3 killed, 9 injured in Long Beach shooting at California home

U.S. 10/30/19, 04:36

Authorities say three people were fatally shot and nine others injured at a home in Long Beach, California. The Los Angeles Times reports that Long Beach fire spokesman Jake Heflin says firefighters arrived at the home around 10:44 p.m. on Tuesday to a scene "filled with chaos." First responders were seen outside ...

Utah man arrested in shooting of off-duty Los Angeles deputy

U.S. 06/11/19, 19:54

A Utah man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy at a fast-food restaurant, and authorities say they are investigating whether he killed another man an hour earlier in attacks that both appear to be random. Rhett Nelson, 30, of St. George, Utah, was ...

Army veteran indicted in California bomb plot against rally

U.S. 05/22/19, 18:21

A U.S. grand jury on Wednesday indicted an Army veteran in a plot to plant a bomb at a rally by white supremacists in California.The indictment charged 26-year-old Mark Domingo with providing material support to terrorists and attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, the U.S. attorney's office said.His ...

IndyCar drivers eager to compete after extended break

Sports 05/10/19, 15:09

All Colton Herta wanted to do after crashing at Long Beach was race. All he did over the next 3½ weeks was test for two days in Indianapolis.The interminable wait finally ended Friday.Twenty-four days after competing in California, Herta and the other series regulars eagerly jumped back into their cockpits ...

Mourners remember dog walker, and 5 dogs killed in crash

U.S. 05/09/19, 12:15

Pet owners and others gathered at a Southern California intersection to mourn a popular dog walker killed along with five of six dogs she was transporting when a motorist fleeing police crashed into her car.Dog owners and friends of Jessica Bingaman held candles and sang at a Wednesday night vigil ...

US officials: Army veteran’s plan to bomb Nazi rally stopped

U.S. 04/29/19, 17:36

An Army veteran who converted to Islam and discussed launching various terror attacks throughout Southern California was arrested as he plotted to bomb a white supremacist rally as retribution for the New Zealand mosque attacks, federal prosecutors said Monday. Mark Domingo, an infantryman who served a combat stint in Afghanistan, was ...

Oldest southern sea otter in captivity dies in California

U.S. 04/22/19, 19:54

Charlie, the oldest southern sea otter held by any zoo or aquarium, has died in California.The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach says Charlie died Monday at the age of 22.Male southern sea otters typically only live 10 to 14 years in the wild.This March 2, 2018, photo shows ...

Field set for runoff elections in 2 California Senate races

U.S. 04/05/19, 15:19

California's secretary of state says two Republican state Assemblymen will face off in June to fill one of two vacancies in the state Senate.Secretary of State Alex Padilla says final results from last month's special primary election show Brian Dahle of Bieber and Kevin Kiley of Rocklin are the top ...

Runoff elections set in 2 California state Senate districts

U.S. 03/27/19, 12:50

Voters in two California Senate districts will head back to the polls in June to fill vacancies created by last fall's election.Special primary elections on Tuesday set up June 4 runoffs to replace Democrat Ricardo Lara, who was elected insurance commissioner, and Republican Ted Gaines, who now sits on the ...

Brook the sea otter dies at Southern California aquarium

U.S. 01/30/19, 21:10

A Southern California aquarium is mourning the death of a sea otter who was nearly 22 years old.The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach says Brook died Tuesday. She'd recently been diagnosed with congestive heart failure.The zoo says Brook "was known for her photogenic looks and regal demeanor" and ...

Mobile home residents who lived in ‘squalor’ awarded $5.5M

U.S. 11/19/18, 22:48

A jury awarded more than $5.5 million to 31 residents of a Southern California mobile home park rife with problems, including sinkholes, sewage backups and rats.Jurors also found the owners of Friendly Village liable for elder abuse, lawyers for the plaintiffs said Monday. The amount of punitive damages in that ...

Virgin Orbit mates rocket to jet for airborne launch system

California 10/26/18, 14:25

Southern California-based Virgin Orbit has reached a milestone in developing its airborne orbital launch system.In this Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, photo released by Virgin Orbit, a completed LauncherOne rocket hangs from the wing of Cosmic Girl, a special Boeing 747 aircraft that is used as the rocket's "flying launch pad," ...

California college moves ‘Prospector Pete’ statue from plaza

U.S. 09/21/18, 16:28

California State University, Long Beach, will move its half-century-old "Prospector Pete" statue away from a prominent place on campus because of the impact the 1849 gold rush had on indigenous people.A statement on the university website said the gold rush was "a time in history when the indigenous peoples of ...

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