Chicago Public Schools unveils safety plans, conducts active shooter drill ahead of new school year Chicago Public Schools unveils safety plans, conducts active shooter drill ahead of new school year

"Families need to know that there is a plan to keep their students safe" when they return to school Monday, CPS CEO Pedro Martinez said.

yesterday, 0:33
Man convicted in two 1980s rapes and murders after genealogy search Man convicted in two 1980s rapes and murders after genealogy search

Horace Van Vaultz Jr. was linked to the two killings through a genealogy match in 2019, a first for the L.A. County district attorney's office.

yesterday, 5:11
Free speech doesn't protect Sony in dispute over Michael Jackson songs, court rules Free speech doesn't protect Sony in dispute over Michael Jackson songs, court rules

The California Supreme Court on Thursday sided with consumers in a case alleging false advertising of a posthumous Michael Jackson album.

yesterday, 3:30
Police followed protocol when detaining head custodian at Pasadena school, review finds Police followed protocol when detaining head custodian at Pasadena school, review finds

A review of body camera footage following reports of a possible burglar at San Rafael Elementary revealed no wrongdoing, according to city and police officials.

yesterday, 1:38
Son collected dead father's funds as body decomposed for years, officials say Son collected dead father's funds as body decomposed for years, officials say

Randall Freer, who died last month in Jackson, Calif., is suspected of leaving his father's body in a recliner in order to collect his funds, authorities said Thursday.

yesterday, 1:19
Federal officials announce $310 million in funding to combat 'megadrought' Federal officials announce $310 million in funding to combat 'megadrought'

U.S. Rep. Katie Porter and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced funding Thursday for California drought resiliency and clean drinking water.

yesterday, 1:13
Multiple people killed when two planes collide over Watsonville Multiple people killed when two planes collide over Watsonville

Police say both aircraft appeared to be coming in for a landing about 3 p.m. Thursday when they collided over the airport, which is about 16 miles east of Santa Cruz.

yesterday, 1:04
Death Valley to reopen after flooding; Joshua Tree and Mojave parks still repairing damage Death Valley to reopen after flooding; Joshua Tree and Mojave parks still repairing damage

As experts warn of more monsoonal rains later this week, California national parks are still struggling with the flood's aftermath.

yesterday, 0:50
Chicago boat tragedies spark safety discussion about Lake Michigan’s ‘Playpen’ Chicago boat tragedies spark safety discussion about Lake Michigan’s ‘Playpen’

With crowds expected at this weekend’s Chicago Air and Water Show and the upcoming Labor Day weekend, officials are asking boaters, swimmers and other water recreationists to be responsible and stay safe while enjoying the lake.

yesterday, 1:58
Darren Bailey, playing to downstate crowd, resumes calling Chicago a ‘hellhole’ at state fair’s GOP day Darren Bailey, playing to downstate crowd, resumes calling Chicago a ‘hellhole’ at state fair’s GOP day

Republican candidate for governor Darren Bailey again had harsh words about Chicago, resuming his description of the city as a "hellhole' during Republican Day speeches at the Illinois State Fair.

yesterday, 1:38