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FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Two Northern California police officers were shot after a traffic stop turned violent, prompting a manhunt that involved a house by house search that lasted well into the night. The officers were taken to nearby hospitals, where one remains in critical...
HONOLULU (AP) — After two decades and about $400 million spent trying to restore a Hawaiian island ravaged by nearly 50 years of military bombing, its future funding is now in jeopardy. The Kahoolawe (kah-hoh-oh-LAH'-vay) Island Reserve Commission, the state agency tasked with...
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators are proposing a significant clampdown on payday lenders and other providers of high-interest loans, saying borrowers need to be protected from practices that wind up turning into "debt traps" for many. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The victim of a murder-suicide that locked down the UCLA campus for hours Wednesday was a mechanical engineering professor who was married with two children, according to a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation. The official, who spoke...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at UCLA (all times local): 7:10 p.m. A law enforcement official says the victim of a murder-suicide that locked down the UCLA campus for hours was a mechanical engineering professor. William S. Klug was gunned down in an...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A domestic dispute erupted into a double slaying after a possible good Samaritan stopped by a crashed SUV in a Phoenix suburb, police said Wednesday. Police in Mesa, Arizona, said in a court document that 38-year-old Christopher Glen Wright told them he shot a...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In a city well known for its green activism, an environmental threat has bubbled up in an unexpected place: the drinking water at some public schools. The Willamette Week newspaper reported late Tuesday that over half of the 90 school sites tested between...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the minutes after a fatal shooting at a UCLA engineering building, panicked students seeking a safe place to hide used belts, cords and other items to try to secure doors they said did not lock. With rumors swirling that there could be as many as four...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on federal authorities' decision to not charge two white Minneapolis police officers with criminal civil rights violations in the killing of a young black man (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The city of Minneapolis will proceed with an internal...