LOS ANGELES (AP) – A 16-year-old who was part of a search party looking for a missing high school sports star led the group to discover the boy’s body but investigators suspect he was the person who fatally stabbed his longtime friend and left his body in bushes near a riverbed, Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives said Thursday.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) – A man who spent nearly 25 years on California’s death row was freed Thursday after his conviction in the rape and killing of his girlfriend’s nearly 2-year-old daughter was overturned.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – California is doing a poor job of sheltering the nation’s largest homeless population and needs to provide statewide leadership to address the problem, the state auditor said Thursday in a report that also singled out problems with homeless services in Los Angeles County.
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) – An inmate convicted of the mail-bomb slaying of a federal judge during a wave of Southern terror in 1989 was scheduled to be executed Thursday as the oldest prisoner put to death in the U.S. in modern times.
TRENTON, Fla. (AP) – Someone fired through the window of a north Florida restaurant Thursday afternoon, killing two deputies who were getting food, officials said.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – The morning a homeless man was shot and killed in Albuquerque, police say surveillance videos showed him running down a street before sunrise, and then gunfire flashed in the dark.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Federal lawsuits between two sunflower seed competitors in the Dakotas who accused each other of false advertising have been settled out of court.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – San Francisco authorities reversed a decision to remove a 19th century statue near City Hall that some say is degrading to Native Americans.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut priest convicted of selling methamphetamine won’t be sent back to prison despite failing drug tests while on parole.
BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have released new video of a Minnesota woman suspected of killing her husband and then a woman in southwest Florida.