Three killed after small plane crashes into California homes

Three people were killed and two injured on Monday after a small plane crashed into a residential neighbourhood in the city of Riverside in California, local fire chief Michael Moore told reporters.

California declares state of emergency amid fears for dam spillway

The governor of California declared a state of emergency in three northern counties late Sunday after an emergency spillway of one of the largest dams in the United States threatened to fail and unleash severe flooding.

30 bodies recovered from wreckage of California warehouse fire

The number of confirmed dead in a California warehouse fire has risen to 30, investigators said after recovering more bodies from the burned out structure in the city of Oakland.

Nine dead, 25 missing after fire at California warehouse party

At least nine people died and 25 were missing after a fire broke out during a party at a warehouse in the US state of California, the local fire chief told dpa on Saturday.

One dead, two wounded in shooting near California polling location

One person was killed and two were wounded Tuesday in a shooting near a polling location in southern California, local police said.

In apparent first, Google car self-drives into city bus

The computers at the wheels of Google's self-driving cars appear to be becoming more and more like human drivers.

Islamic State radio: US attacks carried out by its supporters

Islamic State's al-Bayan radio said Saturday that a shooting spree in California that killed 14 people was carried out by two of its supporters, a day after US authorities said they were investigating the crime as an act of terrorism.