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California "Lifers" Leaving Prison at Record Pace

Nearly 1,400 lifers in California's prisons have been released over the past three years in a sharp turnaround in a... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014
Calif. Sen. Calderon Pleads Not Guilty

Calif. Sen. Calderon Pleads Not Guilty

Embattled California State Sen. Ron Calderon pleaded not guilty Monday after he was charged last week with a... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014
Ex-U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds Deported From Zimbabwe

Ex-U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds Deported From Zimbabwe

Lawyers for former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds say he was deported to the U.S. after a paying a fine for... Watch »

Feb 24, 2014
Roker, de Blasio Shake Hands After Weather Spat

Roker, de Blasio Shake Hands After Weather Spat

Al Roker and Mayor de Blasio shook hands Monday on NBC’s “Today” show after the weatherman recently criticized... Read »

Feb 24, 2014
FBI Raids Offices of Calif. State Senator

FBI Raids Offices of Calif. State Senator

The FBI searched the Sacramento offices of a California state senator on Tuesday but would not disclose the... Read »

Feb 22, 2014
Mexican Multi-Millionaire Charged in San Diego Campaign Finance Scandal

Mexican Multi-Millionaire Charged in San Diego Campaign...

A Mexican businessman and multi-millionaire, accused of helping funnel more than $500,000 into San Diego... Read »

Feb 20, 2014
Colo. Lawmaker Leaves Loaded Handgun in State Capitol

Colo. Lawmaker Leaves Loaded Handgun in State Capitol

A Colorado state lawmaker left a loaded handgun in the state Capitol building earlier this month, The Denver... Read »

Feb 20, 2014
Garcetti to Lead Delegation on Trade in Mexico

Garcetti to Lead Delegation on Trade in Mexico

International trade is an issue Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to address during his trip to Mexico,... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
101-Year-Old Sarasota Man Running for Congress

101-Year-Old Sarasota Man Running for Congress

Florida resident Joe Newman, 101, recently announced a bid for Congress, saying he will run as a write-in candidate... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
Woman Tricked Into Miscarriage Pleads for New Law

Woman Tricked Into Miscarriage Pleads for New Law

A Florida woman who authorities say was tricked into taking abortion drugs by her ex-boyfriend is urging... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
NewsConference: Jon Regardie, LA Downtown News

NewsConference: Jon Regardie, LA Downtown News

Downtown Los Angeles is undergoing massive development. This kind of growth has not been seen since before World War... Watch »

Feb 18, 2014
NewsConference: Former California Governor Gray Davis

NewsConference: Former California Governor Gray Davis

A new campaign to streamline capital punishment is being endorsed by three former California governors. NBC4's Conan Watch »

Feb 18, 2014
NewsConference: Edward Stone, Ph.D. of Caltech on New Voyager Documentary

NewsConference: Edward Stone, Ph.D. of Caltech on New...

A new documentary "The Stuff of Dreams " details the 35-year voyage of the the Voyager Watch »

Feb 18, 2014
Ex-Congressman Arrested in Zimbabwe: Report

Ex-Congressman Arrested in Zimbabwe: Report

A Zimbabwean official said Tuesday morning that immigration officers had arrested former Read »

Feb 18, 2014
U.S.-Born Children Ask for Stop to Deportations

U.S.-Born Children Ask for Stop to Deportations

U.S. born children of undocumented parents gathered in Van Nuys Monday to ask President Obama to stop... Watch »

Feb 17, 2014
NewsConference: Former California Governor Gray Davis

NewsConference: Former California Governor Gray Davis

A new campaign to streamline capital punishment is being endorsed by three former California Watch »

Feb 17, 2014
NewsConference: Jon Regardie of the L.A, Downtown News.

NewsConference: Jon Regardie of the L.A, Downtown News.

Downtown Los Angeles is undergoing massive development. This kind of growth has not been seen since before... Watch »

Feb 17, 2014
House OKs Raising the Debt Ceiling

House OKs Raising the Debt Ceiling

The House passed a bill to raise the debt ceiling Tuesday, clearing the way for the Treasury Department to... Read »

Feb 11, 2014
More Subpoenas Coming in N.J. Bridge Closure Probe

More Subpoenas Coming in N.J. Bridge Closure Probe

More than a dozen additional subpoenas surrounding the George Washington Bridge scandal are expected to be issued by... Read »

Feb 10, 2014
UK Immigration Minister Resigns Over Undocumented Housekeeper

UK Immigration Minister Resigns Over Undocumented Housekeeper

Britain's immigration minister, already under fire for what critics said was an overly harsh crackdown on... Read »

Feb 9, 2014
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