San Bernardino County
A California county has approved paying a $650,000 settlement to avoid a lawsuit by a man whose beating by deputies after a horse chase was captured on video.
The San Bernardino County sheriff has ordered an investigation after a video surfaced of deputies who chased down a suspected horse thief and beat him badly.
Thunderstorms that swept across Southern California on Sunday led to the death of one person and caused mountain mudslides that stranded more than 2,000 others, authorities said.
The USGS reported Saturday morning that 2 quakes measuring 4.6 and 4.4 on the Richter scale shook the region around Big Bear Lake northeast of San Bernardino.
A 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck an area of Southern California near San Bernardino Monday, according to the U.S. Geologicial Survey.
A wildfire that forced the evacuation of at least 1,100 homes grew to 800 acres on Wednesday, fanned by gusty Santa Ana winds that pushed it through foothills east of Los Angeles.
Fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner hid in a mountain condominium as a door-to-door manhunt took place outside and, after he finally made his break, apparently killed himself with a gunshot to the head amid a fiery battle with police.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff maintained Wednesday that his deputies did not intentionally burn down the mountain cabin where a wanted former LAPD police officer is thought to have died.
It now turns out that as police searched the Big Bear Lake area of California for days, fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner was hiding in a vacation cabin across the street from their command post.