Southern California

Many killed in deadly California boat fire; dozens missing.
Daniel Dreifuss/AP Photo
AP News
September 02, 2019 - 10:16 am
A dive boat caught fire before dawn Monday off the Southern California coast.
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Marijuana seized alongside jalapeno peppers
U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP
August 19, 2019 - 9:34 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port. A Customs and Border Protection K-9 unit alerted officers to a shipment of peppers Thursday at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San Diego. A CBP news...
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Zachary Castaneda
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
August 09, 2019 - 9:27 pm
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — The suspect in a Southern California stabbing rampage that left four people dead and two injured pleaded not guilty Friday to murder, attempted murder and other counts. Zachary Castaneda was arrested Wednesday by police responding to two hours of slashing and stabbing...
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California stabbings
Alex Gallardo/AP
August 08, 2019 - 10:49 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man "full of anger" stabbed, slashed and robbed his way across two Southern California cities in a bloody rampage that killed four people and wounded two others who were apparently targeted at random, authorities said. The 33-year-old man from the city of Garden Grove robbed...
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Apple iPhone emojis
PA Images/Sipa USA
August 07, 2019 - 11:36 am
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California seaside community is in an uproar after a home was given a new paint job featuring two huge emojis on a bright pink background. Manhattan Beach residents railed against the makeover during a City Council meeting Tuesday night, citing problems...
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An earthquake with an early measure of magnitude 6.4 hit Southern California, about 150 miles from Los Angeles, on Thursday morning, according to the US Geological Survey.
KTLA via CNN
July 04, 2019 - 2:20 pm
By Jay Croft and Braden Goyette, CNN (CNN) -- The strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years left scattered damage Thursday morning and was felt from Las Vegas to Orange County, the US Geological Survey reported. The quake, with an early magnitude of 6.4, was centered near...
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In this April 1, 2019 file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at federal court in Santa Ana, Calif.
Jae C. Hong/AP Photo
April 11, 2019 - 11:08 am
By Brian Melley, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti has been charged in a 36-count federal indictment alleging he stole millions of dollars from clients, did not pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings. Avenatti, 48, was indicted late...
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A National Transportation Safety Board worker takes a photo of an engine that came to rest against a house on Crestknoll Dr. in Yorba Linda, Calif on Monday, February 4, 2019.
Paul Bersebach/The Orange County Register via AP
February 05, 2019 - 8:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man piloting a small plane that broke apart over a Southern California neighborhood had false credentials identifying him as a retired Chicago police officer, authorities said Tuesday, but they still had no immediate answers for the cause of the crash. Antonio Pastini was...
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A resident looks at debris that hit a house after a small plane crashed into a neighborhood of Yorba Linda, Calif.
Alex Gallardo/AP
February 04, 2019 - 6:15 am
UPDATED: 1:15 p.m. ___ YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Dave Elfver was getting ready to go to a friend's house to watch the Super Bowl when he heard a whining sound in his Southern California neighborhood "like a motorcycle going a hundred miles per hour." Then, he said, came the explosion from a twin-...
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Embargoed to Los Angeles, CA  Two nuns misappropriated "substantial amounts" of funds from a Catholic school in Southern California for their own use, the monsignor of St. James Catholic Church said in a letter to parishioners.
KCAL/KCBS via CNN
December 10, 2018 - 5:27 pm
By Emanuella Grinberg and Deanna Hackney, CNN (CNN) -- Two nuns misappropriated "substantial amounts" of funds from a Catholic school in Southern California for their own use, the monsignor of St. James Catholic Church said in a letter to parishioners. An internal investigation found that over...
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