Bulldozer Operator Killed Fighting Fire Near Big SurA bulldozer operator fighting the massive wildfire outside of Big Sur was killed overnight working the blaze that has now spread to more than 36 square miles.
Dark Smoke Hangs Over Scenic Stretch Of California CoastA wildfire was fouling the summer season on a beloved and scenic stretch of the California coast, where smoke and the threat of flames forced the closure of state parks near Big Sur.
Reagan Shooter John Hinckley Jr. Released To Home StayA judge says the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia.
Man Claims Son Shot By Deputies Was Carrying Toy GunHis father says a man shot to death by Riverside County sheriff's deputies was carrying a toy gun.
Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Kidnapping Charged in Oregon DeathA small Northern California town was rocked by a shooting, kidnapping, and carjacking on Tuesday, all allegedly committed by a man and woman from Oregon who led police on a high-speed chase before they were captured.
Hot, Hard Days Ahead For Firefighters On California BlazeMost of the roughly 20,000 evacuees forced out by a wildfire have been cleared to go home, but firefighters still had huge work ahead in taming a massive wildfire northwest of Los Angeles.
Dr. Dre Cited On Gun Charge Following Driveway EncounterDr. Dre has been cited after a man says the rapper pointed a handgun at him.
Female Inmate Found Dead In Solano County JailAuthorities in Northern California are investigating the death of a female inmate who was found unresponsive inside her cell.
California Man Sentenced For Trying To Aid Islamic StateA California man who aspired to join the Islamic State group in Syria and lied to get a replacement American passport to head overseas was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison and supervised release for life.
Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.83B, Marking End Of An EraVerizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet.
Dallas Cowboys Bus On Way To California Involved In Fatal CrashA van collided with a bus carrying Dallas Cowboys staffers but no players on an Arizona highway, leaving four dead in the van, authorities said.
Wildfire In Southern California Drives People From 10,000 HomesThe Los Angeles County Fire Department says about 10,000 homes have been evacuated as crews protect mountain and canyon communities from a ferocious wildfire that's destroyed 18 houses.

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