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Police embrace emerging social media tool

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Minutes after a shooting near the Oakland Airport this year, the gunman was on the loose. And police Sgt. Chris Bolton quickly fired off a flurry of text alerts to thousands of nearby residents through a social media tool for law enforcement agencies.

August 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Western states bake under extended heat wave

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Temperatures soared into triple digits across the western United States on Saturday as a continuing heat wave strained energy supplies and sent thousands to beaches, lakes and shopping malls in search of cooler climes.

August 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Appeals court overturns LA no-layoff pact

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An appellate court has overturned a settlement that allowed the Los Angeles Unified School District to bypass seniority when laying off teachers at 45 of the district's lowest performing schools.

August 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Fugitive nabbed in Mexico, wanted in Riverside

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mexican authorities have arrested a fugitive wanted in Riverside County in connection with the 1998 stabbing death of his nine-month pregnant ex-girlfriend and the attempted killing of her mother.

August 11, 2012 | Signal Staff | Signal AP


Woman dies after getting hit by CHP motorcycle

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A 43-year-old Hayward woman has died after getting hit by a California Highway Patrol motorcycle.

August 11, 2012 | Associated Press | Signal AP


US heading for win over China in both medals races

LONDON (AP) - With a surge of medals in track and field, the United States has sprinted ahead of China and is poised to finish atop the medals table at the London Olympics - maybe with the most golds ever collected by the Americans on foreign soil.

August 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Rights groups hail Mexican court decision

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Human rights groups were jubilant Friday after Mexico's Supreme Court moved to turn military human rights violations over to civilian courts, a blow to a military justice system accused of covering up cases of soldiers abusing, torturing and executing citizens during a six-year government offensive against drug cartels.

August 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


New gas power plant to help cut Calif. emissions

LODI, Calif. (AP) - California officials say a new natural gas plant will help the state reduce greenhouse gas emissions as it pumps water to millions of people and farms.

August 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Romney introduces running mate Ryan

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney introduced Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, turning to the architect of a deeply conservative and intensely controversial long-term budget plan to remake Medicare and cut trillions in federal spending.

August 11, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Coroner: Death possibly linked to California heat

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A possibly heat-related death was under investigation Friday as inland California faced continuing triple-digit temperatures and calls for power conservation to prevent outages.

August 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Legal claims rolling in after Calif. refinery fire

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of Richmond residents descended on a makeshift Chevron Corp. claim center Friday with legal claims caused by a refinery fire that fouled the region's air for hours, sending more than 4,000 people to seek medical care for breathing problems and irritated eyes.

August 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


CA man faces murder charge in boy's overdose death

VAN NUYS, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California man accused of giving a 13-year-old boy a fatal injection of heroin has been charged with murder.

August 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Small plane crashes into West LA neighborhood

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A small plane has crashed into a residential neighborhood in West Los Angeles.

August 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


AP source: Romney picks Ryan for running mate

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate, according to a Republican with knowledge of the development. The newly minted GOP ticket will appear together Saturday in Norfolk, Va., at the start of a four-state bus tour to introduce the GOP ticket to the nation.

August 10, 2012 | By The Associated Pres | Signal AP


Escape attempt linked to Guy Fieri's Lamborghini

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - At least two suspects tried to break into a Marin County juvenile detention facility in what investigators believe was unsuccessful attempt to free a teenager accused of stealing a celebrity chef's Lamborghini, authorities said Friday.

August 10, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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Fans celebrate Coen Bros.' film at Lebowski Fest

LOS ANGELES (AP) - There were bowling pins, bathrobes, white Russians, and even The Dude himself.

April 26, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Diggers find Atari's E.T. games in landfill

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - A documentary film production company has found buried in a New Mexico landfill hundreds of the Atari "E.T." game cartridges that some call the worst video game ever made.

April 26, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


5 NATO troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Five NATO troops died in a British helicopter crash Saturday in southern Afghanistan, authorities said, the single deadliest day this year for foreign forces as they prepare to withdraw from the country.

April 26, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


School stabbing suspect is under psych evaluation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A teenager charged with stabbing a fellow high school student to death on the day of their junior prom is being held in a hospital under psychiatric evaluation and will likely remain there for two weeks, one of his attorneys said Saturday.

April 26, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


All S. Korea ferry crew members arrested

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A prosecutor investigating the South Korean ferry sinking that left 302 people dead or missing says all 15 crew members involved in the ship's navigation are now in custody.

April 26, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


1 dead, 6 hurt as SUV hits group at ice cream shop

BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) - An SUV driven by an elderly motorist plowed into a group of people waiting to enter an Orange County ice cream parlor Friday evening, killing a 73-year-old woman and injuring six others, authorities said.

April 26, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


State leaving online health exchange for US site

DURHAM, Ore. (AP) - After months of trying to get its problem-plagued online health exchange to work, Oregon on Friday officially gave up on the state portal and decided to switch to the federal website - the first state in the nation to do so.

April 26, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


UPDATE: Governor orders more actions on California drought

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown issued a second executive order on Friday to deal with California's drought, taking additional steps to help fight wildfires and assist cities and farmers.

April 25, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Prom-date rejection probed in Conn. killing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Connecticut high school Friday, and police were investigating whether a boy attacked her after she turned down an invitation to be his prom date.

April 25, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Paul McCartney to play at Candlestick concert

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pop legend Paul McCartney is set to return to Candlestick Park to offer a swan song to the San Francisco 49ers' former stadium.

April 25, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Initial report on Calif. FedEx-bus crash released

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) - The drivers of a FedEx truck and bus that collided in a fiery accident earlier this month both started their work days in Sacramento.

April 25, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Late season storm hits California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A late-season Pacific storm brought rain and snow to California on Friday, though it was not expected to make much of a dent in the state's ongoing drought.

April 25, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Nevada rancher defends remarks, loses supporters

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of his staunch defenders after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery.

April 25, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


FIFA concerned but confident about Brazil violence

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - FIFA is concerned about recent violence in Brazil less than two months before it hosts the World Cup but remains confident the country will stage "the biggest party on Earth," FIFA marketing director Thierry Weil said Thursday.

April 25, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


11 kids, driver hurt in Calif. school bus crash

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Eleven middle school students and their driver were injured when a school bus jumped a curb Thursday and rammed into trees in Southern California, authorities said.

April 25, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


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