Before visiting Tulare County, a place where wells have gone dry and some people are living in third-world conditions, we went to a place deep in the Mojave Desert that offers a dire warning of what can happen when the water runs out.
The drought devastation has gotten worse in Tulare County in the weeks since we examined the lack of water as part of our five-part drought series.
Authorities in Tulare County are search for a hit-and-run driver who killed an 84-year-old woman.
Hundreds of people living in a drought-stricken California farm town could soon be taking their first hot shower in months after county officials set up portable facilities in a church parking lot.
Accused contract killer says he killed as many as 40 people during a decades-long career as a drug cartel enforcer.
Three people died and four others, including two young girls, were wounded after a shooting on an Indian reservation in Central California, authorities said.
Three people are dead and seven others injured after a pickup truck collided with a Tulare County Probation Department van carrying juveniles.