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Southern California on guard as heavy rains raise mudslide risk

Heavy rains in Southern California on Thursday threatened to cause dangerous mudslides in the hills northwest of Los Angeles.

Mar 23, 2018, 00:55 AM IST

Rescuers seek survivors after California mudslides kill 17, more feared dead in deluge

Rescue crews with dogs and scanners dug through the waist-deep mud in an affluent stretch of Southern California's coast on Wednesday, searching for about two dozen people missing after mudslides that killed at least 15.

Jan 11, 2018, 06:43 AM IST

California wildfire continues to grow, close to becoming 3rd largest ever in state

The Thomas fire has claimed more than 242,000 acres and over 700 homes. According to officials, the wildfire won't be contained until January next year.

Dec 16, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

Justin Bieber vows to help California wildfire victims

Bieber also shared information about where locals could make donations in the Los Angeles area this weekend.

Dec 10, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

WATCH: Man saves rabbit from running into California wildfire

At a time when California is reeling under massive wildfires, a man was caught on camera trying to rescue a traumatized rabbit that seemingly lost its way.

Dec 08, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Car stolen with 2 toddler boys inside in Palm Springs area

Police in Southern California say a car has been stolen with a 1-year-old boy and a 2-year-old boy inside who are now missing.

Mar 24, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

Tiger Woods to start 2017 season from Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines

The 14-times major champion made his comeback at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas in December where he finished 15th in an 18-man field.

Jan 05, 2017, 11:10 AM IST

Holy Mola mola! World's largest bony fish spotted by scientists (Watch stunning footage)

 Mola mola, also called the ocean sunfish, is the heaviest known bony fish in the world.

Aug 02, 2016, 10:50 AM IST

Two California men plead not guilty of seeking to help Islamic State: Report

 Two Southern California men pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of conspiring to travel to the Middle East to join the militant group Islamic State, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Jun 09, 2015, 11:07 AM IST

Couple missing for two weeks in California drank rain, ate oranges

An elderly husband and wife stranded for two weeks in Southern California's high desert ate oranges and a pie and drank rain water that they collected in cups, but the 79-year-old husband died at some point before the couple's rescue, authorities said today.

May 26, 2015, 15:24 PM IST

How to motivate yourself to hit the bull's eye

 Do you tend to put off an important task till the eleventh hour, often resulting in embarrassment and loss Well, you can get rid of this habit by thinking of deadlines in terms of days, and not months or years, suggests a new study.

May 03, 2015, 13:15 PM IST

Brush fire rages near Los Angeles as evacuation order lifted

A fast-moving brush fire burned in drought-stricken southern California on Sunday, as firefighters battled through thick smoke to get the massive blaze under control.

Apr 20, 2015, 05:01 AM IST

Fifty hurt after Southern California train slams into truck

 A Los Angeles-bound commuter train slammed into a tractor-trailer apparently stuck on the tracks in a Southern California city before dawn on Tuesday, injuring 50 people in a fiery crash, four of them critically.

Feb 25, 2015, 09:28 AM IST

Roma create partnership deals with U.S youth clubs

Serie A club AS Roma are looking to discover and develop American talent through a new partnership with seven youth soccer clubs in the United States.

Jan 29, 2015, 03:43 AM IST

Fitness model struck and killed by train in California

A 37-year-old model and actor featured on the cover of numerous fitness magazines was struck and killed by a train while filming on the tracks in Southern California, authorities said.

Jan 19, 2015, 08:13 AM IST

Pacific storm triggers mudslides, floods in Southern California

A Pacific storm lashed Southern California with heavy rains and wind on Friday, triggering flash floods and mudslides that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of homes, damaged more than a dozen dwellings and disrupted passenger rail service along the coast.

Dec 13, 2014, 03:23 AM IST

LA Kings' Slava Voynov charged with felony domestic violence

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence for allegedly attacking his wife at their Southern California home last month, prosecutors said on Thursday.

Nov 21, 2014, 09:24 AM IST

California authorities arrest 275 child predators

Authorities throughout Southern California have announced the arrests of more than 275 child predators that included a teaching assistant for special needs kids, a US Army soldier and a Los Angeles Fire Department officer.

Jun 27, 2014, 05:46 AM IST

About 100 arrested in Southern California brawl

Isla Vista: About 100 people were arrested and at least 44 people were taken to the hospital during a weekend college party in Southern California that devolved into an out-of-control street brawl, authorities said.

Apr 07, 2014, 05:38 AM IST

US woman touting `vampire face-lifts` arrested

A woman who advertised "vampire face-lifts" and other cosmetic procedures she wasn`t licensed to perform was arrested after a suspicious death at a Southern California beauty salon, police said.

Feb 15, 2014, 01:11 AM IST