Firefighters came to the rescue when a dog and a tortoise got wedged together down a hole.
A California couple who shackled some of their 13 children to beds and starved them have pleaded guilty to torture and other abuse in a “house of horrors” case.
Firefighters have rescued a mountain lion from a tree outside a house in the southern California desert.
More than 120 people who were stranded in a snowbound Sierra Nevada resort for five days have been freed.
Five people have died and two others have been injured after a small plane apparently came apart, raining debris across a southern California neighbourhood.
Phil Mickelson fired a career best-equalling 60 to take the early lead as he made his 2019 debut at the Desert Classic in California.
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.
Three men were killed and four others were injured when gunfire erupted at a bowling alley in California in an incident which saw terrified patrons, including children, running for their lives.
A slam-dunking, self-pleasuring sea otter who became an internet sensation has died at the age of 21.
A man survived five hours submerged in icy water after crashing car into a river.
A man covered in grease has been rescued by police from a restaurant vent after being stuck there for two days.
A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned.
Insurance firm Beazley has warned that it will take a 40 million US dollar (£31.4 million) hit from claims linked to wildfires in California.
His name will be unfamiliar to many people in the north-east.
Flash flooding has hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California, forcing officials to deploy swift water rescue teams to save people stuck in vehicles and rescue them from homes.
Remarkable CCTV footage shows the moment a bear opened a door to a police station and popped in for a visit.
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.