California

  • Prosecutor: California parents waterboarded, shot crossbows and BB guns at 10 children

    A northern California couple charged with child abuse is facing new accusations that they waterboarded and shot crossbows and BB guns at their 10 children, according to prosecutors. The new allegations were laid out Wednesday after prosecutors charged Ina Rogers with nine counts of felony child abuse. Her husband,...
  • Explosion at California medical facility remains a mystery

    Aliso Viejo, California (CNN) A deadly explosion at a California medical facility – so powerful it blew out walls of the building and caused the ground to shake in nearby structures – shows no sign of a gas leak and police can’t say for certain whether it was intentional....
  • 10 kids taken from California home, mom and dad deny torture

    A Northern California woman denied that she or her husband abused their 10 children after authorities said the kids suffered puncture wounds, burns, bruising and injuries consistent with being shot with a pellet gun. The children, ages 4 months to 12 years, were removed from their home March 31...
  • Police Arrest Suspect After a Man Was Fatally Stabbed in a California College Dorm

    (ROHNERT PARK, Calif.) — Police say a man was stabbed to death inside a college dorm Sunday night in Northern California. Another man has been arrested. The Press Democrat reports that Sonoma State University officials wouldn’t say if the victim or the suspect was enrolled at the university. Sonoma...
  • Student shot at high school in California…Fellow student in custody

    A boy was shot in the arm at a southern California high school Friday morning and fellow student was taken into custody, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. 911 calls reported a man with a gun at Highland High School in Palmdale around 7 a.m. and the school...
  • Rooftop solar to be required on new homes in California

    California regulators have approved a historic plan that will require most new homes in the state have rooftop solar panels that turn sunlight into electricity starting in 2020. With the move, California now becomes the first state in the nation to mandate solar-energy installations on most single-family homes as...
  • California heads toward requiring solar panels on all new houses

    California is set to become the first state to require solar panels on all newly built single-family houses. The mandate is expected to save buyers money in the long run but also raise their upfront costs at a time many are already struggling to afford a mortgage. The state’s...
  • California GOP divided over governor in tough election year

    SAN DIEGO (AP) – California Republicans desperate to break a long losing streak are betting that anger over higher gas taxes and illegal immigration will give their candidates an edge in races for governor and other marquee offices this year. But they are also facing division from within. At...
  • California now world’s 5th largest economy, surpassing UK

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s economy has surpassed that of the United Kingdom to become the world’s fifth largest, according to new federal data made public Friday. California’s gross domestic product rose by $127 billion from 2016 to 2017, surpassing $2.7 trillion, the data said. Meanwhile, the UK’s economic...