California fire death toll rises to 81
The death toll from the devastating wildfire in northern California rose to 81 Tuesday with the discovery of two more sets of remains, officials said.
'Sad' Trump visits fire-wracked California, blames mismanagement
President Donald Trump expressed sadness Saturday at the devastation caused by fires in a California town, but persisted in his controversial claim that forest mismanagement is responsible for the tragedy which has left 76 dead and more than 1,000 listed as missing. "This is very sad," Trump said after surveying the remains of Paradise, where…
US Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion after no winners
Scores of American lottery players were disappointed they hadn't become an overnight billionaire Saturday -- but they'll get another chance to scoop the jackpot, with $1.6 billion up for grabs in a few days. The prize for Friday's Mega Millions contest had soared to $1 billion, prompting long lines at gas stations and 7-11s across…
Twin blazes form California's largest ever wildfire
Two fires mercilessly roaring through northern California have grown so rapidly that they are now the largest ever to ravage the state, authorities said.
California, pressed by US, begins mass immigration hearings
The judge has called the court into session, and the accused enter in single file: seven men and two women, undocumented migrants captured the day before and now facing one of the mass immigration hearings that began this week in California. The group hearings have become a near-necessity as President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy…
Wildfires spark evacuations in northern California
Californian authorities have issued red flag weather warnings and mandatory evacuation orders after a series of wildfires fanned by high winds and hot temperatures...
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.
California mudslides demolish homes, killing at least 13
Mudslides unleashed by a ferocious storm demolished homes in southern California and killed at least 13 people, police said Tuesday.
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.…