Bear Fire Update: 3 Confirmed Dead, A Dozen Still Missing In Huge NorCal WildfireAuthorities early Wednesday evening confirmed that three people were dead and a dozen missing in connection with the Bear Fire that exploded in size overnight across three Northern California counties.
Crews Make Progress On Nelson Fire In Oroville; 4 Homes DestroyedCrews in Butte County have stopped the forward spread of a brush fire Wednesday afternoon that destroyed four homes and forced evacuations for part of Oroville, according to authorities.
Explosion at Butte County Home Leads to Oroville Woman's ArrestAuthorities are investigating a suspected bomb-making operation after a man was injured and a woman was arrested following an explosion at a Butte County home.
At-Risk Woman Missing In Sierra For A Week Found Alive Inside SUV Buried In SnowA woman with dementia missing for nearly a week has been found alive inside her SUV after a helicopter crew spotted the vehicle buried in snow.
Woman Arrested For Allegedly Scamming Elderly Victim Who Lost Home In 2018 Camp FireNorthern California authorities have arrested a woman they say scammed $63,100 from a 75-year-old who lost a home in a wildfire last year that killed 85.
Private Jet Aborts Take Off At Oroville Airport; Bursts Into FlamesA private jet aborted a take-off at the Oroville airport Wednesday, bursting into flames after the 10 people aboard were able to escape the wreckage.
Butte County Sheriff Takes To Social Media To Calm Fears Of Oroville Dam FailureButte County officials attempted to quell fears Wednesday, triggered by social media rumors, that the newly rebuilt Oroville Dam was on the brink of a catastrophic collapse.
Funnel Cloud Forms Over Hwy 70 In OrovilleImages of a looming funnel cloud forming over Highway 70 in Oroville surfaced on social media on Wednesday afternoon.
New Spot Fire In Butte County Prompts More Evacuations In CherokeeNew evacuations were ordered in Cherokee, southeast of the town of Paradise, due to a new spot fire that expanded in the late hours of the night. 
Officials: Oroville Dam Spillway Will Be Ready For RainCalifornia water officials said Wednesday that the $1.1 billion spillway at the nation's tallest dam will be in full working order if it's needed this winter, nearly two years after it was damaged and thousands were forced to flee.
Partially Rebuilt Oroville Dam Spillway May See Use This WeekOroville Dam operators said Tuesday they may have to release water over a partially rebuilt spillway for the first time since repairs began on the badly damaged structure last summer.