Human remains found in rural Shasta County over the weekend are believed to be of an 87-year-old Belmont man who has been missing for more than a month, a Belmont police captain announced Monday.
A Northern California man has been arrested after his ex-girlfriend said he cooked her dog and fed it to her.
A rural Northern California town that was under threat from a wildfire is in the clear for now.
Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain — one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.
The accident occurred on Highway 44 near Millville about 9:30 p.m. Friday, when a Toyota Camry crossed into oncoming traffic, crashed into a fence and rolled several times.
A body has been found in the area of the Bully Fire burning in Shasta County that has burned over 10,000-acres.
Hot, windy weather conditions are causing problems for firefighters who are battling a large wildfire in Shasta County.
A Sacramento man whose last name is Smoke is under arrest, accused of starting a 3,700 acre wildfire in Shasta County.
About 400 firefighters are trying to control the blaze, which had burned about 2,800 acres and was 10 percent contained Saturday morning.
Authorities prepared Friday to burn down a mobile home where they said more than 60 pounds of highly volatile explosive material was found.