Officials from PG&E say 21-year-old apprentice lineman Jay Ayeta died on Saturday working to restore power to communities affected by the Carr Fire burning in Shasta County. Six other people have been killed due to this fire. As of Monday morning, the blaze had scorched more than 160,000 acres, and was 43 percent contained.
Reporter: Jeremy Siegel
Funeral For Firefighter Killed in Ferguson Blaze Held in Fresno
On Saturday, National Park Service workers, U.S. Forest Service employees and firefighters from around the country gathered in Fresno’s convention center for the funeral of 33-year-old firefighter Brian Hughes. He was killed in the Ferguson Fire that has burned over 90,000 acres and shut down parts Yosemite National Park.
Reporter: Alex Hall
Hate Crime Added to Charges in Orange County Murder
In January, a gay teenager named Blaze Bernstein was stabbed to death in Orange County. His former high school classmate Samuel Woodward was arrested and stands accused of his murder. Late last week, the Orange County district attorney added a hate crime enhancement to Woodward's existing murder charge.
Reporter: Bradley Bermont
San Diego Border Chief on Separating Families Seeking Refuge
We're going to be looking closely at what "zero tolerance" has actually meant for California and the people living here. We start that look with law enforcement. Rodney Scott has been a border patrol agent for 26 years. He's now chief of the San Diego sector, and we asked him what it's like to separate families entering the country illegally.
Reporter: John Sepulvado
Fact of Life Star, Charlotte Rae, Dead at 92
Charlotte Rae, character actor and lifelong Angeleno, died over the weekend. She was 92 years old. Rae was best known for the part of Edna Garrett, which she played in two ground breaking television shows in the 1970s and 1980s, "Different Strokes" and "The Facts of Life." Both shows were prime-time hits that also repeated in the afternoons on NBC.
Reporter: John Sepulvado
California Lawmakers Could Do Away With Controversial Accomplice Murder Charge
Imagine you’re charged with murder, but you didn't kill anyone. You may not have even been near the murder. Still, prosecutors are asking for a sentence of life without the possibility of parole. Under a state law known as the felony murder rule, prosecutors can charge someone with first degree murder if they’re an accomplice to another crime, like robbery, that results in murder. But California lawmakers could soon change that.
Reporter: Marisa Lagos