Sep 18, 2009 21:22 EDT
California to reduce inmate population to meet court order but falls short of judges' mandate. California prison officials on Friday released a plan to reduce the state's inmate population by more than 23,000 over the next two years, falling short of a federal court mandate.
Sep 15, 2009 18:47 EDT
Police: Ex-lawmaker charged with murder told police he was 'at end of his rope'. A one-time Kentucky political star whose reputation was tarnished by an ex-girlfriend's domestic violence allegations told police of wanting revenge when he was arrested in a cemetery hours after she was shot to death.
Sep 09, 2009 20:37 EDT
Severed hand, torso found in valley near LA. Authorities say a male torso has been found in the high desert about 20 miles east of Lancaster, not far from the site where a severed hand was discovered.
Sep 09, 2009 14:32 EDT
Pennsylvania city in Amish country blankets streets with surveillance cameras. Horses drawing buggies regularly clop down the roads approaching Lancaster, a peaceful city in the heart of Amish country that had only three murders last year and relatively low crime.
Sep 04, 2009 14:49 EDT
Firefighters salute body of fallen LA firefighter being escorted to mortuary. The body of fallen firefighter Capt. Tedmund Hall is being escorted through Los Angeles to a mortuary in Victorville.
Aug 31, 2009 16:43 EDT
Political bedfellows don't get much stranger than Joe Sestak and Pat Toomey.
Aug 31, 2009 16:43 EDT
Pa. Senate race spawns strange bedfellows as Specter foes team up for health care forum. Political bedfellows don't get much stranger than Joe Sestak and Pat Toomey.
Aug 20, 2009 20:14 EDT
Pa. pizza shop employee foils robbers armed with shotgun by throwing beer can. Police said a 72-year-old pizza shop employee foiled a shotgun-point robbery by throwing a can of beer at the perpetrators. Lancaster police Lt. Todd Umstead said two men with bandanas over their faces attempted to rob Six Packs on Vine at closing time Wednesday. One of the men pointed a shotgun at the employee, who was stocking a cooler.
Aug 04, 2009 21:06 EDT
Federal judges order Calif. to reduce inmate population by 40,000 to improve medical care. A federal judicial panel on Tuesday ordered California to reduce its prison population by 40,000 to improve treatment of ailing and mentally ill inmates, saying there is no other way to bring the system's medical care up to adequate standards.
Aug 01, 2009 19:42 EDT
A sailor charged with murder who committed suicide in the brig at Camp Pendleton asphyxiated himself by stuffing toilet paper in his mouth, according to a U.S. Navy spokesman.
Aug 01, 2009 19:42 EDT
Sailor charged with murder of seaman asphyxiates himself in cell at Camp Pendleton. A sailor charged with murder who committed suicide in the brig at Camp Pendleton asphyxiated himself by stuffing toilet paper in his mouth, according to a U.S. Navy spokesman.
Jul 23, 2009 20:26 EDT
Navy says sailor charged with murder, other offenses in gay seaman's death in California. The U.S. Navy says a sailor has been charged in military court with murder and other offenses in the shooting death of a gay San Diego seaman.
Jul 17, 2009 13:38 EDT
Motel shut down to block weekend Mongol biker rendezvous in Mojave Desert town. The notorious Mongols biker gang has been fenced out of a Mojave Desert motel where hundreds of motorcyclists were destined for a weekend rendezvous.
Jul 14, 2009 20:00 EDT
21 individuals, 14 companies targeted by Attorney General's office . As part of a massive federal-state crackdown on loan modification scams, Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. at a press conference today announced the filing of legal action against 21 individuals and 14 companies who ripped off thousands of homeowners desperately seeking mortgage relief.
Jul 12, 2009 04:23 EDT
Futures Tour player Jean Reynolds is an unlikely U.S. Women's Open challenger. Not that long ago, Jean Reynolds grew tired of golf. Now, she's looking forward to the pressure of the back nine in the final round of the U.S. Women's Open.
Jul 09, 2009 22:42 EDT
State-by-state list of cites and areas to receive stimulus money to combat homelessness. State-by-state look at cities, counties and communities where stimulus money will be distributed to combat homelessness and the dollars for each location, according to the Housing and Urban Development Department:
Jun 30, 2009 20:00 EDT
The plans for Michael Jackson's funeral remain uncertain, but that did not stop Desiree Crossley and her family from camping out for hours outside of his Neverland ranch.
Jun 15, 2009 18:55 EDT
Lancaster Colony (LANC) has spent the past few years narrowing its focus to what it does best: selling specialty food.
Jun 15, 2009 11:52 EDT
Lancaster Colony LANC has spent the past few years narrowing its focus to what it does best: selling specialty food.
Jun 11, 2009 17:05 EDT
Lancaster Colony (LANC) started out as a housewares company in 1961. It eventually expanded into candles, glassware, auto products and some specialty foods.