Post-mortem tests which show an unarmed black man was shot in the back by two police officers in Sacramento, California – contrary to an official statement – have sparked widespread anger and calls for criminal charges.
Rescuers have been kept busy by a powerful storm in California with one man in Sacramento county being helped from his car by a boat.
Protesters in California closed part of a motorway as they marched over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in Sacramento.
California will see history made on Wednesday as Toni Atkins becomes the first woman and first lesbian to hold the top job in its senate.
A singer hopes to attract more people to opera music by pairing her voice with drone footage of stunning landmarks.
The gunman who killed three people who work for a California programme that treats veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder was kicked out of the therapy, a relative of one victim said.
A massive block of snow fell from a roof and buried a woman and her seven-year-old son just feet from the front door of their condominium in Northern California, authorities said.
Coastal communities in southern California have been spared a repeat of the deadly mudslides that struck in January.
The US state of California has just announced it will start allowing self-driving cars to be tested on its roads without a trained safety driver inside the vehicle.
A California couple charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them are due in court on Friday.
US police were trying to piece together how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked a massive search on a snowy New York mountainside ended up six days later in California, confused and still in ski clothes.
Facebook executives have pledged to tackle fake news and online fraud after Unilever warned tech firms that it will pull lucrative advertising contracts if companies allow their platforms to “breed division”.
A crash involving motorcycle police accompanying Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his visit to southern California has left one officer needing hospital treatment.
Three people were killed and two others injured when a helicopter crashed into a house in southern California just a few minutes after taking off, US officials said.
Two bears who were badly injured in the California wildfires last year have been returned to the wild after vets used fish skin to heal third-degree burns on their paws.
The battle over Charles Manson’s body is going back to court.
A California judge has barred the parents accused of torturing their children and shackling them to beds for months at a time from contacting them.
Celebrities have shared their fears as a raging wildfire spread towards their homes and triggered a new wave of evacuations in a wealthy California community.
NASA has released images showing the wildfires sweeping across California from above.
Tesla boss Elon Musk has unveiled an electric lorry and a 250mph supercar at the company’s design centre in California.
An Aberdeen man has been left seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle during a cycling challenge in the United States.
Fans of Harry Styles have demanded more respect for the singer after one concert-goer apparently grabbed his crotch while he was performing on stage.
Wildfires in California have left at least 17 dead and 180 injured and destroyed more than 2,000 homes and businesses as families and friends scramble to search for their loved ones.
Apple’s hugely anticipated launch of its new iPhone models was preceded by a clamour of excitement – exacerbated not least by the venue in which the event was to take place.
Footage has emerged of three prisoners escaping from California’s Orange County Jail last year. It is unclear why one of the prisoners’ lawyers released the footage. The three prisoners were eventually recaptured following the offer of a 200,000 dollar reward.
California has been battered by storms recently, which has caused a whole host of problems for the area. Perhaps the most shocking impact is this 20-foot sinkhole that opened up in LA.
It’s one of the oldest tourist attractions in America, but now the famous Pioneer Cabin Tree is no more.
The people of California have voted to legalise the recreational use of marijuana.
A homeless woman led police in California to a decomposed body after she was seen walking down the street with a human skull on a stick.
A five-kilometre wide wildfire has consumed more than 1,400 acres of land across the Arizona and California state border.