| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:29 AM
WASHINGTON — Gays and lesbians in the military are running into widespread obstacles as they seek to take advantage of a new Obama administration policy designed to make it easier for same-sex couples in the armed services to get married.
| Mar 20, 2014
William Glenn "Bill" Haines II, 61, of Statesville, N.C., formerly of Westminster, died Monday, March 17, 2014, at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, N.C.
Born June 17, 1952, in Gettysburg, Pa., he was the son of the late W. Glenn Haines and Doris B. Haines....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A Sonoma County sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a boy holding a pellet gun is a firearms expert, Iraq War veteran and contributor to online forums dealing with guns and police use of force, officials said Monday.
The Sheriff's Office confirmed...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 3:57 PM
St. John Bosco will be holding a ceremony in its gym on Monday at 11:20 a.m. to honor its 16-0 football team, which will receive the Army National Guard national ranking trophy for being the No. 1-ranked team in the nation from MaxPreps.com.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:31 PM
WASHINGTON — The Navy said Tuesday that instructors responsible for training sailors to operate nuclear reactors that power submarines and aircraft carriers may have cheated on qualification tests, the latest in a series of ethical and criminal...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:08 PM
SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ted Lieu’s announcement that he is running for an open congressional seat has sparked interest in his Senate seat from a crowd of possible contenders, including Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi and former Assemblywoman Betsy...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:04 PM
SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) said Thursday he will run for reelection rather than join a crowded field of contenders for a state Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Ted Lieu.
Lieu’s decision to run for Congress has...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Two skiers injured in an avalanche in the Oregon backcountry were in "satisfactory" condition with broken bones after about 50 rescuers labored for 16 hours to save them, authorities said Thursday.
Rescuers had to leave the bodies of two other skiers on...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:56 AM
A Wisconsin Army National Guard member who posted "controversial and distasteful photos" on Instagram about her job serving at military funerals has been suspended, the agency said Tuesday.
Spc. Terry Harrison posted a selfie with the caption, "It's...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:49 PM
A San Joaquin County community college student arrested near the Canadian border for allegedly attempting to travel to Syria to fight with al Qaeda had boasted of a plot to bomb the subway in Los Angeles, according to a federal affidavit.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:54 PM
He was a 20-year-old community college student, a single father to an infant daughter and a failed National Guardsman living in a trailer park outside Lodi, Calif.
Online, Nicholas Teausant took on a different persona, authorities allege. On Instagram,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:02 AM
A 20-year-old community college student who lived in a mobile home park near Lodi was arrested Sunday night near the Canadian border after he allegedly told a paid FBI informant he wanted to fight on the side of Al Qaeda in Syria.
Nicholas Teausant, a...