On an all new episode of ABANDONED, host Rick McCrank visits the Salton Sea in California to understand what went wrong with the vacation spot.
Some veteran pot farmers fear Wall Street and Silicon Valley swooping in to kill their way of life, and many seem determined to press on no matter what.
A 2014 vote opened the door for ex-felons to clear their names in a state with a legacy of harsh crime laws. Despite a spike in some offenses since, California is poised to push ahead with criminal-justice reform.
The new law, which unanimously passed the California State Assembly Monday, would require prison time without parole for anyone convicted of raping an unconscious person.
After decades as the public face of the Hells Angels, George Christie and the club parted ways. That's when his life got weird.
Bernie Sanders officially announced his new progressive organization, a truck bomb hit a police building in Turkey, some plants in Baltimore are addicted to meth, and more.
The $7 billion legal weed industry isn't helping to advance the cause.
Immigrants are regularly deported with only the clothes on their back—no cellphones, no ID, no cash.
The tough new state laws start rolling out next year, but many gun owners say they simply won't comply.
Eric Chakeen's photographs explore the fading horse-racing culture in Del Mar, California
Though it has suffered a run of bad luck, declaring bankruptcy in 2008, Vallejo is eclectic and diverse. Carolyn Drake's photos capture a city reminiscent of an older California, one before the tech boom.
Last year, thieves robbed California nut companies to the tune of $4.6 million. Now that they've gotten a taste of that sweet nut money, they're hooked.
The walls of the castle in Glendora, California, are made from discarded bottles, bedsprings, typewriters, and trophies.
At least two people were killed and 16 injured at a nightclub shooting in Fort Myers, Florida, Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was forced to resign after DNC email hack, and more.
America can't seem to go more than 24 hours without a new video of death making the rounds online.
This morning, police found bomb-making materials at Dallas shooter Micah Johnson's home suggesting he had "other plans" for violence, dozens of protesters were arrested in Baton Rouge, and more.
I'm bad at actively being queer in much the same way that I'm bad when it comes to all interpersonal relationships. I've never patronized gay events or dance clubs for one simple reason: I don't patronize events or dance clubs, period.
Meet Canada's foremost weed expert: Al The Alchemist.
The longtime Blink-182 member talks Shakespeare, never sleeping, and self-doubt.
The Wigwam Motel, an old Route 66 roadside motel comprised of 20 tipis, shows that roadside Americana is not long for this world.
Counter-protesters massively outnumbered white nationalist types at a rally in California this weekend, and it got ugly fast.
This morning, Democrats stage a 16-hour sit-in for a vote on gun control legislation, Britain decides on whether to stay in the EU, Kim Jung Un claims North Korea's missiles can reach the US, and more.
"There's not much question in my mind that Michael was guilty of child molestation."