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Victims’ Families Grapple With Ruling Declaring Calif. Death Penalty Unconstitutional

Victims’ Families Grapple With Ruling Declaring

After a federal judge declared that the death penalty was "unconstitutional" in the state of California... Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
Freak Accident Leaves High School Athlete Brain Dead

Freak Accident Leaves High School Athlete Brain Dead

A Chino Hills High School basketball star is on life support after a freak accident that left him brain... Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
CA Foie Gras Ban Heads to US Supreme Court

CA Foie Gras Ban Heads to US Supreme Court

Suppliers of the controversial French delicacy foie gras are fed up. Read »

Jul 17, 2014
Stockton Hostage Left Daughter Before Fatal Bank Heist

Stockton Hostage Left Daughter Before Fatal Bank Heist

Shock, disbelief and sadness – these three words describe the thoughts going through the minds of those who... Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
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California's "Pamplona-Style" Running of the Bulls Sparks Controversy

It’s not Pamplona, but the Great Bull Run in Pleasanton next weekend is pretty much the closest thing to... Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
3 Dead After Bank Robbery, Gunbattle

3 Dead After Bank Robbery, Gunbattle

Robbers fleeing a Stockton, California, bank on Wednesday took three women hostage and threw two of them from their... Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
Judge Rules Death Penalty Unconstitutional in CA

Judge Rules Death Penalty Unconstitutional in CA

A federal judge on Wednesday declared the death penalty "unconstitutional" in the state of California... Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
Man Leaps From New Bay Bridge, New Span's First Suicide

Man Leaps From New Bay Bridge, New Span's First Suicide

A man died after jumping from the $6.4 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge on Wednesday morning. Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
New Bed Designed to Help Premature Babies

New Bed Designed to Help Premature Babies

A premature baby was resuscitated in San Diego last week using a new, specialized bed designed just for preemies. Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
2 Arrests in Cheese Company Bus Theft

2 Arrests in Cheese Company Bus Theft

Three restored Volkswagen minibuses, worth $100,000 each, vanished early Saturday from a hotel parking lot. Read »

Jul 16, 2014
Day Two of Michelle Obama's Trip to LA

Day Two of Michelle Obama's Trip to LA

First lady Michelle Obama says the difficulties that military veterans face securing jobs... Watch »

Jul 16, 2014
CHP Sees Spike in Illegal Street Racing

CHP Sees Spike in Illegal Street Racing

Speed is the leading cause of deadly car accidents on San Diego freeways, and now law enforcement is worried they’ll... Watch »

Jul 16, 2014
Radio Host Caught in Mideast Unrest:

Radio Host Caught in Mideast Unrest: "Thought We Weren't Going to Make...

It started out as a picture perfect family vacation for a Los Angeles-based radio personality: Madrid,... Watch »

Jul 16, 2014
Man Behind @HiddenCash to Pay for Park Repair

Man Behind @HiddenCash to Pay for Park Repair

The man behind the @HiddenCash craze that sent nearly 1,000 money seekers trampling through a Whittier park... Read »

Jul 15, 2014
Suspect Arrested in World Cup Party Killing

Suspect Arrested in World Cup Party Killing

Police have arrested a suspect in connection to the killing of a man attending a World Cup party in National... Read »

Jul 15, 2014
Earthquake Warning System Plan Gets a Boost

Earthquake Warning System Plan Gets a Boost

An earthquake early warning system for the West Coast received a boost Tuesday with the approval of federal funding... Read »

Jul 15, 2014
Vet Made 911 Call

Vet Made 911 Call "Afraid" Days Before Death

An Army vet killed in Orange County last year made a chilling 911 call 11 days before her death, alleging she... Watch »

Jul 15, 2014
Bear Explores Foothill Neighborhoods

Bear Explores Foothill Neighborhoods

A large black bear was caught on camera Monday afternoon and evening as it wandered around neighborhoods in... Watch »

Jul 15, 2014
California Water Use Rises Amid Crippling Drought

California Water Use Rises Amid Crippling Drought

Californians increased their water consumption this year during the severe drought, despite pleas from the governor... Read »

Jul 15, 2014
3 Bright Orange Cheese Trucks Found

3 Bright Orange Cheese Trucks Found

Three restored Volkswagen minibuses, worth $100,000 each, vanished early Saturday from a hotel parking lot. Read »

Jul 15, 2014
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