ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge in California ordered a law firm linked to Stormy Daniels' attorney to pay $10 million on Tuesday to a lawyer who claimed that the firm had misstated its profits and that he was owed millions.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is making one of its steepest streets one-way following complaints that navigation apps are sending more drivers through the neighborhood to bypass traffic.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who killed six people, including her own sister, in a wrong-way crash on a Southern California freeway has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A hiker in Yosemite National Park fell to his death while climbing the iconic granite cliffs of Half Dome in rainy conditions, authorities said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a 20-year-old woman who died after attending a California music festival last year is suing the event promoter.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin say The Weinstein Company owes them at least $150,000 for optioning the rights to their book in order to make a yet unaired television series based on their son's legacy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clint Walker, the towering, strapping actor who handed down justice as the title character in the early TV western "Cheyenne," has died, his daughter said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two-hundred professors signed a letter demanding that the president of the University of Southern California resign amid allegations that USC failed to properly respond to complaints of misconduct by a gynecologist who worked at a student health clinic for 30 years.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man and his wife never called 911 when his 5-year-old daughter was dying inside a filthy Reno apartment earlier this month, then put her emaciated corpse in a duffel bag and drove it to California and left it in a storage unit, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former University of Southern California gynecologist accused of sexual harassment (all times local):
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The family of an Oregon college student is searching for answers after the 22-year-old was found injured and unconscious near railroad tracks in Truckee, California.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A California man confessed after his arrest that he made the hoax calls that led a police officer to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas, adding he routinely made similar calls to seek attention, a detective testified Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The agency that runs San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit system says the rate of aggravated assaults on trains and platforms has increased so far this year, while overall violent crimes have gone down.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the preliminary hearing for a California man accused of making a hoax call that led to police fatally shooting an unarmed man in Kansas. (all times local):
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There's been no seizure of hundreds of thousands of pounds of rat meat by U.S. officials, nor has the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned consumers that such meat may be for sale as "boneless" chicken wings.
TOPAZ LAKE, Nev. (AP) — Crews were working Tuesday to reopen a major highway in the Sierra that was shut down by a huge mudslide at Topaz Lake near the Nevada-California state line.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Camila Cabello (kah-MEE'-lah kah-BAY'-oh) is getting some rest after she was diagnosed with dehydration and a low-grade fever.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Agriculture Department investigators are asking for the public's health in the search for a suspect or suspects responsible for the illegal killing and butchering of a cow on a public grazing allotment about 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of Reno.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A newlywed couple's romantic weekend in Napa Valley to celebrate their first anniversary turned deadly when their Uber ride was hit head-on by another car.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a stolen-car suspect and his passenger after a three-hour chase across three Southern California counties that hit speeds topping 100 mph.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials say a man killed himself in front of hundreds of passengers at San Francisco International Airport after jumping from a mezzanine level to a baggage area.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego County will pay $240,000 to settle a lawsuit by a fourth woman who claims a sheriff's deputy groped or assaulted her.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors on Monday opposed new DNA testing in an infamous 35-year-old murder case, saying previous tests showed the right man is on death row.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers took steps Monday to let school employees ask judges to temporarily strip gun rights from potentially dangerous people in the wake of a mass school shooting in Texas.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man who was arrested on an explosives charge after a blast killed his former girlfriend last week at her day spa was ordered held without bail at a court appearance Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say a man who impersonated an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent and kept a stash of guns, grenades and thousands of rounds of ammunition is going to prison.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors are holding off on filing charges against a suspect arrested in the fatal stabbing of a woman inside her car in the parking lot of a Southern California shopping mall.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California man arrested on an explosives charge after a blast killed his former girlfriend last week (all times local):
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Officials say a Salt Lake City-bound Southwest flight made an emergency landing in northern Utah after a pregnant woman passed out.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man accused of fatally shooting an acquaintance during an argument over $60 has been extradited to Southern California to face a murder charge after more than a decade on the run.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation's largest federal court circuit is establishing a new position to oversee discrimination and sex harassment training following the resignation of a judge facing sexual misconduct allegations.
REDLANDS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man who got in a fight at a Southern California bar and later returned with a rifle was disarmed by an employee and an off-duty sheriff's deputy.