OAKLAND, Calif. Hundreds gathered Friday to remember the late grandson of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X as mourners said Malcolm Shabazz was well on his way to cementing his own legacy.
ALHAMBRA, Calif. A man investigators say was carrying a large knife and a backpack has been shot and killed by officers in the lobby of the Alhambra Police Department.
LEXINGTON, Mich. Carol Connell remembers well the gift she gave Sara Ylen, a friend seemingly forced to bear too much misery. Ylen, a Michigan mother of two young boys, said she was battling cancer just a few years after a man was convicted of her rape.
JUNEAU, Alaska West Coast states affected by debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan are about to receive an initial $250,000 each from a $5 million gift from Japan for cleanup.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho Holly Lahti won one of the biggest lottery jackpots in U.S. history then seemed to disappear from the face of the Earth. She actually moved to the California coast.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. California's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 4 1/2 years as the state experienced one of the sharpest drops in joblessness nationwide, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
OAKLAND, Calif. Mourners are gathering at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California in Oakland to remember Malcolm X's grandson, Malcolm Shabazz.
BRUNSWICK, Maine Patty Wagstaff is a Hollywood stunt pilot, three-time U.S. aerobatic champion, inductee to the National Aviation Hall of Fame and favorite on the air show circuit. One of her tricked-out planes is on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
SAN JOSE, Calif. The Canadian government has launched an aggressive campaign to lure Silicon Valley tech workers frustrated by U.S. visa policies northward, just as Congress wrestles with a long-sought overhaul of America's immigration system.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. A man stands trial Monday in Las Cruces in the 2010 killings of a New Mexico couple and their business partner from California.
NEWARK, N.J. New York Jets running back Mike Goodson is facing drug and weapons charges after he was found in a car with an acquaintance early Friday morning on Interstate 80 in New Jersey.
WASHINGTON Solid hiring helped lower unemployment rates in 40 U.S. states last month, the most since November. The declines show the job market is improving throughout most of the country.
LAS VEGAS O.J. Simpson's former lawyer defended himself point-by-point Friday against allegations he botched the former football star's armed-robbery trial, after giving damaging testimony that Simpson actually knew his buddies had guns when they went to a hotel room together to reclaim some sports memorabilia.
RENO, Nev. The new boss of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport says she wants to take it to new heights.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. A pair of tamed but persistent wildfires still burned in the hills and mountains around Interstate 5 after a wild week of burning brush in the area north of Los Angeles.
NOVATO, Calif. Highway workers have unearthed artifacts used by a Native American tribe as part of a paving project along Highway 101 north of Novato.
ORANGE, Calif. Authorities Friday confirmed that a body found in a remote canyon in Orange County was a 36-year-old former Army sergeant, and they promptly arrested her former roommate who had made frequent public appearances and given a steady stream of media interviews during the two weeks she was missing.
LOS ANGELES A Los Angeles doctor was sentenced Friday to 14 years in federal prison for bilking patients out of more than $1 million by promising them that an herbal supplement she hawked could cure late-stage cancer and other diseases.
SAN DIEGO The numbers sum up the frenzy that has taken over the Golden State since it joined the madness over Powerball, which has seen its jackpot soar to $550 million for Saturday's drawing.
PARIS After David Beckham's long and distinguished soccer career ends on an artificial turf field in northwestern France, his life promises to be perhaps even more glamorous than it already has been.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. Prison officials say an inmate at California Men's Colony attacked two guards with a toothbrush sharpened into a knife, leaving them with head and neck wounds.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced to screaming throngs of Kings fans Friday that the deal to sell the NBA franchise to a group led by software tycoon Vivek Ranadive has been signed.
A person familiar with the deal says the Maloof family has reached an agreement with a Sacramento group headed by software tycoon Vivek Ranadive to sell a 65 percent controlling interest in the Kings at a total franchise valuation of $535 million.
DELANO, Calif. Corrections officials are investigating the death of a California Prison inmate. They say the death was a homicide and the man's cellmate is the suspect.