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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police Chief Charlie Beck told graduating cadets on Saturday to "be strong. Be ethically correct. Do the right thing" after a scandal in the youth program involving allegations of stolen police cars and underage sex. During a ceremony at the University of...
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A teenager fell from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park Saturday night, tumbling into a crowd of park guests and employees gathered below in an effort to catch the victim before she hit the ground.; The Warren County Sheriff's...
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say a teenager fell from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park, tumbling into a crowd of park guests and employees gathered below in an effort to catch the victim before she hit the ground. The Warren County Sheriff's...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid Annur Islamic Center in Sacramento. Officials...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend. "Your son is alive," he said. "Bill (Shinker) put my son on the phone," Kerrigan said. "He said 'Hi Dad.' " Orange County coroner's officials had misidentified the body...
BOSTON (AP) — Artifacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters sold for more than $100,000 at auction Saturday. A diamond pocket watch that belonged to Al Capone and was produced in Chicago in the 1920s, along with a handwritten musical composition he wrote...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey community college has fired an adjunct professor after officials say she made racially insensitive comments on Fox News. Essex County College's president announced the decision Friday, two weeks after Lisa Durden's appeared on "Tucker Carlson...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, a longtime supporter of gay rights, says pride weekend is a time to shine a light on equality. "This weekend is a time for us all to reflect on the importance of tolerance and the importance of bravery and kindness, (and) the importance of us...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An off-duty black St. Louis police officer's race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn't recognize him during a shootout with black suspects this week, the wounded officer's lawyer contends. The 38-year-old black officer was off...