SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park was caused by an illegal fire set by a hunter. The agency says the hunter's name is being withheld pending further investigation. The Rim Fire has burned nearly 371 square miles.
VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) —San Bernardino County officials have found that two sheriff's deputies were justified in the 2011 fatal shooting of an armed man during a domestic dispute in Victorville. The analysis released today concluds Deputies Jonathan Andersen and Kent Watson acted in self-defense. The report says 37-year-old Alexander Maurice Calamaco didn't heed deputies' commands.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old South Carolina student bled to death after delivering a stillborn baby alone in her dorm room. The Richland County coroner says Ayaanah Gibson, of Sacramento, Calif., was found dead Tuesday night at Benedict College in Columbia. Authorities say the delivery likely happened three days earlier.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say an accident has stopped Angels Flight, the tiny funicular railway that goes up and down a hill in downtown Los Angeles. A Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman says one of the two rail cars came off its tracks this morning. Firefighters say six people were assisted off the train but there were no injuries.