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Scammers Posing as Desperate Grandchildren Swindle Seniors

Scammers Posing as Desperate Grandchildren Swindle Seniors

The Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office is warning residents about a telephone scam that has been targeting... Read »

Aug 22, 2015
Student Who Foiled Train Shooting: 'We Stopped a Terrorist'

Student Who Foiled Train Shooting: 'We Stopped a Terrorist'

A student from Northern California was among several train passengers who helped overpower a machine gun-toting... Watch »

Aug 22, 2015
Jerusalem Fire is 98 Percent Contained After Scorching 25,118 Acres

Jerusalem Fire is 98 Percent Contained After Scorching 25,118 Acres

The Jerusalem Fire in Lake and Napa counties is 25,118 acres and 98 percent contained, according to information... Read »

Aug 22, 2015
Gov. Brown on Clinton Emails: 'It's Almost Like a Vampire'

Gov. Brown on Clinton Emails: 'It's Almost Like a Vampire'

In an interview Friday with NBC News' “Meet the Press,” California Gov. Jerry Brown said Hillary Clinton's private... Read »

Aug 21, 2015
Warrant Served at Kiss Rocker Gene Simmons's LA Home

Warrant Served at Kiss Rocker Gene Simmons's LA Home

The Los Angeles Police Department executed a search warrant at Gene Simmons house on Thursday, police said.
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Aug 21, 2015
Burning Man Staffer Dies on the Playa

Burning Man Staffer Dies on the Playa

A longtime Burning Man staffer helping with festival preparations has died on the playa, the site of the annual... Read »

Aug 21, 2015
Bug Outbreak Irks California Towns

Bug Outbreak Irks California Towns

The gas station's ground was covered with the small winged bugs. Piles of carcasses, inches deep, sat swept to the... Read »

Aug 21, 2015
Car Thief's Pursuit Ends at Home Depot

Car Thief's Pursuit Ends at Home Depot

A man accused of stealing a car led deputies on a pursuit from Lakeside to Lemon Grove Thursday that ended in the... Read »

Aug 20, 2015
2 Injured After Train Slams Truck Into River

2 Injured After Train Slams Truck Into River

Two people were transported to a hospital in critical condition after an Amtrak train struck a truck, sending it... Watch »

Aug 20, 2015
California's First Known Wolf Pack Since 1924 Spotted

California's First Known Wolf Pack Since 1924 Spotted

California has its first wolf pack since the state's last known wolf was killed in 1924. Read »

Aug 20, 2015
Hyperloop Company Sets Groundbreaking for May 2016

Hyperloop Company Sets Groundbreaking for May 2016

The company working on building a 5-mile stretch of Hyperloop test track in California’s Central Valley has... Read »

Aug 20, 2015
Giant Oarfish Washes Up on Santa Catalina Island

Giant Oarfish Washes Up on Santa Catalina Island

An oarfish thought to be one of the largest seen in years on Santa Catalina Island washed ashore near the island... Read »

Aug 20, 2015
El Niño Won't Solve CA Drought

El Niño Won't Solve CA Drought

Sam Brock investigates the link between El Niño, heavy rainfall, and the California drought. Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
DA: Uber Driver Background Checks Failed to Uncover Records

DA: Uber Driver Background Checks Failed to Uncover Records

The San Francisco District Attorney announced Wednesday the expansion of a consumer-protection lawsuit aimed at... Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
Feeling the Heat: July Hottest Month on Record

Feeling the Heat: July Hottest Month on Record

Earth just keeps getting hotter. July was the planet's warmest month on record, smashing old marks, U.S. Read »

Aug 20, 2015
Man Swam Through Underwater Tunnel to Smuggle Drugs

Man Swam Through Underwater Tunnel to Smuggle Drugs

Suspected smugglers, equipped with scuba gear, used an underwater tunnel to take vacuum-sealed packages of drugs... Watch »

Aug 20, 2015
Gov. Brown Urges Lawmakers to Pay for Road Repairs

Gov. Brown Urges Lawmakers to Pay for Road Repairs

California’s roads and highways are in bad shape, Gov. Jerry Brown said at a press conference in Oakland, where... Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
Rocky Fire Blamed On Water Heater: Cal Fire

Rocky Fire Blamed On Water Heater: Cal Fire

Cal Fire officials on Wednesday revealed that a failed gas water heater sparked the nearly 70,000-acre Rocky Fire in... Read »

Aug 19, 2015
Report: Sinking Land Due to Groundwater Pumping

Report: Sinking Land Due to Groundwater Pumping

Vast areas of California's Central Valley are sinking faster than in the past as massive amounts of groundwater are... Read »

Aug 19, 2015
National Guardsmen Treat Patient Aboard Ship 900 Miles from SF

National Guardsmen Treat Patient Aboard Ship 900 Miles from SF

California Air National Guardsmen parachuted from an aircraft into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday so they could... Watch »

Aug 19, 2015

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