The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and local law enforcement agencies worked together for "Operation Shoulder Tap"
It involved minors who stood outside liquor or convenience stores and asked people to buy them alcohol.
There were more than 80 arrests and citations in the region including Sacramento, El Dorado County, South Lake Tahoe, Modesto, Stockton and Nevada and Placer Counties.
Statewide, there were 544 arrests and citations.
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The California Supreme Court struck down state-wide restrictions on where sex offenders may live.
Suspect #1: Hispanic or White male adult, 5 feet 2 inches tall, 170 pounds, medium build, wearing an orange vest and hard hat. Suspect #2: Hispanic or White male adult in his mid-30s, 6 feet tall, heavy set, wearing an orange vest and hard hat.
The possession of a date rape drug could once again be charged as a felony under a newly-introduced bill in the California Legislature. The measure would reverse a provision of Proposition 47, which voters approved last fall.
Attorneys for a 14-year-old boy who' charged with the murder of his 8-year-old sister are asking for his release while he awaits trial. The boy's defense team says new evidence points away from his guilt.
Gang violence is a major problem in San Joaquin County, with gangs tied to more than half of the county's homicides. A multi-million dollar state grant is intended to help reverse that trend.