee Dugard if it reaches his desk, the governor's spokesman said Thursday. Phillip Garrido is accused of snatching Dugard when she was 11 from outside her South.....
  • Assembly approves $20-million settlement with kidnapping victim Jaycee Dugard [Updated]

     
    The state Assembly Thursday approved a $20-million settlement for Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped and held captive for 18 years. State justice officials have recommended paying the settlement, which still must be approved by the state Senate. Phillip...
  • After Vallejo, City Of Antioch Officials Consider Bankruptcy Filings

    After Vallejo, City Of Antioch Officials Consider Bankruptcy Filings
    Two years after Vallejo, California, filed for bankruptcy protection, officials in nearby Antioch are also tossing around the 'B' word. Antioch's leaders earlier this month said bankruptcy could be an option for the cash-strapped city of roughly 100,...