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Viewer photo shows bus, FedEx truck in flames Thursday on Interstate 5 in Orland (CBS SF)

Witnesses Say FedEx Truck Already Burning When It Hit Students’ Bus, Killing 10

The fire that claimed most of the lives in the fatal chain reaction crash between a FedEx truck and a charter bus Thursday night may have started before the big rig collided with them, according to witnesses.


Crews work to remove the charred wreckage of a tour bus and tractor-trailer from Interstate 5 in Glenn County, April 11, 2014. (CBS)

Engaged Couple Among Dead In Student Bus, Big Rig Crash On Interstate 5

A Los Angeles man and the woman he had proposed to in Paris at Christmas were among the 10 dead in the crash of a bus that was taking high school students to his Humboldt State University alma mater, his grandmother said Friday.


Crews around the charred wreckage of a tour bus on Interstate 5 in Glenn County, April 11, 2014. (CBS)

CHP: Cause Of Fiery Student Tour Bus Crash Could Take Months To Determine

The California Highway Patrol said Friday it could take months before investigators determine what caused the fiery crash between a student tour bus and a FedEx truck on Interstate 5 in Glenn County that killed 10 people, including 5 students.


The President

NorCal Giant Sequoia ‘The President’ Now World’s Second Largest Tree

A team led by Humboldt State’s Stephen Sillett has discovered that The President is the second-largest tree, supplanting the nearby General Grant.