Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter

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In the history of California wildfires there has never been anything like it: A churning tornado filled with fire…

Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse

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The death toll from the collapse of a highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa that is already confirmed to have claimed…

Italy bridge collapse kills 39, forces hundreds from homes

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Italian prosecutors focused their investigation into the Genoa highway bridge collapse on possible design flaws or…

Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22

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A bus apparently lost its brakes, then hit another vehicle at high speed and rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people…

Deputies seek information about death of Pittsburg woman

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Contra Costa County sheriff’s officials are asking for help investigating the death of a Pittsburg woman…

Boardwalk collapses in Spanish city during concert, 313 hurt

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An oceanside boardwalk collapsed during a nighttime concert in the Spanish city of Vigo, injuring 313 people…

Judge rejects plea deals in deadly Oakland warehouse fire

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A judge on Friday rejected the plea deals of two men who were charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter…

California crews scramble to keep flames from reaching homes

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Firefighters worked Friday to keep a growing Southern California forest fire that is feeding on dry brush and trees…

Body pulled from bay near San Mateo-Hayward bridge

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Foster City police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found floating in the Bay near the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge…

Battling 18 blazes, California may face worst fire season

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The largest wildfire ever recorded in California needed just 11 days to blacken an area nearly the size of Los Angeles…

How to help victims of Northern California fires

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A list of organizations that are receiving donations to help the fire victims in the NorCal wildfires…

Northern California blazes now largest in state history

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Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather became the largest wildfire in state history…

Utility worker killed near Northern California wildfire

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A utility worker was killed near a Northern California wildfire as crews working in sweltering conditions battled multiple blazes…

Menlo Park: Tree damaged by lightning falls onto house

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Part of a large redwood tree that was damaged last year when it was struck by lightning toppled over…

Flight lands in Honolulu after losing engine cover

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A United Airlines flight landed safely Tuesday in Honolulu after an engine cover came off during its flight from California…

SF: One-alarm house fire killed one person

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Firefighters have contained a one-alarm house fire Sunday morning that killed one person…