Driving under the influence arrests were down in the Sacramento area during a long summer enforcement period that ended with Labor Day.

A dethroned 16-year-old beauty queen from Myanmar said Tuesday she won't return her bejeweled $100,000 crown until pageant organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief.

The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph.

The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.

A Roseville semiconductor manufacturer has spun off its chip-design operation into a separate business.

SANTA CLARA -- Jim Harbaugh said on his KNBR radio show this morning that veteran wide receiver Kassim Osgood, who was cut on Saturday, likely will be brought back to the 53-man roster today. Osgood will fill the roster spot held by injured nose tackle Glenn Dorsey, who now can be moved to injured reserve with a designation to return, which would allow him to come back in the second half of the season.

Pacific Ethanol Inc. said Tuesday it’s purchased another 5 percent interest in its production plants, raising the stake to 96 percent.

An 18-year-old Sacramento woman died today after she was struck by a vehicle while trying to run across Madison Avenue in heavy traffic, the California Highway Patrol reported.

A woman has died after getting caught in a rip current during a Labor Day visit to a Northern California beach.

Detectives are investigating how a 7-year-old Bay Area boy was injured Saturday while shooting at targets on his family’s property in Georgetown. The boy was flown to a Sacramento-area hospital to be treated, El Dorado County Sheriff’s officials said Monday.

The average wage for full-time workers in the Sacramento region is now $52,448, according to new figures from the state Employment Development Department. That figure has remained essentially stagnant for several consecutive years.

Jim Harbaugh said there are two strongly held principles at work in the case involving defensive end Ray McDonald: His repulsion of domestic abuse, which he said he would not tolerate on his team, and his belief in due process of the law.

Temperatures will be falling this week, according to the National Weather Service, as Sacramento avoids anymore 100-degree readings in the immediate future.

President Barack Obama’s approval ratings have fallen to a record low in California, with nearly as many voters now disapproving of the job Obama is doing as approving.

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Starting Tuesday, lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out the city's billions of dollars in debt should be approved.

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has a new job as vice chairman and managing director of a global independent investment bank.

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated stemming from his arrest after a traffic stop in March.

A National Transportation Safety Board report says the pilot of a small plane was trying to return to a suburban Cleveland airport last week when the aircraft plummeted to the ground, killing all four college students aboard.

Tropical Storm Dolly headed Tuesday for a soggy collision with Mexico's Gulf coast.

Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday.

Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.

Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences.

Atlantic City's newest casino — and its biggest, costliest flop — went out with barely a whimper.

In a sport known for its genteel traditions, tennis has one increasingly common ritual that stands apart for its ickiness — the passing of the sweat-soaked towel. 

Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their first child.

New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. The car crashed into trees with such force that the vehicle split in half, killing his friends.

Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.

The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert.

The places and ways to escape were simpler not that long ago.

1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. is buying Harry & David for $142.5 million to help broaden the assortment of foods that its customers can choose as gifts.

Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets, becoming the first Raiders quarterback to start the first game of his rookie season.

More strong storms rumbled through the Midwest, with a tornado reported in Kansas and other places seeing heavy rains, large hail and strong winds.

Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups.

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