Man falsely arrested by deputies was sentenced in case, officials say

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The district attorney's office says Johnny Yang pleaded no contest before investigators determined the evidence was planted.

Ex-Blue Angels commander ousted amid lewd conduct allegations

The Navy says Capt. Gregory McWherter allowed 'and in some cases encouraged' sexually inappropriate misconduct.

Mother of student who died in fatal bus crash sues for $100 million

The lawsuit is the first filed since the April 10 collision, which killed five students from high schools in Southern California.

Sheriff's secret air surveillance of Compton sparks outrage

'Nothing worse than believing you are being observed ... unnecessarily,' the mayor says.

19th-century shipwreck rediscovered off Golden Gate

NOAA says it has found the underwater wreck of a passenger steamer which sank in 1888 near the Golden Gate Bridge.

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 Palestinians' Hamas and Fatah factions say they have a unity deal

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