A dog that had become trapped under a concrete patio was cut free by firefighters.
The largest earthquake to hit Southern California in nearly 20 years has jolted an area stretching from Sacramento to Las Vegas to Mexico.
An earthquake with a magnitude as large as 7.1 has jolted much of California, cracking buildings, igniting fires, breaking up roads and causing several injuries.
A vigorous aftershock sequence has followed the strongest earthquake to hit southern California in 20 years.
A strong earthquake has rattled a large swathe of southern California and parts of Nevada, causing some damage in a town near the epicentre amid a series of aftershocks.
Social media users have been sharing videos of the moment a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit California.
Kim Kardashian West has been awarded 2.7 million US dollars – about £2.1 million – in her lawsuit with a so-called “fast fashion” brand she accused of ripping off her outfits.
Ex-Chrysler boss and Ford innovator Lee Iacocca has died at the age of 94 in Bel Air, California.
A woman who was prosecuted in Montana for trying to drown her baby son more than a decade ago has been accused of killing the now 12-year-old boy by drowning him in California, authorities said on Monday.
Katherine Schwarzenegger wished her new husband Chris Pratt a happy birthday with a loving post on Instagram.
A California man has been convicted of killing a family of four with a sledgehammer and burying their bodies in the desert, in a case that puzzled investigators for years after the family suddenly vanished from their home.
A 19-year-old man armed with a rifle opened fire inside a synagogue near San Diego as worshippers celebrated the last day of Passover, killing a woman and wounding three people, authorities have said.
A judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of an Inverness man who vanished from a Californian beach after he failed to turn up for a high court hearing in Scotland.
Police in the United States say they suspect an Inverness man on holiday in California may have tried to fake his own death.
Downton Abbey star Allen Leech has said the “magical” moment he saw his wife Jessica Blair Herman walk down the aisle will stay with him forever.
His name will be unfamiliar to many people in the north-east.
Lucky Shetland man moved out of Paradise, California just days before it was ravaged by a deadly wildfire
A Shetland man says he is “fortunate” after moving out of a Californian town just days before it was ravaged by a devastating wildfire.
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl took food to firefighters who are continuing to tackle deadly blazes in California.
US talkshow host Jimmy Kimmel slammed Donald Trump for his response to the California wildfires as the death toll continued to rise.
Singer Robin Thicke’s house has been destroyed by the wildfires in California.
Demi Lovato has broken her silence on social media to encourage her fans to vote in the US midterm elections.
California governor Jerry Brown has signed the United States’ toughest net neutrality measure which requires internet providers to maintain a level playing field online.
Johnny Depp scored a legal victory in a battle with his former lawyer after a judge in California ruled their contract should have been in writing.
Hollywood star Vince Vaughn has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and resisting arrest in a southern California beach town.
A US voter has been in touch with a north-east councillor asking him to stand down - after confusing him for a candidate in the California governor’s race.
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California has been battered by storms recently, which has caused a whole host of problems for the area.
An e-cigarette exploded in a man’s pocket when it malfunctioned and burst into flames.
A waiter who found $32,000 which a family had accidentally left at a table opted to return the salary because it was the "right thing to do."
A mother has been jailed for killing her daughter by placing her in a microwave.
One or more gunmen believed to be wearing military-style gear opened fire Wednesday at a California social services centre, killing at least 14 people and wounding several others, police have confirmed.
One or more gunmen have opened fire at a California social services centre, shooting multiple people, authorities said.