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NBA setting up hotline to report misconduct, work concerns

The NBA is establishing a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report concerns about misconduct in their workplace. The move comes after a Sports Illustrated report that described … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 3:26 am


Weinstein apologizes to Streep, Lawrence for lawyers' words

Harvey Weinstein is apologizing to Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence after his lawyers cited them in asking a court to dismiss a sexual misconduct lawsuit. A spokeswoman for the disgraced … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 3:11 am


Dozens of wrecks close parts of icy I-80 in Nevada

A winter storm dumped a half-foot (15 centimeters) of snow in just two hours in northern Nevada on Thursday, closing schools in Reno and triggering dozens of accidents on icy … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 2:42 am


The Latest: Fire engulfs Pico Rivera apartment building

The Latest on a fire at a Los Angeles-area apartment building (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Authorities say a fire that ripped through an apartment complex east of Los Angeles … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 2:22 am


The Latest: Icy pileup closes I-80 east of Reno-Sparks

The Latest on a snowstorm moving across northern Nevada (all times local, PST): 5:55 p.m. An icy pileup involving more than a dozen vehicles has closed the eastbound lanes of … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 1:55 am


Trump mulls pulling immigration agents from California

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he may pull the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency out of California, an idea so unlikely that some of his staunchest critics dismissed … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 1:47 am


Looking for a bank branch? Why one area city isn’t your best option

While populations are on the rise in several cities across the United States, it seems bank branches are being shut down in droves. According to a new study, a nearby … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 1:44 am


San Diego County deputy pleads not guilty to sex assaults

A San Diego County sheriff's deputy has pleaded not guilty to groping or assaulting 12 women while on duty, including some who'd been arrested. Richard Fischer entered pleas Thursday to … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 1:22 am


California Democrats to chart 2018 course amid party tension

California Democrats, united in their opposition to President Donald Trump, are gathering to chart a path for 2018 success while seeking to shore up fissures over the party's direction that … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 1:08 am


Fire engulfs Pico Rivera apartment building

Fire has engulfed a three-story apartment building in a Los Angeles suburb. The Los Angeles County Fire Department says about 100 firefighters are battling a blaze in the three-story building … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 1:01 am


Doctor sentenced for prescribing thousands of opioid pills

A cardiologist who charged patients a bogus $100 "DEA Fee" and prescribed thousands of opioid pills at a time has been sentenced to nearly 4 ½ years in federal prison. … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 12:51 am


The Latest: Health authorities say 3 men may have overdosed

The Latest on three men found dead on San Francisco street (all times local): 4:15 p.m. San Francisco's public health department says the overnight deaths of three men found on … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 12:43 am


Drugs likely in deaths of 3 found on San Francisco street

Public health authorities are warning against the dangers of buying drugs potentially laced with fentanyl after three men were found dead near a school in San Francisco's historic Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. … Click to Continue »

Published on 23 February 2018 | 12:34 am


California officials charged with misspending public funds

California has filed felony charges against five people accused of mishandling hazardous waste and misspending public funds at a rural water district, purchasing items including a kitchen remodel and concert … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 11:18 pm


California judge accused of taking gifts in misconduct probe

A state agency has launched a formal investigation of a former California state judge over allegations including that he steered business to a firm where his son worked, improperly accepted … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 10:57 pm


Conservationists plan to sue feds over nearly-extinct fly

Activists plan to sue the U.S. government, claiming it's failed to protect a nearly-extinct fly in California's agricultural heartland. The Center for Biological Diversity filed notice Thursday that it will … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 10:30 pm


He said sex with sex workers was consensual. Jury says he raped them

A Sanger man faces at least 90 years to life in prison after a Fresno County Superior Court jury convicted him of raping several sex workers in Fresno during the … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 10:26 pm


Man pleads guilty to murder of Oregon truck weighmaster

A man convicted of shooting at Los Angeles police officers in late 2014 has pleaded guilty to killing an Oregon heavy truck weighmaster months before the California shootout. Dirck White … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 10:13 pm


Man charged for alleged threat to attack California college

A man who allegedly made Facebook threats to attack a Southern California community college has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder after authorities found an AR-15 in his home … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 10:12 pm


School policeman charged with attacking man over cellphone

A San Bernardino school district policeman has been arrested for allegedly pulling a gun on a gardener who found his cellphone and knocking him unconscious. Alejandro Brown was arrested on … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 9:49 pm


Lawmakers weighing more incentives for film crews in Utah

A Utah lawmaker won unanimous committee approval for a proposal to add $5 million to a fund designed to lure movie and television film crews to the state. Republican state … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 9:44 pm


Trump comments points to deep divisions over arming teachers

Utah teacher Kasey Hansen says carrying a concealed weapon in school is "more of a solution" than hiding in a corner and waiting if an armed intruder enters the classroom. … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 9:25 pm


SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

An Earth-observation satellite built for Spain and two experimental satellites for internet service were successfully launched into orbit from California at dawn Thursday, creating a brief light show as it … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 7:13 pm


Invasive swamp rodent has California scrambling to come up with a battle plan

About the size of a beagle, they can quickly turn a lush green marsh to a wasteland. They use their long orange teeth to gnaw through vegetation and reach the … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 6:46 pm


Oakland airport ex-employee pleads guilty to pot smuggling

Federal prosecutors say a former baggage handler at Oakland International Airport has pleaded guilty to conspiring with other airport employees to smuggle marijuana. The U.S. Attorney Office said former Southwest … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 6:12 pm


California woman gets 25 years for love triangle killing

A Southern California woman convicted of conspiring with her lover to kill her husband was denied a new trial and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. A jury … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 6:08 pm


San Francisco wakes up to a city full of swings, courtesy of #SwingBombSF

San Franciscans woke up to a surprise last weekend when up to 50 impromptu rope swings appeared across the city, courtesy of a guerrilla group calling itself #SwingBombSF. “We decided … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 5:22 pm


‘That’s my child, give her back,’ she lied. But her trick stopped a kidnapping, California police say

The attempted kidnapping started with a bear hug, police said. But the woman giving the hug was a complete stranger to the 12-year-old California girl receiving it. “And then she … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 4:44 pm


He had a smuggled tiger cub riding shotgun in his Camaro. Now he’s going to prison

When border agents found a tiger cub riding shotgun in his Camaro last August, Luis Eudoro Valencia told them he’d bought the cub on a whim in Tijuana. Prosecutors, however, … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 3:45 pm


How to tell an invasive swamp rodent from other California critters

An infestation of nutria, an invasive swamp rodent, was recently found in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. See how to identify them and report sightings. … Click to Continue »

Published on 22 February 2018 | 1:02 am








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