Southern California wildfire roars to life in wilderness

Southern California's huge wildfire roared to life in a mountain wilderness area while some residents elsewhere returned to neighborhoods
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The Latest: Sheriff: Death toll raises to 48 in wildfire

Authorities have reported six more fatalities from a blaze in Northern California, bringing the total number of fatalities so far to 48 in the deadliest wildfir
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Latest: Utility official says 'too soon to tell' fire cause

The president of a utility accused by some residents of starting a deadly wildfire in Northern California says there was a power outage about 15 minutes before
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The Latest: Residents sue utility over California wildfire

Victims of California's most destructive wildfire have filed a lawsuit accusing Pacific Gas & Electric Co. of causing the massive blaze
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The Latest: Identifying dead: DNA, and older methods too

Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on leading-edge DNA technology
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FBI adds LA man accused of sex crime to 10 Most Wanted list

A man wanted on suspicion of committing an armed sexual assault in Los Angeles last year has been added to the FBI's list of Ten Most Wanted Fugitives
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Artists create 58 portraits of Las Vegas shooting victims

Artists from around the world have memorialized the 58 people killed in last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas with individual portraits of each victim
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All-purpose yards keep piling up for Wake Forest's Dortch

Wake Forest's Greg Dortch ranks first in all-purpose yards after one of ACC's great individual performances
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Man fatally shot by California officers had airsoft pistol

A Southern California man fatally shot by police had an airsoft pistol, a device that fires plastic projectiles for simulated combat games
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Man fatally shot by officers had

A Southern California man fatally shot by police had an airsoft pistol, a device that fires plastic projectiles for simulated combat games
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Father kills wife, son and self in Redondo Beach

Police say a Redondo Beach man has shot and killed his wife and 13-year-old son before turning the gun on himself
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3 found dead in Southern California condominium

Three people have been found dead in a Southern California condominium
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3 dead, 8 injured after fleeing truck rollover in California

U.S. Border Patrol agents who tried to pull over a pickup truck they suspected had crossed into the country illegally deployed a tire-flattening device after th
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US to cut troops along Mexico border but extend deployment

The U.S. plans to cut the number of active-duty troops along the border with Mexico but extend the deployment for another 45 days
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Man pleads guilty to riot conspiracy after Virginia rally

One of four California men accused of violently attacking counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year has pleaded guilty to conspiracy
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Another court nixes Trump push to cut 'sanctuary city' funds

A federal judge says the Trump administration can't withhold over $29 million in law enforcement money from six states and New York City in a clash over their i
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The Latest: Scientists describe fault where quake happened

Scientists say the damaging Alaska earthquake and aftershocks happened on a type of fault with one side moving down and away from the other side
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Fire-scarred California areas escape large-scale rain damage

A major storm brought localized mudslides and street flooding to California, leaving some people stranded in their vehicles, but the fire-scarred state escaped
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California wildfire emissions equal year of power pollution

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says wildfires in California in 2018 released roughly the same amount of carbon emissions as are produced each year to provid
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Democratic sweep in California raises GOP suspicion

A combination of recent changes in California's election rules have lengthened the ballot-counting process and upended traditional voting patterns in a year tha
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US to keep about 4,000 troops at border through January

U.S. officials say the number of active-duty troops at the southern border will drop from 5,600 to about 4,000, and their deployment will extend through the end
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The big fight: In Fury, Wilder faces true heavyweight equal

Deontay Wilder has waited a decade for the shot at worldwide fame and fortune he is getting Saturday night at Staples Center
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The Latest: 3 dead, 7 injured in Border Patrol chase

The U.S. Border Patrol says agents involved in a deadly chase tried to stop a pickup truck before it sped from rugged terrain near the U.S.-Mexico border
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Fire-scarred California escapes large-scale rain damage

A major storm brought localized mudslides and street flooding to California and some people had to be rescued from stranded vehicles but the fire-scarred state
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