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Drink-driver who crashed car with son in the back jailed
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Drink-driver who crashed car with son in the back jailed

A drink-driver who smashed into a concrete roundabout island and launched her car 14ft into the air while her child was in the back has been jailed.

Tania Chikwature, 32, was more than three times the drink-drive limit when she …

The San Francisco Bay Area is the star locale of new fiction and nonfiction book releases
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The San Francisco Bay Area is the star locale of new fiction and nonfiction book releases

Calder G. Lorenz’s “One Way Down (or Another)” has a Bay Area theme.

The Bay Area has a long history of supplying authors with memorable settings, but there’s an especially strong sense of place in these new releases by Bay …

Officials: 2 adults dead, 2 kids shot at California school
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Officials: 2 adults dead, 2 kids shot at California school

Faculty and students evacuate the North Park School as emergency personnel respond to a shooting inside, Monday in San Bernardino, California.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — An apparent murder-suicide inside an elementary school classroom in San Bernardino left two adults …

Aerojet Rocketdyne to cut 1,100 jobs in Sacramento, move some to L.A.
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Aerojet Rocketdyne to cut 1,100 jobs in Sacramento, move some to L.A.

A model of an F-1 gas-generator cycle rocket engine used in the Saturn V rocket in the 1960s and early ’70s is at the front of the Aerojet Rocketdyne facility in Canoga Park. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)

Sacramento …

Cutting out sugar: are mushrooms the answer to healthier chocolate?
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Cutting out sugar: are mushrooms the answer to healthier chocolate?

Are mushrooms the next big thing in sweets?

Colorado startup MycoTechnology has created a mushroom extract that stops taste buds from detecting bitter flavors from ingredients in popular foods and drinks, such as coffee, cereal and chocolate.

“Sugar is an …

Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday having an undisclosed meeting with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. and declared it was a ”detestable and appalling lie” to suggest he was aware of or took part in any collusion between …

‘Teen Mom 2’ Kailyn Lowry Reunites With Javi Marroquin, Shares New Photos On Instagram
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‘Teen Mom 2’ Kailyn Lowry Reunites With Javi Marroquin, Shares New Photos On Instagram

Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin recently put their differences aside for the sake of the Teen Mom 2 star’s kids.

According to a new report, the former couple, who parted ways last May after about 3 and a half years …

900 carers in England quit a day as social care system ‘starts to collapse’
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900 carers in England quit a day as social care system ‘starts to collapse’

More than 900 adult social care workers a day quit their job in England last year, figures reveal, as home care providers warn the adult social care system has begun to collapse.

Analysis by the BBC of data released by …

Firefighters to walk from Northport to Birmingham to raise money for childhood cancer
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Firefighters to walk from Northport to Birmingham to raise money for childhood cancer

Northport firefighter Manuel Jimenez plans to walk from Northport to Birmingham on April 28 – 29 to raise funds for childhood cancer (Source: WBRC Video) Kim Eaton and Angel Eaton. (Source: Angel’s Hope Facebook page) Angel Eaton. (Source: Angel’s Hope …

Cyclist Killed by Bus in New York’s First Citi Bike Fatality
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Cyclist Killed by Bus in New York’s First Citi Bike Fatality

A 36-year-old investment banker was killed in Manhattan on Monday morning when the Citi Bike he was riding collided with a charter bus, the first fatality involving New York City’s four-year-old bike-share program, the authorities said.

The bicyclist, Dan Hanegby …