Little-known facts about the notorious killer and cult leader who has died aged 83
Randall Toshio Saito escaped from a mental hospital in Oahu four days ago.
Several students were also airlifted as a result of the attack
The death toll from California's deadliest fires in the state's history has risen to at least 40, with hundreds of people still mis
Firefighters faced another round of dry, windy conditions on Friday (October 13) as they battled wildfires that have killed at least 31 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the heart of wine country.
At least 31 people are now confirmed dead in the wildfires sweeping northern California.
Officials say progress in battling the blazes is being
Firefighters facing a resurgence of high winds on Wednesday struggled to halt wildfires that have killed at least 23 people, destroyed 3,500 structures and left hundreds missing in chaotic evacuations across northern California's wine country.
Strong, dry winds may fan new wildfire outbreaks in California's wine country.
The wildfires raging since Sunday in the north of the US state are leaving a trail of destruction.
Residents have been returning to assess damage to homes in some areas, amid apocalyptic scenes.
Firefighters are battling to contain wildfires in Northern California.
Fire fighters struggle to control wildfires in northern California as thousands are forced to evacuate
Mr. Playboy Hugh Hefner dies aged 91 with debatable legacy - sexual liberator or exploiter?
Dozens of dogs flocked to Surf City, California on Saturday (September 24) to hang 20.
The annual Surf City Surf Dog competition brought dogs and
In the wake of Mexico's massive quake, Californians are wondering if they are ready for the "Big One".
50 people have had a lucky escape after being trapped by a wildfire in California.
The idea of hashtags was initially rejected by Twitter's founders as 'too nerdy', says their creator Chris Messina
The sludge engulfed roads, overflowed onto a busy motorway and even halted local train services. Several stranded drivers had to be rescued by helicopter, but no serious injuries were reported.
The medical marijuana industry in California is booming and when recreational pot becomes legal next year, billions of dollars are expected to flow through legitimate businesses.
Footage filmed by escaped inmates shows how they used a bunk bed leg to break out of jail
Firefighters in the US have saved the life of a small dog which was trapped in a blazing house.
The parent company of Google has built a robot that can grow and release 1 million mosquitoes a week into environments in California.
Mongolia's most important festival of the year is underway
The two people on board were injured - but miraculously, no one else.