An AIDS-free generation: It seems an audacious goal, considering how the HIV epidemic still is raging around the world.
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon said Friday that there's new evidence showing the parents and two men charged in the drive-by fatal shooting of a girl's alleged pimp acted more out of revenge than for her protection.
A Huntington Beach man has been sentenced to 65 years to life in prison for the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 7-year-old developmentally disabled girl, the Orange County district attorney's office said.
Prosecutors say a 70-year-old Southern California woman has been ordered to stand trial for trying to cut off her husband's penis with industrial scissors.
Federal officials say a deputy U.S. marshal was dragged more than 100 yards while trying to stop the car of a fugitive wanted for firearm possession before shooting him. Neither man was seriously injured.
Fire crews are continuing to make progress in their battle against a wildfire burning near Redding in Northern California.
A burglary suspect was nabbed in Redondo Beach after he was spotted by the local police chief, who chased the suspect down on a bike.