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# california - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'I did all that': Golden State Killer admits dozens of rapes and murders

Joseph James DeAngelo Jr repeatedly uttered the words ‘guilty’ and ‘I admit’.

# california - Monday 29 June, 2020

Texas' battle against Covid-19 takes 'a dangerous turn', as LA bars ordered to close

Bars in seven Californian counties have been ordered to close due to a spike in coronavirus cases.

# california - Friday 12 June, 2020

Man charged with poisoning homeless people with hot chili pepper resin so he could video their reaction

Food was laced with oleoresin capsicum, which officials described as twice as strong as pepper spray.

# california - Sunday 17 May, 2020

11 firefighters injured in explosion at hash oil factory in Los Angeles US

11 firefighters injured in explosion at hash oil factory in Los Angeles

The significant explosion” occurred at around 6.30pm local time on Saturday.

# california - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Autopsies show coronavirus was spreading in the US from January

The earliest death attributed to the coronavirus was previously thought to be on 26 February.

# california - Friday 20 March, 2020

California governor urges state's 40 million residents to 'stay at home'

Similar restrictions are in place in virus hotspots like Italy, Spain and central China.

# california - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Irish citizens on board California cruise ship where 21 people have tested positive for Covid-19

Donald Trump said that he would prefer if the passengers were not allowed to disembark – but left the decision to medical experts.

# california - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Tributes paid to rapper Pop Smoke (20) who was shot at his California home

He was due to play a string of shows in the UK in April.

# california - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Kobe Bryant's widow shares emotional tribute to the basketball legend on Instagram

It’s the first time Vanessa Bryant has spoken about her husband’s death.

# california - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Basketball star Kobe Bryant (41) and his 13-year-old daughter have died in a helicopter crash

Police and fire personnel are at the scene and an investigation is underway.

# california - Friday 24 January, 2020

From The42 Ireland's Jason Quigley prevails in California Winning

Ireland's Jason Quigley prevails in California

The Donegal native secured a third-round stoppage victory over Mexico’s Fernando Marin.

# california - Monday 18 November, 2019

Four people die and six others injured in California backyard shooting

There are currently no suspects in custody.

# california - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Teenager who killed two students in US school shooting dies as police still hunt for motive

“It still remains a mystery why,” Sheriff Alex Villanueva told a press conference.

# california - Monday 4 November, 2019

Donald Trump threatens to withhold funding for fighting California wildfires

Trump blamed the California governor for the fires.

# california - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Airbnb vows to ban 'party houses' in wake of Halloween shooting at rented US property

Five people were killed in a Halloween party shooting in the San Francisco suburb of Orinda.

# california - Saturday 2 November, 2019

New California fire grows as crews make headway on other blazes

Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub said fire crews had been thwarted by people flying drones in the area.

# california - Thursday 31 October, 2019

New blaze in California threatens thousands of homes and Reagan presidential library

There have been no reported deaths so far from the blaze.

# california - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Electrical equipment, a eucalyptus branch and high winds sparked California fires, utilities companies say

Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes.

# california - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Thousands of firefighters battle California wildfires as more people forced from their homes

Around 180,000 people are currently under a mandatory evacuation order.

# california - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Tens of thousands flee their homes as US emergency services battle fierce wildfires

Several fires have struck the state of California this week.

# california - Friday 25 October, 2019

Tens of thousands evacuated as wildfires rage in California

There were no immediate reports of injury.

# california - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Actress Felicity Huffman starts prison sentence in college admissions scam

The Oscar nominee was the first of more than 30 parents sentenced.

# california - Friday 11 October, 2019

Thousands flee homes as wildfire rages on edge of Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Fire Department said the blaze had expanded over six square miles.

# california - Friday 13 September, 2019

All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says

A total of 34 people died in the 2 September fire.

# california - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire

Authorities say they have ended their search for survivors.

# california - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

At least 25 people confirmed dead after dive boat sinks in flames off California coast

Nine other people who were onboard remain missing.

# california - Monday 2 September, 2019

Dive boat sinks in flames off California coast with 34 missing and many feared dead

Fire crews in helicopters, small boats and a Coast Guard cutter spent hours battling the fierce pre-dawn fire.

# california - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Three dead as sea cliff falls on California beachgoers

The incident took place near a staircase leading to Grandview Surf Beach, north of San Diego.

# california - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Seven hurt as US fighter jet crashes in California's Death Valley

Those injured were treated for minor cuts and burns from plane fragments after the crash.

# california - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

US gunman posted white supremacist content online minutes before shooting

Three people were killed after Santino William Legan opened fire on a crowd attending a food festival.

# california - Monday 29 July, 2019

Six-year-old boy among three killed by 'wicked' shooter at US garlic festival

A witness told NBC a white man in his 30s armed with a rifle opened fire indiscriminately.

# california - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Scottish man who faked own death in US to avoid rape charges has been arrested

He is being held by the US Marshals Service.

# california - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Southern California hit by 7.1 magnitude earthquake

The latest quake is part of what geologists are calling an ‘earthquake sequence’ and follows a 6.4 magnitude quake on Thursday.

# california - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

FBI uncovers 'chilling' terror plot by US Army veteran to bomb white supremacist rally

26 year-old Mark Domingo planned to carry out the attack on Sunday.

# california - Sunday 28 April, 2019

One person killed and three injured as gunman opens fire in US synagogue

The suspect was arrested after fleeing the scene.

# california - Friday 19 April, 2019

US couple sentenced to life in prison for imprisoning 12 of their children

David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin pleaded guilty.

# california - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem

The Federal Aviation Agency is investigating the incident.

# california - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Temporary reprieve for more than 700 death row inmates as California suspends executions

The west-coast state hasn’t carried out an execution since 2006, but 25 inmates have exhausted all of their appeals.

# california - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Rare sea creature washes up on California beach thousands of miles from home

The creature was identified as a hoodwinker sunfish, a recently identified rare species.

# california - Friday 22 February, 2019

US 'House of Horrors' couple plead guilty to imprisoning and torturing 12 of their children

They face the prospect of life imprisonment.

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