Photo of hiker Alan Stringer, who was found dead in Kings Canyon National Park

Missing Hiker Found Dead in Kings Canyon National Park

KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK — Authorities say a man found dead at the base of Mount Darwin in Kings Canyon National Park is missing hiker Alan Stringer. The Inyo County Sheriff's Office said searchers found the body of the 40-year-old Huntington Beach man at...
Photo of a bloodied man laying in the street in Mexico

At Least 9 US Citizens Die in Mexico Cartel Attack

MEXICO CITY — Drug cartel gunmen ambushed three SUVs along a dirt road, slaughtering at least six children and three women — all of them U.S. citizens living in northern Mexico — in a grisly attack that left on...
Photo of FBI carting away evidence taken from the scuba boat Conception

33 Bodies From California Boat Fire Recovered, 1 Missing

SANTA BARBARA — Thirty three bodies of victims from a scuba diving boat fire off Southern California have been recovered and one was still missing on Wednesday, authorities said. The new count of confirmed deaths came after officials recovered 13 bodies on ...
Photo of the scene where an alleged leader of the Gambino crime family was shot and killed

Reputed Gambino Crime Boss Shot to Death in New York City

NEW YORK — The reputed boss of New York's Gambino crime family was gunned down outside his home, dying a virtual unknown compared with his swaggering 1980s-era predecessor, the custom-tailored tabloid regular John Gotti. Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali, 53, was...

2 US Warplanes Crash Off Japan; 1 Dead, 5 Missing

TOKYO — One of two crew members recovered after two U.S. warplanes collided and crashed off Japan's coast early Thursday is dead and five others remain missing, the U.S. military said. The Marine Corps said ...
Photo of investigators recovering human remains

Fire Death Toll Hits 63. Sheriff Says Hundreds Still Missing.

CHICO — At least 63 people are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the victims of the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century. "The chaos th...