BURBANK (AP) - The Los Angeles County coroner has determined the death of an FBI agent who went missing from his Burbank home was a suicide.
SANTA ANA (AP) - An Orange County man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping a woman with severe mental and developmental disabilities in a community college bathroom.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - NBC defended itself Monday against Sharon Osbourne's claim the network discriminated against her afflicted son in casting a new reality show.
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - Even Mitt Romney's shopping cart becomes a clue when trying to solve the political world's biggest mystery.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A fire at one of the country's largest refineries has sent scores of residents to San Francisco Bay area hospitals with breathing problems.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A 9th-grader from the Philadelphia area was considering an admissions offer by a private boarding school after it announced a new policy to treat HIV-positive applicants the same as others.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A religious leader willing to do anything for his beloved, tight-knit Sikh community. A former farmer who left his fields in rural northern India and found a new home at the temple. A joke-telling Sikh priest whose family had just arrived from India. The mother who gave everything of herself for her family and her faith. A pair of brothers who lived together a half a world away from their family to serve as temple priests.
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) - A woman disguised in scrubs was caught trying to steal a newborn girl from a Southern California hospital in a duffel bag after sensors attached to the baby alerted employees, Garden Grove police said. The 48-year-old woman was arrested Monday at Garden Grove Medical Center after a hospital staffer stopped her from leaving with the baby, Lt. Jeff Nightengale said during a news conference. "At this point we don't ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Attorneys for a man accused of stabbing sleeping homeless people want him to be evaluated to see if he is mentally fit to stand trial. A judge Monday scheduled a mental competency hearing for Aug. 20 in the case of 37-year-old Courtney Anthony Robinson. Robinson is accused of attacking three homeless people in downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood and Santa Monica in July and leaving paper "death warrants" with each victim, ...
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles County coroner has determined the death of an FBI agent who went missing from his Burbank home was a suicide. Chief Coroner Investigator Craig Harvey said Monday that 35-year-old Stephen Ivens shot himself in the head with a handgun, and died of the wound. Ivens was last seen by his family on May 10. His body was discovered July 30 behind a church near his home, with ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Legislation that has the backing of California's attorney general would close a loophole in the nation's toughest assault weapons law, making it more difficult for guns to be swiftly reloaded with high-capacity magazines.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Legislature resumes its session this week after a monthlong summer recess, giving the Democratic majority one last chance to persuade voters that a statewide tax increase is needed and that lawmakers can be trusted to handle the extra money wisely.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday defended her Senate counterpart for claiming that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney hasn't paid income taxes for 10 years.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - NASA's new robot rover named Curiosity landed safely late Sunday in a huge crater near the equator of Mars and will soon begin its scientific studies. This marks NASA's seventh landing on the red planet and is its 19th Mars mission, including those by orbiters and other spacecraft. WHY MARS AGAIN? The big unknown remains. Scientists want to know if any form of life ever existed there, and that means ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the third straight month, President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party significantly trailed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and the Republican Party in fundraising. Romney's campaign on Monday reported a July haul of more than $101 million with the Republican National Committee, compared to the $75 million that Obama's campaign said it had brought in with the Democratic National Committee. Romney also raised more cash than Obama in May and ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - To say that new academic standards have yielded strange bedfellows would be an understatement.
LONDON (AP) - Volkswagen turns off some employees' email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted after hours.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to move past its website woes, the Obama administration is launching a two-pronged health care strategy this month aimed at avoiding enrollment snafus come January while also trying to refocus the public's attention on broader benefits of the sweeping law.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing from Apple after police found him hiding in the bushes near the company's corporate campus in Northern California.
Palmdale was ordered to hold a new election for City Council members next year after a Superior Court judge concluded there was discrimination against black and Latino voters in November citywide races.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A woman who allegedly offered topless hairstyling services in northern Colorado faces criminal charges. But police say the problem isn't cutting hair without a top. It's cutting hair without a license.
HONOLULU (AP) - A kayak fisherman died Monday after a shark attack off Maui, local officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer during an attack at Los Angeles International Airport last month is scheduled to make his first court appearance Wednesday.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A 14-year-old student flashed a pellet gun inside an Ohio high school, setting off a lockdown and short standoff Monday in a hallway before he was taken into custody and charged, police and a witness said.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or brake trouble was still unclear, he said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Investigators mined the data recorders Monday and sought to question the engineer and conductor for clues to why a commuter train jumped the tracks along a sharp curve, killing four passengers.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's the day of the online deal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On game days in Thermal, where date farms and desert surroundings evoke the Middle East and nearby communities have names like Mecca and Oasis, fans cheer a high school team known as the Arabs.
BOSTON (AP) - Doctors are reporting an epidemic - of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new federal numbers show.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60 in a crash that threw some riders from toppling cars and swiftly raised questions about whether excessive speed, mechanical problems or human error could have played a role.