A Northern California teenager accused of setting the clothing of a gender-neutral teen on fire on a transit bus has been ordered to trial.
Rep. Elijah Cummings said Thursday night that California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa called him and apologized for refusing to let Cummings speak during an IRS hearing. The Maryland Democrat said he accepted the apology.
Authorities say the former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been charged with embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Prosecutors in Northern California say Safeway has agreed to pay $2.25 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that the grocer engaged in false advertising, unfair competition and violated a 2008 injunction.
The California Highway Patrol's fleet of airplanes and helicopters may be getting old, but state lawmakers should not fund the purchase of replacements until the state police force justifies why it needs 26 new aircraft, according to the independent Legislative Analyst's Office.
Border Patrol agents say two men tried to play them for suckers by smuggling drug-laced lollipops into Southern California — but the crooks were licked by perceptive agents.
A federal jury on Thursday awarded more than $3.5 million to three Westminster police officers who said they were denied promotions because they are Latino.
A San Diego County man has died after being attacked by bees.
A computer thief may have stolen Social Security numbers and other personal information on nearly 169,000 Los Angeles County medical patients.
The FBI said Thursday it is launching a task force to re-examine a series of unsolved murders of young women that happened along the San Francisco Peninsula nearly 40 years ago that law enforcement think might be linked to a similar woman's killing in Nevada.
A 19-year-old Central California mother is out on bail following her arrest on suspicion of child cruelty in the death of her 2-year-old son, who was found pinned under a fallen dresser.
Two men who beat a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium, leaving him severely brain-damaged, have now been charged with federal crimes.
Immigrants in the country illegally can't be given a license to practice law, a question that was raised when a man who moved here from Mexico when he was 9 years old sought a license in Florida, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
A woman accused of driving the wrong way on a Southern California freeway, causing a head-on crash that killed her sister and five others, has been released from a hospital and transferred to jail.
Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Thursday that the state has joined a lawsuit to block California from imposing some of its own agricultural standards on out-of-state producers.
A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Oregon because of an unruly passenger who demanded multiple glasses of wine, displayed gang signs he said were for Jesus and frightened the flight crew, according to federal court documents.
Five other states on Thursday joined Missouri's effort to strike down a California law barring the sale of eggs produced by hens kept it cages that don't meet size and space requirements.
After Los Angeles passed tough new rules on the use of electronic cigarettes, Long Beach has approved even stricter regulations that apply to using the devices in shops where they are sold.
Gov. Terry Branstad says he has joined a lawsuit seeking to strike down a California law regulating the living conditions of chickens.
A group that blocked construction of a veterans' memorial featuring a cross has now successfully challenged a memorial roadside cross in the same Southern California city.
Three Northern California men are each facing up to ten years in prison after pleading guilty to charges that they damaged federal conservation land while allegedly growing marijuana.
A judge in Phoenix has ordered a new trial for a California divorce attorney accused of killing his stepdaughter's husband, finding the evidence didn't support a jury's guilty verdict against the lawyer.