Los Angeles police have shot a killed a man armed with a knife in the Wilmington area.
A man charged with killing four people during a Los Angeles shooting rampage has pleaded not guilty to more attacks, including one that killed a freeway driver last year.
A California lawyer with an idea that has been called offensive, outrageous, reprehensible and illegal is putting the century-old process that gives citizens the right to make laws at the ballot box to its latest test.
A plan to pump $1 billion of water spending into drought-stricken California cleared the Legislature on Thursday and was sent to Gov. Jerry Brown, who is expected to sign the legislation.
Authorities say a 40-year-old California man used a hammer to kill another man, stuffed his body inside a plastic barrel and dumped it in front of this town's city hall.
California will alter its 8-year-old ban preventing all registered sex offenders from living near schools or parks, state officials announced Thursday, instead imposing the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose sex crimes involved children.
A woman was sentenced Thursday to 15 years to life in prison for the 2013 death of a toddler.
Three Albertsons grocery stores in Bakersfield will be converted to Haggen stores.
A faulty electrical outlet is being blamed for a fire Wednesday night on Mary Street in Maricopa.
Nordstrom Rack opened Thursday in The Shops at River Walk off Stockdale Highway.
A Nevada prison inmate was handcuffed when was shot and killed by a guard last November, according to a lawyer who said that her client was wounded in the same shooting but survived.
The 2015 County Health Rankings, conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, finds that Kern County is the seventh-most unhealthy county in the nation.
Northern California investigators say they were suspicious when a man took hours to report that strangers broke into his home and abducted his girlfriend for an $8,500 ransom but had to take it seriously for the two days she was missing.
A man with a shotgun who killed his girlfriend has died in a recorded hail of gunfire from Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies.
A three-vehicle crash left traffic backed up Wednesday evening at Taft Highway and Highway 43.