RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an Uzbek refugee serving 25 years in federal prison for a plot to kill U.S. military personnel or civilians has been charged with stabbing a prison warden.
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A gunbattle during a traffic stop near Los Angeles left a suspect dead and a sheriff's deputy wounded, authorities said Thursday.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Ocean water rushed through the streets of a low-lying Southern California coastal community after a seawall was damaged by construction workers.
MONTEBELLO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are searching the Southern California home of the grandmother of a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for more than a month.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be "modern day sex slaves," according to an indictment that charges 21 people in what authorities called a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that used an elaborate money laundering scheme to conceal mi…
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — Researchers have been trying to tag great white sharks off Southern California where large numbers of the predators close to shore have forced recent beach closures.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Opponents of California's bullet train have refiled a lawsuit against state legislation that allows high-speed rail money to be spent on electrification of Caltrain from south of San Jose to San Francisco.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A 44-year-old semitractor-trailer driver whose truck crashed into a bridge over Interstate 80 in Wyoming has been charged with driving more than the federal commercial driving limit of 11 hours and driving under the influence.
CANNES, France (AP) — It's a long way from May in France to February in Los Angeles, but the Cannes Film Festival has often been a breeding ground for Academy Awards campaigns.
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A minor undersea earthquake has jiggled a small stretch of the Southern California coast in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
CANNES, France (AP) — It's a long way from May in France to February in Los Angeles, but the Cannes Film Festival has often been a breeding ground for Oscar campaigns.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy group GLAAD says the representation of LGBTQ characters in major Hollywood films increased nearly 1 percent in 2016, but the group says many of the portrayals weren't positive.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Prosecutors say six people are facing felony charges stemming from an illegal hash oil manufacturing and distribution center in San Diego.
SIESTA KEY, Fla. (AP) — The sand on Siesta Beach on Florida's Gulf Coast is as fine as powdered sugar, a pure, sparkling white and soft as a kitten's fur — all because it's comprised of 99 percent pure crushed quartz.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has voted to name Nashville's new federal courthouse after former Sen. Fred Thompson, the late actor who appeared in at least 20 movies and in the TV series "Law & Order."
DALLAS (AP) — Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dani Mathers earned fame posing as a nude model. She gained notoriety on the other side of the camera when she snapped a photo of an unwitting and unwilling subject — a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California judge on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for the founder of Bikram yoga, who's been ordered to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 million judgment won by a former legal adviser.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A renowned strawberry researcher in California broke patent law and violated a loyalty pledge to his former university by taking his work with him to profit from it in a private company, a jury in San Francisco decided Wednesday.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A drug company has agreed to pay $1.6 million for substance abuse treatment to settle a lawsuit from two California counties alleging misleading marketing practices, officials announced Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Demand for California pollution permits rebounded in the first quarterly auction since an appeals court upheld the program, generating about $500 million for the state, according to results released Wednesday.
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Construction crews in California have begun demolishing the destroyed portion of the main spillway at Oroville Dam as they race to repair the structure in time for the next rainy season, state water officials and construction managers said Wednesday.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley says it has fired an assistant professor who violated the university's sexual misconduct code.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who broke into Sandra Bullock's home in 2014 and forced the Oscar-winning actress to hide in her closet while calling police has been sentenced to continued mental health treatment and probation after pleading no contest to felony stalking and burglary charges.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is expanding its fundraising tools that let users ask friends and strangers to give them money to help pay for education, medical or other expenses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Members of the Writers Guild of America have overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract with television and film producers.
NEW YORK (AP) — It would be easy to brush off fitness guru Taryn Toomey's The Class as another hippie trend, but you'd miss the magic. (She sprinkled crushed crystals underneath the studio floors, which she says is designed to draw out energy.)
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police have arrested a homeless man on suspicion of killing two other homeless men who were found on the sidewalk at a strip mall.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A previous owner of a private jet also once owned by Elvis Presley is disputing an auction house's claim the king of rock 'n' roll designed its red velvet interior.
MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — A former freshman football player at a San Francisco Bay Area high school was found in juvenile court to have sexually assaulted a girl from a nearby high school last year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council has approved funding for a pilot program to install rumble strips on a roadway in the San Fernando Valley known for illegal street racing.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area school will close at the end of this academic year because it is at risk of catastrophic damage if a major earthquake hits.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A network issue impacting flights departing out of Terminal A at Sacramento International Airport has been resolved.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a dozen people have been arrested as part of a federal investigation into a large-scale credit card skimming operation that targeted Southern California restaurant patrons.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck two bicyclists, killing one and seriously injuring the other.