| Jan 20, 2008
Democrat Warren Furutani is the overwhelming favorite in the Feb. 5 special election for the vacant 55th Assembly District seat, but he'll need to run again later this year if he wants to keep the post for more than a few months.
The special election was...
| Dec 2, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An amnesty program by Texas alcohol regulators is meant to stop youth poisoning deaths.
The announcement Wednesday by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission came on the first anniversary of the California death of an 18-year-old...
| Dec 2, 2009
Some underage, drinkers are getting a pass from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. The state agency annonced it "will not cite minors for the illegal possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages if an individual seeks assistance because of a...
| Dec 9, 2009
| 3:34 PM
CARSON, Calif. -- Authorities say a bus crash in West Carson Wednesday morning occurred after the driver suffered a heart attack and died.
The crash occurred around 5:45 a.m. in the area of 220th Street and Normandie Avenue.
The Gardena city bus was...
| Jul 22, 2009
| 10:54 AM
CHULA VISTA -- Police have arrested two teens, and an 18-year-old man has been taken into custody, in relation to a string of 7-Eleven robberies.
The suspects were taken into custody at an abandoned house in Anaheim, according to reports.
| Aug 7, 2009
CARSON, Calif. -- A seemingly innocent tribute to Michael Jackson turned into a bit of a headache for the mayor of Carson.
Jim Dear, 56, ordered the American flag outside City Hall lowered to half-staff on July 7 -- the day of Jackson's funeral -- at the...
| Aug 11, 2009
| 1:37 PM
ARLETA -- A police pursuit that began in the Wilmington-Arleta area Tuesday morning ended in Arleta with the suspect surrendering peacefully.
The pursuit began at 8:45 a.m. when California Highway Patrol officers tried to stop an unidentified male driver...
| Aug 26, 2009
Millions of window blinds and Roman shades are being recalled because they pose a strangulation danger to children.
The items are made by several different manufacturers. They were sold at major national retailers such as IKEA, Target and Pottery Barn,...
| Sep 4, 2009
| 7:35 AM
CARSON -- A suspect was shot to death this morning following a high speed pursuit with Gadena police.
The pursuit began around 4:30 a.m. in Gardena.
The shooting took place on East Dominguez Street near Bolsa Street in Carson a short time later.
| Dec 9, 2007
Blue skies don't depress Rick Metcalf, although they probably should.
The meager snowfall last year at Mt. Waterman in the San Gabriel Mountains -- about 8 inches, Metcalf, the owner, said -- meant the resort, which has been shuttered since 2004,...
| Feb 3, 2008
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...