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Local & Regional 4 charged with murder in beating death of USC student 4 charged with murder in beating death of USC student
Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group.
Local & Regional California abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt California abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt (Video)
A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said.
Local & Regional City: Emails show 'cozy' ties of PG&E, regulator City: Emails show 'cozy' ties of PG&E, regulator
Top California regulators communicated often and enthusiastically with executives at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., even offering unsolicited advice on handling the media while they presided over a case to decide how much the utility should pay for a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb, according to a trove of emails released Monday.
Local & Regional Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes (Video)
A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow some of the 1,200 people under evacuation orders to return home Monday.
Local & Regional Removal of engraved bricks postponed Removal of engraved bricks postponed
Engraved bricks on the ground in front of Rabobank Arena will be torn up for a "uniform, level surface," according to the Bakersfield Public Works Department.