Father of murder suspect convicted of molestation
SACRAMENTO . (AP) - Authorities will have more time and tools to investigate mortgage fraud under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Tuesday. The state attorney general's office will be able to convene a statewide grand jury to investigate financial crimes involving victims in multiple counties under SB1474 by Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley. Brown also signed AB1950 by Assemblyman Mike Davis, D-Los ...
Armed gang member was on way to avenge killing
POLL: VOTERS DIVIDED OVER DEATH PENALTY REPEAL : SACRAMENTO . (AP) - A new Field Poll shows California voters split over a November ballot initiative seeking to repeal the death penalty.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Construction crews have unearthed the massive foundations of the old San Francisco City Hall destroyed in the disastrous 1906 earthquake. The wreckage of the building and its 300-foot dome became a famous symbol of the quake. Workers digging on Hyde Street near Fulton Street for a landscaping project found the ruins on Sept. 14, ...
STOCKTON (AP) - The Roman Catholic diocese in Stockton is facing another lawsuit alleging child abuse by a defrocked priest who spoke openly about molesting children in a 2006 documentary. An unidentified woman says she was molested by Oliver O'Grady from 1991 to 1992 when she was 11 and 12 years old, and O'Grady was serving ...
SECOND DUI COUNT AGAINST LAWMAKER DISMISSED: SACRAMENTO (AP) - A Contra Costa County judge has dismissed a second DUI count against a state lawmaker from Southern California.
MODESTO (AP) - Renters moving into a Modesto home have found a body and police say the death is being investigated as a homicide. The Modesto Bee says the body was found on Sunday. Police say the victim, believed to be a man subletting a room in the home, was assaulted. His name is being withheld until relatives ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California regulators have new powers to ensure gas utilities follow safe practices, thanks to a suite of bills that have just been signed into law, a state assemblyman said Monday.
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.
OAKLAND (AP) - San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit's two largest unions filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the agency, claiming its board of directors broke state law when they approved a contract without a key provision.