Transgender rights vs. parent rights. California goes to court to settle school divide

Supporters of a proposed November ballot initiative wanted the all-important title of their measure to reflect their beliefs, a name like “Protect Kids of California Act.” But Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta saw things differently when his office chose the name signature gatherers must use: “Restricts Rights of Transgender Youth.”

Among its provisions, the initiative...

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AI-generated child pornography is circulating. This California prosecutor wants to make it illegal.

SACRAMENTO — 

After several reports of artificial intelligence-generated child pornography surfaced in California, Ventura County Dist. Atty. Erik Nasarenko advocated for a change to state law to protect children who are increasingly vulnerable to this misuse of technology.

Last December, Nasarenko received his first tip regarding a person who had artificially created photos depicting an...

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‘Why on earth would you do this?’ 2 men caught on camera destroying ancient rock formations

Two visitors at Lake Mead National Recreation Area were captured on video destroying ancient rock formations and park rangers are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects.Video shows two visitors who scaled towering russet-colored rock formations along the park’s Redstone Dune Trail and were shoving wide slabs of sandstone to the ground....

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3 hurt after hit-and-run crash in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Three pedestrians were taken to the hospital after they were hit by a vehicle in Sacramento.

The Sacramento Police Department said the vehicle involved took off. Police said two of the pedestrians were in critical but stable condition and the third was in critical condition...

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3D-printed guns raise concerns for police

COMING UP HERE SHORTLY. THANK YOU JASON. NEW TONIGHT A DISTURBING DISCOVERY AT A CENTRAL IOWA CRIME SCENE. KCCI IS PEPPER PURPURA. SHOWS US WHY POLICE ARE ALARMED OVER THE UNUSUAL WEAPONS FOUND AFTER A SHOOTING. PEPPER? YEAH. CASS. BEN. STACEY. THE SHOOTING HAPPENED TUESDAY ON EASTON BOULEVARD IN DES MOINES. COURT RECORDS...

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