Creek Fire Evacuees Tell Their Tales of Escape and Wait

White flecks fell from the sky as if heaven were shedding dry skin. Instead, it was ashes from the 78,000-plus acre Creek Fire — burning in the mountains in Fresno and Madera counties and forcing evacuations of the residents there. Emergency officials ar...
Photo of the scene of a deadly crash in the Temescal Valley, south of Corona, Calif.

CHP: Driver Rammed Into Car, Killing 3 Teens

(Riverside County Sheriff's Department via AP) TEMESCAL VALLEY — A Southern California driver intentionally rammed a Toyota Prius with six teenage boys inside, killing three and injuring three others before...
Photo of "police line do not cross" with blurred lights in the background

Baby Killed, Woman Critical After Crash with Sheriff Vehicle

STOCKTON — An infant riding in a car driven by his mother died after their sedan was rear-ended by a San Joaquin County sheriff’s patrol vehicle near Stockton, authorities said. The California Highway Patrol said in a statement the woman's car was being fol...

Shootout Kills California Officer, Suspect

RIVERSIDE — A man whose pickup truck was being impounded grabbed a rifle and opened fire, killing a California Highway Patrol officer and wounding two others Monday before he was shot to death in a hail of gunf...

Services Set for Fresno County Firefighter Killed in Crash

Funeral services in Clovis have been scheduled for a Cal Fire firefighter who died in a car crash in Merced County. A celebration of life is set for Monday, June 17, for Stacy Hamilton, a Fresno County resident and Cal Fire captain. He was 49. The servic...