California

Reggina Jefferies was a praise dancer at the funeral ceremony honoring the memory of friends Josiah Pratt and Jamari Wilson, two 15-year-olds who drowned in nearby Modesto, when she was shot and killed.

Jeff Rosen, the Santa Clarita D.A., filed a motion asking that Judge Aaron Persky be unseated from a sexual assault case involving a male nurse who allegedly assaulted a female patient under anesthesia.

Students held signs that read "Rape is Rape" and "Stanford Protects Rapists" to denounce Brock Turner's lenient sentence.

Local political leaders who were against the idea pulled up a 1971 interview Wayne did with Playboy, in which he made unsettling remarks about African-Americans and Native Americans.

The family of Autumn Johnson is mourning her death after the toddler was fatally shot just a week after her first birthday.

The FBI is viewing a fire that took place at a mosque in Coachella, California as an intentional act, The Los Angeles Times reports. Officials announced the news late Friday after the lobby of Islamic Society of the Coachella Valley mosque was set on fire earlier that day. The fire happened around 12 p.m., 15 minutes after […]

A California woman displayed her disdain towards a group of praying Muslims by hurling insults in their direction and even threw coffee at one of them.

Police in San Bernardino, California responded to reports that 20 people were shot at a social services office Wednesday afternoon.

California governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation for a new law designed to guard people of color against racial profiling at the hands of police…

Vanessa Williams made history 32 years ago, when she became the first African-American woman to win the Miss America pageant. Almost a year after she…

Imagine finding out you’re expecting, even though you weren’t trying to conceive. That’s a surprise in itself. But imagine finding out a bundle of joy…

Way to go, California! The state’s buildings are finally kicking the Civil War-era relic to the curb. Beginning in 2015, Confederate flag will no longer…