Family seeks answers in immigrant's death after detention

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a 27-year-old man who died after a short stint in a California immigration detention facility demanded answers Wednesday about what happened to him and the timing of h...

California sees shift in immigration detention contracts

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — For nearly eight years, a desert community has joined with a private prison company and federal officials to run California's largest immigration detention facility. ...

Poll: More Americans want immigration to stay the same

A growing number of Americans say immigration levels should remain the same or increase, according to a major U.S. survey, a shift that comes as the Trump administration has ramped up immigration enfo...

Police: Man who killed parents feared psychiatric commitment

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Court documents show a Southern California man charged with the murders of his mother, father and their housekeeper called police from his cellphone and confessed. ...

California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuse

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — As prosecutors brought charges of cruelty and torture against a California couple who had shackled and starved their children for years, they had two goals in mind: Punish the...

California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuse

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California couple who shackled some of their 13 children to beds and starved them pleaded guilty Friday to torture and other abuse in a case dubbed a "house of horrors." ...

Colorado man arrested in girl's 1973 killing in California

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man on suspicion of killing a Southern California girl more than 45 years ago. Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer said ...

Iranian-Americans nurture new generations after revolution

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Minoo Sharifan came to the United States from Iran in the 1970s for graduate school, and like many others, wound up settling in America, starting a career and raising her family ...

More immigrants sue US over end to protected status

Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States. The lawsuit file...

Witnesses: Plane came down in multiple pieces in California

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — A former crash investigator said he's confident officials will figure out why a small plane broke apart in the air over a Southern California neighborhood, raining down chun...

US charges 20 people over Chinese birth tourism schemes

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Twenty people have been charged in the largest-ever crackdown on businesses that help Chinese women travel to the United States to give birth to babies who automatically becam...

Wait times for citizenship applications stretch to 2 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 700,000 immigrants are waiting on applications to become U.S. citizens, a process that once typically took about six months but has stretched to more than two years in som...

PETA alleges mistreatment at California canine blood bank

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — The animal rights group PETA alleges dogs at one of the nation's largest canine blood banks are mistreated, but the non-profit that runs the Southern California facility sa...

Initiative seeks to repeal California's gasoline tax hike

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — California voters will soon decide whether to drive out a gasoline tax increase passed to fund transportation projects across the state. Proposition 6 seeks ...

Vegas shooting survivors describe year of change, challenges

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas massacre claimed 58 lives , making it the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Hundreds more were shot, many of them surviving after a mad dash through a sea of c...