Crime

California crime rings targeting almonds, cashews

almonds, cashews

Declining production of almonds and cashews due to California’s years-long drought and unstable weather has given birth to a new organized crime -- black marketing of high-end nuts.

Southeast Portland homeowner fatally shoots intruder

Southeast Portland homeowner fatally shoots intruder

A homeowner in Southeast Portland shot and killed an intruder early Thursday morning, a spokesperson for the Portland Police Department said in a news release.

FBI seeks public’s help in nabbing California’s ‘most prolific’ serial killer

FBI seeks public’s help in nabbing California’s ‘most prolific’ serial killer

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Wednesday sought the public’s help in nabbing a criminal described as the “most prolific serial killer” in California’s history.

Orlando shooting suspect’s father pretends to be Afghanistan’s president

Orlando shooting suspect’s father pretends to be Afghanistan’s president

The father of Omar Mateen, the man who killed and wounded dozens of people at a gay club at Orlando, Florida, early Sunday morning, is from Afghanistan and openly supports the Afghan Taliban.

Oakland police sex scandal: at a glance

Oakland police sex scandal: at a glance

A sex scandal involving Oakland Police Department officers has spread to several other areas as the woman at the center of the scandal has claimed she had sex with more than two dozen current and f

Calif. man sentenced to 12 years in prison for trying to join ISIS

Calif. man sentenced to 12 years in prison for trying to join ISIS

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