Ventura County

Ron Helus
Ventura County Sheriff's Department via AP, File
December 07, 2018 - 4:25 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy who died in a mass shooting at a California bar was shot five times by a gunman who massacred 11 others, but the officer was killed by friendly fire, authorities said Friday. Sgt. Ron Helus was fatally shot in the heart by a California highway...
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Flames consume a home as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
November 09, 2018 - 6:51 am
By Don Thompson and Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire that ravaged a Northern California town Thursday sent residents racing to escape on roads that turned into tunnels of fire as thick smoke darkened the daytime sky, wiping out what a Cal Fire official...
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This undated photo provided by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department shows Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus, who was killed Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.
Ventura County Sheriff's Department via AP
November 08, 2018 - 11:58 am
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Friends are remembering sheriff's sergeant who was killed trying to stop a shooting rampage at a California bar as a "cop's cop" who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. Ventura County sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus died of gunshot...
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