Morning fire destroys mobile home

Fire crews responded to Ridge Brook Village Park, 2737 W. Washington Center Road, just before 3 a.m. A mobile home was engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived.

Texas student charged with murder in campus officer’s death

A 19-year-old university student in West Texas was charged early Tuesday with capital murder of a peace officer in the fatal shooting of a police officer at the campus police station, where he was being questioned in a drug-related case, authorities said.

Police: Pair of runaways have been found

Amari Gates, 13, and 8-year-old Lamar Gates left their home around 6:30 p.m. Sunday. They were found Monday evening and both are “doing fine.”

Wine country wildfires torch California homes

As many as 8,000 homes were threatened in Nevada County, which lies on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. Emergency lines were inundated with callers reporting smoke in the area.