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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police investigating a notorious gang in a city on California's central coast issued a fake press release that the chief credited with saving two men by deceiving gang members who wanted to kill them, but the ruse was criticized by news organizations who...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — At least nine people died in a blaze that broke out during a party in a warehouse late Friday night in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to fire officials. Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloche-Reed says at least another 13 people are unaccounted for as of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — More than a year after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made firearms, including openly holstered weapons, legal in more places in the state, disputes remain over where guns are allowed — much to the frustration of advocates on both sides of the debate. Firearms are...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities are investigating terrorism as a possible motive in the car-and-knife attack on the Ohio State University campus, the latest in a series of cases involving young men who apparently became radicalized in the heartland state. They are still piecing...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Keys to the New Jersey lab where Thomas Edison invented the phonograph are up for auction in Dallas, along with some of the lightbulbs that he perfected. A Pittsburgh man acquired the items from his great aunt, who was married to one of the attorneys whose...
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Tracey Mayberry told her boss to fire her. It was 2 o'clock Monday afternoon in Gatlinburg, and the sky was dark with smoke. Mayberry's shift as a manager at the resort where she worked did not end until 5 p.m., but she could see a wildfire crawling down...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — California authorities say a fire has broken out at an Oakland warehouse where people were having a party and police say there are "casualties." Oakland police Officer G. Plasencia says the fire department responded about 11:30 p.m. Friday night and...
BIG SPRING, Texas (AP) — Officials say eight people were injured when a bus carrying high school cheerleaders crashed with a tractor-trailer rig in Texas. Multiple news media report the Iraan-Sheffield bus carrying the cheerleaders crashed in Howard County after a football game...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles officials say a possible faculty member has been fatally stabbed at the University of Southern California. Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison says the stabbing happened Friday afternoon and that the victim was a possible faculty member. He...