A man convicted of the shooting death of a Sacramento motorist who refused to give him money has been sentenced to 52 years in state prison.
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he lost his bid for re-election in a Democratic primary because of his decision to call a special session to legalize gay marriage.
A porn actor who had a half-pound of crystal meth concealed in a body cavity when he was stopped at Los Angeles International Airport has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge.
A jury on Friday found a man guilty of murder after his pit bulls mauled a woman to death in a high desert town in California where residents said they carried rocks and guns for protection against packs of dogs.
A Border Patrol agent pursuing a group of immigrants in a wooded area near the Texas-Mexico border on Friday fired several shots at an armed man who later identified himself as a militia member.
Glenn Cornick, the original bass player in the rock band Jethro Tull, died of congestive heart failure at his home in Hilo, Hawaii, on Thursday.