Authorities say a wrong-way driver was killed in a fiery crash that shut down a Southern California highway.
Another Pacific storm moving into Northern California has prompted a flash flood watch for communities hit by last year's devastating wildfire.
Investigators say the lone survivor of a shooting that left three men dead in the Southern California desert told a 911 dispatcher he'd been shot in the face.
Most educators and parents see class size as an indicator of a quality education and have made it a priority in teacher strikes across the United States, but its effectiveness is still up for debate.
The NFC championship game between the Saints and Rams features coaches with more in common than their first names. New Orleans' Sean Payton and Los Angeles' Sean McVay design and call plays for two of the NFL's...
The race-themed road trip drama "Green Book" has driven off with the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards, besting awards favorites like "Roma," ''A Star Is Born" and "Black Panther" at the guild's...
A woman who was a passenger in a seaplane that crashed into a Northern California river two weeks ago has died from her injury.
President Donald Trump made an untenable case Saturday that a Mexican border wall would be a magic bullet for America's drug problem.
A 21-year-old woman accused of using a car to fatally run over a salon worker in Las Vegas after skipping out on a $35 manicure is back in Nevada after being arrested in Arizona.
A U.S. spy satellite has been launched into orbit from California.
Hundreds of people took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles for the third-annual Women's March.
A new PBS Independent Lens documentary shows how Native Americans laid the foundations to rock, blues and jazz.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will soon decide whether to enter the 2020 White House contest. He'd anchor his candidacy to the idea that local government is where things get done in America, in contrast to the...
Advocates for gender equality are gearing up for at least four women to compete for the Democratic nomination to take on President Donald Trump in 2020.
A Southern California man has pleaded not guilty to murder in the death of an off-duty firefighter hit by a car while bicycling in November.
A jury has found a former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy guilty of lying to federal investigators looking into the beating of a jail visitor.
A California utility facing a slew of lawsuits over a deadly Southern California wildfire is now suing Santa Barbara County and the state's transportation department, saying they neglected to prepare for deadly...
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The California Legislature is launching a new office to handle sexual and other workplace misconduct complaints at the Capitol.
A Southern California man has been charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend's 17-month-old daughter.
A U.S. appeals court has again rejected a challenge by the oil and gas industry to a key part of California's efforts to fight climate change.
A Northern California judge has barred lawyers from publicly discussing the case of two men charged for their roles in the deaths of three dozen people at a warehouse illegally converted into an entertainment venue where a...
A man accused of threatening a father who says singer R. Kelly kept his daughter from her family has turned himself in.
A Northern California judge, citing a new state law, has overturned a prison inmate's murder conviction and ordered him released from custody.
The family of a California man killed by a sheriff's deputy in 2016 is receiving a $7 million settlement from Sacramento County.
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California's new governor won't be living in the historic governor's mansion after all.
California's unemployment rate edged up to 4.2 percent in December after three months at the record low of 4.1 percent.
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A Southern California homicide victim who was a Jane Doe for more than 31 years ago has finally been identified.
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Officers are gathering to honor a 22-year-old police officer who was shot and killed just weeks into the job while responding to a traffic crash in a Northern California college town.
Californians are cleaning up and drying off after a series of storms dumped heavy rain and snow throughout the state.
Los Angeles teachers will walk picket lines for a fifth day after the union and school district officials returned to the bargaining table with hopes of ending the massive strike in the nation's second-largest school...