Indian-origin man arrested for alleged sexual assault on minor girl in California

An Indian-origin man was arrested for sexually assaulting a minor girl in California. The suspect Sandeep Sandeep was arrested on charges of assault with intent to commit a sex crime, sexual battery, and false imprisonment. He was presented in court on Oct 25, and the case hearing was continued to Oct 27 for a Hindi interpreter to be present, Cynthia Sumida, spokesperson, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney told indica.

Hawaii’s Maui island wildfire deadliest in century as deaths near 100

The raging wildfire that swept through Lahaina town on the Hawaiian island of Maui this week has killed at least 93 people, making it the most deadly US fire in a century. Maui County officials said early Sunday that firefighting crews are continuing to extinguish flare-ups in the Lahaina and Upcountry Maui fires. In the Upcountry Maui fire, three structures in Olinda and 16 structures in Kula were destroyed.