(CNN) -- Word of Nelson Mandela’s death spread quickly across the United States, bringing with it a mix of reverence and grief for a man who was born in South Africa but in the end belonged to the world.
Students recieve scholarship money and a trip to the Capitol
A Yorba Linda student was selected to represent California in the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s 52nd annual U.S. Senate Youth Program, the state Department of Education announced this week.
Friend helped her surrender youth
A woman sought for illegally holding her three children, including one she allegedly abducted outside a foster home in Palmdale, surrendered the children at a police station in South Los Angeles this week with help from a friend, but she fled before police could arrest her, a deputy said.
You’ve probably heard someone say, “I’m fat but fit.” Several recent studies have suggested this statement could be true. But a new meta-analysis, a review of eight existing studies, published this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine may put a stop to the rumor.
Christopher Warsaw charged with attempted murder, assault, kidnapping
A man who allegedly opened fire on Inglewood police and then barricaded himself inside a home, while holding his girlfriend and her 14-year-old daughter hostage for more than eight hours, was charged this week with multiple counts of attempted murder of a peace officer and other felonies.
School custodian Jarret Crump shot at traffic light; three others shot outside car
The Los Angeles Police Department has arrested one suspect and is searching for another in the case of one of two drive-by shootings that happened last week.
NEW YORK, A commuter train derailed in a curve in the New York borough of the Bronx on Sunday, killing four people and leaving dozens hurt, investigators said.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif., -- Drag racing may have been involved in the fiery crash that killed “Fast & Furious” actor Paul Walker on Saturday, an investigator said Monday.
Two girls claiming they’d been held captive for several months or more in “filthy living conditions” told police they ran to a neighbor’s house to escape their knife-wielding stepfather, according to a Tucson, Arizona, police report.
(CNN) -- Seven cars of an Amtrak passenger train headed from New Orleans to New York derailed overnight in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the company said in a statement.