A 4.2 earthquake was felt near Reno on Monday. The quake was felt by residents in the Reno and Sparks area at 5:51 p.m. local time.
Investigators searching for evidence in the stabbing death of an 8-year-old girl were looking at several knives Friday to determine if one could have inflicted the fatal wounds.
A potential witness in the killing of an 8-year-old Calaveras County girl has recanted her statements about seeing a possible suspect running from the girl’s home and “is no longer credible,” a sheriff’s department spokesman said Thursday.
Investigators say a brazen kidnapping attempt not far from where an 8-year-old Calaveras County girl was stabbed to death in her home most likely is a bizarre coincidence.
Police were trying to determine if there’s a link between a man accused of breaking into an apartment in Placerville and trying to kidnap a toddler, and the killing of an 8-year-old girl about 45 miles away in Calaveras County.
An animal rescue group is trying to help an orphaned bobcat kitten with a problem: She’s too nice.
Four people were killed, including three from Oakland, in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 50 in Placerville on Sunday, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
A crash on Highway 50 near Placerville has killed four people and injured five others.
Experts say the flaming meteor, dating to the early formation of the solar system 4 to 5 billion years ago, was probably about the size of a minivan when it entered the Earth’s atmosphere with a loud boom early Sunday.
A Navy tradition caught up with the repeal of the U.S. military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule on Wednesday when two women sailors became the first to share the coveted “first kiss” on the pier after one of them returned from 80 days at sea.