INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Democratic lawmaker says the state "blew it" by not enforcing a gun ban against a man who was armed when arrested in California while traveling to a gay pride event.
Twenty-year-old James Wesley Howell was ordered two months ago to forfeit all firearms following a gun incident in Indiana. State Rep. Ed DeLaney said Tuesday it's unclear whether Howell obtained the three assault rifles found on him in Los Angeles after that judge's order....
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge is allowing the bulk of a lawsuit accusing Starbucks of systematically under-filling lattes to move forward.
Two California residents are suing the Seattle-based coffee chain, claiming that Starbucks lattes are only filled to about 75 percent of the cup's capacity. The lawsuit says Starbucks instituted a recipe in 2009 to create smaller lattes in order to save money on milk.
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota judge overseeing the Prince estate case has sealed the affidavits being filed by people claiming to be the rock superstar's heirs, as well as responses from the trust company that's managing the claim process.
Carver County Judge Kevin Eide issued the order Monday. He says due to the "confidential nature" of heirship issues, the documents will remain sealed pending further orders.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A utility company and environmental groups have reached an agreement that will close California's last nuclear power plant, ending the state's nuclear power era.
The state's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Co., and the groups said Tuesday that the Diablo Canyon plant will close by 2025. The accord would resolve disputes about the plant that helped fuel the anti-nuclear movement nationally.
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Department of Homeland Security report says federal immigration officials could have done more to deport a Haitian national convicted of killing a Connecticut woman.
The report released Monday by the department's inspector general details the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's unsuccessful efforts to deport 41-year-old Jean Jacques. He was sentenced to 60 years in prison for the June 2015 killing of 25-year-old Casey Chadwick....