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Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

A 16-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose, Calif., to Maui, on stretcher at center, is loaded into an ambulance at Kahului Airport in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii Sunday afternoon, April 20, 2014. Officials say the boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen. AP

U.S. officials say a 16-year-old boy is “lucky to be alive” and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane’s wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet (11,580 meters) and a lack of oxygen.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured

Firefighters and other officials work the scene of an accident where two firetrucks answering a call collided en route to a fire Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Monterrey Park, Calif. The collision sent one firetruck careening into a restaurant, leaving 14 people, including several firefighters, injured. AP

Fifteen people were injured, including at least five firefighters, when two firetrucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb Wednesday, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Couple: Truck was on fire before deadly bus crash

The demolished remains of a FedEx truck is towed into a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014. At least ten people were killed and dozens injured in the fiery crash on Thursday, April 10, between a FedEx truck and a bus carrying high school students on a visit to a Northern California college. AP

A couple said a tractor-trailer truck was already on fire when it careened across a median, sideswiped their car and slammed into a bus carrying high school students, adding a new twist to the investigation of a crash that killed 10 people in northern California.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

9 killed in three-vehicle crash

Firefighters hose down the wreckage of a bus and a semitruck that collided, Thursday, April 10, 2014, just north of Orland, Calif., that left at least nine dead. Authorities said it is not yet clear what caused the crash but that it involved a tour bus, a FedEx truck and a Nissan Altima. (AP Photo/The Chico Enterprise-Record, Dan Reidel)

Authorities say a three-vehicle crash has left nine people dead in an accident that shut down north-and south-bound traffic on Interstate 5 in California.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Crocodile caught wandering around California mall

In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, and released by the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, CDFW wildlife veterinarian Ben Gonzales, left, has just removed the duct tape from the muzzle of a 4-foot-long crocodile found at a shopping center with the help of aide Tom Batter, right, at the CDFW Wildlife Investigation Lab in Rancho Cordova, Calif. Authorities in Northern California are probably having quite the “tail” or tale to tell after their unusual capture of a crocodile roaming through a shopping center. Police and animal control officers on Wednesday wrangled the crocodile with a catch pole typically used for dogs after the reptile escaped from a plastic box placed outside a reptile store in Roseville. AP/California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Steve Torres

Don’t shed any tears for a crocodile that was captured wandering outside a pet store at a Northern California shopping mall.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

California man confesses to 40 killings

This undated photo provided by the Tulare County, Calif., District Attorney shows Jose Manuel Martinez. Prosecutors are calling this Central California man a contract killer and have charged him with murdering nine people in three counties. Tulare County Assistant District Attorney Anthony Fultz said Tuesday, April 8, 2014, that Martinez, 51, carried out a killing spree between 1980 and 2011, targeting victims in Tulare, Kern and Santa Barbara counties. Martinez is now being held in Alabama, awaiting trial in a 2013 killing, and Fultz said officials in Florida also want him on suspicion of committing two murders there in 2006. AP

A suspected contract killer charged in California with killing nine people confessed to investigators that he carried out up to 40 slayings in a career spanning decades, a prosecutor said.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

California runner survived by sleeping in bushes

This image from video provided by KTXL Fox 40 Sacramento, shows trail runner Robert Root after being rescued Tuesday, April 1, 2014, near Foresthill, Calif., in Placer County. Root was found alive in snowy conditions, two days after he went missing near a trail in a mountainous region of Northern California, authorities said. AP

A missing Northern California runner survived two days in a treacherous and snowy mountainous region by sleeping on a cliff and kept warm in freezing conditions by curling up in bushes, authorities said Tuesday.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Jet partly to blame in California crash–Asiana

: In this July 6, 2013 aerial file photo, the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 lies on the ground after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport, in San Francisco. Asiana Airlines says the Boeing 777 that crashed at San Francisco International Airport had inadequate warning systems to alert the crew to problems with air speed. In a filing with the National Transportation Safety Board released on Monday March 31, 2014, the airline says there was no indication that the plane's autothrottle had stopped maintaining the set air speed. AP

Asiana Airlines acknowledged in documents released Monday that its pilots failed to correct their fatally slow approach to a landing at San Francisco International Airport but also blamed the maker of the jet, saying it did not automatically maintain a safe speed.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Applications for US jobless aid dip to 4-month low

In this Thursday March 13, 2014, file photo, Job seekers line up in the hundreds to attend a marijuana industry job fair hosted by Open Vape, a vaporizer company, in Downtown Denver. The Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims on Thursday, March 27, 2014. AP

The number of people seeking US unemployment benefits fell 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 311,000, the lowest since late November and a hopeful sign hiring could pick up.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

14 teens charged in $1 million mansion break-in

Authorities have filed criminal charges against 14 teenagers who allegedly broke into a Southern California mansion and held a party that caused more than $1 million in damage and losses, including the theft of a stuffed snow leopard.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Powerful 6.9 quake strikes off California coast

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A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck late Sunday off the coast of northern California, the US Geological Survey reported.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Fire Depatment: 30-40 hurt as stage falls in US

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Fire officials say 30 TO 40 suffered mainly minor injuries when a stage collapsed at a high school in southern California.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Grammar school kids at US school caught with pot

This Dec. 10, 2013 file photo shows, activists smoking marijuana, as they pose for photos in front of the Congress in Montevideo, Uruguay. Uruguay's Senate approved the world's first national marketplace for legal marijuana. From the Americas to Europe to North Africa and beyond, the marijuana legalization movement has unprecedented traction, a nod to successful efforts in Colorado, Washington and the small South American nation of Uruguay, which became the first country to approve nationwide pot legalization. AP FILE PHOTO

Police in a Central California city are trying to determine how three third-graders caught smoking marijuana got the drug.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in World | Read More »

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