The suspect in a home-intruder case involving actress Sandra Bullock was charged Wednesday with possessing an arsenal of weapons, including several machine guns, prosecutors said.
The number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty nationwide jumped 31% in the first half of 2014 with California leading the nation with eight deaths, data shows.
The groundwater level in the San Bernardino Basin area is at its lowest point in recorded history, officials say.
Gov. Jerry Brown's choice of Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar for the California Supreme Court is likely to move the moderately conservative court leftward and result in more path-breaking rulings, legal analysts said Tuesday.
Most of the victims killed in a Northern California bus crash in April survived the initial impact only to die from smoke inhalation as fire tore through the carriage, coroner's officials said.
Chris Economaki, a journalist long regarded as the authoritative voice in motor sports, died Friday. He was 91. National Speed Sport News, which Economaki edited and published for more than 60 years, announced his death but gave no details. Economaki, who was often called the "dean of American motor sports journalism," worked in television for more than 30 years with stints at ABC, CBS and ESPN. He was part of ABC's first telecast from Daytona International Speedway in 1961, then became a pit reporter and commentator for the network's "Wide World of Sports" until 1983. After moving to CBS in 1984, he called races for that network until 1993. He also...