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Los Banos car salesman, an ex-cop, traps fraud suspects

Justin Collins, a 24-year-old Los Banos resident and Santos Ford salesman, used his law enforcement and military background to ensnare two fraud suspects for police to arrest Wednesday after one of them allegedly bought a car using fraudulent checks and documents.

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Trump’s order leaves Los Banos man and daughter stuck in east Africa

Ahmed Ali, the Yemenese American manager of a Los Banos convenience store, has been stuck in a hotel in east Africa after authorities refused to allow his 12-year-old daughter to board their flight to the United States. The family had worked for seven years to secure her visa, which she won Thursday, a day before President Donald Trump ordered immigration from seven countries to be suspended.

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Baby bandit’s alleged theft of phone caught on camera in Los Banos

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
Baby bandit’s alleged theft of phone caught on camera in Los Banos 1:35

Baby bandit’s alleged theft of phone caught on camera in Los Banos

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Los Banos celebrates new Buffalo Soldier mural

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Los Banos dramatically defeats El Dorado

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Daniel Guerrero on LB's dramatic playoff win