Police say that a teacher was among the 17 burned to death in eastern Pakistan when a minibus taking children to school suddenly caught fire.
Haynes Johnson, a pioneering Washington journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the civil rights movement and migrated from newspapers to television, books and teaching, died Friday. He was 81.
Shasta CountyPeople gathered Friday night to honor the Redding male bald eagle Patriot, who died May 10, 2013 in an aerial battle with another eagle.
Shasta CountyCAL FIRE and Redding Fire Dept. are responding to a fire on Shasta Dam Blvd. near the Tierra Oaks Golf Course.
NorthstateA 5.7 earthquake six miles northwest of Greenville in Plumas County rattled the Northstate on Thursday night.
Tehama County A memorial service is set for a man who died after a log fell on his head at a Chico lumber yard.
Los Angeles Dodgers president Stan Kasten said Friday that manager Don Mattingly is not in imminent danger of losing his job.
Roy Hibbert scored 29 points, David West knocked away two passes by LeBron James for huge turnovers in the final minute, and the Indiana Pacers evened the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat in Game 2 on Friday night.
In just his eighth game back after missing the first 38 games with a broken right forearm, Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson fractured his left pinkie during Friday's game against the Rays after being hit with a pitch on his left hand.
James Neal had a hat trick and the Penguins finished off the lifeless Ottawa Senators 6-2 on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern conference semifinals to take the best-of-seven series 4-1.