Tuesday, October 13
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit alleging that the U.S. Forest Service is letting Nestle Waters North America bottle water in the San Bernardino National Forest on an expired permit. The suit filed in federal court in Riverside asking a judge to halt bottling operations at a Strawberry Creek diversion structure. Nestle says they were told the permit is still in effect.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The government says U.S. Border Patrol agents and border inspectors used physical force far less frequently in the last year compared with previous years, even as the number of assaults on authorities rose. Customs and Border Protection reports 768 incidents in which authorities used force during the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, down 26 percent from the previous year and 37 percent from 2013.
ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say 13-year-old San Francisco Bay Area girl has been arrested after she accidentally shot herself in the hand with a gun she said she found at school. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the teen told officers she discovered the weapon in a school bathroom last week and placed it in her backpack, where she kept it all day. A report from the city of Antioch didn't name the middle school.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge said Death Row Records co-founder Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Katt Williams should stand trial on charges they robbed a celebrity photographer of her camera in Beverly Hills last year. Attorneys for Williams and Knight said their clients were trying to prevent the photographer from shooting images of Knight's young son. Knight remains jailed without bail in a separate murder case.