Driver Survives After Plunging Into River In Far Northern CaliforniaOfficials in far Northern California say a man survived for hours trapped in his upside-down car after it plunged into a frigid river.
Supertanker Deployed to California as Fires Explode Across WestFirefighters toiled in stifling heat Saturday on the lines of destructive wildfires across California and several western states, struggling to tame blazes that have forced evacuations of hundreds of homes.
Wildfire Jumps I-5, Governor Declares Emergency in Siskiyou CountyThe fire, called Klamathon, started Thursday afternoon and has forced evacuations in the small town of Hornbrook, California.
Hmong Settlers Say Siskiyou County Pot-Grow Crackdown Smells Like DiscriminationWith hundreds of illegal marijuana grow gardens pockmarking the landscape, the Siskiyou County sheriff believes there's an interstate cartel at work. But some locals say he's not on the level.
Hundreds Of Illegal Marijuana Grow Operations Sprout In Shadow Of Mount ShastaWhat's unfolding in Siskiyou County is an epic race between growers and the law to see who can get to the countless grow gardens first.
NorCal County Calls For State Of Emergency Over Illegal Pot FarmsGov. Jerry Brown is being asked to declare a state of emergency in a rural county where the sheriff says he's outmanned by illegal marijuana farmers.
Pot Growers Accused Of Offering $1 Million Bribe To NorCal SheriffFederal officials have charged a brother and sister with offering a California sheriff $1 million to turn a blind eye to their marijuana growing operations.
Tenn. Teacher Plotted To Take 15-Year-Old From California To MexicoA Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and driving her to California had planned to take the girl to Mexico.
Teacher Arrested With Student Fled To NorCal With Guns, Wife's CarTeacher Tad Cummins took guns, money and his wife's car before kidnapping a 15-year-old female student and taking her on a 2,500-mile cross-country journey that ended Thursday.
Lone Gray Wolf Spotted In Northern CaliforniaWildlife biologists believe they have spotted a lone gray wolf in Northern California's Siskiyou County.
One Month After Wildfire Scorches Town Of Weed, Cleanup In High GearOne month ago, the Boles Fire tore through the town of Weed in Siskiyou County, wiping out almost 200 homes in a matter of hours. Today, the cleanup is in high gear.
Arrest Made In Boles FireAn arrest was made Saturday morning in connection to last September’s Boles Fire in Siskiyou County, which burned almost 500 acres and destroyed more than 160 structures.
State Coordinating Response To Battle Massive Wildfires Throughout CaliforniaOfficials with the California Office of Emergency Services near Sacramento are making sure local communities have all the resources they need to fight these fires, from staffing, to tankers, to shelters.
Wildfire In Northern California Town Of Weed Burns 100 Homes, At Least 1,500 EvacuatedA fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.
Yosemite Wildfire Leads To Helicopter Evacuations Of Hikers From Half DomeA wildfire burning for weeks in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park grew unexpectedly, forcing the helicopter evacuation of about 100 park visitors.