A Riverside County pastor has been arrested on suspicion of raping a teen girl, and sheriff's investigators believe there are more victims.
A woman whose body was found smoldering on a rural dirt road has been identified as a 35-year-old San Diego County resident who once worked as an emergency medical technician.
Police in Oakland want to drop the city's expensive gunshot detection system called ShotSpotter, despite calls from people in high-crime neighborhoods to keep it.
Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
Authorities say a man sought in a 2010 homicide in Los Angeles has been apprehended in New Mexico.
Animal rights groups have filed a federal lawsuit to stop running-of-the-bulls events planned for cities in northern and southern California this summer.
Authorities have arrested a Santa Maria couple after their 4-year-old daughter was spotted wandering through a casino parking lot while they gambled inside.
Authorities say a man has been shot to death in his car on a Los Angeles freeway in what investigators say may have been a road rage attack.
California's first-ever list of hazardous products includes infant napping pads, varnish strippers and certain foam sealants.
The owner of two Northern California medical-supply businesses has been indicted on charges that he ran a $100 million-dollar-plus Ponzi scheme to keep his firms afloat.
Fourteen alleged members of a San Francisco street gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury on racketeering and conspiracy charges for a series of violent crimes, including a 2011 shooting death.
U.S. Forest Service crews intend to resume prescribed fire operations on Monday at a number of places throughout the Lake Tahoe Basin.
One of two men who beat a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium, causing permanent brain damage, has pleaded not guilty to a federal weapons crime.
A Northern California man has been arrested for biting off his 1-month-old son's nose because the child was crying.
A woman is suing Playboy Enterprises, claiming she was hurt when an employee whacked her in the buttocks with a golf club during a Southern California event.
A pirate ship known as Time Bandit is back from a brief visit to the not-so-briny not-so-deep.
A Northern California high school student has been arrested after several of her classmates became ill in school from eating marijuana-laced brownies that authorities say she gave them.
Two San Francisco Bay Area men were in custody on suspicion of manufacturing and selling large quantities of explosives, authorities said Thursday.
Debate over a powerful new painkiller ratcheted up Thursday as the head of the Food and Drug Administration defended the drug's approval and a West Virginia Senator responded with a bill to force it off the market.
Authorities are hunting for a convicted burglar a day after he posed as another inmate and escaped from a downtown Los Angeles jail just hours after sentencing.
Visitors to Yosemite National Park will no longer be allowed to leave their cars on the roadside while stopping at the Tuolumne River to explore nearby meadows and admire surrounding mountain peaks, under a plan released Thursday.
The clarity of Lake Tahoe worsened a bit last year, but scientists say in the big picture it's still positive news about a decade-long trend of stabilization in the azure mountain waters.