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Monday, May 13 2013 07:19 AM

'First Look': First News for Monday, May 13

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    By Alex Horvath / The Californian

    About 20 people attended a vigil for David Silva on the corner of Flower Street and Palm Drive a few days after his death.

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By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

Take a look at your First News for Monday, May 13.

The death of Bakersfield father of four David Sal Silva immediately following his apparent beating Wednesday by Kern County law enforcement officers raises questions that have been asked in Bakersfield many times before -- questions about the use of deadly force by police.

The detention of two witnesses who shot cellphone video of officers' actions, and the confiscation of their phones by sheriff's deputies raises a whole new set of questions, say local defense lawyers and an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union.

And Bakersfield has long boasted of having one of the world's largest Relay for Life events, but this year, the fundraiser's net income shrank for the first time in nearly two decades. The massive fundraiser took a hit as several big donors shifted their giving from Relay to the Kern County Cancer Fund.

All this and more. Watch this morning's news on "First Look with Scott Cox."

 

 

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