A California man with delusions of joining the Taliban was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison for trying to blow up a bank with a car bomb he thought would go off but was actually made up of inert materials supplied by the FBI.
One-third of a central California town’s police force was taken off duty after several officers were arrested in a scheme to take for themselves the impounded cars of some poor Hispanic residents, authorities said.
The FBI says one of their most-wanted fugitives has been caught and will be on his way back to the US to face charges in a deadly shooting at a local Sikh sports tournament in 2008.
On Friday Nov. 22, 1963, less than an hour after he had arrived in Dallas for a rally, President John F. Kennedy was gunned down.
A state senator, whose capitol office was raided by federal agents in June, is now reportedly facing bribery charges.
Mayor Gary Davis says the city has spent around $1 million a year on gang prevention. That’s an amount he says is the same as Sacramento spends, despite Elk Grove being one-fourth the size.
Authorities say an explosion from a plastic bottle containing dry ice at a Los Angeles International Airport terminal caused up to four flights to be delayed.
A former University of Southern California professor who’s accused of sex crimes involving two children has been deported to the United States after a Mexican citizen recognized his picture in the newspaper and informed the U.S. Embassy, federal authorities said Wednesday.
A federal judge has ordered Google Inc. to comply with FBI warrantless demands for customer data.
A South Lake Tahoe police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple counts of witness tampering and obstruction of an official proceeding.
Police shot and killed one Boston Marathon bombing suspect, while the other – his brother – is still on the run and said to be armed and extremely dangerous.
A Sacramento man is accused of running an elaborate nationwide multimillion dollar stolen property ring — using shoplifters and eBay.