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Tip About Van Led to Arrest of Escapees in San Francisco

Orange County Sheriff agents search the back of a hotel for escaped inmates in Santa Ana, Calif., on Jan. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Orange County Sheriff agents search the back of a hotel for escaped inmates in Santa Ana, Calif., on Jan. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

SANTA ANA, Calif.—After a week of SWAT raids and a gang dragnet, it was a simple tip from an observant citizen that led police to...

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