Ceres is the solar system’s largest asteroid — a big ball of rock and ice about 600 miles wide, orbiting the Sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. But astronomers recently discovered that Ceres is probably behaving a bit like a comet: some of its ice is vaporizing in the heat of the Sun.
A man found dead in the freezer of an abandoned Central Valley auto shop was married to the man charged with killing him, authorities said.
A 77-year-old man was found dead in his mobile home amid triple-digit temperatures in California’s San Joaquin Valley in the first reported death blamed on a weeklong statewide heat wave, authorities said Wednesday.
Officials with a Central California drug task force say they’ve seized hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine in a raid of a San Joaquin Valley home.
A Ceres man is undergoing a mental evaluation after running from deputies, jumping into a septic tank and refusing to come out, according to officials.
Police in Central California have arrested a woman who was seen and heard on a YouTube video egging on her young son to batter another boy.