Timeline of NBA in 1960s as league celebrates 75th season

Timeline of the National Basketball Association during the 1960s. The timeline includes milestone moments in the league’s history and key moments off the court as the NBA celebrates its 75th season: Feb. 1, 1960: Ezell Blair Jr., David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Joseph McNeil, students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College, stage a sit-in … Read more

About 80 thieves ransack department store near San Francisco

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — About 80 people, some wearing ski masks and wielding crowbars, ransacked a high-end department store in the San Francisco Bay Area, assaulting employees and stealing merchandise before fleeing in cars waiting outside, police and witnesses said. Three people were arrested while the majority got away after the large-scale theft Saturday … Read more

US judge in Vegas begins hearings on Nevada execution plan

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge in Las Vegas began a series of hearings Tuesday about the constitutionality of the never-before-tried method and combination of drugs that prison officials want to use for Nevada’s first lethal injection in more than 15 years. U.S. District Judge Richard Boulware II characterized the testimony he is receiving … Read more

9 suspects wiped out an East Bay jewelry store, police say

Nov. 16, 2021 Nine suspects robbed Iceberg Diamonds at the Sun Valley Mall in Concord on Nov. 15, 2021, police said.  Concord Police Department Nine suspects wiped out the inventory at an East Bay jewelry store Monday night, smashing glass cases with hammers and grabbing jewels, police said. The alleged thieves entered Iceberg Diamonds at … Read more

Settlement bans coal storage in California city by 2027

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A private port operator in the San Francisco Bay Area that stores coal from Utah before it’s shipped to Asia has been given until 2027 to continue those operations under terms of a settlement. Officials in Richmond, where the port is located, agreed to the deal with the Levin-Richmond Terminal Corp. … Read more