California

Nicole Murphy and Michael Strahan may have made their split public, but they’ve had issues for months. Back in January, Murphy made a surprise visit to Michael’s Beverly Wilshire Hotel room, where she suspected he was with another woman. According to TMZ, she arrived at the room in a rage, banging on the door and […]

One man’s lack of patience is causing him to spend the rest of his life in prison. According to the New York Daily News, California native Scott Russell Shipley was sentenced to 40 years to life for killing Christopher Demyen over an argument about his parked truck in May 2013. Demyen was the owner of the Acton […]

A 90-year-old water main broke near California’s University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus on Tuesday, flooding the area with millions of gallons of water. The water main break, which occurred under Sunset Boulevard, caused a geyser of water that ran through the streets, flooded car garages, and turned the campus into a shallow pool. […]

A California couple is facing a huge debt of $200,000 after their 27-year old daughter, Lisa Mason, suddenly died of liver failure in 2009. Pastor Steve Mason and his wife Darnelle Mason have been left with the responsibility of caring for their daughter’s three children and a student loan bill of $2,000 a month.  Because the couple […]

One person is dead and another 13 injured after a rare lightning storm struck Venice Beach, Calif., Sunday, sending a bolt into the water that traveled to swimmers and surfers. The 20-year-old man who died was swimming and went missing in the water after the strike. “The fire department assessed a total of 13 patients, […]

On Wednesday, a federal judge ruled that California’s death penalty system is so arbitrary and plagued with delay that it is unconstitutional. Despite the state having placed hundreds of inmates on death row, they have not executed a prisoner since 2006. Read about it here…[NYT] It’s a good week for American progression. First, Thor becomes a […]

A trooper for California Highway Patrol was caught on camera beating an unnamed woman on the side of a highway earlier this week and now, the woman’s granddaughter, Mayisha Adams, has broke her silence on the issue. She said on Saturday: “He punched and pound and pound on her, the only thing she could do was block […]

Awkward! Just shortly after the release of his new book, The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out Is Good for Business , Jim Stewart sits down to discuss executives that have come out publicl with panelists and co-host Simon Hobbs. Leave it up to Simon to make everyone in the room go silent after he blares this out! [E! Online] The […]

Emma Czornobaj’s good deed has earned her life in prison. In 2011, Czornobaj stopped on the side of the highway to steer a group of ducks to safety, when a motorcyclist and his 16-year-old daughter smashed into her car. The teen’s father died on the side of the road, while the teen was pinned under Czornobaj’s car. She […]

Don’t underestimate a felon’s impact on the world while they’re behind bars. ‘Fine felon’ social media sensation Jeremy Meeks has been making waves this past week after Stockton Police Department shared his arguably handsome mugshot via Facebook. While women across the world are swooning over the felon, his wife isn’t too happy with all the media frenzy. […]

KTVU Journalist Heather Holmes became part of the robbery story she was reporting on when she was mugged on air in Oakland, Calif. Monday night. Holmes was doing a live report on a woman who had been robbed and beaten when the theft occurred. Holmes’ purse was inside an unlocked news van just a few feet away […]

Talk about excellence. A 10-year-old California native has become one of the youngest people to ever graduate high school. Tanishq Abraham received his diploma on Sunday in a private ceremony at the Sacramento California Auto Museum. The home-schooled genius achieved a 4.0 GPA, while successfully meeting the state’s requirements to graduate. “It wasn’t, like, easy, but it […]