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Autopsy disputing police account of Stephon Clark shooting sparks anger

Autopsy disputing police account of Stephon Clark shooting sparks anger

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Calls for justice and charges against two police officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man aren’t abating in California’s capital city after an autopsy showed Stephon Clark was shot in the back, a counter to the department’s statement that he was approaching officers when he was killed. “His back was turned […]

Mega Millions: Jackpot For March 30 Drawing Hits $521 Million

Mega Millions: Jackpot For March 30 Drawing Hits $521 Million

And the Mega Millions jackpot just keeps getting bigger. The jackpot for the Friday evening drawing has climbed to $521 million. The current jackpot is the fourth highest in the game’s history. The highest jackpot for Mega Millions was $656 million – won six years ago Friday on March 30, 2012. Since then, jackpots of […]

Dem: People will take to the streets if Trump tries to get rid of Mueller

Dem: People will take to the streets if Trump tries to get rid of Mueller

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) predicted Thursday that “people would take to the streets” if President TrumpDonald John TrumpKushner has called Bolton for advice over past year: report Jeb Bush hits Trump: I go home to children ‘who actually love me’ Sanders to visit Mississippi for anniversary of MLK assassination MORE fired Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) […]

75-year-old racer dies in crash at Sonoma Raceway

75-year-old racer dies in crash at Sonoma Raceway

Photo: Michael Noble Jr., The Chronicle File photo of Sonoma Raceway. File photo of Sonoma Raceway. Photo: Michael Noble Jr., The Chronicle 75-year-old racer dies in crash at Sonoma Raceway One person died after hitting a wall at over 100 mph at Sonoma Raceway on Wednesday night, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said. A 75-year-old […]

Trump Says Second Amendment 'Will Never Be Repealed'

Trump Says Second Amendment 'Will Never Be Repealed'

“That decision — which I remain convinced was wrong and certainly was debatable — has provided the N.R.A. with a propaganda weapon of immense power,” Mr. Stevens wrote on Tuesday, referring to the National Rifle Association, the powerful gun lobbying group. “Overturning that decision via a constitutional amendment to get rid of the Second Amendment […]

Baton Rouge Officers Will Not Be Charged For Alton Sterling's Killing

Baton Rouge Officers Will Not Be Charged For Alton Sterling's Killing

A makeshift memorial for Alton Sterling, seen outside the Triple S Food Mart where he died in Baton Rouge, La, in July 2016. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joshua Lott/Getty Images A makeshift memorial for Alton Sterling, seen outside the Triple S Food Mart where he died in Baton Rouge, La, in July […]

Trump Talks of Bringing Back Rob Porter, Aide Accused of Spousal Abuse

Trump Talks of Bringing Back Rob Porter, Aide Accused of Spousal Abuse

Ms. Holderness, who split with Mr. Porter in 2008, and his second wife, Jennifer Willoughby, have both been vocal about their allegations about their ex-husband. Mr. Porter has denied the allegations, and said the photograph did not tell the full story of either marriage. Mr. Trump has told some advisers that the news media scrutiny […]

Trump legal team not adding 2 new lawyers

Trump legal team not adding 2 new lawyers

FILE – In a Friday, March 23, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, about the $1.3 trillion spending bill. President Trump will not be adding two new lawyers to the legal team defending him in the special counsel’s Russia investigation after all, one of […]

Heir to Anheuser-Busch fortune charged with assaulting 6th-grader

Heir to Anheuser-Busch fortune charged with assaulting 6th-grader

Billy Busch, president and CEO of the William K Busch Brewing Co., is accused of having assaulted a sixth grader in November 2017.  (Facebook) A 58-year-old heir to the Anheuser-Busch brewing fortune has been charged with hitting an 11-year-old sixth-grader, shoving him into a wall and giving him a bloody nose. Police in Creve Coeur, […]

In Denver, staving off a sense of hopelessness by lobbying for change

In Denver, staving off a sense of hopelessness by lobbying for change

DENVER — Olivia Gardner answered a call she saw on Facebook to help put on Denver’s march. Before 10 a.m., the 19-year-old University of Colorado sophomore was helping city recreation department workers set up speakers and chairs in a park near the state capitol. Gardner was 8 months old when two Columbine High School students opened fire […]