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  • Verdict reached in case of man accused of kidnapping girl
    Associated Press | September 04, 2015 1:28 am
    A jury is set to deliver its verdict Friday in the case of a man charged with kidnapping and raping a 10-year-old girl in Los Angeles, before releasing her and fleeing to Mexico.
  • California governor's highway plan includes $65 driver fee
    Associated Press | September 04, 2015 1:20 am
    More than two months after calling a special session to address California's transportation funding backlog, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun circulating a list of administration proposals on how to pay for it, including a $65 annual fee for drivers and increases in the diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation.
  • Airman who helped stop train attack returns to US
    Associated Press | September 04, 2015 1:20 am
    The U.S. Air Force airman who was injured when he and two childhood friends tackled a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train is back in his native California.
  • Police: Gunman kills 1, wounds 2 at Sacramento college
    Associated Press | September 04, 2015 12:28 am
    Police hunted for a gunman Thursday night who opened fire at a Sacramento college parking lot, killing one man and wounding two others, officials said.
  • Near LA's Koreatown, pastor tries to lift veil on drug abuse
    Associated Press | September 03, 2015 11:28 pm
    In a blue-and-white church on the outskirts of Los Angeles' Koreatown, pastor Young Ho Han is trying to lift the veil on a problem silently afflicting his community: drug abuse among young Korean-Americans.
  • Fired regulator: Brown pushed to waive oil safeguards.
    Associated Press | September 03, 2015 11:20 pm
    California's top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown's senior aides in 2011 that the governor's orders to override key safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state and federal laws protecting the state's groundwater from contamination, one of the former officials has testified.
  • Illinois residents expect quiet holiday weekend amid manhunt
    Associated Press | September 03, 2015 11:00 pm
    Residents and business owners in one of Illinois' most popular recreational areas say a manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of an area police officer will bring a more quiet and somber Labor Day weekend than usual.
  • Officials: 3 hurt in University of Arkansas machete attack
    Associated Press | September 03, 2015 10:24 pm
    Officials say a man with a machete injured two people during an attack in a wooded area of the University of Arkansas campus.
  • Manhunt could bring subdued holiday in recreation area
    Associated Press | September 03, 2015 9:52 pm
    The manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of an Illinois police officer threatened Thursday to dampen the Labor Day weekend across one of the state's most popular recreational areas, a boating and fishing playground known as the Chain O' Lakes.
  • Review: 'Transporter' a cinematic bumpy ride
    Associated Press | September 03, 2015 9:26 pm
    If nothing else, this reboot of the Transporter franchise should do wonders for Audi sales, not to mention car safety. Every passenger who sets foot in the tricked-out, gleaming German automobile driven by the titular character is immediately ordered to fasten their seat belt. It's sound advice, because "The Transporter Refueled" is a cinematic bumpy ride.
  • The Latest: Funeral arrangements announced for slain officer
    Associated Press | September 03, 2015 8:12 pm
    The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):
  • Afroman fined, ordered to get counseling for punching fan
    Associated Press | September 03, 2015 7:37 pm
    Rap artist Afroman was given a suspended six-month jail sentence Thursday, fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman who jumped on a stage during a concert earlier this year.
  • 2 papal parades, more passes available after ticket outcry
    Associated Press | September 03, 2015 7:36 pm
    After an outcry over plans to keep most of Pope Francis' audience at his biggest Philadelphia events several blocks away, organizers Thursday announced the pontiff will parade through downtown twice and said they would set aside 30,000 tickets for the public to get a closer view.
  • Man faces charges after tweeting 'kill all the white people'
    Associated Press | September 03, 2015 7:03 pm
    Police say a 20-year-old man has been charged after he tweeted about killing "all the white people" in a Maryland town.
  • North Dakota frat probed in alleged assault, anti-gay taunts
    Associated Press | September 03, 2015 6:28 pm