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Massive King fire still rages, could be whipped up as weather changes

The King fire in Northern California continued to rage as officials worried that changing weather conditions could fuel the massive blaze even more.

Shooting shuts down I-15 near Corona, causing SigAlert

Several lanes of the 15 Freeway near Corona were closed Saturday night as authorities investigated a shooting on the interstate, authorities said.

Four firefighters have sustained injuries fighting massive King Fire

The enormous King fire burning in a forest region east of Sacramento has continued to grow, fire officials said.

Nearly 5,000 battle "monster" King fire in northern Calif.

A massive wildfire burning in a forest region east of Sacramento grew by 3,000 acres Friday, fire officials have reported.

Ex-La Jolla synagogue executive gets 18 months in embezzlement

The former executive director of Congregation Beth El synagogue in La Jolla has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $540,000 from the synagogue over five years, federal prosecutors said Monday.

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Eureka, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Saturday afternoon nine miles from Eureka, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:33 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 18 miles.

Suspect in road-rage shooting of pregnant woman arrested after 2-year hunt

After a two-year manhunt, a suspected gang member wanted in the road-rage shooting of a pregnant woman is in custody.

Four in custody in gang-related shooting near Mt. Washington park

Four people were in custody Saturday morning in what Los Angeles police were describing as a gang-related shooting near a Mt. Washington park.

Relatives questioned in Pico Rivera man's stabbing death

Homicide detectives are questioning relatives of a Pico Rivera man stabbed to death in his residence early Saturday.

King fire burns more than 80,000 acres in Northern California

The massive King fire in Northern California has now burned more than 80,000 acres.

A harrowing 40-hour bus ride from hurricane-ravaged Mexico to O.C.

Four Newport Beach men who took a harrowing bus trip out of hurricane-stricken Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, are back home after 40 hours of travel.

Robbery suspect killed during standoff with Anaheim police

A suspected robber was fatally shot by police after holing up in a car and exchanging gunfire with Anaheim police officers, authorities said Friday evening.

Husband, wife dead in suspected murder-suicide, baby unharmed

A husband and wife were found dead in their Anaheim Hills home Friday morning in what authorities are investigating as a murder-suicide.

Man barricaded in SUV after alleged armed robbery in Anaheim

An armed man has barricaded himself inside an SUV Friday afternoon in Anaheim after allegedly robbing a Fry's Electronics store, authorities said.

'Slide the City' down the drain? L.A. rejects permit for slip-n-slide

Plans for a giant slip-n-slide on a downtown Los Angeles street are in doubt after a permit that would have cleared the way for the Slide the City event was denied.

San Diego judge tentatively rejects bid for license plate records

A San Diego Superior Court judge has tentatively turned down a request by the founder of the MP3 Internet music site for information about his license plates gathered through high-tech scanning.

L.A. lawmakers could vote next week on wage boost for hotel workers

Los Angeles lawmakers could vote as soon as Wednesday to boost the minimum wage for workers at big hotels to $15.37 -- well above the minimum that Mayor Eric Garcetti is championing for workers citywide.

Battered by Hurricane Odile, tourists limp home from Cabo

A group of Newport Beach residents who were stranded in hurricane-torn Baja California have arrived home safely, but scores of others are still marooned on the tip of the battered peninsula or slowly making their way back to the United States.

California students match record pass rate in high school exit exam

California students in the class of 2014 matched last year’s record-high pass rate on the state high school exit exam, with 95.5% demonstrating the required reading, writing and math skills, state Supt. of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Friday.

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