Elk Grove woman jailed for tricking elderly man out of car, money and home

A 30-year-old Elk Grove real estate agent was sentenced to jail today for swindling a heartsick older man out of a Lexus, $200,000 and his Campbell home…

4 firefighters killed in Houston motel fire

Authorities say four firefighters are dead after trying to battle a fire that engulfed a Houston motel along a busy expressway…

US most populated cities

According to the new census, New York is the most populated city in the US, followed by Los Angeles…

State assembly passes bill to raise minimum wage

Minimum-wage workers in California would see their first raises in six years under a bill that has passed the state Assembly…

Woman with peanut allergy suing United Airlines

A California woman with a severe peanut allergy is suing United Airlines….

Starbucks to ban smoking within 25 feet of cafes

Starbucks customers will soon have to stamp out their cigarettes before approaching the cafes…

Zumba instructor gets jail time for prostitution

A high-profile prostitution scandal featuring sex videos, adultery, exhibitionism and more than 100 clients drew to a close Friday when a Zumba fitness instructor…

Mother kills 9-year-old son

Police say a Colorado mom shot and killed her 9-year-old son…

Pedestrian killed in Santa Ana police pursuit

A pedestrian is dead following a police chase in California….

Women as family breadwinner on the rise, study says

The share of mothers who bring home the bacon is on the rise…