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Search warrants served on owner in Southern California dive boat disaster that killed 34

Investigators executed search warrants Sunday on the headquarters of the company that operated the charter dive boat that caught fire on Labor Day and sank off the coast of Southern California, killing 34 people trapped by flames in the doomed vessel's below-deck bunk quarters.

Officials: 34 presumed dead after fire on scuba diving boat

Divers and search crews were still looking Tuesday for nine missing people after at least 25 were confirmed dead when a boat packed with scuba divers caught fire near an island off the Southern California coast.

Earthquake rattles Southern California; no injuries reported

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday morning, making hanging lamps sway...

Sheriff: Shooting at California synagogue leaves injuries

Authorities say a shooting at a synagogue outside San Diego has left people injured but the extent is unclear.

Over 1,000 quarantined in measles scare at LA universities

More than 1,000 students and staff members at two Los Angeles universities were quarantined on campus or sent home this week in one of the most sweeping efforts yet by public health authorities to contain the spread of measles in the U.S., where cases have reached a 25-year high .

Newborn baby found on California road in frigid temperatures

A newborn girl with her umbilical cord still attached was found by a newspaper carrier in the middle of a rural road before dawn in near-freezing temperatures.

Number of missing after California fire dwindles to 49

The number of people listed as missing after Northern California's catastrophic wildfire has been whittled to 49.

Deadly fire leveled Paradise, California, in less than a day

No one is left in Paradise. Abandoned, charred vehicles clutter the main thoroughfare, evidence of the panicked evacuation a day earlier as a wildfire tore through the Northern California community.

California wildfire pushes toward tony Malibu, Pacific Ocean

A wind-driven wildfire raged through Southern California communities on Friday, burning homes and forcing thousands of people to flee as it relentlessly pushed toward tony Malibu and the Pacific Ocean.

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