By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California gas prices continued surging Friday, adding another 17 cents per gallon on average, and the increases are expected to continue for at least several more days, ensuring long lines and short tempers at pumps around the state.
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department is planning to double the size of its gang unit to 300 detectives to combat teen violence fueled by dares and insults traded on social media.
Rather than target established street gangs involved in the drug trade, the
MAILONLINE.COM - A performing Killer Whale suffered a horrific injury which left its jawbone exposed at a SeaWorld theme park, prompting fury from animal rights groups.
Pictures showing Nakai, an 11-year-old whale who performs at the San Diego SeaWorld park, with a large gash to its chin were
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will not hear the appeal of a former toxicologist convicted of poisoning her husband in a notorious San Diego murder case.
Former lab worker Kristin Rossum said she deserves a special hearing to determine whether her trial lawyer's performance was so bad that
YAHOO.COM - Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old woman in the suburban San Diego area after she allegedly hit a Border Patrol agent with her car.
Investigators said Valeria Alvarado ran down the agent with her car as border patrol agents were in a Chula
By ALLEN G. BREEDAP National Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The link between U.S. military service and running for office is as old as the republic itself. It started with George Washington, who famously wrote that, "When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen."
During the long
By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Plans to use an array of powerful air cannons in an undersea seismic study near a Central California nuclear power plant have federal and state officials juggling concerns over marine life with public safety.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
By ERIK SCHELZIGAssociated Press
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Before an unruly Tennessee party ended with a student hospitalized for a dangerously high blood alcohol level, most people had probably never heard of alcohol enemas.
Thanks to the drunken exploits of a fraternity at the University of
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) - A Border Patrol agent fatally shot a 32-year-old mother of five Friday in suburban San Diego as he rode on the hood of her car after she ran into him, authorities and family members said.
The agent fired after being driven several hundred yards on the hood, Chula Vista
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Two men were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday for their roles in a Mexican drug gang that dissolved victims' bodies in acid.
Jose Olivera, 38, got five consecutive life terms and David Valencia, 42, got