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  • FBI, police crack down on South Los Angeles gang

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI says more than 500 law enforcement officers from a task force served arrest warrants in a 30-month investigation targeting members of at South Los Angeles street gang The agency says 23 members of the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips who were charged in federal indictments...

  • Inmate dies after assault at prison in Susanville

    SUSANVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California corrections officials say a 28-year-old inmate died after he was attacked by three other inmates using homemade knives. The inmate died shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday at High Desert State Prison in Susanville, near the Nevada border. His name was not...

  • Dead man found floating off Orange County beach

    SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police say they have found an unidentified man floating dead in the ocean near a jetty in Seal Beach. Seal Beach police officers said Thursday that they found the body lying face down in a line of large rocks after they were called to the scene around 9:30 a.m....

  • River ruling could boost regulation of groundwater

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney said Thursday he expects to appeal a potentially precedent-setting court finding that could make local governments responsible for controlling the largely unregulated pumping of groundwater in the state. The issue is especially critical as California goes...

  • Body found in Northern California wildfire

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State fire officials say a body has been found in the area charred by a Northern California wildfire that has been burning since Friday. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Thursday the body was found near a home north of Platina Road in...

  • Bald eagles expand in California's Channel Islands

    VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say bald eagles continue to expand their range in Southern California's Channel Islands, where a nesting pair has been found on San Clemente Island for the first time in more than 50 years. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday that the discovery...

  • Shooting kills 2, wounds 1 at Los Angeles store

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say two men were shot to death and a third wounded outside a 7-Eleven store in Van Nuys. The shooting occurred shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday and there were no immediate arrests. Two people are being sought. Officials say the wounded victim was...

  • Ex-Labor Secretary Hilda Solis has a history of bending the rules

    Former Labor Secretary Hilda Solis has a long history of playing fast and loose with federal rules. A possible violation of campaign fundraising rules is only the latest example.

  • California foreclosure starts fall to 8-year low

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of default notices — the first step in the foreclosure process — sent to California homeowners slid to its lowest level in more than eight years in the spring as higher home values left fewer homeowners underwater, a research firm said Thursday. There were...

  • Prosecutor undecided on charging mom in bully case

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A frustrated mother of six sobbed uncontrollably outside a Northern California courtroom Thursday after prosecutors announced they were still undecided on whether to file charges accusing her of attacking a 12-year-old boy who is alleged to have bullied her daughter....

  • AP Los Angeles bureau names new courts reporter

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brian Melley, who has reported on and directed news coverage across California for The Associated Press, has been named courts reporter in Los Angeles. The appointment was announced Thursday by West Region Editor Traci Carl, who oversees news for 13 states. Melley will join...

  • Child psychologist sentenced for lewd acts

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former child psychologist convicted of inappropriately touching his young patients has been sentenced in Los Angeles to eight years in state prison The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office says Thomas Gary Amberson was also ordered Wednesday to register as a sex...

  • 5 California Things to Know for Thursday

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. BANK ROBBERY GUNBATTLE Hostage, two robbers dead after Stockton bank heist turns into high-speed gunbattle; two other hostages safe. 2. DEATH PENALTY Federal judge rules...

  • LA officer charged with beating kneeling man

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer has pleaded not guilty to beating a man with his baton while taking him into custody outside a restaurant near Staples Center. A district attorney's statement says 30-year-old Jonathan Lai entered the plea Wednesday to one count of assault by a...

  • Evacuations over in Northern California wildfire

    REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Evacuation orders have been called off for several rural homes in Northern California as firefighters took advantage of cool, moist conditions to begin to tame a large wildfire. Some residents near the fire in Shasta County have been advised they may need to evacuate...



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