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Man charged with murder in Los Angeles fire that killed 5

June 15, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This Monday, June 13, 2016 image from video provided by KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV shows Los Angeles firefighters battling a blaze in an abandoned two-story office building in the city’s Westlake District. Authorities say the death toll has risen to several people a day after the fire in the office building near downtown Los Angeles. (KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV via AP)...

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More than 70 dogs seized from Michigan home

June 15, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

COTTRELLVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — At least 70 dogs have been removed from a house in Michigan’s St. Clair County, where they were found in unsanitary conditions. The sheriff’s office says it responded to complaints about odor and barking...

Interim Oakland police chief ousted after less than a week

June 15, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf gestures toward reporters at the end of a news conference at City Hall Wednesday, June 15, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. Schaaf removed the interim police chief Wednesday after appointing him less than a week ago amid a widening sex...

Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree

June 14, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas State Board of Education voted unanimously on Tuesday to ignore a directive from President Obama’s administration that public schools allow transgender students to use restrooms matching their gender identity, and...

Deputies: Gator drags toddler into water near Disney resort

June 14, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a child who was dragged into the water by an alligator near Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Orlando. Multiple news outlets report that Orange County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman...

AP Source: NHL settles on Las Vegas for expansion

June 14, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this June 24, 2015, file photo, Jiri Hudler of the Calgary Flames poses with the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy after winning the award at the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas. A person with direct knowledge of the NHL’s decision says the league has settled...

Armed man arrested in California wasn’t allowed to have guns

June 13, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department motorcycle deputies ride along a street in West Hollywood, Calif., during the Gay Pride Parade on Sunday, June 12, 2016. A heavily armed man arrested in Southern California told police he was in the area for West...

1 dead, several rescued in Los Angeles building fire

June 13, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say one person is dead and several others had to be rescued from a major fire in a two-story office building near downtown Los Angeles. City fire spokesman Brian Humphrey says nearly 150 firefighters have had to assume a...

Juror in Stanford sex assault case appalled by sentence

June 13, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this March 30, 2015 photo, Brock Turner appears in the Palo Alto, Calif., branch of Santa Clara County Superior Court court for a status hearing. A fledgling campaign to recall the judge who sentenced the former Stanford University swimmer to six months in...

Family asks for refiling of charges in black teen’s shooting

June 11, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The family of an unarmed black college football player who was fatally shot by a white North Texas police officer is asking prosecutors to refile charges in the case after a grand jury declined to take any action against the officer....