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Spike in Suicides Boosts Oversight of a California Women's Prison
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Spike in Suicides Boosts Oversight of a California Women's Prison

A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California women's prison as inspectors try to pinpoint the cause of the troubling increase. Read »

6 hours ago
 Crews Contain 92 Percent of 8,051-Acre Wragg Fire

Crews Contain 92 Percent of 8,051-Acre Wragg Fire

Crews have the 8,051-acre Wragg fire, in Napa and Solano counties near Lake Berryessa, 92 percent contained as of... Read »

6 hours ago
Firefighter Dies While Battling California Wildfire: Officials

Firefighter Dies While Battling California Wildfire: Officials

A South Dakota firefighter died while helping battle wildfires in California, Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Gov. Declares State of Emergency in California Due to Wildfires

Gov. Declares State of Emergency in California Due to Wildfires

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Friday in response to severe wildfires burning across the state... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Over 100 Starving Animals Rescued From Ranch

Over 100 Starving Animals Rescued From Ranch

More than 100 emaciated cows, goats, sheep, hens, ducks, pigs, dogs and cats were rescued from a squalid... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Two Arrested in Shooting Death of 4-Year-Old Boy

Two Arrested in Shooting Death of 4-Year-Old Boy

Two men were arrested Thursday night on suspicion of killing a 4-year-old boy in Highland. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Gov. Brown Allows Parole for School Bus Hijacker

Gov. Brown Allows Parole for School Bus Hijacker

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday allowed parole for one of three men convicted in the 1976 kidnapping of... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Wragg Fire Burns Over 8,000 Acres

Wragg Fire Burns Over 8,000 Acres

Wragg Fire continues to spread rapidly on Friday burning down 8,051 acres near Napa County, per Cal Fire. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Sister of Kidnapper Responsible For Teen's Death Files Suit Against FBI

Sister of Kidnapper Responsible For Teen's Death Files Suit Against...

The sister of James DiMaggio, the man who kidnapped San Diego teen Hannah Anderson and killed her family, claims FBI... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Clean Up Begins After Sacramento County Fire

Clean Up Begins After Sacramento County Fire

Families have started cleaning up a Sacramento County neighborhood on Friday, after a raging grass fire burned down... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Most Californians: Global Warming Is Threat to Quality of Life

Most Californians: Global Warming Is Threat to Quality of Life

Nearly two-thirds of Californians believe global warming is having an impact on the state's persistent drought. Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Ex-Navy SEAL Alleges Anti-Gay Bullying by CIA Workers

Ex-Navy SEAL Alleges Anti-Gay Bullying by CIA Workers

A former Navy SEAL has filed an internal complaint alleging the CIA bullied him for being gay during a work... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Family, Friends, Colleagues Remember Sgt. Scott Lunger

Family, Friends, Colleagues Remember Sgt. Scott Lunger

Family members and fellow officers spoke at an emotional funeral ceremony this morning for Hayward police Sgt. Scott Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
4-Year-Old Boy Killed by Gunfire Near Home

4-Year-Old Boy Killed by Gunfire Near Home

A young child was killed Wednesday night after a gunshots were fired in a street in Highland, according to San... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Suspect Steals Drone from Hobby Store

Suspect Steals Drone from Hobby Store

Police were searching for a suspect who walked into a hobby store in Reseda and stole a $500 drone Wednesday, July... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
California Water Use Falls By 27 Percent in June

California Water Use Falls By 27 Percent in June

California water use dropped by 27 percent in June, the first month of mandatory cutbacks during the drought. Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Unprecedented Drone Used to Search for Missing Teacher

Unprecedented Drone Used to Search for Missing Teacher

Using an unprecedented search technique, the California National Guard has launched a drone to help look for a... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Rocky Fire in Lake County Grows to 13,500 Acres

Rocky Fire in Lake County Grows to 13,500 Acres

The fast-growing Rocky Fire in Northern California's Lake County has now charred 13,500 acres by late Thursday... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
USOC Exploring Possible LA-SF Joint Olympics Bid

USOC Exploring Possible LA-SF Joint Olympics Bid

With Boston now out of the Olympics race, Los Angeles is exploring a new bid that could include Bay Area... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Oil Slick Reported at SoCal Beach

Oil Slick Reported at SoCal Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard was inspecting an oil slick off the coast of Southern California Wednesday afternoon after... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015

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