SAN FRANCISCO

Injury one day after fatal slide

Yosemite National Park said another rock fall has injured one person in the park, one day after a huge chunk of granite killed a British tourist. An immense mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capitan on Thursday and filled the valley below with a cloud of dust. Park spokesman Scott Gediman said the injured person was airlifted to a hospital. The fall came a day after tons of rock crashed down from El Capitan, killing a tourist who had been on a hiking and climbing trip and injuring a British woman with him.

WASHINGTON

Species relocated by tsunami

Nearly 300 species of fish, mussels and other sea critters hitchhiked across the Pacific Ocean on debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami, washing ashore alive in the United States, researchers reported Thursday. It is the largest and longest marine migration ever documented, outside experts and the researchers said. The scientists and colleagues combed the beaches of Washington, Oregon, California, British Columbia, Alaska and Hawaii and tracked the species to their Japanese origins. Their arrival could be a problem if the critters take root, pushing out native species, the study authors said in Thursday’s journal Science.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.

Arrest in ’90 killer-clown case

Sheriff’s detectives say advances in DNA technology led to an arrest 27 years later in the slaying of a Florida woman by an assailant dressed as a clown. Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said that without the advances, detectives would not have been able to conclusively tie 54-year-old Sheila Keen Warren to the slaying of Marlene Warren. Detectives say Sheila Keen Warren was rumored to be having an affair with the victim’s husband and married him 12 years later. Sheila Keen Warren was arrested Tuesday in Abingdon, Va., where the couple now lives. Marlene Warren was shot in the face by a clown who came to her door and handed her flowers and balloons.

WICHITA, Kan.

Third teen files for governor

A third teen says he wants to be the state’s next governor. Ethan Randleas is a 17-year-old from Wichita who says he will join two other teenagers in next year’s race to replace incumbent Republican Gov. Sam Brownback. The other teenage candidates are Republican Tyler Ruzich, 17, of Prairie Village, and Democrat Jack Bergeson, 16, of Wichita.

Compiled from wire reports