Police Investigation of Shattered Vehicle Windows Temporarily Shuts Highway 17 SaturdayThe California Highway Patrol is continuing its investigation Saturday evening after one if its CHP patrol vehicles had its back window shattered as an officer responded to a report of a Highway 17 motorist whose car window had been shattered as well.
Russian River Rubber Dam Deflated Due to Impending StormWith a major storm expected to hit the Bay Area Sunday, a rubber dam in the Russian River near Forestville will be deflated Saturday to prevent damage to the dam from high river flows, authorities said.
Evacuation Orders Issued for CZU Burn Zones in Santa Cruz CountyWith an "atmospheric river" storm barreling toward the Bay Area, evacuation orders were issued Saturday afternoon for higher-risk areas of Santa Cruz County as deputies went door-to-door to notify residents.
Elon Musk, Tesla Super Fans Blast Biden Administration Move Toward Regulating AutopilotPresident Joe Biden has appointed Missy Cummings senior adviser for safety at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Cummings is a Duke University engineering professor who studies autonomous systems and has been critical of Tesla and government handling of driver-assist systems like Autopilot.
Flash Flood Watches Issued As Storm Aims at Fire-Scarred Northern CaliforniaNorthern California residents relieved that this week’s rain helped contain stubborn wildfires and soaked dry gardens were preparing for a massive storm arriving Sunday that could bring flash flooding to vast areas scorched by fire.
Amid the Capitol Riot, Facebook Faced Its Own InsurrectionAs supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6th, battling police and forcing lawmakers into hiding, an insurrection of a different kind was taking place inside the world’s largest social media company.

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California braces for "bomb cyclone" storm systemCalifornians are under evacuation warnings from yet another extreme weather event — this time a storm system known as a "bomb cyclone." The storms are expected to bring massive rainfall and strong winds, which can lead to flash flooding and mudslides. Lilia Luciano reports.
Trump's legal team blasts Democrats over "no evidence," defends Ukraine callPresident Trump's legal team kicked off their first round of arguments in the Senate impeachment trial on Saturday. His attorney's blasted Democrats, accusing them of trying to reverse the 2016 election. They say Mr. Trump did "nothing wrong" when he pressured Ukraine to dig up dirt on political rival Joe Biden. Nancy Cordes reports.
Video appears to show Trump demanding former ambassador to Ukraine be firedNewly released video appears to show President Trump demanding the former ambassador to Ukraine be fired. The video was released by the attorney of Lev Parnas, a close associate of President Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani. Parnas has previously claimed Mr. Trump personally directed an effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate one of his political rivals. Weijia Jiang reports.
U.S. embassy evacuates American citizens from Wuhan amid coronavirus outbreakThe U.S. embassy in China is evacuating American citizens from Wuhan, the city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak. More than 1,300 cases have been reported in the country and at least 41 people have died. In the U.S., 63 patients have been tested in 22 states. Ramy Inocencio reports.
Jeff Bezos' girlfriend shared text messages about their affairThe girlfriend of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is reportedly linked to published text messages about their affair. According to The Wall Street Journal, prosecutors say Lauren Sanchez sent her brother texts about her relationship with Bezos that were later published in The National Enquirer. Danya Bacchus reports.
"He just lost it": Addressing the epidemic of firefighter suicideNew statistics estimate that twice as many firefighters in the U.S. die by suicide then in the line of duty. In response, fire officials across the country are looking at possibly cutting back on two-day and three-day shifts so that firefighters can get more sleep and down time, especially for those assigned to very busy fire stations. Carter Evans reports.

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Video appears to show Trump demanding former ambassador to Ukraine be firedNewly released video appears to show President Trump demanding the former ambassador to Ukraine be fired. The video was released by the attorney of Lev Parnas, a close associate of President Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani. Parnas has previously claimed Mr. Trump personally directed an effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate one of his political rivals. Weijia Jiang reports.
U.S. embassy evacuates American citizens from Wuhan amid coronavirus outbreakThe U.S. embassy in China is evacuating American citizens from Wuhan, the city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak. More than 1,300 cases have been reported in the country and at least 41 people have died. In the U.S., 63 patients have been tested in 22 states. Ramy Inocencio reports.
Turkey earthquake kills 22 people and leaves thousands injuredAt least 22 people have been killed and more than one thousand were injured when a powerful earthquake rocked Turkey. The magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Friday night in eastern Elaziğ Province. Imtiaz Tyab reports.
Queen Elizabeth will meet with Charles, William and HarryQueen Elizabeth is calling for a face-to-face meeting with senior members of the royal family after a dramatic rift. She'll sit down with Princes Charles, William and Harry to discuss a future for Harry and and his wife, Meghan, after the couples surprise decision to step back from their royal roles. Imtiaz Tyab reports.
10 years after massive earthquake, Haiti still recoveringOn January 12, 2010, a massive, magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, one of the deadliest natural disasters in the history of the Western hemisphere. The quake killed an estimated 250,000 and the island is still recovering. Jeff Glor reports.
Firefighters see hope in battling Australia wildfires as temperatures are set to dropFirefighters battling massive bushfires say a break in the heat will allow them to go on offense. Meanwhile, Sydney's Opera House projected images of the firefighters on the building's iconic sails. An investigation is also being launched into the government's response to the fires. Jamie Yuccas reports.