{FD} Mexico sends accused money launderer for ‘El Chapo’ to US for trial

Mexico has sent one of the top alleged traffickers for the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel — a close associate to drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman — to the U.S. to face charges.

{FD} Southern California’s Thomas Fire forces new evacuations, threatens wealthy enclave

One of the biggest wildfires in California’s history sparked new evacuation orders Saturday in Santa Barbara County, as residents in the wealthy enclave of Montecito hoped less powerful winds would keep the flames away from their homes.

{FD} Scott Peterson: 15 years later, a look back at a case that gripped a nation

Fifteen years ago this Christmas Eve, the nation turned its eyes and attention to Modesto, Calif., where 27-year old Laci Peterson, 8 months pregnant and ready to welcome her unborn son she had named Conner, had seemingly vanished.