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- CBS News
The "small but dangerous storm" is one of the earliest 18th named storms to form.
- Business Insider
Photo shows one house miraculously unaffected by volcano eruption in the Canary Islands that scorched everything around it
The couple who owned the house discovered it had survived the Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption on the island of La Palma thanks to this photo.
- The Weather Network
Hurricane Sam shows no signs of slowing down, and will continue to intensify in the coming days after reaching major Category 3 status on Saturday.
- Miami Herald
Forecasters are also monitoring two other disturbances, including one that has a chance of turning into a tropical depression next week.
- KABC – Los Angeles
Thunderstorms swept across parts of Southern California Friday, and some places saw lightning and heavy downpours.
A woman was charged with arson in connection to a California wildfire that has burned 10,000 acres. Officials say she walked out of the brush with a lighter.
Officials believe the 30-year-old woman could be a serial arsonist and are investigating her connections to other fires in the state.
- WPTV- West Palm Beach Scripps
After rapid intensification, Sam has become a hurricane.
Footage shows an 'angry' contractor with a sledgehammer wrecking a customer's bathroom renovation over a $4,225 payment dispute
Amber Trucke told Insider that she withheld a final payment of $4,225 because she was unsatisfied with the "horrible" bathroom renovation.
- USA TODAY
Seven days after a volcano on La Palma erupted, it remains explosive. The local airport shut down and hundreds are without a home.
- The Weather Network
A major pattern change is set to sweep much of the country, with some very sharp reversals of fortune in some cases.
An Asian woman who suffered a bloodied mouth after an unprovoked attack in Los Angeles is seeking justice as her alleged assailant continues to walk free. What happened: Jennifer Chen, a Canadian national visiting the city, was alone in her car when a man allegedly approached her, uttered a racial slur and punched her in the mouth. Chen, 30, was sitting on the driver’s side when the alleged attack occurred.
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A California woman has been arrested for allegedly starting the Fawn Fire. Thousands of acres have been charred since the fire began Wednesday. Jonathan Vigliotti reports
- USA TODAY
Police on Friday released the name of the gunman who shot 15 people, one fatally, at a Kroger in Tennessee.
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KSBW 8 Chief Meteorologist Lee Solomon has your local weather forecast
- USA TODAY
The volcanic eruption on the Spanish island of La Palma won't immediately trigger a tsunami that would leave parts of the East Coast underwater.
- NBC News
A new report from the Pew Research Center estimates that between 195,000 and 697,000 people of Taiwanese descent live in the United States, rectifying a
Tropical Storm Sam is sitting over the Atlantic Ocean, expected to become a hurricane and reach a major category level. NBC News’ Meteorologist Michelle Grossman reports on where the storm will travel and what to expect.
A school board meeting allowed both sides to air their views, but little appears settled.
- Associated Press
Thousands of people were under evacuation orders Friday and many others were on notice to be ready to flee as a destructive wildfire raged in a drought-stricken forest in California’s far north. The fire in the Mountain Gate area north of the city of Redding covered more than 9 square miles (23 square kilometers) and was 10% contained, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire. “Approximately 4,000 Shasta County residents are evacuated at this time with 30,000 residents affected,” the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement Thursday night.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Letters to the Editor: A letter sided with anti-vaccine firefighters and cops. Readers aren't having it
In response to a letter that said government employees should not be fired for refusing vaccination, readers say this isn't about personal freedom.