San Diego County, California
“We’re exhausted and it’s the calm before the storm,” a nurse said of the state's ongoing surge of cases that have pushed nurses and doctors to the breaking point.
California and Colorado have found a new strain of the virus that was first confirmed in the U.K. as Los Angeles County records more than 10,000 deaths.
Prosecutors accuse John Earnest of killing one worshipper and wounding three others at the Chabad of Poway synagogue during Passover.
"He needed help. He just kept yelling."
San Diego County, where multiple blazes erupted, was under an excessive heat warning on Friday.
"If I’m going to be arrested for something, let it be for feeding the homeless," said Matthew Schneck, one of the volunteers cited in El Cajon, outside San Diego.
A trainer suffered serious injuries while trying to save panicked animals.
California raised its fire threat level to "purple" on Friday, a never-before-used color.
Cases have jumped 28 percent this year, and there's a "constrained supply" of vaccine.
Hepatitis A, spread by fecal contamination, has killed 16 people and sickened 421 since November.