What began as public outrage over Brock Turner's sentence has become a proposed state law demanding a mandatory minimum sentence for similar crimes.
Residents who had their homes destroyed in the Erskine Fire in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains were left trying to pick up the pieces Saturday.
Floods swept away cars and cut power to thousands after 10 inches of rain over 24 hours fell in some parts of the state.
Police say a south Georgia woman accused of killing her daughter-in-law at a home in Atlanta's suburbs has been charged with felony murder.
The U.S. Marshals Service sold the mob boss' possessions like a silver "Psycho Killer" skull ring and the hat he was wearing during his 2011 arrest.