RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Virginia sheriff’s deputy posed as a 17-year-old boy online and asked a teenage California girl for nude photos before he drove across the country and killed her mother and grandparents and set fire to their home, authorities said Wednesday.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California police officer was arrested for firing his gun into the air several times in a tavern's parking lot after drinking with his friends, authorities said.
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The tail end of the season's first significant storm dropped snow on Southern California mountains early Thursday as a cold airmass moved in behind the weather system.
Up to 5 inches (12.7 centimeters) of snow was reported by the Big Bear Mountain Resort in the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles.
COLTON, Calif. (AP) — An off-duty Colton police officer has died after accidentally shooting himself, authorities said Friday.
Lorenzo Morgan, 29, of Apple Valley, called 911 on Thursday afternoon and was found inside his car on National Trails Highway in Oro Grande, an unincorporated community northeast of Los Angeles in the Mojave Desert, according to a statement from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Two people have been arrested in connection with a shooting at a crowded Southern California hookah lounge that killed a man and wounded eight others this spring, police said Thursday.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A former county official in Southern California will admit he funneled bribes through his company to a city councilman in exchange for the councilman’s votes and influence in the city’s cannabis permitting process, federal prosecutors said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An abducted 15-year-old girl and her father — a fugitive wanted in the death of the teen's mother — were both killed amid a shootout with law enforcement Tuesday on a highway in California's high desert, authorities said.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California sheriff's deputies shot and killed man who struck a deputy with his car and then charged at them with a knife, authorities said.
The shooting occurred after deputies investigating a retail theft pulled over a Toyota Matrix Saturday evening in Rancho Cucamonga, said the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
YUCAIPA, Calif. (AP) — A woman who disappeared when a downpour in a recently burned area unleashed mudslides that tore through her Southern California mountain community was found dead under mud, rocks and other debris, authorities said Friday.
OAK GLEN, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers searched Wednesday for a person missing in a mudslide that swept boulders down fire-scarred slopes and damaged or destroyed 30 homes in the Southern California mountains as firefighters in the northern part of the state tried to contain an explosive week-old blaze.
OAK GLEN, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers searched for a person missing in a mudslide Tuesday as big yellow tractors plowed through dark, thick sludge and pushed boulders off roads after flash floods swept dirt, rocks and trees down fire-scarred slopes, washed away cars and buried buildings in small mountain communities in Southern California.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Heavy rains Monday unleashed mudslides in a mountain area east of Los Angeles that burned two years ago, sending boulders and other debris across roads and prompting evacuation and shelter-in-place orders for thousands of residents.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has closed out the bankruptcy case filed by a Southern California city that grappled with a dire cash shortage a decade ago, officials said Monday.
The city of San Bernardino said in a statement that U.S.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Saturday rescued a 2-year-old girl who had been taken at gunpoint by her father from her mother's Southern California home.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A licensed clinical social worker has been charged with sexually assaulting patients while working at a Southern California psychiatric hospital, prosecutors said.
The alleged abuse occurred between 2014 and 2018 at Patton State Hospital east of Los Angeles, the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Phoenix man was charged Monday with robbing 10 stores in Southern California and Arizona before accidentally shooting himself after a bullet-punctuated high-speed chase, federal prosecutors said.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A flash flood watch was in effect Sunday for inland Southern California a day after seven hikers were rescued when they were trapped by rising waters following downpours in mountains east of Los Angeles.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Voters in Southern California's San Bernardino County will soon get to say whether they want the county to potentially secede from the state.
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SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Voters in Southern California's San Bernardino County will have the chance to decide in November whether they want the county to potentially secede from the state.
The county's Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 on Wednesday to put the secession measure on the 2022 ballot, the Southern California News Group reported.
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Some roads in and out of Death Valley National Park have been closed after they were inundated over the weekend with mud and debris from flash floods that also hit western Nevada and northern Arizona hard.
FOREST FALLS, Calif. (AP) — A man died and a woman was injured when the pair tumbled down a waterfall in Southern California's San Bernardino Mountains, authorities said.
Rescue crews responding Sunday afternoon found the woman performing CPR on the man at Big Falls near the community of Forest Falls, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California police shot and killed a Black man Saturday as he ran away from them while allegedly holding a gun, video showed.
The family of 23-year-old Rob Adams, however, says he was likely holding his cellphone instead of a gun because he had been talking to his mother when police arrived.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The two men arrested Friday in connection with a series of deadly robberies at Southern California 7-Eleven stores are now in jail, authorities said Saturday.
The Santa Ana Police Department released the booking photos of Malik Patt and Jason Payne, both of Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men were arrested Friday in connection with a series of robberies at Southern California 7-Eleven stores that left two people dead and three wounded. Police said the men are suspected in another killing and other crimes in the region.
Metro Phoenix's Maricopa County had among the biggest population growth in white, Black, American Indian and Hispanic residents last year, as well as the biggest increase overall of any U.S. county.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a weekend fire in San Bernardino that damaged a six-story building housing San Bernardino County offices.
Heavy smoke and fire was pouring from the fourth floor when county firefighters arrived Sunday morning, said Battalion Chief Mike McClintock.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A bank robbery suspect was shot and killed Thursday afternoon in San Bernardino when he opened fire on sheriff's deputies after a chase, authorities said.
At around 3:30 p.m., San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies received a report of an attempted burglary at a closed bank in Grand Terrace and then got a report of a bank being robbed in neighboring Colton, sheriff's spokeswoman Gloria Huerta told KNBC-TV.
LAKE ARROWHEAD, Calif. (AP) — Southern California fire investigators are seeking the cause of a blaze that destroyed a large home and five rental cabins near Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino Mountains.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Police on Sunday were investigating after one man was killed and eight people were wounded in a weekend shooting at a party that drew about 100 people to a Southern California hookah lounge.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One man was killed and eight people were wounded during an overnight shooting at a party that drew about 100 people to a Southern California hookah lounge, police said Saturday.
San Bernardino police officers dispatched late Friday found a man shot in the parking lot outside the strip mall lounge, where the party had been advertised on social media in the city east of Los Angeles, Sgt.
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Police say they've solved a 32-year-old cold-case killing of a Southern California man, and the suspect is already serving a prison sentence on an unrelated charge.
John Carl Burkhardt, 71, was found stabbed to death at his ransacked Fontana home in March 1990 after he missed a breakfast date with a friend.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A Pennsylvania armored car company has settled its lawsuit that accused the San Bernardino County sheriff of illegally seizing over $1 million in cash it was transporting from medical marijuana businesses.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities recovered the body of a hiker a day after people reported hearing someone yelling for help near a mountain trail in Southern California.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A co-owner of a Southern California shoe store who allegedly wounded a 9-year-old girl while shooting at shoplifters has been charged with assault with a firearm, authorities said Monday.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Seven Southern California men were arrested on suspicion of firearms and drug offenses as part of a federal investigation that recovered 30 weapons including so-called ghost guns, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cold low pressure system was moving eastward Wednesday after delivering surprisingly intense lightning, thunder, hail, snow and rain to Southern California.
So much hail fell in the city of Pasadena on Tuesday afternoon that some neighborhoods looked like they were coated with snow.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Search warrants served at numerous locations between Jan. 31 and Feb. 6 led to seizures of nearly 64,000 illegally cultivated marijuana plants and 2,500 pounds of processed marijuana, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake rattled an inland region of San Diego County on Sunday morning.
The quake hit at 9:46 a.m. near Palomar Observatory, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) northeast of downtown San Diego, the U.S.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A convicted rapist who died in prison has been identified as the suspect in the 1985 killing of a Southern California woman, authorities said Monday.
Helen Brooks was found dead at her apartment in the Mojave Desert town of Apple Valley on July 5, 1985 after friends and co-workers said they hadn't heard from her in days.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — After a difficult first year in office, Vice President Kamala Harris enjoyed a homecoming of sorts Friday, taking a helicopter tour in Southern California mountains to highlight new funding for federal wildfire programs.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — Two inland Southern California childcare workers have been arrested on suspicion of child abuse after an 8-month old boy was brought to a hospital with skull fracture, authorities said.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A week of raids by San Bernardino County deputies eliminated 93 illegal marijuana greenhouses and resulted in arrests of 15 people, the Sheriff’s Department said.
The department’s Marijuana Enforcement Team and patrol deputies seized nearly 8,000 marijuana plants, more than 4,500 pounds of processed marijuana, a gun and more than $212,000 in cash between Dec.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday announced the takedown of a Southern California street gang that included 180 arrests and the seizure of illegal gambling machines, drugs and guns.
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Two Southern California ski areas will open this week despite dry fall weather.
Big Bear Mountain Resorts announced that Friday will be opening day for the general public at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of people in Southern California were without power on Thanksgiving Day after utilities cut electricity to prevent their equipment from igniting wildfires amid warm and dry weather and Santa Ana winds sweeping through the region.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Some Southern California prosecutors are stepping up charges against those who sell deadly, fentanyl-laced illegal drugs.
The Orange County Register reports that District Attorney Todd Spitzer plans to issue an admonishment in plea deals warning that a dealer found to be involved in another fentanyl sale that results in death could be charged with murder.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Human remains found in the Southern California desert this month have been identified as those of a New Jersey woman who went missing early last summer, authorities said Thursday.