California woman who drove family off cliff was drunk
A woman believed to have intentionally driven her wife and children off a cliff in the US state of California was legally drunk, the local sheriff's office said. A vehicle owned by the couple -- Sarah and Jennifer Hart, both 38 -- was found at the bottom of a cliff that overlooks the Pacific Ocean…
Torture probe launched after 13 siblings held captive in US home
A California couple has been arrested after authorities found a dozen of their malnourished children held captive in their home, with one as young as two and some shackled to beds in the dark, officials said Monday.
Say What? Mike Tyson Breaks Ground For A 40-Acre Marijuana Resort In California
Former boxing professional champion, Michael Gerald Tyson, also known as Mike Tyson, has broken ground on a 40-acre land to be used as a marijuana resort in California. According to The Blast, a U.S news outlet, Tyson broke ground for the "Tyson Ranch" in California alongside business partners Robert Hickman, Jay Strommen and the city mayor, Jennifer Wood, on Dec 20.…
California wildfire evacuation orders lifted
Authorities have lifted evacuation orders imposed as the massive Thomas fire scorched swaths of southern California, they said on Thursday, as firefighters moved closer to victory over the destructive inferno.
Thousands evacuate as California wildfires kill 10
More than a dozen fast-moving wildfires tearing through through California's wine country have killed at least 10 people, destroying hundreds of homes, authorities said Monday.
Wildfires rage in sweltering California forcing thousands to flee
Wildfires roared Sunday across much of California, forcing thousands to evacuate homes as the most populous US state sweltered in record heat and flames menaced thousands of structures.
Mass evacuation as rain strains tallest US dam
Almost 200,000 people were under evacuation orders in northern California on Monday after a threat of catastrophic failure at the tallest dam in the United States.
California student forced to pee in bucket gets $1.25 mn
A former high school student in California has been awarded $1.25 million for having been forced to urinate in a bucket after being denied a bathroom break.