A physician who conducts autopsies for San Joaquin County resigned Monday claiming she was denied the autonomy to do her job. In the resignation letter, obtained by KQED, the forensic pathologist wrote that Sheriff Steve Moore has intruded on the physician’s independence, and she raised doubts about the integrity of death investigations in the county.
Reporter: Julie Small
Federal regulators want California water officials to explain cracks that appeared in recently completed sections of Oroville Dam’s troubled spillway.
Reporter: Dan Brekke
Gun sales in California spiked in the weeks following the 20-15 mass shooting in San Bernardino and a second one months later in Orlando, Florida. But according to new data, gun sales DID NOT follow that pattern in the wake of this fall's mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Reporter: Aaron Mendelson
With just over a month to go before pot goes legal in California, the city of LA is set to finalize rules regulating sellers, growers and users.
Reporter: Steven Cuevas
Allegations of sexual harassment continue to shake the state Capitol. Yesterday Southern California Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra announced his immediate resignation after several women accused him of unwanted kissing and groping. Bocanegra says he hasn’t committed any crimes. In addition, the Senate Rules Committee stripped Los Angeles County Senator Tony Mendoza of his leadership positions pending an investigation into several harassment claims against him.
Reporter: Katie Orr