Toxicology test results conducted on the body of a man who died in the Twin Towers jail in downtown Los Angeles show he died accidently of a drug overdose, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Department said.
Headed into the final round of play in the first major of the 2015 LPGA season, Valencia graduate Alison Lee is tied for 23rd out of 73 remaining players after the third round concluded on Saturday at the ANA Inspiration.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kike Hernandez led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a home run to center field against Ryan Mattheus, and the Los Angeles Dodgers ended up in a 6-6 tie with the Los Angeles Angels in the final game of spring training.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alec Martinez scored the tiebreaking goal, Marian Gaborik added his 26th goal and the Los Angeles Kings kept pace in the playoff hunt with a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Nobody ever said they were perfect. Now, the Kentucky Wildcats aren't undefeated, either.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in France has heaped intense pressure on Lufthansa's CEO Carsten Spohr, who in less than a year at the helm has had to grapple with weak earnings, labor unrest and tough competition from lower-cost carriers.
GARISSA, Kenya (AP) - Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab warned Saturday of more attacks in Kenya like the assault on Garissa University College that killed 148 people.
"Another 'Do as I say, not as I do' scenario," griped one Santa Clarita Valley resident.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The total eclipse of the moon lasted only a short time, but it still dazzled.
TUAL, Indonesia (AP) - The same trawlers that had enslaved countless migrant fishermen for years carried more than 300 of them to freedom Saturday, following a dramatic rescue from a remote Indonesian island that many men believed would likely be their final resting place.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Steady hiring is supposed to fire up economic growth.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Gay rights advocates are hoping to parlay the momentum from their legislative victories in Indiana and Arkansas this week into further expanding legal protections for gays and lesbians in those states and others.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Once a football hero celebrated in New Orleans for his role in the Saints' Super Bowl season, Darren Sharper is returning to the city in disgrace to complete plea deals on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A series of small earthquakes, the largest magnitude 3.1, has rattled the northern San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California prison officials said Friday they are changing state policy so mentally ill inmates who act out can get counseling instead of being automatically sent to isolation cells or kept in prison longer.
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) - A deck collapsed at a North Carolina beachhouse as a family got set to take a group photo Saturday evening, leaving at least 14 people injured with two of those in critical condition, authorities said.
A couple of kids playing with fireworks sparked a small brush fire Saturday evening in Saugus, a county fire official said. The flames were quickly doused before it reached any homes or structures.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they are focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 108th minute, helping England beat Germany 1-0 on Saturday for third place in the Women's World Cup.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Gay rights activists gathered in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July to mark the progress of their movement and pay tribute to those who launched it a half-century ago - but also made it clear that the fight for equality was far from over.
Hundreds of hungry residents, many with kids, loaded up their plates and slathered on the syrup this morning at the Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club's annual Fourth of July pancake breakfast.
LONDON (AP) - About an hour after flopping on her back and kicking her feet overhead to celebrate a stunning comeback from a set and a break down against defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, Jelena Jankovic still was giddy.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) - The fate of six women - four of them dead, two missing for months - has people on edge in this small southern Ohio city as relatives seek clues, seemingly in vain, to whatever happened to their loved ones.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - With the crucial austerity referendum a day away, Greeks contemplated Saturday how their vote will shape their future and the impact a "yes" or "no" will have on the country's youth.
NEW YORK (AP) - Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.
As we prepare to celebrate our nation's most important holiday, it is appropriate to reflect on our precious right of independence.
Somewhere along the line, freedom went through a tragic redefinition. What once was understood, and provided the basic foundation stone of our democracy, has now become a primary cause of our societal demise.
There should be a great concern in this country about the way Congress is hedging and has failed to do its job concerning the latest war in Iraq and Syria by debating and voting on the war.
Gary Horton's column "Gay marriage about owning up to reality," published Wednesday in The Signal, fails on many levels.