California’s extraordinary rate of prison homicides is rekindling a debate over whether the state needs to further reduce its prison population to ensure inmates’ safety.
Prosecutors have declined to file charges against a former “Power Rangers” actor arrested in the stabbing death of his housemate in Southern California.
A woman accused of driving around for hours with the body of her 2-year-old niece in the back seat has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison in California.
A California wind farm will become the first in the nation to avoid prosecution if eagles are injured or die when they run into the giant turning blades, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday.
Stockton police are searching for a man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a man at an apartment in November, 2013.
Authorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot a man near San Diego after he was struck in the face with a rock.
A Davis mother accused of killing her five-year-old daughter is expected to plead not guilty by reason of insanity at her next court appearance scheduled for Wednesday.
Hundreds of people gathered at a Sikh temple in Lodi to mourn and demand answers in the death of an Army veteran who was shot and killed by local police.
Detectives have arrested a suspect wanted for shooting and killing of an auto parts store employee on Thursday.
Detectives just named a person of interest in the death of a Colusa County postal worker.
A suicide note is shedding light on what may have led to the deadly shooting at a Reno medical center.
A 53-year-old California man has pleaded no contest to two marijuana-related charges in San Joaquin County, freeing him to be deported to Mexico to face allegations that he participated in the slayings of eight municipal government officials 13 years ago.