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Gunman dead after firing from Reno building where Vegas shooter owned unit

| A gunman opened fire from the eighth story of a luxury high-rise in Reno in an eerie echo of the Las Vegas shooting two months earlier that killed dozens. No one was injured.

#MeToo and the role of 'innocent until proven guilty'


It's an important idea in a court of law, but should it have a role in the court of public opinion?


Hollywood designer Gary Goddard on leave amid accusations


Goddard has denied accusations from actor Anthony Edwards and another actor, who say Goddard molested them when they were children.

Harvey Weinstein resigns from Directors Guild of America


The DGA said last month that Weinstein was facing expulsion after dozens of women came forward to accuse the movie mogul of sexual harassment or sexual assaults.

Police fatally shoot suspect who fired on them in South Gate


The suspect was wanted for allegedly sending his live-in girlfriend to a hospital after striking her with a handgun. He reportedly opened fire on officers from a pickup parked in South Gate Monday.

SoCal lawyer admits running $50 million visa-fraud scam


A Southern California attorney has pleaded guilty to fraud and money laundering as part of a scheme authorities say collected more than $50 million from wealthy Chinese investors seeking green cards.

Harry Pregerson, unapologetically liberal 38-year 9th Circuit judge, dies


Pregerson, who sat on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for nearly 40 years and championed the underprivileged on the bench and off, has died, his family said. He was 94.

California high court upholds farmworker law


The 2002 law allows California to order unions and farming companies to reach contracts if the sides are at an impasse.

'Glee' actress Naya Rivera accused of domestic battery


30-year-old Rivera was arrested in Chesapeake, West Virginia for domestic battery on her husband.