By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California state Senator Leland Yee was arrested on Wednesday as federal investigators conducted public corruption raids across California, shaking up the election season in the nation's most populous state. In addition, federal authorities arrested Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesman Peter Lee said, referring to a figure previously convicted in a San Francisco organized crime probe. Yee, a San Francisco Democrat who is currently running for secretary of state, was indicted on public corruption charges, ABC7 News in San Francisco reported on Wednesday.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A civilian who disarmed a guard and fatally shot a sailor on a docked destroyer before being killed himself entered the base on a tractor-trailer with a transportation worker's credential, according to the Navy and a military official.
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — An attorney for a teenager who pleaded guilty to killing three students in a high school cafeteria asked an appeals court Wednesday to toss out his sentence of life without parole because he was 17 at the time of the shooting.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of a union representing 45,000 Transportation Security Administration officers says a report conducted by the TSA after a Los Angeles airport shooting last fall doesn't go far enough in addressing threats posed by individuals targeting its officers.
ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Search and cadaver dogs and rescuers using small bulldozers and their bare hands on Wednesday looked for victims and survivors of a deadly mudslide as local officials said they did everything they could to keep the rural community safe in the years before the catastrophe.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee said Wednesday he's troubled by an incident involving a drunken Secret Service agent in connection with President Barack Obama's overseas trip to The Netherlands.