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# california - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 20th 2018, 10:01 PM 67,543 Views 0 Comments

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
# California
# California

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

May 26th 2018, 2:06 PM 18,978 Views 9 Comments

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
# Felony Child Abuse
# Felony Child Abuse

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

May 16th 2018, 7:30 AM 25,129 Views 0 Comments

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
# Palmdale
# Palmdale

Suspect in custody after reports of shots at California high school

May 11th 2018, 5:08 PM 9,318 Views 9 Comments

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
# California
# California

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

Apr 25th 2018, 10:45 PM 68,850 Views 17 Comments

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
# Recovery
# Recovery

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

Apr 22nd 2018, 12:00 PM 35 Views 0 Comments

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
# Will Ferrell
# Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell treated after rollover crash on US freeway

Apr 13th 2018, 10:30 PM 32,564 Views 45 Comments

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
# David O'Sullivan

'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

Apr 10th 2018, 12:34 PM 33,666 Views 4 Comments

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
# Menendez Brothers
# Menendez Brothers

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

Apr 7th 2018, 3:21 PM 73,273 Views 25 Comments

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
# Nasim Aghdam
# Nasim Aghdam

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

Apr 4th 2018, 7:12 AM 84,310 Views 106 Comments

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
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

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

Apr 3rd 2018, 11:05 PM 110,500 Views 107 Comments

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'
# California
# California

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'undergoes emergency open-heart surgery'

Mar 30th 2018, 4:52 PM 26,388 Views 33 Comments

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
# Court
# Court

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

Mar 30th 2018, 9:44 AM 36,629 Views 37 Comments

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
# California
# California

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

Mar 23rd 2018, 1:38 PM 15,561 Views 49 Comments

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
# California
# California

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

Mar 16th 2018, 10:56 PM 51,865 Views 7 Comments

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
# Yountville

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

Mar 10th 2018, 10:37 AM 11,861 Views 28 Comments

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

# california - Sunday 11 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 11th 2018, 11:10 AM 4,492 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 10th 2018, 9:52 AM 4,911 Views 5 Comments

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
# Fatalities
# Fatalities

Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home

Jan 31st 2018, 7:34 AM 13,104 Views 0 Comments

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
# Warning
# Warning

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

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:25 PM 58,124 Views 42 Comments

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
# Turpin Family
# Turpin Family

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

Jan 20th 2018, 12:37 PM 30,165 Views 13 Comments

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'
# In Chains
# In Chains

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

Jan 18th 2018, 9:53 PM 75,763 Views 32 Comments

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'
# California
# California

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

Jan 16th 2018, 6:50 PM 106,897 Views 55 Comments

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
# Unique Stunt Jump
# Unique Stunt Jump

Car flies into first floor of Californian office building

Jan 15th 2018, 3:37 PM 30,285 Views 34 Comments

Two people sustained only minor injuries.

# california - Saturday 13 January, 2018

There have been some weird weather events so far this year
# Day After Tomorrow
# Day After Tomorrow

There have been some weird weather events so far this year

Jan 13th 2018, 10:00 PM 29,828 Views 64 Comments

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
# Santa Barbara
# Santa Barbara

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

Jan 13th 2018, 4:07 PM 8,054 Views 8 Comments

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

# california - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides
# Homes Destroyed
# Homes Destroyed

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides

Jan 10th 2018, 7:15 AM 18,034 Views 6 Comments

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
# David O'Sullivan
# David O'Sullivan

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

Jan 6th 2018, 9:00 PM 46,436 Views 6 Comments

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
# Drug Laws
# Drug Laws

Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today

Jan 1st 2018, 10:15 AM 13,816 Views 39 Comments

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
# Road Trip
# Road Trip

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 2:22 PM 23,739 Views 0 Comments

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
# What The...
# What The...

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 2:12 PM 16,608 Views 11 Comments

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
# Memphis
# Memphis

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

Dec 17th 2017, 1:01 PM 27,287 Views 0 Comments

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
# Thomas
# Thomas

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

Dec 10th 2017, 4:44 PM 15,111 Views 12 Comments

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
# Andy Dufresne
# Andy Dufresne

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

Dec 9th 2017, 9:45 AM 35,039 Views 28 Comments

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
# San Diego
# San Diego

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

Dec 8th 2017, 8:39 AM 9,804 Views 5 Comments

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
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

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

Dec 7th 2017, 7:42 AM 13,698 Views 13 Comments

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

# california - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

California struck by devastating wildfires as flames creep towards renowned art gallery
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

California struck by devastating wildfires as flames creep towards renowned art gallery

Dec 6th 2017, 3:45 PM 10,247 Views 0 Comments

The fire has been burning since Monday.

# california - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Harrison Ford turns into real-life hero after woman crashes car into ditch
# To The Rescue
# To The Rescue

Harrison Ford turns into real-life hero after woman crashes car into ditch

Nov 21st 2017, 9:36 AM 18,068 Views 21 Comments

Ford was driving behind the car in question when the driver lost control.

Berkeley balcony collapse: Settlement reached with owners and property managers of complex
# California
# California

Berkeley balcony collapse: Settlement reached with owners and property managers of complex

Nov 21st 2017, 7:18 AM 17,740 Views 8 Comments

Six students were killed when the balcony at the Blackrock Library Gardens complex collapsed.

# california - Monday 20 November, 2017

Mass killer and cult leader Charles Manson has died aged 83
# California
# California

Mass killer and cult leader Charles Manson has died aged 83

Nov 20th 2017, 10:40 AM 48,933 Views 87 Comments

Manson masterminded a savage killing spree that shocked the world in the late 1960s.