State worker furloughs saved California $5 billion over five years but left taxpayers on the hook for $1 billion in unused vacation because employees banked many of their paid days off while they were forced to stay home, according to a report released Thursday.
A lawyer for a Reuters editor accused of conspiring with hackers to deface a Los Angeles Times story says the journalist didn't commit the crimes he's accused of.
Shortly after the proclamation of the new pope, a reporter for U.S. television told his audience that the Catholics of Latin America “have waited 20 centuries for a pope to come from this region.”
A 12-year-old Orange County boy who allegedly passed around a marijuana brownie at his school, sickening students, has been arrested after authorities say they found a bag of pot in his backpack.
March 14 (Bloomberg) -- Things are going pretty well for Manchester United right now. Sure, the team was knocked out of the UEFA Champions League last week, but it has a comfortable lead in England’s Premier League heading into this season’s final weeks. The club is also still in the running for the third leg of English soccer’s triple crown, the FA Cup.
Child welfare workers investigated reports of violence and drug use at the Sacramento home where authorities say a 9-year-old boy was allegedly killed by his father with a hatchet weeks later.
An Orange County city is reviewing its rules after a gay Vietnamese-American group was excluded from February's annual Tet Parade in Little Saigon.
Jurors have recommended the death penalty for two men who bound and drove a man to the Southern California desert and shot him.
Police in Southern California say they have arrested a man from who disappeared earlier this week, and he led them to a body believed to be his missing wife.
Authorities say Ventura police shot and killed a man after he hit two officers with his truck outside a motel.
Pasadena police searched a neighborhood for hours for two men who crashed into an unmarked car driven by two plainclothes deputies from the Los Angeles County sheriff's department, then shot at them.
Officials say an 83-year-old woman died and her son was injured after inhaling heavy smoke in a San Bernardino County house fire.
The Los Angeles Fire Department says one man has died and the other has been rescued safely after a construction trench collapsed in Pacific Palisades.
A jury has recommended the death penalty for a Corcoran prisoner who murdered his cell mate.
A man has been shot and killed outside a Bay Area Rapid Transit station in Richmond.
Three men have been convicted of a double killing that occurred during a robbery at a Compton car dealership three years ago.
A federal judge is considering whether to dismiss a sweeping lawsuit claiming the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency allowed hundreds of pesticides to be used despite evidence of harmful effects on more than 200 endangered and threatened species.
California homes sales dipped slightly last month and so did prices but the state still seems on the road to recovery after a five-year housing slump.
A couple is facing potential child endangerment charges after they were arrested on suspicion of squatting with a 3-year-old child at a Central California house that authorities say was filled with waste and hypodermic needles.
A bone fragment found in the water below a Butte County waterfall has been identified as belonging to a Chico man who fell from a trail almost a year ago.
A big snake has been found at a storage facility used by homeless people in downtown Los Angeles.
Bored with classes? Carnegie Mellon University and one of the government's top spy agencies want to interest high school students in a game of computer hacking.