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  • LA County man charged in son's fatal stabbing

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged a 38-year-old man in the fatal stabbing of his young son. The district attorney's office says Alejandro Santoyo Sanchez faces one count each of murder and assault on a child causing death. Sanchez made a brief court appearance...

  • Crews work to clear debris from Shasta mudslide

    MOUNT SHASTA, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service crews are working to clear a mud flow that has closed two roads and a bridge on Mount Shasta. The mudslide happened Saturday when the tip of a glacier broke off and sent a torrent of muck, logs and rocks down Mount Shasta's southeast side....

  • OC assessor pleads not guilty to election charges

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Orange County assessor has pleaded not guilty to filing false nomination papers for a primary re-election bid earlier this year. District attorney's office spokeswoman Farrah Emami says 70-year-old Webster Guillory pleaded not guilty Monday to three counts of filing...

  • Injured man found on Santa Monica Beach

    SANTA MONICA (AP) — Police say a man with serious injuries was found on Santa Monica Beach and investigators are trying to determine if he was hit by a vehicle. A police spokeswoman who identified herself only as Officer Gutierrez says someone called authorities early Sunday saying a man in the...

  • Boyfriend detained after woman's body found in car

    MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a woman was found dead in a vehicle in the backyard of a Monrovia home and her boyfriend was detained at the scene. Deputy Amber Smith says authorities received a call Sunday from the boyfriend's parents, who were concerned...

  • Police car collides with truck at LA intersection

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say two officers responding to a robbery call were injured when their patrol car collided with a pickup truck at an intersection. City News Service reports the cruiser's red light and siren were on when the crash happened late Sunday in the West Adams area....

  • Melted glacier sends miles of mud down Mt. Shasta

    MT. SHASTA, Calif. (AP) — The largest mudslide on Northern California's Mt. Shasta in two decades may be related to California's prolonged drought, experts said Sunday. The mudslide began Saturday after a glacier holding pockets of water either shifted or melted, releasing water down the...

  • Gov. Brown signs clean-air vehicle legislation

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California. One bill signed Sunday allows 15,000 additional electric and partial zero-emissions vehicles, or 70,000 total vehicles, to get green stickers that allow driving in...

  • Crews cleaning fuel spill in San Francisco Bay

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S Coast Guard and state wildlife officials are investigating what caused a fuel oil spill from a World War II-era ship into the San Francisco Bay. Lt. Jacob Aulner, a Coast Guard spokesman, said Sunday that crews are cleaning up less than 50 gallons of fuel spilled...

  • California freeway shooting kills 1, injures 2

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Homicide detectives are investigating a potential gang-related Southern California shooting on a freeway off-ramp that left one person dead and two others injured. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/XHKLOR ) that the shooting occurred at about 6:33 p.m....

  • Kashkari aims to unify GOP after weekend divisions

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari made the most of a low-profile Sunday morning speaking slot at the party's state convention, delivering a spirited defense of a party he said cares most about poor people and minorities but has failed to convey its message....

  • Southwest Airlines flight makes emergency landing

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight from Sacramento to Burbank had to make an emergency landing in Los Angeles after its wing flaps malfunctioned. An airline spokesman says flight 1704 was safely diverted to Los Angeles International Airport Saturday after "an indication of a...

  • Woman gives birth on California freeway shoulder

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marine Corps veteran Bolivar Vilchez was terrified as he helped his wife deliver their daughter on the side of a Southern California freeway. The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/1uTy4wt ) that 29-year-old Sandra Vilchez was on the way to her mother's home...

  • Rand Paul urges California GOP to try new tactics

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul urged California Republicans on Saturday to attract new voters by trying tactics typically associated with Democrats: pushing for expanded voting rights, reforming criminal drug sentences and talking to minorities. "Let's be the party that actually...

  • 55 tons of trash pulled from California waterways

    AUBURN, Calif. (AP) — State officials say some 55 tons of trash was removed from the California's drought-stricken waterways during the Great Sierra River Cleanup. A release from organizers Saturday says more than 100,000 pounds of bottles, cans, appliances, car parts and other debris were...



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