SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego City Council delayed voting Tuesday on a controversial plan to open a 40-bed treatment center for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder across the street from a charter elementary school. City officials decided to hold off until negotiations wrap up between the Old Town Academy's attorney, Cynthia Morgan, and the Department of ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - Defense attorneys of a man who says he assaulted a priest for molesting him decades ago suffered a setback Tuesday when a judge barred testimony from other alleged victims of child abuse by the same cleric. It was one of several rulings by Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge David Cena that restricted testimony about alleged molestations by ...
SANTA CLARITA (AP) - A big-rig truck and nearly 20 cars collided Tuesday on a freeway in the mountains north of Los Angeles, leaving at least 17 people injured, including two critically, authorities said. Television news footage showed more than a half-dozen cars, pickup trucks and SUVs crumpled together and piled on top of each other in a cluster of wreckage on ...
WOMAN TRAPPED IN CAR IN POOL IS BRAIN DEAD: ESCONDIDO (AP) - A San Diego County woman has been declared brain dead after being trapped in a speeding car driven by her boyfriend that plunged into a swimming pool.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders have come up with a plan to freeze tuition rates at California's public universities if voters approve a tax hike in November, the Senate leader said Monday.
FONTANA (AP) - Police said Monday they have arrested a masonry teacher and four students as they investigate allegations of brutal hazing at a summer school in Southern California. Three boys were attacked in separate incidents in the classroom of teacher Emmanuel Delarosa at A.B. Miller High School, Fontana police Sgt. Robert Morris said. One 18-year-old student - Fernando Salgado - is ...
RIVERSIDE (AP) - A convicted felon with a history of violence was sentenced to death Monday for murdering a Riverside policeman with his own gun as the man pleaded for his life. Earl Ellis Green, 46, said nothing as he was sentenced for the 2010 attack that killed 27-year-old Officer Ryan Bonaminio. Superior Court Judge Jean P. Leonard ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - A judge on Monday tossed out a priest's testimony against a man charged with assaulting him after the reverend invoked his right to avoid self-incrimination as it became clear he may be accused of lying on the stand. The man accused of attacking the priest, William Lynch, claims Father Jerold Lindner raped him and his brother decades ago. ...
WORKERS MISTAKENLY PAINT OVER STUDENT MURAL: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Workers have mistakenly painted over a colorful mural weeks after San Francisco middle school students completed the two-year campus beautification project.
TEMECULA (AP) - A Riverside County father and his teen daughter have each been placed on four years' probation after pleading guilty to charges stemming from a vigilante attack on a man the girl had accused of rape.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The state parks department has a new warehouse for its collection of historical artifacts, and the building will soon be open to the public.
CHICAGO (AP) - Call it Disneyland Chicago.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Authorities have seized more than 3,000 pounds of cocaine in a three-year crackdown on a nationwide drug trafficking operation centered near the California-Mexico border.
STOCKTON (AP) - Southbound Interstate 5 in Stockton reopened hours after an officer-involved shooting shut it down during the busy morning commute.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The board that oversees California's embattled high-speed rail project is responding to recent legal and administrative setbacks and says it will file a new motion seeking blanket authority to sell $8.6 billion in state bonds.
EUREKA (AP) - A Northern California man is headed to trial on charges that he killed one person and wounded another with a crossbow.
OAKLAND (AP) - Police officers with the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit agency have made significant progress in meeting reforms instituted after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white transit officer, an independent auditor said Thursday.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Six decades before he went to North Korea as a curious tourist, Merrill Newman supervised a group of South Korean guerrillas during the Korean War who were perhaps the most hated and feared fighters in the North, former members of the group say.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to what is believed to be the first traffic citation alleging a motorist was using Google's computer-in-an-eyeglass.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The movie studio that makes the "Fast & Furious" action franchise said Tuesday it was suspending production of the latest installment, while authorities pressed ahead with their investigation into how Paul Walker died.