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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Dropped onto Connecticut inmates' food trays in recent days was a concoction called chilitos, consisting of a cup of meatless chili mix, one slice of cheese, brown rice, refried beans and two tortillas, along with a half-cup of pudding and an 8-ounce drink...
CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) — The man who authorities said Wednesday is among the worst serial killers and rapists in U.S. history is a 72-year-old Vietnam War veteran, former police officer and grandfather who lived in a tidy, suburban California home with a neatly kept green...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jane Carson-Sandler's morning in 1976 turned from innocence to terror when a masked man broke into her home and entered the bedroom where she lay snuggled with her 3-year-old son. He confronted them with a butcher knife and shone a flashlight in her...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "You did it, Michelle." Comedian Patton Oswalt proudly and tenderly spoke those words to his late wife in an Instagram video on Wednesday. Finally, an arrest had been made in the case of the Golden State Killer, a moniker Michelle McNamara coined on her...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A victim of a notorious California serial killer and rapist says she's overjoyed after learning police have arrested a man who could be responsible. Authorities on Wednesday announced the arrest of Joseph James DeAngelo, identifying him as the "East...
PHOENIX (AP) — From gathering gift cards, prepping boxed lunches and opening church doors for child care, communities across Arizona are getting ready for a historic teacher walkout that could keep hundreds of thousands of students out of school indefinitely. Working parents had...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on developments in a California serial killer case (all times local): 1:25 p.m. California authorities say they studied the behavior of a man they suspect of being a serial killer in the 1970s and '80s and surprised him with arrest...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawyers for a British tourist who claims he was badly hurt taking part in an illusion by Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield told a judge on Wednesday that they've found three other people who were injured in Copperfield shows over the years. The three...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on developments in a California serial killer case (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A law enforcement official has identified a suspected California serial killer as 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, a former police officer. The official...