FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Two California men have been charged with a string of felony counts stemming from a criminal case that created a buzz among beekeepers across the country, authorities said Thursday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials denied parole Thursday for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel — a follower of cult leader Charles Manson — after considering whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders nearly five decades ago in California.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general is blocking state-funded travel to Texas and three other states in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber says it hired a former Google engineer now accused of stealing trade secrets even though the company knew at the time that he had information that didn't belong to him.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court says members of the U.S. Navy can pursue their lawsuit in a U.S. court alleging radiation exposure from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Keith Loneker, the former Kansas offensive lineman who spent three years in the NFL before becoming a modestly successful actor, died Thursday. He was 46.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. District Court judge deciding whether a fellow judge should disqualify himself from lawsuits over videos by an anti-abortion group said Thursday he could not immediately see any appearance of bias.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona investigator said Thursday he is confident a baby left at a Las Vegas-area church is the same one that authorities have for weeks been searching for across three states.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man pleaded guilty on Thursday to helping three inmates escape from jail by leaving a backpack with a rope and knife outside the facility attached to a rope, authorities said.
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — A teenager shot to death by deputies was accidentally hit by a bullet as he tried to stop an aggressive dog from attacking the officers early Thursday, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California Assemblyman announced Thursday that he's running for governor in 2018, an uphill climb for a Republican in a state dominated across statewide offices by Democrats.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment giving crime victims and their families the same rights as the accused say they've delivered enough signatures to Ohio's elections chief to make the fall ballot.
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Crews working in rugged terrain during a punishing heat wave are having a tough time building containment of a wildfire that's burned nearly 2.5 square miles (6.5 square km) in the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles.
PLACENTIA, Calif. (AP) — A 53-year-old California man has been sentenced to four years in prison after receiving his 10th drunken driving conviction in six years.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco police officer has been ordered to stand trial in connection with a crash in North Beach that left two men with serious injuries.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a woman led officers on a wild chase in a suspected stolen car that lasted a half-hour and ended when she crashed into a pole.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — An electric vehicle manufacturer plans to buy an AM General assembly plant in northern Indiana and invest $30 million in upgrades at the facility.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oakland city leaders renewed their pledges to straighten out the troubled police department after a court-appointed investigator concluded they mishandled a teenager's allegations that she was sexually exploited by officers.
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of the Southern California desert city of Palmdale has been charged with illegally receiving more than $60,000 a year from city consultants and failing to report it.
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Investigators from the U.S. Forest Service are asking for help from the public in determining the cause of a wildfire that has burned nearly 2.5 square miles (6.5 square km) in the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Parents of a California man who died of a drug overdose at the Electric Daisy Carnival two years ago have sued the promoters for negligence and wrongful death.
SMITH RIVER, Calif. (AP) — California wildlife officials are banning hunting of sage grouse for a season because of dwindling populations of the spikey-feathered native bird.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two people died in Northern California of causes related an extreme heat wave scorching the Southwest U.S., authorities said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was spotted urinating at a Los Angeles County commuter train station on Wednesday had a weapons cache that included silencers, a rifle, handgun and perhaps 150 rounds of ammunition, authorities said.
DETROIT (AP) — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state appeals court has rejected a voter-approved initiative backed by actor Rob Reiner that aimed to restrict development in Malibu.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Officials from Oklahoma and more than a dozen other states have sent two letters to California's insurance commissioner, asking that he stop pressing insurance companies to publicly disclose fossil fuel investments and divest from the coal industry, saying it only confus…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story June 21 about a doctor charged with child sex abuse, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of a nurse charged in the case. She is Emily Stephens, not Emily Johnson.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court on Wednesday reinstated Terrence Howard's divorce judgment involving his second wife after finding the actor was not coerced into signing it.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A man who set fire to an illegal boarding home in Pasadena, killing two men, has been sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit demanding federal wildlife officials reassess their practice of killing coyotes, bobcats, fox and other animals in Northern California.