California prosecutors say platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has pleaded not guilty to possessing an illegal assault weapon during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert.

Authorities say heavy seas have damaged a boatyard on Catalina Island, throwing vessels onto their sides, and also closed major docks.

Tony Bennett and Edward James Olmos are among the celebrities joining a public media effort to boost school graduation rates.

California lawmakers have advanced a bill that allows judges to temporarily remove firearms from people who show signs that they could harm themselves or others.

An armed fugitive wanted for nearly two decades on drug charges in the South was wounded during a shootout with deputy U.S. marshals who tracked him down in New York City, federal authorities said Wednesday.

Michigan State University says it canceled a concert featuring Wiz Khalifa because of safety concerns over a fatal shooting one of the rapper's shows.

A truck driver has been sentenced to a year in jail for failing to stop after a woman jumped or fell from his truck to her death on Interstate 5 in Santa Ana.

One of Oregon's wolf packs is one livestock attack away from becoming the first to come under a potential kill order under the state's unique rules.

The skeletal remains discovered near Donner Lake in July have been identified as a 60-year-old Truckee man who'd been missing since March.

Big waves turned into floodwaters Wednesday along the Southern California shore as Hurricane Marie stirred up the surf from far asea.

Anaheim officers unable to coax an apparently suicidal man from his locked car eventually fired non-lethal rounds to break the windows and pull him out.

A terrorism suspect from California who was arrested near the Canadian border in Washington state and charged with attempting to travel to Syria to fight alongside Islamic extremists said in jailhouse interviews that he never intended to carry out attacks in the United States.

A federal judge in Sacramento has overturned the death sentence of a transient convicted of fatally stabbing a man more than 30 years ago.

Authorities say a man has been arrested after he allegedly fired two shots at Los Angeles police officers during a pursuit, prompting an eight-hour search.

A jury has awarded $1 million to the mother of a man shot and killed by a Riverside County sheriff's deputy in 2011.

The U.S. Forest Service is expected to unveil its plan Wednesday for what to do with millions of trees killed one year ago in a massive California wildfire.

A former Camarillo High School administrator accused of inappropriately touching a student and an employee has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges.

A Ventura County woman has told authorities she made up a story about being held against her will and sexually assaulted in April.

A 29-year-old father has been arrested on suspicion of leaving his three young children unattended in a parked car on a warm day in Orange County.

San Francisco will become the first city in California to provide funding to help immigrants who face deportation obtain an attorney, officials announced Wednesday.

An Orange County woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a hit-and-run crash killed a 76-year-old grandmother and injured her grandson more than a year ago.

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Authorities say a man was shot by a federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agent during a raid in San Bernardino County.

A man already sentenced in California and Nebraska for sexual abuse of teenage girls has also been given a federal sentence for child pornography, according to Nebraska's U.S. attorney.

Authorities say 19 people have been indicted in a cocaine sweep that led investigators from California to New York.

Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him. His mother, who later called it the worst night of her life, couldn't get to him.

The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley vineyards and quaint towns. So when Sunday's earthquake struck, the damage to the wine industry took center stage and the rubble in Vallejo got scant attention.

Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape.

An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official has said.

A man accused of going on a five-day rampage of serial shootings in the Los Angeles area has made his first court appearance on charges that could lead to the death penalty.

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