Oakland Judge Blocks Big Fee Hikes for Citizenship, Other BenefitsA federal judge on Tuesday halted major fee increases for citizenship and other immigration benefits three days before they were to take effect, saying the last two chiefs of the Homeland Security Department were likely appointed illegally.
Youth Sports Coach Takes Plea Deal In Child Molestation CaseA former basketball coach who faced 32 felony charges related to child molestation took a plea deal and will serve 15 years in prison, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's office.
Feds Announce Indictments In San Francisco Mission District Spree Of MS-13 Gang ViolenceFederal prosecutors announced the grand jury indictment of 17 alleged MS-13 gang members and their associates Friday for a reign of terror on San Francisco streets that included a series of vicious assaults and other crimes.
Lodi Man Freed After Terrorism Conviction OverturnedA Lodi man who spent more than 14 years in prison on terrorism charges has been released from prison, nearly two weeks after a federal judge overturned his conviction.
Audit: California DMV Nightmare Triggered By Real ID Sign-Up FrenzyCalifornia's Department of Motor Vehicles didn't properly prepare for customers lining up to get new federally approved drivers' licenses, leading to hours-long wait times last year, state auditors said Wednesday.
UC Santa Cruz Student Accused Of Using Phone App To Sell Illegal DrugsA Sunnyvale 18-year-old has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly creating a cell phone app and using it to sell and distribute cocaine and methamphetamines.
Alameda Residents Step Up to Aid Furloughed Coast Guard Service MembersA food giveaway was held Sunday in Alameda -- not for disaster victims or the homeless, but for a group of people we often regard as heroes.
Homeland Security Chief: Military Has 'No Intention' Of Shooting At CaravanHomeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says US troops who are expected to be deployed to the Mexico border "do not have any intention right now to shoot at people."
Feds Raid Suspected Oakland MS-13 Pot Growing OperationFederal agents have raided an Oakland house suspected of being an illegal indoor pot growing operation that helped fund MS-13 gang activity in the Central Valley.
US Officials: Iraqi Refugee Arrested In Sacramento Was Part Of Terror GroupA refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday in Sacramento on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while fighting for the Islamic State organization.
California, Long a Holdout, Adopts Mass Immigration HearingsResponding to the strain that the DOJ's "zero tolerance" policy has put on courts, California will adopt mass hearings for illegal border crossing, a practice that critics call assembly-line justice.
Thousands Rally in SF, Across Nation Against Trump Immigration PolicyThousands of protesters took to the streets of San Francisco to oppose the Trump administration's family separations at the border.
ACLU Responds To Trump Claim People From Mexico 'Invade' USPresident Donald Trump on Sunday compared people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and says they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge.
Trump Administration Says It's Located All Detained ChildrenTrump administration officials say the U.S. government knows the location of all children in its custody after separating them from their families at the border and is working to reunite them.
CIA Nominee Sought to Withdraw Over Interrogation ControversyGina Haspel, chosen by Pres. Trump to lead the CIA, offered to withdraw her nomination amid concerns that a debate over a harsh interrogation program would tarnish her reputation and that of the intelligence agency.