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Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 06:22 AM PDT

California Experiments With Distributing Fentanyl Tests

California Experiments With Distributing Fentanyl Tests

California health officials are experimenting with distribution of test strips that allow people to check their drugs for the presence of the powerful opioid fentanyl, which is causing numerous overdoses and...

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 06:34 AM PDT

Slow-Moving Pursuit Draws a Crowd of Onlookers

Slow-Moving Pursuit Draws a Crowd of Onlookers

A man suspected of stealing a car led police on a slow-moving pursuit Thursday through the San Fernando Valley with the vehicle's bumper barely hanging onto the car.

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 05:27 AM PDT

California to Spend $768M on Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

California to Spend $768M on Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

California utilities will invest nearly $768 million to expand a network of charging stations and build other infrastructure for electric vehicles as the state moves toward a goal of 5 million zero-emission cars...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 09:47 AM PDT

Climbers Set Speed Record on Yosemite's Nose of El Capitan

Climbers Set Speed Record on Yosemite's Nose of El Capitan

Two climbers have set a speed record for ascending the famous Nose route of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, one of the world's most technical and dangerous verticals. Alex Honnold and his climbing partner...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 01:03 PM PDT

California Governor Candidates Make Final Pitch to Voters

California Governor Candidates Make Final Pitch to Voters

Its crunch time in the primary for California governor. Candidates are exploring creative strategies and benefiting from massive spending as they try to get the edge on their rivals in the race’s final days.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 10:14 AM PDT

8-Year-Old Boy Found Safe After Going Missing With Non-Custodial Mother

8-Year-Old Boy Found Safe After Going Missing With Non-Custodial Mother

An 8-year-old boy who went missing with his non-custodial mother, launching a search after he was taken from his elementary school in Carson, has been found safe, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 09:28 PM PDT

Watch: Carjacking, Tasers and Wild Police Chase in Burbank

Watch: Carjacking, Tasers and Wild Police Chase in Burbank

A pursuit suspect is able to commit a carjacking, get back into a vehicle and nearly run over a police officer. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on May 30, 2018.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 07:40 PM PDT

California Senate Supports State-Backed Bank for Pot Money

California Senate Supports State-Backed Bank for Pot Money

California lawmakers moved Wednesday to create a state-backed bank to handle the billions of dollars flowing from the newly legal recreational marijuana market.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 09:28 AM PDT

'No Regrets': Calif. Teen Gets 25 Years Behind Bars for Killing Best Friend

'No Regrets': Calif. Teen Gets 25 Years Behind Bars for Killing Best Friend

A California teenager who killed his best friend, posted audio of his victim's cries on Snapchat and said "no regrets" as he stared into his phone's camera has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Salvador...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 05:21 PM PDT

Coachella 2019 Ticket Sales Announced

Coachella 2019 Ticket Sales Announced

Right when our bank accounts seemed to be recovering from April's festival, Coachella announces on-sale ticket info and weekend dates for its 2019 event.

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