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California man who co-authored Manson book dies

July 20, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Curt Gentry, a San Francisco writer who co-authored "Helter Skelter," the true crime classic chronicling the Charles Manson case, has died at the age of 83. more »»

Drought hinders California's clean energy goals

July 20, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Already locked in its third dry year, an ongoing drought could complicate California's battle against global warming and make it more expensive, officials said. more »»

Reactions to the death of James Garner

July 20, 2014

"Jim was a mentor to me and a friend, and I will miss him." — Tom Selleck, who early in his career guest-starred on Garner's series "The Rockford Files. more »»

Sharpton appeals for justice in chokehold death

July 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — In a Sunday appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. more »»

No letup as Washington wildfire grows

July 20, 2014

WINTHROP, Wash. more »»

No arrests in slaying of 11-year-old Chicago girl

July 20, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — The mother of an 11-year-old girl who was killed by a stray bullet fired into her friend's home during a slumber party didn't allow the girl or her twin brother to play outside... more »»

Colleges woo Native Americans with new programs

July 20, 2014

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Watson knows he wants to go to college. He also knows that it will be difficult to leave home on the Navajo reservation if he does. more »»

Detroit seeing upgrades ahead of bankruptcy trial

July 20, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit neighborhoods are being relit, its vacant homes are being sold off or torn down, its public transportation is cleaner and more often on schedule and the city has... more »»

Police: Men may have robbed California bank before

July 20, 2014

FRESNO, California (AP) — Police were investigating whether the same men who robbed a bank, took hostages and led a deadly chase and shootout carried out other recent bank heists in the same part... more »»

Police: Movie, TV legend James Garner dies

July 20, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated... more »»

RJ Reynolds vows to fight $23.6B in damages

July 20, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The nation's No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer. more »»

Police seek driver in deadly California bank heist

July 20, 2014

FRESNO, California (AP) — While police in the Northern California city of Stockton searched Saturday for an accomplice in a bank robbery that led to a police chase and deadly shootout,... more »»

Plane crashes near New York's Lake Placid; 3 dead

July 20, 2014

NORTH ELBA, N.Y. (AP) — A small plane crashed Saturday while attempting to land at an airport near Lake Placid, killing all three people on board. more »»

Appeals court postpones Arizona man's execution

July 20, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal appeals court on Saturday granted an Arizona death row inmate's request to postpone his pending execution, putting it on hold until prison officials reveal details on the... more »»

Officer in fatal NY arrest stripped of gun, badge

July 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on... more »»

 
 

 

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