A man suspected of murder was arrested Friday after he led Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies on a chase and pushed the female victim from his car as he fled, authorities said.
A French company that made the helicopter that crashed near Lake Natoma in 2005, killing two sheriff's deputies and injuring another, has agreed to pay $1.5 million to Sacramento County.
One of six men charged in the 2009 gang rape of a teenage girl outside Richmond High School's homecoming dance has pleaded guilty.
An Orange County jury says the doctor of an 85-year-old dementia patient was in no way responsible for a deadly car crash the patient caused.
A pair of wildfires in Northern California that is threatening 23 residences has grown, even as firefighters made some progress containing areas of the blaze.
Six people were arrested as dozens rallied outside a county jail in downtown Los Angeles jail in favor of a bill aimed at protecting some illegal immigrants from deportation.
Firefighters in Northern California battled to save nearly two dozen homes being threatened by a pair of fires, while dozens of evacuees who fled a fire in Southern California four days ago were allowed to return home.
Prosecutors say they will not charge a man accused by a Northern California city councilman of knocking him out and later dumping him at a horse racing track.
It's a boy. Veterinarians say the 6-week-old panda cub at the San Diego Zoo is a boy.
Small quakes shook Southern and Central California early Friday, but there were no injuries or damage in the contrasting California communities of Beverly Hills and Huron.
San Francisco prosecutors won't file criminal charges in the case of a property management firm accused of laundering thousands of dollars in contributions to Mayor Ed Lee's election campaign last year.
A Sacramento County judge will hear arguments Friday over whether former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger violated California law when he cut the manslaughter sentence for the son of a political ally just hours before he left office last year.
Two people have been found shot to death inside a Vallejo home.
Fourteen employees at a California aquatic center have been fired after a video posted on the Internet showed them performing a parody of a viral Korean music video.
A panel of federal judges won't consider easing its order that California sharply reduce its prison population to improve inmate care, but may give state officials more time to comply, the three judges said Friday.
California landlords won't be able to require their tenants to pay their rent online under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.
A scathing report Friday depicted a rogue culture inside the nation's largest county jail system in which deputies abused and humiliated inmates while top management failed to recognize problems or weed out violent officers.
The son of Pepperdine President Andrew Benton has pleaded no contest to charges that he made criminal threats during an argument with his father at their house on the Malibu campus then returned to Pepperdine the next day with a gun.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Friday at 120.38, up 0.41 percent from Thursday. Advancing issues beat decliners 44 to 33, and 63 issues were unchanged.
Illumina Inc. (Nasdaq: ILMN) was the top dollar gainer, up $2.42 to $45.37.
Cymer Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) was the top dollar loser, down $1.09 to $57.36.
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