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California boat captain indicted in fire that killed 34

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The captain of a scuba diving boat that caught fire and sank off the coast of California last year, killing 34 people who were trapped below deck, was indicted Tuesday on federal ma...

Calmer California winds help firefighters beat back 2 blazes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Calmer weather on Wednesday allowed firefighters to beat back twin blazes that drove nearly 100,000 Southern California residents from their homes amid fierce winds and extremely dr...

Criminal charges loom in California boat fire that killed 34

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nine days after the scuba boat Conception went down in flames with 34 people trapped below deck in one of the deadliest disasters in California maritime history, a federal grand jur...

'I thought I was going to die.' Tenants flee high-rise fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters made a dramatic ladder rescue of a man about to jump from a burning Los Angeles high-rise apartment building Wednesday and helicopters plucked 15 people from the roof a...

Widow sues boat owner in fire off California that killed 34

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The widow of a man who died in a fiery dive boat disaster that killed 34 people in waters off California is suing the vessel's owners. Christine Dignam, who lost h...