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Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 04:05 PM PST

Costly California Bullet Train Project Has Flaws: Audit

Costly California Bullet Train Project Has Flaws: Audit

Flawed decision-making and poor contract management contributed to billions in cost overruns and years of delays in the as-yet unbuilt California's high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco,...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 02:51 PM PST

Shooting Investigation in Camp Fire Evacuation Zone: Sheriff

Shooting Investigation in Camp Fire Evacuation Zone: Sheriff

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting within the Camp Fire evacuation zone.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 02:33 PM PST

Drone Video: Camp Fire Wipes Out Paradise

Drone Video: Camp Fire Wipes Out Paradise

One week after the deadly Camp Fire ignited in Northern California's Butte County, drones were allowed to fly above the burn zone to capture a glimpse of the devestation.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 01:50 PM PST

Engagement Ring Survives California Wildfire

Engagement Ring Survives California Wildfire

A Paradise, California man has found a glimmer of hope among the ashes of his parents' home that was recently destroyed in the Camp Fire. On Wednesday, Nick Maes combed through the burnt rubble searching for...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 01:08 PM PST

President Trump to Visit California as Firefighters Gain Ground on Deadly Wildfires

President Trump to Visit California as Firefighters Gain Ground on Deadly Wildfires

President Donald Trump will travel to California on Saturday to meet with people affected by the state's deadly and historic wildfires, according to the White House.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 04:45 PM PST

Mourners Honor Hero Sergeant Who Confronted Bar Shooter

Mourners Honor Hero Sergeant Who Confronted Bar Shooter

Sheriff's deputies knew him as a cop's cop, one who would "go to the ends of the earth" to solve a crime. To family and friends, Ron Helus was a devoted husband and father who loved to go fly fishing with his...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 09:09 AM PST

Experts Seek Ways to Boost Extreme Wildfire Survival Rates

Experts Seek Ways to Boost Extreme Wildfire Survival Rates

Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush, burying spark-prone power lines and lighting more controlled burns to keep vegetation in check could give people a better chance of surviving wildfires,...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 07:52 AM PST

Outbreak of Norovirus at Chico Wildfire Shelter Sickens 21

Outbreak of Norovirus at Chico Wildfire Shelter Sickens 21

There has been an outbreak of norovirus at a shelter housing people who evacuated their homes to escape the massive wildfire in Northern California. Butte County public health spokeswoman Lisa Almaguer said...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 11:37 PM PST

Camp Fire Death Toll at 63 and Counting in Butte County

Camp Fire Death Toll at 63 and Counting in Butte County

Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century, as the search went on for more bodies. At least 63 people were killed and 631 were unaccounted for a week...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 04:58 PM PST

Washington Firefighter Battling Woolsey Fire Struck by Car

Washington Firefighter Battling Woolsey Fire Struck by Car

A firefighter battling the Woolsey Fire early Thursday morning suffered severe chest injuries after being hit by a vehicle.

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