SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California woman has been charged with murdering her 2-month-old daughter by filling a bathtub halfway with water and drowning her.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two suspected drug couriers have agreed to plead guilty in a case that involved former Transportation Security Administration screeners who were bribed to smuggle marijuana onto planes leaving Los Angeles International Airport, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A federal jury in Southern California has convicted a former U.S. Marine for possessing a chrome-plated AK-47 that may have once belonged to a member of Saddam Hussein's royal guard.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Parts of a plan for designating thousands of miles of energy corridors in 11 Western states will be revamped under a settlement reached by federal land managers, more than a dozen environmental groups and one Colorado county.
Investigators with the county coroner's office are awaiting the results of toxicology tests done on a man found dead with his dog in a West Side parking lot last week, a Coroner's Department official said Tuesday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California city councilman has been charged with sexually assaulting seven women when he was a high-ranking county executive in what prosecutors said Tuesday was an abuse of power and public trust.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The governor asked Tuesday for more time to negotiate public pension reform with state lawmakers, saying such a complex issue can't be resolved before lawmakers begin a monthlong recess at the end of the week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors declined Tuesday to file criminal charges against former U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson, saying he suffered a seizure that was responsible for a trio of traffic accidents.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California appeals court has struck down Los Angeles County's ban on medical marijuana dispensaries.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - California Corrections officials have acknowledged that a clerical error led to the early parole discharge of a longtime criminal who allegedly fatally stabbed a Santa Cruz woman in what authorities say was a random attack.
DENVER (AP) - Air Force C-130 tankers will resume firefighting flights Tuesday after the crash of another tanker plane over the weekend that left four crew members dead and two others seriously injured, the military said.
DETROIT (AP) - From mini cars to monster pickups, sales of vehicles charged higher in June and eased concerns that Americans would be turned off by slower hiring and other scary headlines.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Andy Griffith, who made homespun Southern wisdom his trademark as the wise sheriff in "The Andy Griffith Show" and the rumpled defense lawyer in "Matlock," died Tuesday. He was 86.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Utility crews struggled to catch up with a backlog of millions of people without electricity for a fourth hot day Tuesday as frustration grew and authorities feared the toll of 23 storm deaths could rise because of stifling conditions and generator fumes.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Lifeguards say La Jolla Shores in San Diego has been reopened to swimmers and surfers in time for the Fourth of July holiday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego County sheriff says arson will be among the many possibilities investigators will look at in trying to determine what caused nine fires to break out during a two-day heat wave.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state Legislature on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a fresh version of a rainy day fund measure for the November ballot, a bipartisan plan that seeks to smooth out the boom-and-bust cycles of state budgeting while creating a clear path for paying down California's massive debts and unfunded liabilities.
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope" that captures both the story and the spirit of heroism and helpfulness that followed the attacks.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A state fire official says an aggressive wildfire has burned at least 30 homes in the Southern California city of Carlsbad.
SOMA, Turkey (AP) - In a relentless procession that ignited wails of grief and flashes of anger, rescue workers coated in grime lumbered out of a mine in western Turkey again and again Wednesday, struggling to carry bodies covered in blankets.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Excessive groundwater pumping for irrigation in California's agricultural belt can stress the San Andreas Fault, potentially increasing the risk of future small earthquakes, a new study suggests.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - More wildfires broke out Wednesday in San Diego County - threatening homes in Carlsbad and forcing the evacuations of military housing and an elementary school at Camp Pendleton - as Southern California is in the grip of a heat wave.
BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) - Villagers in an area of Nigeria where Boko Haram operates have killed and detained scores of the extremist Islamic militants who were suspected of planning a fresh attack, the residents and a security official said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Team Coco will continue to play for TBS for four more years. The network says Conan O'Brien will be sticking around with his late-night hour through 2018.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's government launched talks Wednesday on decentralizing power as part of a European-backed peace plan, but didn't invite its main foes, the pro-Russia insurgents who have declared independence in the east.
Here's an unsettling fact about cars equipped with air bags: They don't always deploy when drivers - or regulators - expect them to.
NEW YORK (AP) - Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling only dug himself in deeper after slamming Magic Johnson when he was supposed to be atoning for his own racist remarks. But he's not the first celebrity to learn the perils of making a non-apology apology.
With a number of terms set to expire this summer, a collection of seats on Santa Clarita commissions are set to become open for application, according to city officials.
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Google and other search engines were thrust into an unwanted new role Tuesday - caretaker of people's reputations - when Europe's highest court ruled that individuals should have some say over what information comes up when their names are Googled.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday released a record-high spending plan thanks to California's recent tax windfall. But the Democratic governor cautioned that the surplus is needed to pay for an unexpectedly high number of people enrolling in health care, while the rest should be used to help shore up the teachers' retirement system.