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Red light camera images are evidence: rules California’s top court

California's apex court on Thursday upheld the admissibility of photos captured by red light cameras as evidence of traffic violations in the state.

The California Supreme Court's ruling in the case, known as People of California vs. Goldsmith, apparently put an end to a years old legal... read more

Ecstasy chemist Alexander Shulgin passes away

Alexander Shulgin, a chemist who earned fame for dusting off an efficient recipe for the psychedelic drug ecstasy, died on Monday at the age of 88.

Alexander Shulgin's wife, Ann Shulgin, said he was suffering from liver cancer, which eventually caused the death. The deadly disease was... read more

FBI arrests explosives suspect in San Francisco

Following a three-day manhunt, the FBI on Monday managed to arrest the San Francisco man who possessed explosive materials in his apartment.

In a weekend raid, federal authorities found explosive materials in 42-year-old Ryan Kelly Chamberlain II's apartment.

Chamberlain has been... read more

One of California’s rare gold coins fetches $15,000

A treasure trove of rare gold coins unearthed by a California couple last year is now available for purchase through an auction being carried out through Amazon. com and Kagins. com.

The treasure has nearly 1,427 coins that date back to 1847. All the coins are in uncirculated, mint... read more

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