Thousands of California acres are ablaze as firefighters battle at least 21 wildfires throughout the state, but while many of those fires are small or contained, the wind and heat that are spreading the Rocky Fire in Northern California -- and the area's steep terrain -- are causing the most concern.
A 15-year-old boy was charged as an adult with murdering and sexual assaulting an 8-year-old girl, whose body was found in a recycling bin after she went missing in Santa Cruz, California, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
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