Cause of Death Released for Former Arizona Swimmer Ty Wells

New Mexico Governor Names New Indian Affairs Secretary

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have released the cause of death for former University of Arizona swimmer Ty Wells. The Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office said the 23-year-old Well died Jan. 27 of natural causes “secondary to a disseminated streptococcal bacterial infection following a protracted upper respiratory tract infection.” Authorities said the results came from … Read more

Cardi B Pays Homage to Kallman, Greenwald at Pre-Grammy Gala

Cardi B Pays Homage to Kallman, Greenwald at Pre-Grammy Gala

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Cardi B was searching for a record deal six years ago, the rapper remembered when several labels didn’t financially believe in her talents enough – except for Atlantic Records executives Julie Greenwald and Craig Kallman. Cardi B paid homage on Saturday night to Greenwald and Craig Kallman, who were honored … Read more

Gordy, Robinson Honored at Reunion of Aging Motown Stars

Gordy, Robinson Honored at Reunion of Aging Motown Stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Temptations, the Isley Brothers and the Four Tops turned back time, singing and dancing as if in their prime at a reunion of aging Motown stars. The occasion was to honor Motown Records founder Berry Gordy and singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson for their musical achievements and philanthropic efforts as MusiCares Persons … Read more

Famed LA Mountain Lion’s Death Shines Light on Tribal Talks

Famed LA Mountain Lion's Death Shines Light on Tribal Talks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The life of Los Angeles’ most famous mountain lion followed a path known only to the biggest of Hollywood stars: Discovered on-camera in 2012, the cougar adopted a stage name and enjoyed a decade of celebrity status before his tragic death late last year. The popular puma gained fame as P-22 … Read more

New California Oil Well Ban Put on Hold for Voters to Decide

New Mexico Governor Names New Indian Affairs Secretary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California‘s new law banning new oil and gas wells near homes, schools and other community sites has been put on hold until after voters decide next year whether to throw it out, officials announced Friday. Opponents of Senate Bill 1137 gathered more than 623,000 valid voter signatures to put a referendum … Read more

Child Hospitalized After California Mountain Lion Attack

Ex-Missouri Judge Suspended for Threats During Campaign

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A child was taken to a trauma center Tuesday after being attacked by a mountain lion in rural Northern California, authorities said. The attack was reported shortly before 7 p.m. on Tunitas Creek Road in an unincorporated area of San Mateo County, the Sheriff’s Department said. The area is … Read more

Crews Search for Diver Missing off Central California Coast

White Supremacists Who Attacked Black DJ at Bar Sentenced

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities were searching Sunday for a 27-year-old diver who disappeared in rough waters off the central coast of California, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The missing person was part of a group of four divers who got caught in a rip current at Fanshell Beach near Monterey on Saturday, the Coast … Read more

Northern California Police Shoot, Wound 17-Year-Old Male

White Supremacists Who Attacked Black DJ at Bar Sentenced

TRACY, Calif. (AP) — Police in Northern California shot and wounded a 17-year-old male wielding a knife Friday, authorities said. Tracy Police Department officials said in a statement that the department received a call Friday before 2 p.m. about two males, one of whom was holding a knife while chasing the other. An officer dispatched … Read more

Online System to Seek Asylum in US Is Quickly Overwhelmed

Online System to Seek Asylum in US Is Quickly Overwhelmed

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Hours before sunrise, migrants at one of Mexico’s largest shelters wake up and go online, hoping to secure an appointment to try to seek asylum in the U.S. The daily ritual resembles a race for concert tickets when online sales begin for a major act, as about 100 people glide their … Read more

Elon Musk’s Tweeting Style Seizes Spotlight in Tesla Trial

Elon Musk's Tweeting Style Seizes Spotlight in Tesla Trial

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s impulsive and sometimes inflammatory usage of Twitter took center stage Wednesday in a trial focused on whether he misled investors with his 2018 tweets indicating he had lined up financing to take the electric automaker private, a proposal that rapidly unraveled. The spotlight on Musk’s tweeting habits … Read more