HUGHSON (AP) - A Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy was shot twice in the head and killed Sunday while responding to a call about a suspicious car and person. The suspect in the case was arrested later after trying to steal a woman's purse, authorities said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A San Francisco police officer was hospitalized in critical but stable condition Saturday after being shot in the head while responding to reports of man making threats at a shopping center, authorities said.
RICHMOND (AP) - Prosecutors in the San Francisco Bay Area have filed hate crime charges against two men accused of attacking a Sikh man by removing his turban and cutting a fistful of hair with a pocket knife last month, officials said.
PALM SPRINGS (AP) - In the minutes before three Palm Springs officers were shot, two fatally, the suspected gunman's father told a neighbor his son was armed, "acting crazy" and wanted to shoot police.
RICHMOND (AP) - A northern California city announced Friday that it is seeking to fire one of its police officers and discipline eight others implicated in a wide-ranging sexual abuse scandal involving the teen daughter of a dispatcher.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a man wearing only red underpants attacked officers with "superhuman strength," got into a patrol car and tried to run over officers and rammed a mobile home off its blocks.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - A man in a private security uniform stabbed nine people at a Minnesota shopping mall, reportedly asking one victim if he or she was Muslim before an off-duty police officer shot and killed him in an attack the Islamic State group claimed as its own.
SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) - Jersey Shore beaches were reopened Sunday as an investigation continued into a pipe bomb explosion at a seaside community before thousands of runners were to participate in a charity 5K race to benefit Marines and sailors.
NEW YORK (AP) - The bomb that rocked a New York City neighborhood known for its vibrant arts scene and large gay community contained residue of an explosive often used for target practice that can be picked up in many sporting goods stores, a federal law enforcement official said Sunday, as authorities tried to unravel who planted the device and why.