A juror who helped convict a former Stanford University student-athlete of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman thinks the "ridiculously lenient" six-month jail sentence imposed by the presiding judge has made a mockery of the jury's verdict, a newspaper reported Monday.
The victim of a murder-suicide that locked down the UCLA campus for hours Wednesday was a mechanical engineering professor who was married with two children, according to a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation.
California and New York are poised to become the highest-paid minimum-wage states in the nation after governors for both reached deals with lawmakers to raise the lowest amount a worker can be paid to a record-shattering $15 an hour.
A California college student who went on a stabbing rampage that wounded four people before he was shot down by a campus police officer was inspired by the Islamic State group but acted alone, the FBI said.
A commuter train struck a tree and derailed in storm-soaked Northern California, plunging its lead car into a rain-swollen creek and sending passengers scrambling in the dark to get out of the partially submerged car.