Southern California

A Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter drops water on a brush fire that erupted on a mountainside above suburban Burbank, Calif. on Saturday, July 7, 2018.
(AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
July 07, 2018 - 10:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters toiled in stifling heat Saturday on the lines of destructive wildfires across the U.S. West, making progress against some blazes while struggling to tame others that have forced evacuations of hundreds of homes. In heat-stricken Southern California, powerful winds...
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a Tesla sedan, left, in autopilot mode that crashed into a parked police cruiser
Laguna Beach Police Department via AP
May 30, 2018 - 10:12 am
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Tesla sedan in Autopilot mode has crashed into a parked police cruiser in Southern California. Police Sgt. Jim Cota says the officer was not in the cruiser during the crash Tuesday in Laguna Beach. He says the Tesla driver suffered minor injuries. The...
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