Walnut Creek City Leaders to Unveil Refurbished Playground

Former NBA Star Now a Crossing Guard

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) – Former NBA star Adrian Dantley spent years guarding opponents on the court. Now he’s guarding schoolchildren as th…

Walnut Creek City Leaders to Unveil Refurbished Playground

$3 Bowl Sells for Millions

NEW YORK (AP) – A rare Chinese bowl bought at a tag sale for $3 has sold at a New York auction for more than $2.22 million. The 1,000-year-o…

Missing Missouri Woman Faked Abduction

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman and her 4-year-old daughter who were reported missing last week have been found safe in central Missouri, an…

United Accidentally Sends Dog to Europe

NEWARK (CNN) — A dog from New Jersey is now an international traveler — but not by design. A United Airlines flight was supposed to take the…

Bone Marrow Drive Aims to Save the Life of a San Jose Man

Officer Helps Deliver Speeder’s Baby

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa City police officer pulled over a speeding SUV — then helped the driver and his passenger deliver a baby. Whe…

Zippo Withdraws Nazi Lighters

Zippo’s German distributor is withdrawing a number of lighters bearing militaristic designs after they showed up on an extremist website tha…

State Bar Judge Recommends Suspension of Former Prosecutor with DUI Convictions

Vulture Carcass May Keep Buzzards Away

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The dead vulture’s feathers snap and crack, breaking apart as its frozen wings are spread for one last flight. It w…