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NFL Draft: 49ers take Mississippi State cornerback Will Redmond

SANTA CLARA -- With their third-round pick Friday night, the 49ers picked Mississippi State cornerback Will Redmond.Check back for more on this breaking story.For more on the 49ers, see Cam Inman's Hot Read blog at blogs.mercurynews.com/49ers.
San Jose Mercury News
3 Points
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Colin Kaepernick started Thursday as a 49er, but will he move by day's end?

But that likely hinges on whether Kaepernick’s stance changes about his salary. 7 overall selection Thursday night.***Follow Tom Pelissero on Twitter @TomPelissero. He is due $14.3 million total in 2016, with $400,000 tied to an offseason workout bonus.Niners general manager Trent Baalke told ESPN on Wednesday that it’s possible Kaepernick could be traded during the NFL draft. You’ll see him standing behind (the other quarterbacks), shadowing, trying to get mental reps.
USA Today
19 Points

Santa Clara: Small pipe bomb found after traffic stop detonated

Once it was determined the pipe was "a viable explosive device," it was detonated, Moreno said.Perdue was arrested and booked into county jail on suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended license, felon in possession of a stun gun, possession of a destructive device and reckless possession of a destructive device.Contact Mark Gomez at 408-920-5869 and follow him at Twitter.com/MarkMgomez.
San Jose Mercury News
5 Points

Santa Clara: Helium-filled balloons blamed for power outage

SANTA CLARA -- Loose helium-filled balloons caused a power outage Tuesday afternoon that affected 2,200 customers and darkened traffic lights at several intersections in the northeast part of the city, according to Silicon Valley Power.The outage was reported at 1 p.m.
San Jose Mercury News
9 Points

California woman fatally runs over daughter during fight

(AP) -- Police in Santa Barbara County say a woman was killed after a car driven by her mother ran over her during a fight. Police say Kimberly Wilson rapidly accelerated the Jeep in reverse, throwing her daughter from the passenger's seat. Santa Maria police say 55-year-old Kimberly Wilson and her daughter, 34-year-old Brandy Wilson, were inside a Jeep Cherokee in a parking lot on Friday afternoon when they got in a fight.
San Jose Mercury News
7 Points

Santa Rosa: Driver arrested on suspicion of leaving son at hit-and-run crash scene

and booked in the Sonoma County Jail on felony child endangerment and felony hit-and-run charges, Sgt. SANTA ROSA -- Santa Rosa police on Monday morning arrested a driver who is suspected of leaving his son at the scene of a hit-and-run accident. Lynn fled north on Farmers Lane, leaving his 12-year-old son behind, before emergency personnel arrived, Hackett said. Sunday when he failed to safely turn right onto eastbound Highway 12, Hackett said.
San Jose Mercury News
7 Points

Santa Clara: Would-be car buyer robbed of $8,000

SANTA CLARA -- A man was robbed of $8,000 last week when he tried to purchase a car listed on Craigslist, according to police.The robbery was reported Thursday around 4:27 p.m.
San Jose Mercury News
6 Points