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Terminally ill Cayucos man seeks dismissal of gun threat charges

The attorney for an elderly Cayucos man, John Black, who allegedly threatened to shoot construction workers operating next to his home in October, filed a motion Tuesday to have the resulting criminal charges dismissed, arguing that his terminally ill cancer-stricken client only has three months to live.

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Los Osos man arrested on suspicion of child porn could be charged with rape

A Los Osos man arrested on suspicion of possessing, manufacturing and distributing child pornography could now face rape charges, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. Ian Trent Shaw Anderson, 27, was arrested Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, after authorities executed a search warrant at his home on the 1900 block of 11th Street.

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Santa Maria girl sentenced for newborn baby’s murder

A 16-year-old Santa Maria girl convicted of killing her newborn baby must spend at least six months — and possibly longer — in a residential treatment program, a judge decided Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. Santa Maria Juvenile Court Judge Arthur Garcia handed down the sentence in the case involving Maribel S.

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Former California Valley CSD director cleared of fraud charges

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, moved to dismiss election fraud and perjury charges against one of two former California Valley Community Services District board members accused of not living in the district. Both individuals — former director Misty Lambert and former board president Lisa Marrone — lost their seats to challengers in the November election.

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Nephew shares memories of David Fear, who died in Grover Beach dog attack

Corey Smaw remembers his uncle, David Fear, as "the nicest guy ever." Fear died Dec. 16, 2016, three days after he aided a woman who was being attacked by two dogs in Grover Beach. The dogs, owned by a Grover Beach police officer, turned on Fear as he tried to help the woman, family members said.
David Middlecamp The Tribune
Nephew shares memories of David Fear, who died in Grover Beach dog attack 0:46

Nephew shares memories of David Fear, who died in Grover Beach dog attack

Surveillance video of theft at Central Coast Trains in Atascadero 0:13

Surveillance video of theft at Central Coast Trains in Atascadero

Morro Bay murder defendant makes his first appearance in court 0:42

Morro Bay murder defendant makes his first appearance in court

Morro Bay police share details of homicide investigation 0:49

Morro Bay police share details of homicide investigation