A sheriff's spokesman says a potential witness in the killing of an 8-year-old Calaveras County girl has recanted her statements about seeing a possible suspect running from the girl's home and "is no longer credible."
The board overseeing California's high-speed rail project has voted to give its largest private contractor another $96 million and two more years to perform architectural and engineering work, but warned that it will exercise rigorous oversight.
The first Chinese-owned vehicle manufacturer in the United States has unveiled ambitious plans to build as many as 1,000 electric buses a year at a refurbished RV manufacturing plant in the Mojave Desert.
Police are trying to determine if there's a link between a man arrested after he allegedly broke into an apartment in Placerville and tried to kidnap a toddler, and the killing of an 8-year-old girl about 45 miles away in Calaveras County.
Investigators have found a second body at the Southern California site where a small plane crashed after a midair collision with another small plane that managed to make a belly landing on a golf course.