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David Allen Turpin, seated second from right, and Louise Anna Turpin, seated left, appear in court for their arraignment in Riverside, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The Southern California couple were arrested after the police found their 13 children in squalid conditions, some shackled. (Gina Ferazzi/Pool via The New York Times - Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Before police rescued their 13 children, the two parents had a history of strange behavior, family and neighbors say
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January 18, 2018
David Allen Turpin, seated second from right, and Louise Anna Turpin, seated left, appear in court for their arraignment in Riverside, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The Southern California couple were arrested after the police found their 13 children in squalid conditions, some shackled. (Gina Ferazzi/Pool via The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Parents accused of holding 13 children captive charged with torture, child abuse
January 18, 2018 - 5:53pm
January 16, 2018
13 siblings, some shackled and malnourished, rescued from California house, police say
January 16, 2018 - 8:08am
January 12, 2018
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Angry over broken video-game headset, a 28-year-old man shot his mother in the head, police say
January 12, 2018 - 3:14pm
January 10, 2018
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) speaks during a news conference about the Fair Chance Act at the Capitol Building in Washington, Sept. 10, 2015. The act would prohibit federal contractors and agencies from asking about criminal histories of job applicants until applicants receive conditional offers of employment. (Zach Gibson/The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Rep. Darrell Issa, Hillary Clinton's one-time chief antagonist on Capitol Hill, plans to retire
January 10, 2018 - 11:40am
January 9, 2018
In a Santa Barbara County Fire Department photo, Reilly, a search dog with the fire department, looks for victims amid debris from homes destroyed by a mudslide in Montecito, Calif., Jan. 9, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via The New York Times Copyright 2018)
At least 13 dead as mudslides wipe away homes in fire-ravaged southern California
January 9, 2018 - 7:44pm
January 2, 2018
California man sentenced to 25 years in prison for meth trafficking in ND
January 2, 2018 - 5:59pm
December 28, 2017
Items for sale at the Nipton Trading Post in California.  Washington Post photo by Matt McClain
California towns scramble to prepare for legal marijuana on Jan. 1
December 28, 2017 - 11:02pm
December 7, 2017
A train passes below the Thomas Fire near the 101 Freeway in Ventura, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017. Several simultaneous wildfires in Southern California have forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people and destroyed hundreds of homes and other buildings in the latest chapter of what has been one of the state’s worst fire seasons. (Hilary Swift / Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Fire, fear stretch across southern California as wildfires roar from Ventura to San Diego
December 7, 2017 - 8:56pm
In a photo provided authorities, firefighters work as homes burned in Ventura, Calif., in the early morning hours of Dec. 5, 2017. Spreading at an astonishing rate, the Thomas Fire raged across some 45,000 acres overnight and had destroyed at least 150 structures, some within the city limits of Ventura. (Ryan Cullom/Ventura County Fire Department via The New York Times)
Extraordinary footage shows man rescuing rabbit as California fires burn
December 7, 2017 - 6:44am
December 5, 2017
In a photo provided authorities, firefighters work as homes burned in Ventura, Calif., in the early morning hours of Dec. 5, 2017. Spreading at an astonishing rate, the Thomas Fire raged across some 45,000 acres overnight and had destroyed at least 150 structures, some within the city limits of Ventura. (Ryan Cullom/Ventura County Fire Department via The New York Times/copyright 2017)
'Out of control' Southern California fire explodes, forcing tens of thousands to flee
December 5, 2017 - 5:26pm
December 4, 2017
Police said a California teen told them he molested at least 50 children since he was 10 years old
December 4, 2017 - 2:52pm
November 20, 2017
FILE -- From left: Charles Manson in 1969, 2009 and in an image released in April, 2012. California State Prison via The New York Times, Copyright 2017 The New York Times.
Cult leader and serial killer Charles Manson dies at age 83
November 20, 2017 - 6:06am
November 15, 2017
California gunman killed wife before rampaging through community, police say
November 15, 2017 - 1:42pm
November 14, 2017
Officials: At least 4 dead after gunman 'randomly picking targets' shoots at Calif. elementary school, other locations
November 14, 2017 - 2:07pm
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