- Late-winter storms spread across areas of Southwest
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Parts of California were getting a welcome dose of rain and snow from a storm system moving through the state, while late-winter weather dumped snow elsewhere in the Southwest.
- Suspect in fatal Los Angeles street race turns himself in
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man suspected of driving a Ford Mustang that struck and killed two spectators during a street race in Southern California has turned himself in.
- Navy recognizes tribe's connection to California island
SAN NICOLAS ISLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Navy is turning over hundreds of human remains to a California Indian tribe after determining that the band has a historical connection to one of the Channel Islands.
- Southwest gets snow; California also getting rain
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Parts of the Southwest dealt with a second day of snow Saturday, while a storm moved across areas of California and brought much-needed precipitation.
- Cops: 2 shot at T.I., Young Jeezy party in N. Carolina club
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot Saturday at a Charlotte nightclub where rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti were advertised to appear, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman said.
- Alaska flights canceled after volcano ash reduces visibility
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Airlines says low visibility caused by ash from Russian volcanoes is behind the cancellations of several flights in the state.
- Venezuela officials detain, free 4 North Dakota missionaries
Four North Dakota missionaries were released by Venezuelan authorities Saturday after being detained and questioned for several days, a pastor at their church said.
- Judge: Man competent for trial in killings of 3 at meeting
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man charged with opening fire during a municipal meeting in Pennsylvania, killing three people, is competent to stand trial, a judge has ruled.
- Canada border hours worry residents in small Alaska town
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents in a small southeast Alaska community are worried that overnight closure of the Canada border will hurt safety and the local economy.
- Homicide leads Arizona police to arrest man in 2 killings
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say a man arrested in a homicide that occurred Friday is also responsible for the killing of a homeless man last month.
- Officer hospitalized after she's struck, dragged by car
RIVERSIDE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer was struck by a car and dragged for more than 30 feet early Saturday, then thrown into a parked car when the vehicle's driver swerved in a bid to escape, police said.
- Tiny Missouri town mourns after gunman kills 7, then himself
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Residents of a small southern Missouri town struggled to come to grips with the knowledge that one of their own had killed seven people in a spasm of violence that ended when the gunman shot himself to death on a rural county road.
- Moody's downgrades Chicago's rating over pensions
CHICAGO (AP) — Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Chicago's credit rating to two levels above junk status, citing the city's $20 billion mountain of unfunded pension liabilities.
- Annual report offers new clues about Buffett's successor
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is proud of what he's built as Berkshire Hathaway's CEO over the past 50 years, but he's also willing to admit making a few costly mistakes along the way.
- Excommunicated Mormon loses her final appeal
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The co-founder of a Mormon women's group who was excommunicated last year has lost her final appeal to regain membership in the Utah-based church.