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Len Levitt, reporter who dug into Moxley case, dies at 79

May. 18, 2020 6:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Leonard Levitt, a longtime New York City crime reporter known for his incisive writing on the inner workings of policing and dogged coverage that helped re-open the investigation into the Connecticut killing of Martha Moxley, has died at 79. Levitt died Monday at his Stamford, Connecticut,...

Alameda County sheriff's deputies kill murder suspect

May. 15, 2020 10:45 PM EDT

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — A murder suspect was shot and killed by Alameda County sheriff's deputies when he came out of a motel room with a gun Friday, authorities said. Deputies had tracked a man suspected of an Oakland killing to a motel room in an unincorporated area near San Leandro. Deputies...

Vehicles are seen parked at the Tesla car plant Monday, May 11, 2020, in Fremont, Calif. The parking lot was nearly full at Tesla's California electric car factory Monday, an indication that the company could be resuming production in defiance of an order from county health authorities. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Musk becomes champion for businesses defying shutdown orders

May. 12, 2020 10:34 PM EDT

At the Fit4All Gym in Lebanon, Illinois, owner David Tate considers Elon Musk a huge ally in the fight against government coronavirus orders that Tate says are driving him into the poorhouse. Tate reopened his 250-member gym in defiance of state orders on Monday, the same day Musk restarted his huge San Francisco...

Vehicles are seen parked at the Tesla car plant Monday, May 11, 2020, in Fremont, Calif. The parking lot was nearly full at Tesla's California electric car factory Monday, an indication that the company could be resuming production in defiance of an order from county health authorities. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Elon Musk becomes champion of defying virus stay-home orders

May. 12, 2020 2:29 PM EDT

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has emerged as a champion of defying stay-home orders intended to stop the coronavirus from spreading, picking up support — as well as critics — on social media. Among the supporters was President Donald Trump, who on Tuesday morning tweeted that Tesla's San Francisco Bay Area...

FILE - In this May 4, 2020, file photo, Robin Sotomayor, 5, wears a Supergirl face mask as she gets her hair done by Haylee Cummins at Rockabetty's Hair Parlor, in Yuba City, Calif. Donning a mask will be as common as putting on a cap or sunglasses for Californians as the state begins gradually easing stay-at-home orders, but rules about face coverings vary from county to county and it is unclear what enforcement might look like. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Masks become part of life in California, but rules vary

May. 8, 2020 11:10 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For many Californians venturing outside, donning a mask has become as common as putting on a cap or sunglasses but as the state begins easing stay-at-home orders on Friday the rules about face coverings still vary from county to county and enforcement generally is done through restaurant...

This undated booking photo provided by the Oakland Police Department shows Jamal Thomas, 34. Thomas, who had previously been arrested on suspicion of terrorizing a neighbor in Oakland, Calif., was charged with killing the man after a judge released him from jail, authorities said. Thomas was charged in the death of Miles Armstead, 44, was doing yard work at his home in Oakland on Friday, May 1, 2020 when his ex-neighbor, fatally shot him, officials said Monday, May 4. (Oakland Police Department via AP)

Suspect in terrorizing of neighbor accused of his killing

May. 5, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A man who had been arrested on suspicion of terrorizing a neighbor in Oakland was accused of killing the man after a judge released him from jail, authorities said. Jamal Thomas, 43, was arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of his ex-neighbor Miles Armstead, 44, who was doing...