Southern California authorities are investigating the death of a man after sheriff's deputies used Tasers to try to subdue him during an arrest.
As Amazon.com prepares to select its site for a second headquarters, Atlanta leaders want to know more about plans for a colossal development project downtown.
Khris Davis asked a young fan from the Make-A-Wish Foundation to sign his jersey, then slugged a mighty home run for the Oakland Athletics against the Texas Rangers. Davis let 10-year-old Oakland sixth-grader Anthony...
By GARANCE BURKE and MARTHA MENDOZA Associated Press
The California Assembly has narrowly passed a bill to make California the first state to completely eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial and replace it with a risk-assessment system.
The FBI launched investigations after two Southern California Democratic House candidates were targeted by computer hackers.
Authorities say a California woman has died after the jet ski she was riding collided with a boat on the Colorado River near Laughlin, Nevada.
Hundreds of California farmers are protesting a plan by state water officials to increase water flows in a major California river and its tributaries.
The Latest on a report that actress Asia Argento settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor (all times local):
Male prison guards will be prohibited from pat-down searching incarcerated women and viewing them while they are not fully dressed under a new law signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown.
A Los Angeles man accused of hiding more than $1 million in foreign bank accounts has pleaded guilty to federal charges.
A man who operated parking lots for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Los Angeles has been sentenced for bilking the agency of $13 million and bribing the official who granted his parking contracts.
By KEN SWEET and TOM KRISHER AP Business Writers
The Latest on a Utah firefighter killed battling California blaze (all times local):
Surf's up in California, where it's now the official state sport.
Destruction of sage grouse habitat by a series of large wildfires has prompted a ban on hunting for the game bird this fall across a stretch of north-central Nevada nearly twice as big as the state of Delaware.
The California Supreme Court has upheld a state law that requires employers to obtain workers' permission before hiring a company to check their backgrounds.
The FBI says a Chinese man was kidnapped after a business meeting in the Los Angeles-area last month, but authorities haven't heard from the kidnappers since they demanded a $2 million ransom.
Northern California authorities say a man was dragged for nearly a mile by a pickup before dying from his injuries.
The Latest on the arrest by immigration agents of a man as he drove his wife to the hospital so she could give birth (all times local):
A preliminary report says a firefighter died last week from falling tree debris after a retardant drop on California's largest-ever wildfire.
Bystanders and lifeguards jumped into the water to save two people and a dog from a sinking pickup truck after it crashed through a metal railing at a Southern California marina.
An official of the Mexican state of Guanajuato confirms that a man detained by immigration agents in California is wanted on an arrest warrant for homicide in Mexico.
Officials are investigating a series of reckless driving in California, including an incident on the San Francisco Bay Bridge involving three cars speeding in circles around each other.
The lawyer for a Mexican migrant detained by immigration agents in California while driving his wife to a hospital to give birth says the man may have been mistaken by agents for his brother.
A deadly wildfire that has been burning for more than a month and caused closures at Yosemite National Park is now fully contained.
The University of California, Berkeley has suspended an architecture professor for three years without pay for sexually harassing a graduate student and abusing his power for personal gain.
A California man who authorities say tried to carjack two vehicles near Lake Mathews, and then died when he was struck by a third, has been identified.
Authorities say a would-be prankster ended up in juvenile hall after bringing fake bomb gear to a Southern California shopping mall.
A report says a Southern California beach city has persuaded federal officials to exclude about 2,700 coastal properties from updated flood maps, saving homeowners thousands in insurance costs.
Police in Southern California who spotted a man passed out behind the wheel of his car in a McDonald's drive-thru lane discovered a stash of methamphetamine in the glove compartment.
The Eagles' greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to become history's best-selling album of all-time.