Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
The bloody gun violence perpetrated at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., and its aftermath dominate news coverage throughout the weekend. Revelations about the gunman mixed with poignant tales about many of the victims have provided compelling insights about the latest mass killing in the U.S.
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Amid ongoing tension between minorities and police across the country, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Saturday requiring law enforcement officials to gather and report detailed information about the stops they make.
Deputies have arrested four male students after uncovering a shooting plot targeting Summerville High School, authorities said. At a news conference Saturday afternoon, Tuolumne County Sheriff Jim Mele said the case came to him Wednesday when students noticed three suspects acting suspiciously and notified administrators.
5. Popular on Twitter: Rajon Rondo keeps talking to make sure Kings hear his message
Kings guard Rajon Rondo is a believer in good communications, and to that end, he is doing a lot of communicating. “He’s a guy who just talks, talks, talks and tries to make the team better,” said forward Rudy Gay, who has known Rondo since high school.
6. Popular on Facebook: A disturbing view of parkway destruction
Erika D. Smith writes: We don't need to wait for fires to destroy the American River Parkway. Homeless campers are already doing it.
7. Popular on video: Capital fat cat Norm Lopez
Yes, it’s a cat video. But people liked it. Whaddaya gonna do?