72-year-old ice skater dies after fall into frozen California reservoir

A 72-year-old man died over the weekend after a group of skaters fell through the ice on a Northern California reservoir, authorities said. The body of William Smallfield was recovered from the Stampede Reservoir, about 45 minutes north of Lake Tahoe, on Sunday, the Sierra County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Monday. Smallfield, […]


Man impersonating as Santa Claus gets entangled on power lines after delivering candy canes to children

A man impersonating Santa Claus and flying on a powered parachute was rescued in Northern California after he became entangled in power lines. The incident happened shortly after the man took off near a school in Rio Linda to deliver candy canes to children in his community. He flew into a maze of power lines […]