Authorities say a former San Francisco Bay Area junior college professor has been arrested for beating three people during violent clashes between supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump last month.
A Northern California prosecutor is objecting to a short jail sentence for a man who admitted raping a relative. He says the punishment is too lenient and reminiscent of the Brock Turner sexual assault case.
An investigation into the 2014 fatal crash of an air tanker fighting a Yosemite National Park forest fire found that the pilot was warned to avoid a hazardous tree to the right of his flight path before a wing struck trees on the left side.
California environmental regulators say Volkswagen needs to better explain its plans for an $800 million investment it's required to make under a settlement of the company's emissions cheating scandal.
San Francisco police officer Ilya Faynshteyn responded to a report of a "belligerent homeless man" who had his pants down and was touching himself on Sunday. A student visiting the city was waiting for the bus when the tussle broke out between the two, and he recorded it with his cell phone as a couple of passersby also jumped in to help Faynshteyn. The San Francisco Police Commission approved new limits on uses-of-force in December, despite resistance from the police union.
Struggle between officer and homeless man shows new use-of-force limits in San Francisco
Tempers flare in Marysville traffic
Evacuees jam Marysville gas stations
Suspect pointed gun at CHP officer, law enforcement spokesman says