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News Minute: Here is the latest California news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. PDT

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Comedian Patton Oswalt is crediting his late wife for her work in pursuit of the so-called Golden State Killer. Michelle McNamara had made it her mission to find the person responsible for at least 12 murders and 50 rapes throughout California in the 1970s and 80s. She died in April 2016. On Wednesday, authorities said a DNA match led them to arrest Joseph James DeAngelo, a 72-year-old former police officer, as a suspect.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A victim of a notorious California serial killer and rapist says she's overjoyed after learning police have arrested the man they believe was responsible. Authorities on Wednesday announced the arrest of Joseph James DeAngelo, naming him the "East Area Rapist" responsible for killing at least 12 people and raping at least 45 in the 1970s and 1980s.

CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) - The man authorities say is among the worst serial killers and rapists in U.S. history is a 72-year-old Vietnam War veteran, former police officer and grandfather who lived quietly in a tidy suburban California home. Joseph James DeAngelo was described as an odd but decent neighbor in suburban Sacramento. After returning home from the Vietnam War, he graduated from California State University, Sacramento and became a police officer.

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - About 130 Central Americans in a "caravan" of asylum-seeking immigrants that drew President Donald Trump's fury has arrived in the Mexican city of Tijuana bordering the U.S. Two busloads of mostly women and children arrived late Tuesday at two migrant shelters steps away from one of the most fortified stretches of the U.S-Mexico border. Alex Mensing of the Pueblos Sin Fronteras caravan organizing group says about 200 more Central Americans were expected to reach Tijuana on Wednesday.

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