The federal government is bringing back capital punishment after more than 16 years without a single federal execution.
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Democratic presidential hopefuls Sen. Bernie Sanders and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg will visit the Southland Thursday for public appearances and private fundraisers. Sanders, I-Vermont, is beginning a two-day visit to the area, starting with an early afternoon health-care town hall discussion at the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo. The gathering will be free and open to the public. (Getty Images) Later in the day, Sanders is expected to attend a “grassroots fundraiser” at The Montalban theater in Hollywood. Tickets for the event begin at $27, ranging as high as $2,800. Organizers described the gathering as “an evening of music, art and culture, and a special address from Sen. Bernie Sanders about our campaign and how you can be part of the political revolution.” On Friday night, Sanders will hold a campaign rally at Santa Monica High School. Buttigieg, meanwhile, has a full schedule for his one-day Los Angeles visit on Thursday. His only public event will be at 2:30 p.m., when he will tour Vector90, a co-working space, cultural hub and incubator. Sandwiched around that appearance will be four…
NORTHRIDGE (CBSLA) – A SWAT standoff was underway with three possibly armed burglars who broke into a Northridge marijuana dispensary Thursday morning. July 25, 2019. (CBS2) According to Los Angeles police, officers responded to the Circle of Hope Alliance in the 16900 block of Roscoe Boulevard at around 2 a.m. on a report of three suspects inside the building. A security guard saw the suspects on video with crowbars inside the building, police said. At around 4:40 a.m., SWAT was called out to the scene and the business was surrounded. The standoff was ongoing as of 7:30 a.m.
A proposal by the Yolo Local Agency Formation Commission to transfer oversight of the levee system within West Sacramento’s city limits is the focus of a public hearing and has raised key concerns from a Yolo County Grand Jury.
5 inmates to be executed after US attorney general resumes capital punishment following 2 decades without it
After nearly two decades without utilizing capital punishment, Attorney General Barr is not only resuming the practice but has already scheduled five executions of death-row inmates who were convicted of murdering children.
A team of 11- and 12-year-old girls from the Northern California town of Olivehurst are two wins away from qualifying for the Little League World Series in softball.
“I said, ‘I know you hit your head really hard, but we’re going to be OK. God’s going to take care of us, and God’s going to protect us and we’re going to get out of here,'” his wife said.
Scientists say the galaxy collided with a smaller one, setting off billions of years of star formations.
Overnight outages hit coastal North County, University City, according to SDG&E.
The crash happened shortly after 5 a.m. on northbound I-15 near Fallbrook. The car fire was about an hour later on the southbound side near Deer Springs Road.
Hon Nguyen’s criminal history includes assault with a deadly weapon and robbery.
The Raiders made a big splash this offseason by adding marquee wide receivers Antonio Brown and Tyrell Williams, but a pair of running backs on the roster may be equally as important to the passing game in 2019. Jalen Richard, entering his fourth season in Oakland, and rookie Josh Jacobs could give Derek Carr one of the NFL’s best receiving duos out of the backfield this season. No Exoneration: Mueller Contradicts Trump In Jon Gruden’s offense, short, ball-control routes are a staple, and Richard and Jacobs should provide constant targets for Carr. Last season, Richard had 68 catches for 607 yards. Jacobs, playing for Alabama, had 20 catches and averaged 12.4 yards per reception, using his rocket speed and moves. San Jose Bank Robber Arrested After Hiding Out at Golfland Gordon McGuiness, who writes for the analytic website Pro Football Focus, noted Jacobs had the sixth-highest grade as a receiver in major college football in 2018. Though the Crimson Tide didn’t often throw his way, Jacobs showed a terrific skill set and often turned short catches into long gains. In the NFL, those skills will…
Accused pedophile and wealthy Manhattan financier Jeffrey Epstein was found injured and in a fetal position inside his cell at a New York City jail, according to sources close to the investigation. Epstein, who is being held in Metropolitan Correctional Center during his trial for conspiracy and sex trafficking, was found semi-conscious with marks on his neck, two sources told News 4. Investigators are trying to piece together exactly what happened, saying details remain murky. Feds: Fake Passport, Diamonds Found in Epstein’s NYC Safe Two sources tell News 4 that Epstein may have tried to hang himself, while a third source cautioned that the injuries were not serious and questioned if Epstein might be using it as a way to get a transfer. A fourth source said an assault has not been ruled out, and that another inmate was questioned. The inmate who investigators have talked to in Lower Manhattan facility has been identified as Nicholas Tartaglione, according to two sources. Tartaglione is a former police officer in Westchester County who was arrested in December 2016 and accused of killing four men in an alleged…
Four people were hurt when a car split in two during a crash in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood early Thursday morning, according to police. The wreck happened around 1:15 a.m. in the area of Carroll Avenue and 3rd Street, police said. No Exoneration: Mueller Contradicts Trump All four victims suffered non life-threatening injuries, according to police. They were transported to the hospital. Preliminary information indicates the car slammed into a fire hydrant, according to police. The impact sheared off the hydrant, causing water to shoot into the air, and left the car in two separate pieces. San Jose Bank Robber Arrested After Hiding Out at Golfland Police said speed appears to have played a role in the crash, but they have yet to officially determine a cause. An investigation is ongoing. Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area
A man pulled from the Guadalupe River in San Jose early Thursday morning has died, according to police. The apparent drowning happened near Old Almaden Road and Almaden Expressway, police said. No Exoneration: Mueller Contradicts Trump First responders retrieved the man and transported him to a hospital, but he was later pronounced dead. The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office has taken over the investigation. The coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death. San Jose Bank Robber Arrested After Hiding Out at Golfland The identity of the victim has not been released. Further information was not immediately available. Tesla Involved in Deadly SF Crash Wasn’t in Autopilot: PD Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A driver and a passenger are facing charges after leading officers on a chase – with a three-year-old in the car. California Highway Patrol says the car blew past a construction zone around 10 p.m. Wednesday near Elkhorn Boulevard on Highway 99 and didn’t stop for sirens. Officers followed all the way to Airport Boulevard, where they deployed a spike strip to stop the car. That’s when the little boy was found and taken to safety. A female driver and female passenger were arrested. Their names haven’t been released yet. Both suspects are facing charges of evading police. The driver is also facing felony child endangerment, authorities say.