Gun control advocates rallied around the country on Saturday, seeking to pressure Congress to tighten the nation's gun laws after the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, Dayton, Ohio and Northern California.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Thousands of strangers came to say goodbye to a woman who was killed in a mass shooting in El Paso after hearing her longtime companion had few family members left.
PHOENIX (AP) — Forecasters are posting notices of dangerous heat in southern Nevada, southeastern California and southern and western Arizona for Tuesday and the next day or two.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man has been convicted of planting a pipe bomb beneath his wife's vehicle six years ago in an attempt to kill her and the couple's two children.
CHICAGO (AP) — Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits.
MT. SHASTA, Calif. (AP) — A mother is under investigation for child neglect after her 7-month-old boy was found unresponsive at a Northern California campground.
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — One of two men convicted of stealing a firefighter's pickup truck during the deadliest wildfire in California history has been sentenced to 41 days in jail and three years of probation.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County woman has been charged with embezzling more than $700,000 from high school student body funds.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Los Angeles Opera has declined to release any details of its promised investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against opera legend Placido Domingo, the company's longtime general director, including whether it has already started.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government said Friday it is busing migrants who have applied for asylum in the United States to the southern Mexico state of Chiapas.
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Heather Locklear has pleaded no contest to charges that she fought with first responders during two visits to her Southern California home last year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," died Friday at his home of complications from lung cancer. He was 79.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court has declined once again to immediately halt new Trump administration rules that bar taxpayer-funded clinics from referring patients for abortions.
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking asylum at the two busiest stretches of the southern border in a partial legal victory for the Trump administration.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who robbed an armored car guard at a Southern California shopping plaza was captured Friday after the guard fired gunshots that sent panicked shoppers fleeing, police said.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Arizona and Nevada will face their first-ever cuts in Colorado River water next year, but the changes aren't expected to be overly burdensome for either state.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Fonda, 'Easy Rider' star, counter-culture figure and brother of actress Jane Fonda, has died at 79.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and three other states on Friday filed the latest court challenge to new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California man who previously escaped from jail and was on the run for a week was convicted Friday of kidnapping and torturing a marijuana dispensary owner who he mistakenly believed had buried large sums of money in the desert.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The first Catholic priest in the U.S. to be labeled sexually violent when he was convicted in Illinois was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for abusing two boys in Missouri in the 1990s.
BELLFLOWER, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of kidnapping his 80-year-old mother from a nursing home in Reno, Nevada was arrested early Friday after a standoff in a Los Angeles suburb, authorities said.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are leading a group of more than 150 writers, artists and leaders who have written a public "letter of solidarity" to U.S. Latinos after the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, and an immigration raid in Mississippi.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Southern California police chief who coordinated the law enforcement response following the 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack is retiring.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city-wide promotion in Los Angeles for a popular Amazon television series caused chaos when drivers lined up for hours to cash in on 1950s gas prices.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say they are investigating the death of an inmate found unresponsive during a security check on a housing pod.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Orange County has reached a settlement with a former California jail nurse who says she was prevented from treating an inmate.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Officials say police issued a citation to an FBI agent last month after the agent's gun was stolen from a parked vehicle in Oakland.
MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lawyer who stepped down as attorney for the family of a man shot and killed by a police officer says he's back on the case.
ATLANTA (AP) — An investigation involving two of the world's biggest airports and hundreds of turtles has led to federal charges that a man illegally shipped the reptiles to China.
SEATTLE (AP) — A former Newcastle resident charged with defrauding Seattle-area residents and others of around $5.8 million while pretending to be a British billionaire, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering.
WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California have arrested three people suspected of beating a homeless man to death last month, and investigators are asking for the public's help in locating a fourth alleged assailant.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Thede knew plenty of talented African-American female comedians, but only a few were getting hired on popular TV comedy shows such as "Saturday Night Live" and "Mad TV."
BELLFLOWER, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are in a standoff at an apartment in a Los Angeles suburb with a man suspected of kidnapping his elderly mother from a nursing home in Reno, Nevada.
MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a brushfire that erupted after a stolen car chase has burned two homes and prompted the evacuation of dozens more east of Los Angeles.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A gun-rights group sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, contending it violates the Second Amendment right to bear arms.