Caitlyn Jenner may face vehicular manslaughter charge over February crash

Aug 21, 2015

Caitlyn Jenner may face vehicular manslaughter charge over February crash

Caitlyn Jenner could face a vehicular manslaughter charge after sheriff’s investigators found she was driving unsafely when she caused a chain-reaction crash that killed a woman last February, officials said Thursday. Investigators found that Jenner was driving “unsafe for the prevailing road conditions” when ...

Aug 14, 2015

Cash pours in for water-saving shower head

A superefficient shower fixture that reduces water waste by 70 percent is gaining enthusiastic backing from some of Silicon Valley’s biggest names, reaping some $1.38 million in just two days. The startup, Nebia, based in the drought-ravaged state of California, promises to revolutionize the ...

Aug 12, 2015

Paraglider flies over LA jail; cop chopper gives chase

A midair traffic stop? Almost, as a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s helicopter pursued a powered paraglider that had just flown past a jail, raising concern. A member of the Los Angeles sheriff’s flight crew recorded on video the brief chase that took place when ...

Aug 7, 2015

U.S. veteran gets back wallet lost in Austria during WWII

A wallet lost 70 years ago by an American soldier in Austria during World War II was returned to its rightful owner thanks to a doctor who discovered the item in his late grandfather’s farmhouse. Josef Ruckhofer told AFP on Thursday he had been ...

'Tinderbox' California ablaze in wildfires

Aug 3, 2015

'Tinderbox' California ablaze in wildfires

Thousands of firefighters battled raging wildfires Sunday in drought-parched California, where officials evacuated entire neighborhoods and closed miles of highway in the path of the inferno, which has claimed at least one life. Some 6,000 homes were evacuated as 21 large fires burned in ...