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# California

8th December 2023
Hunter Biden hit with fresh charges over alleged tax evasion
The new charges arose in California on Thursday.
This year
'Euphoria' actor Angus Cloud's death ruled accidental overdose: coroner
The actor died at his family home in Oakland, California in July.
California sues oil giants for alleged damages and misinformation
The lawsuits are modeled on successful cases against Big Tobacco and the pharmaceutical industry.
Four dead after man opens fire at California bar, targeting his estranged wife
Marie Snowling had filed for divorce and her father told a newspaper that John Snowling ‘could not deal with it’.
Shooter kills three people at bar in southern California
The shooter was killed by police in the incident.
Tropical Storm Hilary hits California and Mexico leaving roads flooded
Forecasters said Hilary was the first tropical storm to hit Southern California in 84 years.
California braces for Tropical Storm Hilary amid flood warnings
Forecasters say the storm is expected to enter the history books as the first tropical storm to hit southern California in 84 years.
Euphoria star Angus Cloud dies aged 25
Series creator Sam Levinson made him the co-star of the series alongside Zendaya for its first two seasons.
Crews battle ‘fire whirls’ in California's Mojave Desert as major wildfire crosses into Nevada
The York Fire was mapped at roughly 120 square miles yesterday with no containment.
Kidnapped teenager rescued when she signalled passersby with handwritten 'Help Me!' sign
The rescue of the girl (13) occurred on 9 July in Long Beach, south of Los Angeles.
Charles Manson cult follower released on parole after over 50 years in prison
Leslie Van Houten received a life sentence for helping Manson’s followers carry out the August 1969 killings of Leno LaBianca.
Remains found in California mountains confirmed to be those of missing actor Julian Sands
The British actor, 65, had been missing for more than five months after failing to return from a hike in the Mount Baldy area on 13 January.
Human remains found near site in California where actor Julian Sands went missing
The body was taken to the coroner’s office to be identified, with the process expected to be completed next week.
FBI files reveal threat to kill Queen Elizabeth during 1983 visit to California
The file states the man claimed he was going to attempt to harm the queen ‘by dropping some object off the Golden Gate Bridge onto the royal yacht Britannia’.
Debunked: Video of attack at shopping centre wasn’t filmed at Liffey Valley, but San Francisco
Captions shared with the video tried to blame the attack on immigrants.
JPMorgan buys US bank First Republic after regulators seize control
The US financial regulator has sold all of its deposits to JPMorgan Chase Bank in a bid to head off further banking turmoil in the US.
Disneyland fire-breathing dragon bursts into flames during live performance in California
The show featuring Mickey Mouse battling a giant dragon named Maleficent was cut short due to the fire.
Harvey Weinstein returns to New York prison system after spending nearly two years in LA jail
The disgraced Hollywood producer will be housed at the Mohawk Correctional Facility in Rome, New York.
US House speaker meets Taiwan president despite China's warning that he is 'playing with fire'
Beijing claims Taiwan as its own territory and balks at any official contact Taipei has with other countries.
Domestic violence charges dropped against Rick And Morty creator Justin Roiland
The two felony counts were dropped “due to a lack of sufficient evidence beyond a reasonable doubt”.
Eight dead after smuggling boats capsize amid heavy fog in California
Smuggling off the California coast has ebbed and flowed over the years but has long been a risky alternative for migrants to avoid land borders.
Silicon Valley Bank collapse stuns tech and banking worlds
The bank was a lender of money to tech startups, including a number of Irish firms.
Man sentenced to 25 years in prison for murder of California student who went missing in 1996
Paul Flores was convicted of the murder last year.
'Pineapple Express' storm pushes into California, sparking warnings of widespread flash floods
Up to nine inches of rain were expected in some parts of the state.
Sirhan Sirhan who assassinated Robert F Kennedy in 1968 is denied parole for 16th time
A California parole board ruled that the 78-year-old still lacked insight into what had caused him to carry out the killing 55 years ago.
Rare winter blizzard strikes California while US East Coast basks in summer-like temperatures
Up to seven feet of snow were expected to hit hills around LA.
US cops fatally shoot double amputee fleeing from them
36-year-old Anthony Lowe abandoned his wheelchair as officers point their weapons at him after allegations he had stabbed someone.
Three shot dead at party at luxury home near Beverly Hills
Four others are being treated in hospital, two of them for critical injuries.
Man charged with seven murders in California could face death penalty if convicted, court hears
Zhao Chunli, 66, was arrested on Monday in Half Moon Bay.
Man suspected of killing seven farmworkers in California due before court
Zhao Chunli was arrested on Monday at a sheriff’s substation in the coastal city south of San Francisco.
Justin Roiland axed from Rick and Morty following domestic abuse charges
Roiland has plead not guilty to the charges against him.
Seven dead in shootings in city near San Francisco just days after separate mass killing
Police have arrested a 67-year-old man in connection with the shooting.
‘No hard deadline’ for calling off the search for Julian Sands after actor's car is discovered
Adverse weather conditions including snow, sleet and fog were hampering the search.
Hiker missing in California mountains for six days named as British actor Julian Sands
The 65-year-old actor was reported missing in the Baldy Bowl area of the San Gabriel mountains on Friday evening.
California town home to celebrities ordered to evacuate over mudslide fears
Residents of Montecito include Jennifer Anniston, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Gwyneth Paltrow and Katy Perry.
Deaths reported as ‘bomb cyclone’ brings damaging winds and rain to California
It was the latest in a rapid series of atmospheric rivers to hit California.
Evacuations ordered as California storm knocks out power
Officials warned people throughout Northern California to stay off the roads.
Last year
Woman sues Steven Tyler, alleging child sexual assault in 1970s
Representatives for Tyler did not immediately return requests for comment.
Singer Aaron Carter dies aged 34
The brother of Backstreet Boys singer Nick Cater was found dead this morning.
Dancer in Weinstein film tells court he sexually assaulted her
Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to four counts of rape and seven other counts of sexual assault.