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Prosecutor: $100 repair bill sparked Half Moon Bay shooting

Jan. 28, 2023 19:52 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A farmworker charged with killing seven people at two Half Moon Bay mushroom farms reportedly told investigators he was spurred to carry out the shootings after his supervisor demanded he pay $100 to repair a forklift damaged at work. San Mateo County District...

Northern California police shoot, wound 17-year-old male

Jan. 28, 2023 17:38 PM EST

TRACY, Calif. (AP) — Police in Northern California shot and wounded a 17-year-old male wielding a knife Friday, authorities said. Tracy Police Department officials said in a statement that the department received a call Friday before 2 p.m. about two males, one of whom was holding...

Police say 3 dead, 4 hurt in latest California shooting

Jan. 28, 2023 15:05 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people were killed and four others wounded in a shooting at a short-term rental home in an upscale Los Angeles neighborhood early Saturday morning, police said. The shooting occurred about 2:30 a.m. in the Beverly Crest neighborhood. This is at least the...

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried, DOJ tussle over his communications

Jan. 28, 2023 12:46 PM EST

Federal prosecutors are trying to prohibit FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried from privately contacting current and former employees of the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange to prevent potential witness tampering in a criminal case accusing him of bilking investors and customers. The...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 28, 2023 12:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Ben Crump, who represents the family of Tyre Nichols; Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; former Defense Secretary Robert Gates. ...

Mass shootings lead to widening divide on state gun policies

Jan. 28, 2023 11:17 AM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mass shootings have commanded public attention on a disturbingly frequent basis across the U.S. But rather than provoking a unified response from elected officials, each additional shooting seems to be widening the political divide on gun policy among states. ...

Police: 3 dead, 4 injured after shooting in upscale Los Angeles neighborhood

Jan. 28, 2023 10:16 AM EST
BEVERLY CREST, Calif. (AP) — Police: 3 dead, 4 injured after shooting in upscale Los Angeles neighborhood.

Driver in California cliff crash moved from hospital to jail

Jan. 27, 2023 22:08 PM EST

MONTARA, Calif. (AP) — The driver of a car that plunged 250 feet (76 meters) off a treacherous cliff in northern California, injuring his two young children and his wife, was released from the hospital and jailed on suspicion of attempted murder and child abuse, authorities said Friday. ...

California prison inmates to get some Medicaid care

Jan. 27, 2023 07:49 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government will allow Medicaid dollars to treat some people in prisons, jails or juvenile detention centers for the first time ever, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Thursday. CMS will allow California inmates to access limited...

Farm where 4 were killed had separate shooting last summer

Jan. 27, 2023 00:36 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The shooting that left four dead at a California mushroom farm on Monday was at least the second time an employee tried to kill a coworker on the property, records show. Martin Medina, a manager at California Terra Garden, was charged with attempted murder...