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The gunman who fatally shot a Davis police officer ambushed her while she took down a routine accident report, rolling up on a bicycle and waiting in the shadows before opening fire, Police Chief Darren Pytel said Friday. After firing at Officer Natalie Corona, 22, once, causing her to fall, the...

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Investigators have arrested a man on suspicion of raping two victims — a 9-year-old girl walking home from the store and a woman jogger, both 1990s cold cases from Orange County — after genealogical data led them to the suspect’s home in Highland. Initially, authorities took both Kevin...

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The attorney for Ed Buck, the longtime Democratic donor whose West Hollywood home has been the scene of two black men’s deaths since 2017, said Friday that critics have unfairly used race to blame his client for the deaths. “Some people still want us to have a race war,” attorney Seymour...

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Mungau Dain had never considered acting before he starred in the Oscar-nominated film "Tanna." He got the role because his elders decided he was the best-looking guy in their traditional village on the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. They would later describe him as their answer to Brad Pitt....

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Two men were arrested Thursday in connection with an explosion at a butane honey oil lab that destroyed a home in Foresthill, Calif., authorities said. Kenneth Dodson and James Jacques, both 57-year-old Foresthill residents, are suspected of illegally manufacturing butane honey oil — a...

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