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Stockton mayor's stolen gun used in fatal shooting of teenager, prosecutors say

STOCKTON, Calif. — A gun stolen from the mayor’s home whose theft he failed to immediately report was used to kill a 13-year-old boy, prosecutors said. The San Joaquin County district attorney's office said in a report that one of two guns stolen from Mayor Anthony Silva was the weapon in the 2015...

Japanator Live: Overcome large waves of monsters with Croixleur Sigma

[The stream starts at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time.] So I was able to get VA-11 Hall-A's good and bad ending last time, which means that it's time for us to start our next adventure. Tonight, I felt that I should slice my way through...Show More Summary

On a rain-soaked, muddy Mall, hundreds converge to hunt for Pokémon

The players walked more than four miles Saturday afternoon to try to catch ’em all.

Nearly 60 People Have Been Stung By Stingrays In San Diego Since Thursday

The warm, calm water is likely attracting more rays than usual. [ more › ]

Kanye West Tries To Solve Apple-Tidal Negotiations With Tweets

The negotiations are said to be hitting "choppy waters." [ more › ]

Gather your troops: Little King's Story conquers PC this August

For the longest time, the original Little King's Story was a game that caught my interest; however, for some unknown reason, I never got around to picking it up. Luckily, it turns out the that game's HD PC release hits Steam, GOG and the Humble Store on Aug. Show More Summary

New pedestrian border entrance is unsafe and unsightly, critics say

TIJUANA — This month’s opening of a much-needed pedestrian border entrance from Tijuana to San Ysidro has been cause for celebration north of the border. But in Baja California, there has been mostly uproar over the quality of a temporary structure built by Mexico’s federal government to access...

Celeste Guap's Grandmother Says Officers Who 'Used' Granddaughter Should Be In Jail

She says that both she and her son, Guap's father, are beside themselves over the scandal. [ more › ]

Extra, Extra: Bikini-Clad Clinton Mural TOO HOT For Australia

Hot air balloon tragedy, female skateboarders in the Bronx, fake weed fan robbed, Pokemon Go enabling sexual predators, a smart squirrel and more day's end links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]

Weekend Japanatainment - Japanese Curry Edition

If you've never had Japanese Curry, I honestly feel bad for you. Japanese Curry is a culinary curiosity, it isn't as exotic as its Indian or Thai cousins and comes in different varieties from sweet, hot & spicy, fruity, or even a mix of those flavors in varying degrees. Show More Summary

‘Everybody is still in pain.’ But is it finally getting better in riot-scarred Baltimore?

The six police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case have gone free, fueling resignation among some city residents while others draw hope from reforms.

Marine Corps identifies pilot killed in crash near Twentynine Palms

The pilot flying an F/A-18c fighter jet that crashed this week near the Marine Corps training center in Twentynine Palms has been identified, officials said Saturday. Maj. Richard Norton, 36, of Arcadia, was killed about 10:30 p.m. Thursday during a training mission near the Marine Corps Air Ground...

An After School Satan Club could be coming to your kid’s elementary school

The Satanic Temple plans to open After School Satan Clubs in public elementary schools as a counterpoint to evangelical Christian groups.

Anyone Recognize This Road Rage Cyclist Who Slashed A Woman's Tire In The Mission?

Police are seeking a male cyclist suspected of threatening a female driver and slashing her car's front tire with a knife. [ more › ]

6 People Injured, 1 Critically, When Drivers Of Cab And Minivan Collide In The Bronx

Six people were injured when the driver of a minivan collided with the driver of a livery cab at the intersection of Jerome Avenue and West 172nd Street in the Bronx early this morning. [ more › ]

Hop Aboard The Staten Island Ferry...To Midtown?

The Staten Island Ferry's great for lots of things: cheap beer, romantic dates and free trips past the Statue of Liberty for tourists. What it's not so great for: transporting people beyond St. George on Staten Island and South Ferry in Manhattan. Show More Summary

A SIM-less mobile phone from Nambia's Simon Petrus H/T @EmekaOkoye

A maker in the making. New Era Namibia reports: image via A Grade 12 learner from Abraham Iyambo Senior Secondary School, a rural school in Ohangwena Region, has invented a SIM-less mobile phone that does not need airtime to make calls. Show More Summary

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