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Bikini-clad woman missing in California's Mojave Desert

Jul. 15, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in California say they are searching for a bikini-clad Arizona woman who went missing while hiking in the Mojave Desert. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office says 69-year-old Barbara Thomas, of Bullhead City, was last seen Friday wearing a black bikini, a red...

The Latest: President declares emergency over Cal quakes

Jul. 8, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on earthquakes in Southern California (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has declared an emergency for California after two major earthquakes and thousands of aftershocks. Monday's declaration paves the way for federal aid to help those hard-hit by the quakes....

The Latest: Gov. Newsom says Trump wants to help California

Jul. 6, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California's strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 4 p.m. Gov. Gavin Newsom says President Donald Trump has called him and expressed commitment to helping California recover from two earthquakes that hit the state in as many days. Speaking to...

Mother arrested after 12-year-old fatally shoots twin

Jun. 25, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Southern California say a woman has been arrested after her 12-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his twin brother. San Bernardino police say they responded to a shooting around 7:30 p.m. Monday and found the boy, who died at a hospital. The department...

Jury urges death for killer of family of 4 found in desert

Jun. 24, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A jury on Monday recommended the death penalty for a Southern California man convicted of killing a family of four with a sledgehammer and burying their bodies in shallow desert graves. Jurors in San Bernardino made the recommendation for Charles "Chase" Merritt, 62, in a case...

The Latest: Jury urges death for California family's killing

Jun. 24, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on jurors reaching a penalty decision in a quadruple murder trial (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A jury has recommended the death penalty for a Southern California man convicted of killing a family of four with a sledgehammer and burying their bodies in shallow desert...

California man guilty of killing family of 4 found in desert

Jun. 10, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man was convicted Monday of bludgeoning a couple and their two little boys to death, then burying their bodies in a remote desert area where the crime remained hidden until an off-roader stumbled across skeletal remains. After a trial that spanned more...

The Latest: Man convicted of killing family found in desert

Jun. 10, 2019 1:16 PM EDT

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the killings of a family of four found buried in the California desert (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A Southern California man has been convicted of killing a family of four and burying their bodies in the desert. Jurors on Monday found 62-year-old Charles...

Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert

Jun. 10, 2019 1:11 PM EDT
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert.

Verdict reached for man charged with killing family of 4

Jun. 7, 2019 1:56 PM EDT

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Jurors have reached a verdict in the case of a Southern California man charged with killing a family of four and burying their bodies in the desert. The San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office said Friday that the verdict in the case against 62-year-old Charles...