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Mystery deepens In Chandra Levy murder hearing

WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- Closed hearings, disappearing documents, sealed transcripts -- the mystery only deepens in the Chandra Levy murder case, which dates back more than a decade.

D.C. Superior Court judge Gerald Fisher has just refused requests by media lawyers to unseal transcripts of two long hearings that have taken place over the last two months. Fisher also declined to promise that a hearing Thursday will be open to the public.

Ingmar Guandique, the convicted killer of the Washington intern, is on his way back to D.C. from a federal prison in Alabama to attend that hearing.

But prosecutors have demanded secrecy about most of the details, and the judge has agreed.

We know the hearing is about some kind of problem with a witness who helped send Guandique to prison for 60 years and the judge has also said it has something to do with safety.

Modesto Police: Man beats ex-wife's boyfriend with bat

 MODESTO, Calif. (AP) - Police are looking for a man who used a baseball bat to club the boyfriend of his ex-wife.

The Modesto Bee says 26-year-old Christopher Tuquero returned his children to the home of his ex-wife and encountered her boyfriend.

Investigators say Tuquero punched the boyfriend's face before grabbing an aluminum baseball bat to continue the attack.

Tuquero fled before police arrived. He's wanted for attempted murder.

The boyfriend didn't require hospitalization.

Police: Machete-wielding Ceres man shot by officers

CERES, Calif. - Ceres officers were forced to shoot a man Monday night after he charged them with a machete knife, according to police.

Sergeant Jose Berger of the Ceres Police Dept. said officers were dispatched to a home on the 2400 block of Pineridge Rd. after the parents of a 34-year-old man informed police he was behaving "strangely."

Officers arrived at the home around 7:35 p.m. and began interacting with the man. At some point during the interaction, the man became aggressive, picked up a machete and charged officers, said Berger.

The two officers attempted to subdue the man with bean bag rounds but the man continued to advance, so they fired their guns, Berger said.

Sheriff: Ceres man alleged to possess 100,000 child porn images

CERES, CA - A Ceres man was arrested Friday on suspicion of having more than 100,000 images of child pornography in his possession.

The FBI and detectives with the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department took 52-year-old George Pires into custody following an investigation that began with a 911 call from his East Service Road last October, said sheriff's Sgt. Anthony Bejaran.

Sheriff's investigators obtained a search warrant and recovered several computers and photographs from the residence. Bejaran said analysis of content on the computers revealed more 100,000 pictures of child pornography. Detectives informed the FBI.

Pires is accused of possession and manufacture of child pornography, which are federal charges.

Sheriff detectives are also looking into possible victims of child molestation related to this case. Anyone with information about potential victims or the Pires' investigation was asked to contact Det. Megan Brazil at (209) 525-7082.

Report: Deputy ignored warnings before eviction shooting

MODESTO, CA - Several warnings that went ignored, communication problems and departmental failures may have contributed to the deaths of a Stanislaus County sheriff's deputy and locksmith serving an eviction notice last April.

The new information was released in a critical incident review on Friday night by the sheriff's office.

Suspect James Ferrario, 32, gunned down Deputy Robert Paris and Locksmith Glendon Engert during Ferrario's eviction. Ferrario later shot himself and set the building on fire.

The independent report said "the deputies and sergeant did not effectively react to the verbal and written warnings."

A day before the eviction, Paris was warned of possible guns and bombs. The clerk added "be very cautious" and Paris replied "whatever."

The warnings were repeated in an eviction schedule given to Paris.

Feds: Prolific Modesto armed robbery suspect indicted

SACRAMENTO, CA - A Modesto man federal prosecutors accuse of sticking up seven local banks, two of them with a sawed-off shotgun, was indicted Thursday on seven counts of armed robbery and two counts of brandishing a firearm during a crime on violence.

Anthony Edward Fuerst, 51, is alleged to have robbed a Citibank at 1340 Oakdale Road three times (March 9, 2012; June 12, 2012; and Aug. 27, 2012); Farmers and Merchants Bank at 901 N. Carpenter Road (Aug. 13, 2012); Chase Bank at 2609 McHenry Avenue (Sept. 17, 2012); Farmers and Merchants Bank at 3001 McHenry Avenue (Jan. 18, 2013); and BBVA Compass Bank at 2601 Oakdale Road (also on Jan. 18, 2013), according to court records. Fuerst was arrested after the Jan. 18 robberies were committed within two hours of each other.

Teen killed, 3 arrested in stabbing at Modesto park

MODESTO, Calif. - An 18-year-old teen died following a stabbing at Creekwood Park in Modesto Tuesday night.

According to the city of Modesto website, Modesto police officers were dispatched to the park around 8:30 p.m. in response to a reported stabbing.

The first officer at the scene spotted a man near the intersection of Creekwood Drive and Claus Road who matched the caller's description of one of several individuals seen in the vicinity of the stabbing. The man was initially cooperative with the officer, but then fled on foot. He was arrested near the Johansen High School Stadium following a brief foot pursuit, according to the report.

The man, Jacob Segura, 18, of Modesto was arrested and booked on suspicion of murder and robbery, said Lt. Rick Applegate.