Officials Announce Completion Of Fire Debris Removal In 4 CountiesLocal, state and federal officials Thursday announced the virtual completion of debris removal from 4,500 parcels burned or damaged in the October wildfires in Sonoma, Napa, Lake and Mendocino counties.
Sheriff: Missing Family's Items Found Along NorCal RiverThe Mendocino County Sheriff's Office on Thursday said recovered debris and personal items confirm that a vehicle seen plunging into a storm-swollen river last week belonged to a family that went missing.
CHP: Parts Of Missing Family's SUV May Have Been LocatedTeams searching the area where a SUV was seen careening into the murky, swollen waters of the Eel River in rural Mendocino County may have located parts of a missing Southern California family's vehicle.
Sheriff: 'No Skid Marks' At Scene Of Highway 1 TragedyInvestigators trying to unravel how a SUV careened off a Highway 1 cliff, wiping out five members of a Washington state family and leaving three others missing, say there is no indication that driver tried to avoid the fatal plunge.
Deputies Bust Massive Mendocino County Hash Oil Production Facility Two men have been arrested after deputies busted a massive hash oil production facility built throughout a Mendocino County home and seized more than 48 pounds of the illegal substance with a street value of more than $768,000.
Abduction Suspect Arrested; Kidnapped Covelo Woman Still MissingA man wanted for the gunpoint abduction of his girlfriend during a domestic dispute has been taken into custody, but the 23-year-old woman remained the focus of a search by Mendocino County authorities.
Mendocino County Deputies Search For Woman Abducted At GunpointMendocino County deputies were searching for a 23-year-old Cavelo woman Wednesday who they believe was abducted at gunpoint from her home during a domestic dispute.
California Authorities Seize 1,900 Pounds Of Pot From Licensed CompanyTwo employees of a Northern California business have been arrested and a large amount of marijuana has been seized despite it having a local pot license.
Lawsuit Filed Against PG&E In Wildfire Death Of Mendocino County CoupleA San Francisco attorney has filed wrongful death lawsuits alleging negligence against PG&E on behalf of the families of a Mendocino County couple who died in a wildfire in Redwood Valley last month.
Mendocino Redwood Fire Claims Another Victim; Teen Succumbs To Burns
Authorities Defend Decision Not To Send Evacuation Alerts During FireA week after the deadly Wine Country wildfires started, some residents were questioning why authorities in two of the counties hit hard by the fires opted not to send evacuation alerts to people's cell phones during the initial rapid spread.
Wildfire 'Like A Nuclear Blast' Kills Mendocino Boy, Severely Burns FamilyWhen flames swept over the mountain like a “nuclear blast,” Paul Hanssen ran from his burning home, a water-soaked towel around his head and dog by his side, and took shelter in a trailer.