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#California

# california - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Two children aged four and five among the latest victims to die in California wildfires

Some 38,000 people have been evacuated after the Carr Fire roared into the outskirts of Redding in Shasta County.

# california - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings

An official yesterday announced the death of a firefighter battling the inferno.

# california - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

77-year-old accused of setting blaze at retirement home to lure firefighters who he then shot

Pensioner Thomas Kim was arrested soon after shooting two firefighters, one of whom has died, at his California retirement home.

# california - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Koko, the famous gorilla who mastered sign language and cared for a kitten, has died California This post contains videos

Koko, the famous gorilla who mastered sign language and cared for a kitten, has died

Koko, a tribute said, “touched the lives of millions as an ambassador for all gorillas”.

# california - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'My little sisters right now are chained up': Court hears 911 call made from girl who escaped home

David and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty to torture, child abuse and other charges. They are being held on $12 million bail each.

# california - Saturday 26 May, 2018

US university president resigns as campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing thousands of students

The decision followed a call by two hundred professors demanding his resignation.

# california - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

California couple accused of long-term abuse after police discover kids in filthy conditions

Questions remain as to how the children and the alleged abuse went undetected for years.

# california - Friday 11 May, 2018

Suspect in custody after reports of shots at California high school

Police responded to reports of shots fired just as students were to attend classes.

# california - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

72-year-old man arrested on suspicion of being 'Golden State Killer' of the '70s and '80s

The ‘Golden State Killer’ terrorised California in the 70s and 80s.

# california - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'It's a miracle': California mudslide survivors find personal treasures in the rubble

The mudslide killed at least 21 people in January and almost wiped one small community off the map.

# california - Friday 13 April, 2018

Will Ferrell treated after rollover crash on US freeway

The actor suffered minor injuries.

# california - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

'I don't think he's alive, he wouldn't do this to us' - Cork mother of missing backpacker on the year-long search for her son

David O’Sullivan disappeared while navigating the Pacific Crest Trail in California in April 2017.

# california - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Brothers convicted of brutally killing parents nearly 30 years ago reunited in prison

The Menendez brothers are serving life in prison for the murder of their parents in their Beverly Hills mansion in 1989.

# california - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

YouTube shooter was 'vegan-themed content creator' who hated the company

39-year-old Nasim Aghdam entered the offices of the social media giant in the city of San Bruno and opened fire.

# california - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Suspected gunwoman dead of self-inflicted wound after Youtube HQ shooting

Police have said at least four others have been injured in the shooting.

# california - Friday 30 March, 2018

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'undergoes emergency open-heart surgery'

US media is reporting that the 70-year-old is in a stable condition.

California judge rules that coffee needs to be sold with cancer warning

The lawsuit called for the coffee industry to remove acrylamide from its processing.

# california - Friday 23 March, 2018

'Stop killing us': Protest over shooting of unarmed black man takes over US motorway

22-year-old Stephon Clark was shot on Sunday in the back garden of his grandparents’ home.

# california - Friday 16 March, 2018

Couple wrongly accused of 'Gone Girl'-style fake kidnapping reach €2 million settlement

Police initially discounted a report by Denise Huskins and her boyfriend that a masked intruder drugged them in their home and then kidnapped her in 2015.

# california - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Gunman and three women dead after hostage standoff at veterans' home in California Yountville This post contains videos

Gunman and three women dead after hostage standoff at veterans' home in California

The standoff lasted for almost eight hours before police entered to find four people dead.

# california - Sunday 11 February, 2018

From The42 Lowry only Irishman to make the cut in California as Johnson and Potter take the lead Pebble Beach Pro-am

Lowry only Irishman to make the cut in California as Johnson and Potter take the lead

Ted Potter Jr. flirted with a 59 as he moved into a share of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am lead with Dustin Johnson.

# california - Saturday 10 February, 2018

From The42 Johnson shares lead as McIlroy five-putts after two rounds at Pebble Beach California

Johnson shares lead as McIlroy five-putts after two rounds at Pebble Beach

Making his first PGA Tour appearance of the Year, Rory McIlroy had an eagle putt at the hole on Friday, but left with a double bogey.

# california - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home

Four people were aboard the Robinson R44 helicopter when it went down.

# california - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

# california - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Safe and relieved, but Californian children held captive in 'torture chamber' have long road ahead

Some of the children were so detached they didn’t understand the concept of a police officer or medicine.

# california - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Teenager who fled Californian house of horrors had been planning escape 'for two years'

David Allen and Louise Anna Turpin are facing 94 years in prison apiece.

# california - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Mother 'perplexed' after she and husband arrested over keeping their 13 children 'captive'

The 13 victims at the house in Perris, California ranged in age from two to 29.

# california - Monday 15 January, 2018

Car flies into first floor of Californian office building

Two people sustained only minor injuries.

# california - Saturday 13 January, 2018

There have been some weird weather events so far this year

We’ve had snow in the Sahara desert and a deadly “bomb cyclone” in the US in less than two weeks.

California mudslides: 18 people confirmed dead, with two-year-old girl among those missing

Seven people remain missing and dozens of homes have been destroyed.

# california - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides

The county sheriff said that he expected the death toll to increase, saying “dozens” are still missing.

# california - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Images captured during Californian aerial search for missing Corkman being analysed for blue backpack

The plane’s pilot said that the search was coordinated between aerial experts and local search volunteers.

# california - Monday 1 January, 2018

Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today

But finding a shop to buy non-medical pot in California won’t be easy, at least initially.

# california - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Elderly couple said $330,000-worth of marijuana was for Christmas presents

Patrick and Barbara Jiron brought 27kg of marijuana on a cross-country road trip in the US.

'A UFO?' - SpaceX rocket launch puzzles Californians as it streams into space

The launch in the setting sun created a billowing streak that was widely seen throughout the area.

# california - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Ex-wife of former NBA star Lorenzen Wright charged with his murder, seven years after his body was discovered

Wright’s body was found in suburban Memphis on 28 July, 2010.

# california - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Photos: California wildfire only 15% contained and threatening Santa Barbara

Evacuation orders were issued overnight for some parts of Carpinteria close to Los Padres National Forest.

# california - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Shawshank Redemption star makes dramatic dent in re-offending rates for real prisoners

A new drama programme organised by Tim Robbins has encouraged hardened criminals to reform.

# california - Friday 8 December, 2017

'I didn't know if we'd make it': Homes and horses burned as 200,000 flee wildfires in California

Evacuations have been ordered in several areas.

# california - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Mansions belonging to Beyonce and Rupert Murdoch among those evacuated due to wildfires

Over 200,000 people have been evacuated due to the raging wildfires.