Redding police said Monday that the woman told them she had flooded her house with natural gas before lighting a flame in an attempt to kill herself.
A former firefighter is in custody on suspicion of murder and arson in a rural Northern California wildfire that left one person dead and destroyed hundreds of structures, a state fire official said Wednesday.
Maui officials say a 30-year-old man visiting from California died after falling off a cliff.
Fire crews have fully contained a blaze that killed one man and destroyed nearly 70 homes in far northern California.
Fire crews have increased containment of a wildfire that destroyed nearly 70 homes in rural Northern California.
Fire officials say a wind-whipped wildfire in Northern California’s Shasta County destroyed 30 homes and damaged others, as it quickly grew to more than 11 square miles.
Uriel Ojeda, a Roman Catholic priest accused of repeatedly molesting a teenage parishioner under the age of 14, has pled no contest to charges.
A man who Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies found with his hands severed is accused of stabbing his father multiple times.
Officials plan to conduct an autopsy on the body of a San Jose woman who died after her kayak flipped over and was pushed against a rock in a Shasta County creek.
A huge wildfire sparked by lightning in Northern California burned to the edge of three small towns on Monday, threatening thousands of homes as fearful residents sought safety miles away at an emergency shelter.
Authorities say a 1,200-acre wildfire near Redding in northern California is 30 percent contained and has destroyed two outbuildings. Officials say five homes were damaged but firefighters were able to save them all.
A free-speech dispute in a Northern California city has forged an unlikely political alliance between the regional chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and a local tea party group.