Firefighter Who Died Battling Modoc County Frog Fire Was Trapped By Wind-Whipped Flare-UpA firefighter killed by a wildfire in far Northern California was scouting the area when he became trapped after erratic winds stoked the blaze, officials said Saturday.
Firefighter Killed Battling Northern California Blaze Near Oregon BorderThe U.S. Forest Service says a firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires burning across California.
Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Hits Far Northeastern Corner Of California; No Damage ReportedA moderate earthquake struck the far Northeastern corner of California Sunday afternoon.
3.5 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Modoc CountyA earthquake registering a magnitude of 3.5 struck near the town of Alturas in Modoc County Friday morning.
Gov. Brown Declares Emergency As Wildfires Spread In California, OregonA fast-growing wildfire along the Oregon-California border spurred evacuation notices even as California's governor declared a state of emergency to help fight blazes raging in the state.
Hundreds Evacuated As Firefighters Battle Slew Of West Coast BlazesLightning sparked dozens of fires in Northern California, including one in rural Modoc County that spurred some 120 people to evacuate, and the threat of more strikes along with winds from looming thunderstorms could aggravate the firefight.
Ex-NorCal Tribal Leader Pleads Not Guilty In KillingsThe lawyer for the former leader of a small Northern California Indian tribe is asking the community not to prejudge the woman as she faces trial on allegations that she shot and killed four people and tried to kill two others at a tribal meeting considering her eviction.
Suspect In NorCal Tribal Killings Reportedly Under Federal InvestigationInvestigators were looking into whether Cherie Lash Rhoades had taken federal grants to the Cedarville Rancheria tribe, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the case.
Woman Arrested In Deadly Rampage At NorCal Indian Tribal Headquarters; 4 Dead, 2 Critically HurtA woman involved in an eviction hearing at an American Indian tribal headquarters near the Oregon border went on a deadly rampage Thursday, killing four people and critically wounding two others in a gun and knife attack, police said.
2nd Northern California County Votes For SecessionA second far Northern California county has voted to secede from the state after Modoc County supervisors voted 4-0 in favor of secession.