LOS ANGELES (AP) Ã¢Â€Â” Federal officials said 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies saw themselves as being "above the law" when they engaged in crimes that included beating inmates and jail visitors, falsifying reports, and trying to obstruct an FBI probe of the nation's largest jail system.
WASHINGTON (AP) Ã¢Â€Â” Narrowly beating a midnight deadline, Congress voted Monday to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that can evade airport detection machines. But Republicans blocked an effort to toughen the restrictions Ã¢Â€Â” the latest defeat for gun-control forces in the year since the grade school massacre in Newtown, Conn.
CHICAGO (AP) Ã¢Â€Â” Wind chill temperatures below zero and two struggling defenses did little to slow the offenses of the Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys who were tied 7-7 after one quarter Monday night at Soldier Field.
Freezing overnight temperatures are causing concern for homeowners and keeping plumbers busy.
Severe weather wreaked havoc around the Northstate Friday night especially in Redding.
Bonten Media and DISH Network are currently in negotiations to reinstate carriage of KRCR, KCVU, KAEF and KBVU programming on DISH Network in a fair and timely manner.
At least two Northstate schools canceled classes Monday due to broken or frozen pipes.
Four quarterbacks and two running backs were named Heisman Trophy finalists Monday.
Mike Shanahan is still the coach of the Washington Redskins, but Robert Griffin III might not be the starting quarterback this week.
Arizona Cardinals rookie free safety Tyrann Mathieu tore the ACL and LCL in his left knee during Sunday's 30-10 win over the St. Louis Rams, coach Bruce Arians said Monday.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said Monday that an MRI on his sprained foot revealed that no ligaments were torn and also ruled out a Lisfranc injury.