Regulators reach $1.6 billion proposed settlement with PG&E

After a months-long investigation, state regulators announced a proposed settlement Tuesday with Pacific Gas and Electric that blocks the publicly traded utility from recovering $1.625 billion in wildfire-related costs from ratepayers. The California Public Utilities Commission filed the proposed settlement after investigating the role of PG&E’s equipment in igniting wildfires in 2017 in Butte, Calaveras, […]

Democrats put mostly white faces forward in next debate

WASHINGTON—For a while, it seemed the Democratic presidential primary debate scheduled to air Thursday night might not happen. A contract dispute involving food service workers at the debate venue meant candidates might have had to cross a picket line to appear. All seven candidates scheduled to participate had said they wouldn’t. It was an instance […]

3 dead in Great Falls; police kill suspect

GREAT FALLS, Mont. – A pre-dawn shooting at a Montana casino Tuesday left three people dead and another person injured, police said. The suspect was later tracked down and killed by police, officials said. Just after 2 a.m. Tuesday, dispatchers received a 911 call requesting assistance to the Emerald City Casino, the Great Falls Police Department […]