A cargo ship that broke down in Alaska's Aleutian Islands while carrying canola seeds and nearly a half-million gallons of fuel oil continued its slow journey to a safe harbor Sunday as a tugboat pulled it through rough seas and up to 25-foot waves.
Relatives of both Bernard Madoff and his wife are among those being targeted in 40 lawsuits announced Friday by the trustee endeavoring to recover money for victims fleeced by the disgraced financier.
Marilyn Church didn't even have to ask Bernard Madoff, Martha Stewart, Woody Allen and John Gotti to sit for their portraits. She simply found a good seat in court and pulled out her pad _ then got paid.
Fire officials said two children died in a Christmas morning fire that destroyed a house.
A man convicted of helping run what police called a "fight club" that set developmentally disabled residents of a state-run center against each other was sentenced to three years in prison Friday.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has told state employee unions his administration is preparing to cut another 2,000 state jobs to deal with California's $26.3 billion budget deficit.
Most California state government offices will be closed Friday, the first of three monthly furlough days intended to save the state money.