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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - JULY 28: The El Portal Fire burns on the western edge on July 28, 2014 in Yosemite National Park, California. (Photo by Don Smith/Getty Images)

Crews Work To Keep Yosemite Fire From Giant Sequoia Trees

Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.

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Thunderstorms Could Complicate Yosemite Fire Fight; Nearby Sand Fire 75% Contained

The fire danger is high Tuesday morning as crews battle two massive wildfires in Northern California.

07/29/2014

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Tesla To Study Model S Charred And Severed In High-Speed L.A. Crash

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors is requesting to review the remains of a stolen Model S Sedan that split in half and went up in flames following a high-speed chase in Los Angeles.

07/07/2014

16-year old Muhamed Abu Khdeir's family in the Bay Area mourned the teen's death. (CBS)

Bay Area Family Of Teen Kidnapped, Killed In Suspected Retaliation For Israeli Student Deaths Calls For Justice

A Bay Area family is in mourning after a teenage relative was killed near Jerusalem in what many believed was retaliation for the killing of three Israeli students.

07/06/2014

Authorities on the scene of a fire pit explosion at a Campbell home on July 2, 2014. (CBS)

Two Campbell Teens Burned In Backyard Barbecue Pit Explosion

Two girls suffered minor injuries when a built-in barbecue pit exploded in the backyard of a Campbell home on Wednesday night.

07/03/2014

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UC Berkeley Grad Sues In-N-Out Over Spilled Hot Coffee Incident

A University of California at Berkeley graduate sued a burger chain in Alameda County Superior Court Thursday over injuries suffered when she was badly burned by a spilled cup of hot coffee last year and an employee allegedly refused to call for an ambulance.

05/22/2014

Redding, Clover Fire

68 Homes Burned By Clover Fire In Shasta County

Fire officials say crews assessing the damage from a Northern California wildfire have determined 68 homes were destroyed.

09/12/2013

Rim Fire

Rim Fire Near Yosemite 80 Percent Contained, Evacuations Lifted

Evacuation orders and advisories were lifted Tuesday for several Sierra Nevada communities once threatened by a raging wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park.

09/03/2013

Closeup image of a drop of hash oil on the end of a needle. (Ryan Bushby/Wikimedia Commons)

Man Critically Injured In Hash Oil Accident In Santa Rosa Apartment

A man was critically injured in an explosion that occurred while he was making hash oil in the bathroom of his Santa Rosa apartment on Tuesday night, a police sergeant said.

07/11/2013

Police investigate a deadly fire on a Napa overpass. (CBS)

Man Found Burning On Napa Overpass Dies

Napa police are investigating the death of a man who was found on fire on a pedestrian overpass Tuesday morning.

03/26/2013

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