SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The nation's largest public pension fund won't immediately divest from companies that sell assault weapons. The California Public Employees' Retirement System Board said Monday it will do a more in-depth review next year of its investment policies regarding gun makers and sellers.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - A California man was sentenced to nearly 142 years to life in state prison for kidnapping and murdering a 3-week-old girl, attempting to kill the baby's parents and uncle, and a separate attack. City News Service reports 32-year-old Anthony Ray McCall was sentenced Monday for his role in a scheme by a female friend to get a newborn because she falsely told a boyfriend she was pregnant.
EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says a deputy fatally shot a burglary suspect who was armed with two large kitchen-type knives. The shooting occurred Sunday morning in unincorporated South El Monte when deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress. The department says deputies encountered a 40-year-old man who walked away from them and into a street, then suddenly turned and advanced toward the deputies with a knife in each hand. One deputy fired.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office says a man has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for the 1991 murder of a fashion school student. Ahjeeb Jamal Boyd was sentenced Monday for first-degree murder with a special allegation of rape. The body of 22-year-old Jill Dara Sampson was found on Sept. 29, 1991, in a burning car in South Los Angeles. She was a student at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise in downtown Los Angeles. DNA led to Boyd.
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