An airliner with engine trouble dumped jet fuel that fell on dozens of schoolchildren while the plane made an emergency return to Los Angeles International Airport.
A motor home stopped on the tracks has been hit by a commuter train and burst into flames near Los Angeles.
Firefighters have struggled to contain a big southern California wildfire amid shifting winds, forcing authorities to expand evacuations as forecasters extended fire weather warnings into the weekend.
Electrical equipment led to a fatal wildfire which swept through Southern California last year and another currently burning near Los Angeles, utilities companies have said.
A wildfire has swept through the star-studded hills of Los Angeles, destroying several homes and forcing thousands to flee, including Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and basketball star LeBron James.
Fast-growing fires throughout California forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes on Thursday as hot weather and dry winds fed flames and incited fear in a state still jittery from devastating wildfires in the past two years.
An aspiring pop group from Glasgow are in the running to open the We Can Survive Concert in Los Angeles later this year, performing on the same stage as the music industry's biggest stars.
Algorithms to beat traffic congestion are becoming more sophisticated by the day – but two students at a California university have developed one that can even chart the location of potholes.
Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled his ground-breaking underground transportation tunnel, which he hopes will provide an answer to “soul-destroying traffic” across the world.
Rally driver and self-proclaimed ‘Hoonigan’ Ken Block has released the tenth video in his Gymkhana series.
Living the high life in Los Angeles: A journey from Downtown to the people-watching paradise of Venice Beach
LET’S face it, it’s not often you go to a check-in at a hotel and have to take a lift to the lobby on the 70th floor.