Anthony Sowell, the alleged Cleveland serial killer, pleaded insanity Thursday. His attorneys will have a difficult time proving that, experts say.
The University of California Thursday decided on a 32 percent fee hike to make up for slashed state funding. Student protests flare on campuses.
California Attorney General Jerry Brown's spokesman secretly recorded conversations with reporters. Under pressure from GOP rivals for governor, Brown now says he'll investigate.
California voters are unhappy with the state government but in no mood to approve reforms that would improve its performance, a new poll finds.
Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett Packard CEO, announced her candidacy Wednesday for the US Senate seat held by California Democrat Barbara Boxer.
Raymond Jessop's trial is the first criminal case to proceed after the FLDS was accused of child abuse at a Texas ranch last year. Jury selection began Monday.
A Justice Department memo issued Monday tells federal prosecutors to ease off medical-marijuana users and sellers in states that have legalized the drug.
The law will toughen existing regulations on paparazzi, but it could be challenged in court on First Amendment grounds.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called for a special legislative session to consider reforms that include a new business tax and ending the state sales tax.
The former CEO of Hewlett Packard, who hasn't formally announced her candidacy for the US Senate seat from California, would be one of the few women fielded for high office by the state GOP.