1 taken to hospital after small plane crash in California

U.S. 04/13/19, 17:37

Northern California officials are investigating a small plane crash in the college town of Davis.The Yolo County Sheriff's office said they responded to a plane crash a little after 11 a.m. Saturday. The sole occupant was taken to a hospital.KCRA-TV reports the plan took off from the Yolo County Airport ...

Species by the dozen moved north during marine heatwaves

U.S. 03/12/19, 05:05

A new study reports that dozens of warm-weather species of sea slugs, jellyfish and other marine life migrated into the Northern California region over an unusually long two-year period of severe heatwaves.The University of California, Davis report studying heatwaves in 2014-2016 is to be published Tuesday in Scientific Reports.Eric Sanford, ...

Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies

U.S. 02/21/19, 10:21

Zebra stripes are dazzling — particularly to flies.That's the conclusion of scientists from the University of Bristol and the University of California at Davis who dressed horses in black-and-white striped coats to help determine why zebras have stripes.The researchers found that fewer horseflies landed on the bedecked horses than on ...

California officer slain weeks into job was ‘perfect cop’

U.S. 01/18/19, 16:26

A 22-year-old California officer killed weeks into the job was a dedicated daughter and sister who represented the best of the police community, family and fellow officers said Friday at a packed memorial service.Loved ones and officers from across the country packed about 8,000 seats at an indoor arena at ...

Update: Service for fallen officer ends with procession

U.S. 01/18/19, 16:18

The Latest on a memorial service for a rookie police officer in California (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of uniformed officers are leaving the memorial of a young California police officer who was killed on duty. Natalie Corona was a Davis police officer who was shot and killed Jan. 10 while responding ...

Update: Driver says gunman shot from behind, at random

U.S. 01/11/19, 16:42

The Latest on a police officer killed in California (all times local):1:40 p.m.A driver involved in a three-vehicle crash that led to the shooting death of a Northern California police officer says the gunman fired from behind him and then walked off appearing to shoot at others at random. Police ...

California rookie officer fatally shot responding to crash

U.S. 01/11/19, 13:02

A 22-year-old police officer on the job only a few weeks was shot and killed by a suspect who opened fire as she was investigating a three-car crash, authorities in Northern California said. The suspect, who has not been identified, was later found dead inside a home with a self-inflicted gunshot ...

Northern California police officer shot, critically wounded

U.S. 01/11/19, 01:45

Northern California authorities say a gunman has shot and critically wounded a police officer in Davis, California and the hunt is on for the attacker.KCRA-TV reports that the officer was shot at about 7 p.m. Thursday while investigating a three-car crash in the downtown area of Davis.The suspect is believed ...

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