LOS ANGELES (AP) - A nurse was arrested for committing a sex act with a corpse at a hospital, police said Tuesday. Alejandro Lazo, 61, was arrested at Sherman Oaks Hospital on Sunday for investigation of a state Health and Safety Code violation, a felony. Lazo, who lives in suburban Reseda, was released after posting $20,000 bail, and ...
OAKLAND . (AP) - Five men were in custody Tuesday in connection with the shooting of an undercover police officer in Oakland. Two of those arrested are suspected gang members on parole, Officer Johnna Watson, a police spokeswoman, told The Associated Press on Tuesday. More arrests could be made in Monday's shooting, she said. <p style="line-height: 18pt; background: ...
ROSEVILLE (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown joined hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the state Monday in honoring a Sacramento-area police officer who was killed in the line of duty last week. Funeral services were held in Monday for Kevin Tonn, a K-9 unit officer with the Galt Police Department. Tonn, 35, died Tuesday after he was shot while trying ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Californians who helped kill their friends or spouses have avoided jail time as prosecutors struggle with the troubling issue of assisted suicide. An Orange County social worker received probation last week for providing yogurt laced with the drug Oxycontin to an 86-year-old man who wanted to end his life. And a judge in San Luis Obispo County sentenced ...
COLFAX (AP) - A Union Pacific Railroad spokesman says trains are running as scheduled again through a section of Northern California where a freight train derailed on Sunday.
CASTRO VALLEY SUPPORTS NOW-SIGNLESS BURGER JOINT : CASTRO VALLEY (AP) - Residents of a San Francisco Bay area suburb are speaking up to support a 1950's-style sign that county planners ordered removed from a new hamburger restaurant.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials are looking for the person who called 911 and falsely reported an emergency at a former Malibu residence of the Kardashians.
CAMP PENDLETON (AP) - The U.S. Marine Corps, known for turning out some of the military's toughest warriors, is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises based on mindfulness.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The neighbors who played a key role in the domestic violence case involving San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi are suing the sheriff and his wife, Eliana Lopez, claiming defamation.
SANTA ANA (AP) - Prosecutors say they won't call a jailhouse informant to the stand in the trial of a man charged with murdering eight people in a 2011 Seal Beach beauty salon shooting.
DAVIS (AP) - A University of California, Davis, researcher who was injured in an explosion at his campus apartment early Thursday has been arrested, police said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nearly one-third of Nevada's 63 lawmakers attended an invitation-only event the National Rifle Association hosted Saturday at a Las Vegas shooting range, organizers said.
HIKERS WON'T HAVE TO PAY $160K RESCUE COSTS: SANTA ANA (AP) - Two hikers lost for days in the Southern California wilderness won't be charged the $160,000 it took to find them.
POLICE: MAN DRESSED AS WOMAN IN RESTROOM ARRESTED: PALMDALE (AP) - A Palmdale man has been arrested for allegedly videotaping women in a Macy's restroom while dressed as a woman.
VALLEY SPRINGS . (AP) - The parents of an 8-year-old Central California girl who was stabbed to death in her home believed she was fine when they made a 911 call to authorities from another location.