Actress of 'ER,' 'Stand and Deliver' fatally shot by police

An actress who appeared on the TV medical drama "ER" and starred in the film "Stand and Deliver" was fatally shot by police officers in Southern California after they say she pointed a replica handgun at them
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California appeals ruling to let border wall proceed

A federal appeals court will hear arguments by the state of California and advocacy groups who contend the Trump administration overreached by waiving environmental reviews to speed construction of the president's prized border wall with Mexico
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California challenges border wall at appeals court

A federal appeals court will hear arguments by the state of California and advocacy groups who contend the Trump administration overreached by waiving environmental reviews to speed construction of the president's prized border wall with Mexico
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California's border wall challenge hinges on jurisdiction

A legal challenge to President Trump's planned border wall hinges on whether the state of California and environmental groups can fight the project in court
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Court: California museum can keep disputed paintings

An appeals court has upheld a judge's ruling that a California museum can keep two German Renaissance masterpieces that a woman claimed were seized by the Nazis in World War II
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Fishing gear loaned from libraries generates reel interest

Anne Arundel pilot project to loan fishing gear from libraries generates reel interest
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Houston VHS swap meet attracts fans of the old format

Houston VHS swap meet attracts fans of the old-style movie-watching format
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Kavanaugh's ties to disgraced mentor loom over confirmation

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will likely face uncomfortable questions during his confirmation hearing next week about his relationship with a mentor now accused of being a serial sexual harasser
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Last ID made of victims from Texas apartment complex fire

Authorities have identified all five individuals who died last month in a massive fire at two apartment complexes in San Marcos
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Latest: Border wall challenge hinges on court jurisdiction

A legal challenge to President Trump's planned border wall hinges on whether the state of California and environmental groups can fight the project in court
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Latest: California appeals ruling to let border wall proceed

A small crowd is protesting the Trump administration's planned border wall outside a Los Angeles-area courthouse where a three-judge panel will hear arguments that the White House overreached to speed construction of the wall
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Man held at Maryland detention center dies at hospital

A 28-year-old man being held at a Maryland detention center has died after officials say he went into cardiac arrest
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Man pleads not guilty to dine-and-dash dating allegations

Los Angeles County prosecutors have filed extortion, grand theft and other charges against a man accused of being the 'Dine-and-Dash Dater'
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Maryland teen connected to thefts at marinas, private piers

A Maryland teen has been charged in connection with a string of burglaries and thefts at marinas and private piers
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NASA anxious to hear from Mars rover as dust storm clears

NASA anxious to hear from Mars rover Opportunity as the planet's red skies clear from massive dust storm
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Nebraska death row inmate's latest appeal rejected

The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected the latest appeal of a Texas man on Nebraska's death row for killing two Grand Island men in 2007
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Old locomotive donated to Wabash Valley Railroad Museum

A 71-year-old railroad locomotive has been donated to the Wabash Valley Railroad Museum in western Indiana
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Peoria picks Art Miller as its new police chief

The city of Peoria has a new police chief
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Police lieutenant to plead to illegal sale of 100-plus guns

Prosecutors say a former Southern California police lieutenant who also acted as a department spokesman has agreed to plead guilty to illegally selling more than 100 guns
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Police spokesman to plead to illegal sale of 100-plus guns

Prosecutors say a former Southern California police lieutenant who also acted as a department spokesman has agreed to plead guilty to illegally selling more than 100 guns
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Police: Texas father planned to die with 2 slain children

Court records show a Houston man accused of killing his two children told authorities his 8-year-old son pleaded for mercy before having his throat cut.
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Records: Texas dad said son pleaded for mercy before death

Court records show a Houston man accused of killing his two children told authorities his 8-year-old son pleaded for mercy before having his throat cut.
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South Pasadena police shoot, kill woman brandishing BB gun

South Pasadena police have killed a woman they say pointed a BB gun at them
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Texas man suspected of fatally stabbing his 2 children

Authorities say a man suspected of fatally stabbing his two children in Houston has been found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound
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