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Cannabis plant leaf (OLIVER BERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Emerald Triangle’s ‘Murder Mountain’ In Marijuana Country Living Up To Its Name

Marijuana sales nationwide are estimated to hit $104 billion this year, and a lot of it is coming from California’s Emerald Triangle of Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity counties.

09/11/2014

A park ranger inspects a redwood tree in Redwood National Park that has been vandalized to steal a "burl." (National Park Service)

Humboldt County Man Charged With Cutting Knobby Growths From Old Redwoods In National Parks

A Northern California man is facing charges in connection with the cutting of knobby growths from an old growth redwood tree.

05/14/2014

Scene of a fatal crash between a tour bus and FedEx truck on Interstate 5 near Orland on April 10, 2014. (CBS)

Drivers In Fiery I-5 Bus Crash In Northern California Had Clean DMV Records

Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records.

04/14/2014

Scene of a fatal crash between a tour bus and FedEx truck on Interstate 5 near Orland on April 10, 2014. (CBS)

Death Toll Rises To 10 After Fiery Bus Crash On Interstate 5

The California Highway Patrol says the driver of a FedEx delivery truck and a charter bus driver carrying high school students on a college visit are among the 10 people killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 5 Thursday evening.

04/11/2014

Water Faucet

Water Theft Forces Closure Of Eureka Area School

Water thieves have struck again in Humboldt County, this time forcing an elementary school to close.

09/05/2013

A man shows a type of marijuana at a farm near Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on October 3 , 2012. A bicycle ride against drug trafficking and in favour of the legalization of self-cultivation of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes took place in Medellin on October 6, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Suspicious UPS Package Leads To Humboldt Pot Farms, 3 Arrests

Police seized the contents of the crate as evidence, and an investigation of the person who was shipping the crate led to the Garberville area of Humboldt County, Heiser said.

08/23/2013

Redwood National Park

Climate Change May Help California Coastal Redwoods Grow Faster

California’s beloved giant trees could be weathering climate change—and it might even help them thrive.

08/14/2013

(CBS)

NorCal Man Arrested After Trying To Set Himself, Cops On Fire

A Northern California man was under arrest after pouring gasoline over his body, law enforcement officers and a building, and attempting to ignite them all.

12/24/2012

(CBS)

Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Hits Northern California

A magnitude-3.8 earthquake has struck in Humboldt County.

12/19/2012

California Earthquake

Earthquakes Shake Northern, Southern Areas Of California

Earthquakes are shaking northern and southern regions of California.

07/12/2012

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