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Son arrested in California killing of parents, housekeeper

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his parents and their housekeeper in an upscale Southern California community, authorities said Friday. Richard Nicholson, 64, Kim Nicholson, 61, and Maria Morse, 57, were identified as the victims found dead in a Newport Beach home


Feds find more than 200 pounds of cocaine in floor boards of ship at California port

Federal agents uncovered more than 200 pounds of cocaine hidden beneath the floorboards of two cargo ships at a California port, according to the Customs and Border Protection department (CPS).


Son charged with killing parents, housekeeper in California

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was charged Friday with killing his parents and their housekeeper in an upscale Southern California community. Camden Nicholson, 27, of Newport Beach, was charged with three counts of murder and an enhancement alleging multiple murders.


California man finds huge mountain lion hiding behind washing machine: 'We could have died'

Sean Ishol, of Lucerne Valley, California, was putting a load of laundry into the dryer Monday when he heard his two dogs whimpering and crouching down. After cleaning out the lint trap and adding time to the dryer, Ishol walked over to see what was perplexing his pups. His wife, Bobbi, was on the o


California rapper shot dead by cops at Taco Bell was sleeping, family says

A California rapper who was shot and killed by police on Saturday was sleeping and not threatening officers with the handgun found on his lap prior to his death, his family said.


'He doesn't even look human': Racist rant caught on camera in California

PLAYA VISTA, Calif. -- A racist rant from a woman berating a mother and her young son was caught on camera in California. Belinda Panelo was walking with her child when the woman began yelling at her.


Inmate stabbed to death in California prison attack

DELANO, Calif. — California authorities say a man serving a life sentence has been stabbed to death in an attack at Kern Valley State Prison. Authorities say two inmates using homemade weapons stabbed Sergio Robles on Thursday morning in a recreation yard at the Delano lockup.


CEO of medical lab among victims in triple slaying in California gated community; suspect in custody

The CEO of a medical lab was among the victims of a triple slaying at a gated community in Newport Beach, Calif., late Wednesday and police have taken a 27-year-old man into custody in connection with the deaths.


2 brothers arrested in alleged killing of missing California teen Aranda Briones

Two Southern California brothers were arrested Monday on suspicion of killing 16-year-old Aranda Briones who vanished last month after spending a night out with friends. Owen Shover, 18, was arrested at his home in Hesperia, about 80 miles northeast of Los Angeles, and could face a murder charge, Ri


Already convicted of killing 3 women in California, his painting could help find more victims

Despite the passing years, Samuel Little still had all the details neatly filed away in corners of his mind. The particular shapes of noses. The way their hair was cut short or tumbled to their shoulders. The colors of their eyes. And decades later, as he sat in a Texas jail cell and received daily


As rain douses California, forecasters declare El Niño weather pattern in the Pacific

The federal Climate Prediction Center said Thursday the equatorial Pacific Ocean was officially in the midst of an El Niño weather pattern, the likes of which have been known to produce healthy storm seasons for sections of the West Coast.


Yes, recreational cannabis is legal in California. No, cannabis festivals aren’t thriving

More than 10,000 people are expected to pack a small high desert baseball stadium next month for what might be the first state-sanctioned cannabis festival in Southern California.


California’s Gavin Newsom throws Green New Deal train network under the bus

California Gov. Gavin Newsom, under budgetary pressure to provide more government health care for illegal immigrants and more housing for the working poor, just threw the Green New Deal’s nationwide train network under the bus by canceling the state’s high-speed rail project.


California to sue President Trump over national emergency declaration

Gov. Gavin Newsom and Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday that California will sue to block President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration aimed at diverting federal funding to build more barriers along the southern border with Mexico.


California Wants To Copy Alaska And Pay People A ‘Data Dividend.’ Is It Realistic?

California governor Gavin Newsom’s proposal that big tech companies pay a dividend to residents is the latest attempt to address a widening income gap in the state that boasts the most billionaires. Details on how it would work were few—particularly how it would replicate the most successful state d


Draft Beto O’Rourke campaign gains steam in California

MOUNTAIN VIEW — When two dozen young people crowded into a Google employee’s living room last weekend for one of Silicon Valley’s first events of the 2020 presidential race, they were greeted by freshly printed campaign signs, a table full of chocolate cookies and enthusiastic volunteers eager to si


75-Year-Old Woman Miraculously Survives California Landslide

Families in Marin County are moving back into their evacuated houses after Thursday’s mudslide in Sausalito wiped out two homes and nearly killed a grandmother who was asleep in her bed.


Highway ‘Washed Away’ After Heavy Rain Pounds Riverside County

ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — Riverside County officials Thursday urged residents in Idyllwild and surrounding areas to shelter in place due to “unsafe” road conditions as torrential rain inundated Southern California, turning tunnels into lakes and streets into rivers.


NASA releases images of California snowpack seen from space

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- NASA released satellite images of the immense amounts of snow California has received from the winter storms this year. One photo shows the snowpack at the beginning of the year. The other image is of the snowpack from earlier this week, which shows a heavier amount of the powd


California mail carrier’s heat-related death prompts bill to require air conditioning in U.S. Postal Service mail trucks

Seven months after a mail carrier’s heat-related death in Woodland Hills, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas introduced a bill Friday that if enacted would require all U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicles to be equipped with air conditioning within three years.