{FD} Scott Peterson: ‘I had no idea’ conviction in Laci Peterson murder was coming

Scott Peterson, who was sentenced to death more than 12 years ago for the brutal murder of his wife and unborn son, said in his first public statement about the case in more than a decade that he "had no idea" he would be convicted in Laci and Conner Peterson's death.

{FD} Unsealed court documents reveal man’s explicit in-flight texts about drugging, raping children

The graphic extent to which a man abroad a flight from Seattle to San Jose last Thursday allegedly exchanged plans to molest children was exposed on Monday, after a federal compliant concerning the case was unsealed.

{FD} USC’s expulsion of football star for sex assault blasted by ‘victim’ girlfriend

The University of Southern California football player whose field goal cinched the school’s Rose Bowl win in January was booted from the school weeks later for an alleged assault against his girlfriend that she insists never happened.

{FD} Bunker boom: North Korea threat has Americans preparing to go underground

North Korea’s nuclear program has put the world on high alert. The Pentagon has confirmed that Thursday night the Kim Jong-un regime fired a missile that appears to have landed in the waters within a couple hundred miles of Japan’s coast.

{FD} California Imam under fire after asking Allah to ‘annihilate’ Jews in sermon

Jewish groups have asked Homeland Security and the U.S. Attorney's office to investigate a California Imam who gave a sermon calling on Allah to "annihilate" Jews "down to the very last one" -- and asked for his congregants to take part in the slaughter.

{FD} Homeless, 84-year-old war veteran twins helped by Veterans Affairs, donations from community

Clifford and Gary Koekoek, 84-year-old twins who've survived fighting in the jungles of Vietnam and ended up sleeping in their car after a bank foreclosed on their California home, say they're "grateful" for the outpouring of support they've received since their story went national.

{FD} Yosemite National Park wildfire destroys 29 structures, thousands flee homes

A blaze burning in foothills west of Yosemite National Park destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to flee Gold Rush-era towns but fire crews have been able to stop it from reaching a threatened community on the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.

{FD} Wildfire near Yosemite destroys 29 structures, thousands flee homes

A blaze burning in foothills west of Yosemite National Park destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to flee Gold Rush-era towns but fire crews have been able to stop it from reaching a threatened community on the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.

{FD} California bill would require cops to release body cam video

A longstanding national debate about police transparency and privacy has been reignited in California with legislation that would require law enforcement agencies to release body camera video and recordings of fatal police shootings and other significant incidents.

{FD} Missing California kayaker drowned holding daughter above head for jet ski rescue

The U.S. Coast Guard and sheriff's deputies say a 40-year-old father who went missing after his kayak flipped over was found dead, but only after he held up his daughter over his head so that a good Samaritan could swoop in on a jet ski and bring the girl to shore.