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  • Former Marine convicted in DUI crash that killed three

    Former Marine convicted in DUI crash that killed three
    An Orange County jury Wednesday convicted a 27-year-old former Marine of driving drunk, crashing his car and killing three other Marines who were passengers. Jared Ray Hale faces up to 12 years in prison on a felony count of causing bodily injury...
  • Michigan man charged with attempted murder in Amtrak stabbings

    Michigan man charged with attempted murder in Amtrak stabbings
    A 44-year-old Michigan man has been charged with four counts of attempted murder after he slashed several people aboard an Amtrak train in Michigan, police said Saturday. Michael Darnell Williams of Saginaw was arrested after officers used a stun gun to...
  • University of Virginia suspends fraternities after rape allegations

    The University of Virginia suspended all fraternity activities and asked police to investigate a 2012 sexual assault in the wake of a damning Rolling Stone article that suggested the Charlottesville campus failed to protect students from potential...
  • Man slashes principal's cheek with box cutter in Merced County

    Man slashes principal's cheek with box cutter in Merced County
    A man slashed an elementary school principal’s cheek with a box cutter Thursday afternoon, then ran away, prompting a lockdown on the campus in Merced County. Police said that two men approached Gustine Elementary School Principal Ismael Munoz...
  • San Gabriel man sentenced to prison for smuggling 46 turtles

    San Gabriel man sentenced to prison for smuggling 46 turtles
    A San Gabriel man tried to avoid detection when he smuggled nearly four dozen endangered turtles, but he wasn't fast enough. Kwong Wa Cheung, 36, was sentenced Tuesday to serve two months in federal prison for trying to smuggle 46 turtles and...
  • LAPD seeks help identifying hit-and-run driver who injured child

    LAPD seeks help identifying hit-and-run driver who injured child
    Los Angeles police Wednesday asked the community for help in identifying the driver of a car that hit and seriously injured a 10-year-old boy, then fled the scene. The incident happened about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of North Main and...
  • Texas stirs controversy with plans to execute schizophrenic man

    Attorneys and a politically diverse coalition of supporters are fighting to stop Texas from executing a schizophrenic man this week, arguing that to do so would be unconstitutional. Scott Panetti, 56, is scheduled to be executed 6 p.m. local time...
  • White, Latino police officers claim racial bias after Cleveland shooting

    While much of the world last week was focusing on events in Ferguson, Mo., or on the case of a 12-year-old who displayed a realistic toy gun and was shot to death by a police officer in Cleveland, a different kind of confrontation involving police and...
  • Alert system would target California drivers in hit-and-run crashes

    Drivers who flee the scenes of crashes in California could see descriptions of their cars and license plates displayed on freeway signs under a proposed expansion of the Amber Alert system.  For the second time in two years, state Assemblyman Mike Gatto...
  • FBI: Two Los Angeles-area banks robbed hours apart

    FBI: Two Los Angeles-area banks robbed hours apart
    Police and the FBI are looking for two men who robbed banks in Los Angeles County on Friday. The first robbery was at Citibank in the 8400 block of Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills between 10 and 11 a.m. Police said a man passed a note to a teller...
  • 2 charged in fatal shooting, 4 attempted slayings in Long Beach

    2 charged in fatal shooting, 4 attempted slayings in Long Beach
    Two men face murder charges and other felonies in connection with what police say was a gang-related killing in Long Beach this year. Los Angeles county prosecutors have charged Ricardo Gonzalez, 19, and Carlos Alexis Escalante, 18, with murder, five...