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Veteran Merced judge retires from the bench

Judge Ronald Hansen remembers the overwhelming feeling of looking at six baskets of 150 paper case files stacked up on his desk during his first day assigned to misdemeanors on the Merced County Superior Court bench, more than 15 years ago.

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Few people in a Los Banos restaurant seemed to notice as the pint-sized bandit in pink slipped up to a woman’s purse and lifted her cell phone. But two women who were with the little girl and were recorded on video surveillance footage laughing during the alleged theft, may be in serious trouble. Police said Monday they are investigating the Oct. 22 incident as possible grand theft. Video courtesy of the Los Banos Police Department
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