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Bobcat burned in California wildfire set for release to wild

Dec. 1, 2020 9:01 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A young bobcat that was badly burned in a Southern California wildfire will be released back into the wild, the San Diego Humane Society announced Tuesday. The 7- to 9-month-old female was picked up on Tuesday from the group's Ramona Wildlife Center. A state Department of Fish and...

Video shows California deputy shoot parolee as he runs away

Nov. 30, 2020 2:17 PM EST

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A parolee running from authorities was shot from behind by a Southern California sheriff's deputy after the man picked up a rock and pretended to hurl it before turning and fleeing again, according to a news report Monday. A security camera at a casino near Twentynine Palms...

Man killed, 4 kids seriously hurt in suspected DUI crash

Nov. 30, 2020 10:49 AM EST

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A man was killed and four children were seriously injured when the car they were in was struck by an allegedly drunk driver in Southern California, authorities said. Investigators said the five victims were in a Toyota Camry when they were hit by a Ford Mustang that ran a red...

Winds lessen but fire danger is high in Southern California

Nov. 28, 2020 3:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Power was nearly restored for thousands of Southern California residents as strong Santa Ana winds slowly weakened, but forecasters said high fire danger will persist throughout Saturday due to the dry air and parched vegetation that could easily burn. At one point Southern California...

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2015, file photo, Merced County Sheriff SWAT members enter the University of California, Merced campus after a reported stabbing in Merced, Calif. Authorities determined that Faisal Mohammad, an 18-year-old freshman at the university had no connections to organized hate or terror groups and no past behavior to suggest violence. (Andrew Kuhn/The Merced Sun-Star via AP, File)

FBI releases attack plan of radicalized 2015 campus stabber

Nov. 17, 2020 3:49 PM EST

MERCED, Calif. (AP) — A troubled California university freshman who burst into a classroom in 2015, stabbing four people before police shot him dead, planned to praise Allah while slitting the throats of classmates and use a gun taken from an ambushed officer to kill more, according to records released by...

Pilot hurt in crash of small plane in Southern California

Nov. 14, 2020 12:48 AM EST

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A pilot was seriously injured when a small plane crashed in a dry riverbed near an inland Southern California airfield Friday night, authorities said. The single-engine Cessna was coming in for a landing at San Bernardino International Airport around 8 p.m. when the pilot...

Brother of San Bernardino shooter gets probation for fraud

Nov. 9, 2020 9:16 PM EST

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The older brother of the terrorist who carried out a deadly attack in San Bernardino five years ago was sentenced Monday to three years of probation for his role in arranging a fraudulent marriage. Syed Raheel Farook was convicted of conspiring to help his wife's Russian-born...

FILE - In this April 9, 2019 file photo, Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer, D-Los Angeles, chairman of the Assembly Public Safety Committee, discusses legislation to restrict the use of deadly force by police, during a hearing on the measure in Sacramento, Calif. The California Correctional Peace Officers Association literally put a target on Democratic Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer of Los Angeles in a 59th Assembly District campaign ad the union quickly withdrew admit criticism. As chairman of the Assembly Public Safety Committee, Jones-Sawyer has promoted policies to reduce mass incarceration. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Some California legislative incumbents fighting to survive

Nov. 4, 2020 3:41 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democrats were hoping to expand their supermajorities in the state Legislature as votes were tallied Tuesday. Several Republican incumbents in the 80-member Assembly and 40-member Senate were in danger of defeat. And with California’s top-two balloting, voters in...

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2015 file photo from video, armored vehicles surround an SUV following a shootout in San Bernardino, Calif. Enrique Marquez Jr., who bought two rifles that a husband and wife used to kill 14 people in a 2015 California terror attack, was sentenced Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, to 20 years in prison.   (KTTV-TV via AP, File)

Man gets 20 years for buying guns used in 2015 terror attack

Oct. 23, 2020 6:44 PM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The man who bought two rifles that husband-and-wife assailants used to kill 14 people in a Southern California terror attack nearly five years ago was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison. Enrique Marquez Jr. supplied the weapons that Syed Rizwan Farook and Farook’s wife,...

Police say man killed by California officer pulled handgun

Oct. 23, 2020 4:42 PM EDT

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A California police officer shot and killed a man who pulled a gun from his pocket during a struggle, authorities said Friday. Mark Matthew Bender Jr., 35, was shot late Thursday outside a convenience store, San Bernardino police said in a statement. The officer responded to a...