SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A third winter-like storm in a week is bringing rain and strong winds to much of Northern California and it's playing havoc with ground and air travel in the area. Winds have been delaying arriving and departing flights at the Oakland and San Francisco International airports and sheets of pouring rain are making driving treacherous. There are also power outages.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says greed is destroying the economy. Speaking today at a predominantly African-American church in Iowa, the Vermont senator said black youths are too likely to be unemployed or to wind up in prison. He said solutions he offers like free college tuition are hindered by rich and powerful Americans who lack concern for the poor.
NEW YORK (AP) — Top New York officials are demanding that the federal government share classified watch-list information on suspected terrorists so the state can block them from buying guns legally. Sen. Charles Schumer and Gov. Andrew Cuomo say the information would keep suspected terrorists from passing a background check and legally obtaining a firearm — now allowed under federal law.
LYNWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are releasing three 911 calls from witnesses who saw a man firing gunshots in the air yesterday minutes before he was fatally shot by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies. The sheriff's department released the calls today in addition to a security video showing 28-year-old Nicholas Robertson stretched on the ground with a gun in his hand.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are looking for a suspect in an early morning shooting at a luxury hotel in downtown Los Angeles. One person was killed and three others were wounded. Authorities say the shooting began with a fight around 2:30 a.m. today at The Standard on Flower Street. It's not yet clear if the victims were staying at the hotel. Details of the shooting remain sketchy.