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Experts say rare mega-storm to hit California will be 3 times as damaging as San Andreas earthquake

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A warning for California: get ready for the "other big one." That's what scientists are calling the rare mega-storm, which is predicted to cause three times as much damage as a major earthquake that would hit along the San Andreas Fault.

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3 men shot dead at California home in upscale, gated community; homicide investigation launched

Authorities are investigating the deaths of three men who were shot and killed inside a California home located in a gated community Monday. Los Angeles fire officials discovered the men’s bodies inside the Porter Ranch house after someone “associated with the people inside the house” called 911 and

FOX NEWS

Arrests made in decades-old killings of 2 California kids

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Authorities said Wednesday that they solved two decades-old cold cases that stunned Southern California, arresting suspects in the separate killings of a boy and a girl who disappeared while walking home from school.

FOX NEWS

California lawmakers propose phasing out plastic products that aren't recyclable

With Californians already barred from getting plastic straws in many restaurants unless they request them and grocery stores not providing single-use plastic bags, state lawmakers are again proposing to ramp up efforts aimed at significantly reducing products that are not recyclable, including plast

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Latest location of California bikini-barista coffee shop encounters criticism: 'Just disgusting'

The opening of a new bikini-barista coffee stand in California’s Bay Area is drawing the eyes – and the ire – of nearby residents. The latest location of Pink Pantherz Espresso, a coffee chain that employs bikini- or lingerie-clad servers, is being criticized as “disgusting” and “disrespectful” afte

FOX NEWS

3 men shot to death in Southern California gated community were ‘targeted,’ police say

A suspect who shot three men to death inside a Porter Ranch home was known to at least one of the victims, police said Tuesday, but a detective declined to explain what may have prompted the killings.

MERCURY NEWS

DNA leads to arrest in half century-old cold case murder of 11-year-old California girl

Colorado authorities arrested a suspect in connection with the slaying of an 11-year-old Southern California girl in 1973, authorities said Wednesday. James Alan Neal, 72, was picked up in Colorado on Tuesday and charged with the murder of 11-year-old Linda O'Keefe in 1973, Newport Beach police and

NBC NEWS

Cold storm to hit Southern California, dropping snow levels and producing hail

Another storm is moving into Southern California, bringing some rain but also the possibility of snow at very low elevations. ►A storm moving in Wednesday night and Thursday morning will bring light rain to coastal and basin areas but snow to very low mountain elevations.

LA TIMES

California college student created 'Banana Plug' app to sell drugs: prosecutors

A California college student has been indicted for allegedly creating a phone app through which he sold drugs, officials said. Collin Howard, 18, was arrested on federal drug charges Friday after a grand jury indicted him on Thursday, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Californi

FOX NEWS

California woman stabbed officer after driving over 100 mph on Interstate 5, police say

A California Highway Patrol officer was stabbed in the back on Friday after pulling over a woman who had been traveling over 100 mph on Interstate 5, officials said. Haile Neil, 25, is facing attempted murder charges after stabbing the officer during the traffic stop near the town of Williams, locat

FOX NEWS

California airport worker dies when jet bridge tire explodes

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A worker at Southern California's John Wayne Airport was killed when a tire on a jet bridge used to connect terminals to aircraft doors exploded during maintenance.

NBC NEWS

Northern California double murder case to air on ’48 Hours’ show

Television viewers across the United States will soon learn about a case Yolo County residents are all too familiar with. The CBS show “48 Hours” will dive into the case of Daniel Marsh, who as a teenager murdered an elderly couple in their Davis home more than five years ago. The episode is set to

MERCURY NEWS

3 found dead after shooting in gated Southern California community

Three people were found dead following reports of gunfire at an upscale gated community in Porter Ranch on Monday, Feb. 18. Officers responded to a home in the 20300 block of Via Galileo at about 3:53 p.m. and found three people dead, said Sal Ramirez, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Departme

MERCURY NEWS

The Latest: 2nd person sought in California boy's 1990 death

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Latest on cold-case arrests in the separate killings of a boy and girl in California (all times local):. Authorities say a man charged with killing an 11-year-old Inglewood boy in 1990 didn't act alone.

FOX NEWS

California woman charged with animal cruelty after allegedly dragging dog while riding scooter

A woman in California was charged with animal abuse after surveillance video caught her allegedly dragging a dog while she rode on an electric scooter. Elaine Rosa allegedly dragged the small animal by its leash through a Bakersfield neighborhood on Jan. 6. A passerby, Brandon Sanders, took to Faceb

FOX NEWS

California Has Gotten So Much Rain, but Most of It Has Been Wasted

California’s wet winter has dumped an estimated 18 trillion gallons of rain in February alone. But much of it is simply going down the drain. In what has become a source of much concern in a state prone to droughts and water shortages, the vast majority of rainwater in urban areas flows into storm d

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California Rapper Found Sleeping In Car Was Shot '25 Times' By Police, Attorney Says

A 20-year-old black man who was shot dead by police in Vallejo, California, earlier this month after he was found sleeping in his car with a gun in his lap was struck by about 25 bullets, his family’s lawyer said this week.

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Colorado man arrested in girl's 1973 killing in California

SANTA ANA (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man on suspicion of killing a Southern California girl more than 45 years ago. Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer said at a press conference Wednesday that 72-year-old James Neal was arrested in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in the death of 11-yea

KRON4

California airport contractor killed after jet bridge tire explodes

A contractor at a California airport was killed Tuesday night after a jet bridge tire he was working on exploded, authorities said. The two contractors at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana were at the airline workshop when the 4-foot-tall tire ruptured about 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, FOX11 reported. The tir

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Man In Colorado Springs Arrested In 45-Year-Old California Cold Case

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A 45-year-old cold case in Orange County, California was solved on Tuesday in Colorado Springs. Investigators have been looking for the man who killed 11-year-old Linda O’Keefe in 1973 in Newport Beach.

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