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Honolulu extends ban on sitting, lying

HONOLULU (AP) - The Honolulu City Council wants sitting and lying down on sidewalks to be prohibited in more parts of town. The Council voted 7-2 on Wednesday to expand the city's so-called "sit-l...

May 07, 2015 | | Nation

Boy or girl? Family awaiting 13th child

ROCKFORD, Mich. (AP) - A western Michigan couple with 12 sons are waiting to find out whether baby No. 13 keeps the streak going. Jay and Kateri Schwandt's baby is due Saturday, the day before Mot...

May 07, 2015 | | Nation

‘Monsignor Meth’ gets over 5-year term

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A suspended Roman Catholic priest dubbed Monsignor Meth apologized Thursday for running a methamphetamine distribution ring and letting down scores of friends and parishioner...

May 07, 2015 | | Nation

Woman wrongly labeled as sex offender

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman who was issued a driver's license that mistakenly labeled her a sexual predator said Thursday that she plans to file a defamation lawsuit against a county tax c...

May 07, 2015 | | Nation

Toddler dies in mimicked wrestling move

JERSEY SHORE, Pa. (AP) - A man said he was mimicking a professional wrestling move when he inadvertently slammed his girlfriend's toddler to the floor, causing head injuries that killed the boy, po...

May 07, 2015 | | Nation

NEWS FROM ACROSS NATION

PARENTS ACCUSED OF GIVING KIDS DRUGS AS 'BARGAINING TOOL' : ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A couple gave their teenage daughters cocaine and marijuana if they went to school and did household chores, ...

May 07, 2015 | | Nation

BALLOT MEASURE

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday received an extension to the deadline her office faced next week for processing a proposed ballot initiative that advocate...

May 07, 2015 | | State

3 people hit by paintballs in Palo Alto

PALO ALTO (AP) - Three people were injured by green paintballs shot from a moving car in the San Francisco Bay Area. Police are looking for at least two suspects who shot a paintball gun in Palo ...

May 07, 2015 | | State

Airplane cabin cleaners sue over English-only work rule

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A group of Spanish-speaking airplane cabin cleaners sued their employer Thursday alleging they were required to speak only English at work, which virtually silenced them on the j...

May 07, 2015 | | State

Man shoots dog during altercation with transients

SAN BERNARDINO (AP) - Police are searching for a man who shot and wounded a dog who ran toward him during a confrontation with a group of transients in San Bernardino. Lt. Rich Lawhead says offi...

May 07, 2015 | | State

Teen fights off man in San Jose

SAN JOSE (AP) - Police say a 13-year-old girl fought off a man who forced his way into her house after following her home from school. San Jose Police say the man who followed her Tuesday may be...

May 07, 2015 | | State

San Francisco police texting probe expands

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Authorities have identified 3,000 arrests that could have been influenced and resulted in wrongful convictions as the result of bias by 14 San Francisco police officers being i...

May 07, 2015 | | State

Wearable fitness tracker maker Fitbit files for $100M IPO

NEW YORK (AP) - Fitbit, the maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices, on Thursday filed for an initial public offering worth up to $100 million. Fitbit's watch-sized devices ca...

May 07, 2015 | | Nationwide

ONE DEAD, ONE MAJOR INJURY AND ONE MINOR INJURY ON 120 BYPASS

A chain reaction collision on the Highway 120 Bypass at Main Street killed one woman motorist and injured two others – one major and one minor -- Thursday morning at about 7:45, according...

May 07, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

Grass: Fading to yellow, brown

Manteca is showing its true colors. As green is rapidly giving away to yellow and brown on lawns across Manteca, the City Council on Tuesday decided to continue allowing residents and businesses to...

May 07, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

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