California's Mendocino Wildfire Becomes The Largest In State History

California's Mendocino Wildfire Becomes The Largest In State History

A combination of wildfires raging north of San Francisco, which already has consumed an area almost as big as Los Angeles, is now the largest fire in modern California history, authorities said Monday night. The Mendocino Complex fire, which includes two blazes along the Mendocino National Forest, had chewed through more than 283,800 acres as of […]

California fire explodes in size over weekend, is now 2nd largest in state history

California fire explodes in size over weekend, is now 2nd largest in state history

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More Than a Dozen People Arrested Amid Right-Wing Rally, Counterprotests in Berkeley

More Than a Dozen People Arrested Amid Right-Wing Rally, Counterprotests in Berkeley

Protesters shout at each other during a free speech rally with right wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at U.C. Berkeley on Sept. 24, 2017 in Berkeley. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Protesters shout at each other during a free speech rally with right wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at U.C. Berkeley on Sept. 24, 2017 in Berkeley. (Credit: […]

Western US firefighters to face gusty winds, building heat as Carr Fire explodes to more than 145000 acres

Western US firefighters to face gusty winds, building heat as Carr Fire explodes to more than 145000 acres

Western US firefighters to face gusty winds, building heat as Carr Fire explodes to more than 145000 acres  AccuWeather.com Mendocino Complex Becomes California’s 6th Largest Wildfire; Deadly Carr Fire Ignited by Flat Tire, Officials Say  The Weather Channel The Latest: Growing California fires prompt new evacuations  Fox News State fires: Fires whipped up by dry, hot day; new […]

OHP: 5 people killed in Saturday plane crash near Ponca City

OHP: 5 people killed in Saturday plane crash near Ponca City

PONCA CITY — Five people were killed Saturday morning in a plane crash northwest of Ponca City. Authorities said the crash happened about 10:40 a.m. Saturday. Kay County Sheriff Steve Kelley said a small passenger plane crashed into a soybean field near Hubbard Road and S U Street. Kelley said there were no survivors. Lynn […]

Army IDs Fort Campbell soldier killed in weapons training accident

Army IDs Fort Campbell soldier killed in weapons training accident

Pvt. 2nd Class Jeremy J. Wells, 19, was killed in a training accident Wednesday at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.  (U.S. Army) U.S. Army officials on Friday identified the soldier who died in a weapons training accident at Fort Campbell in Kentucky earlier this week. Pvt. 2nd Class Jeremy J. Wells, 19, of Adairsville, Ga., was […]

Cruz releases first TV ads of re-election bid, including 2 attacking O'Rourke

Cruz releases first TV ads of re-election bid, including 2 attacking O'Rourke

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with information about a second attack ad from the Ted Cruz campaign that went on the air Friday. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has started airing the first TV ads of his re-election campaign, including one that highlights his work on the state’s recovery from Hurricane Harvey and […]

Tennessee set for Senate battle, Pence-backed candidate loses governor's primary

Tennessee set for Senate battle, Pence-backed candidate loses governor's primary

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Trump administration to freeze fuel-efficiency requirements

Trump administration to freeze fuel-efficiency requirements

Traffic flows near the interchanges that link Interstates 495 and 270. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) The Trump administration on Thursday announced plans to freeze fuel-efficiency requirements for the nation’s cars and trucks through 2026 — a massive regulatory rollback likely to spur a legal battle with California and other states, as well as create potential […]

New fires threaten homes in Northern California's El Dorado County, taxing firefighter resources

New fires threaten homes in Northern California's El Dorado County, taxing firefighter resources

New fires threaten homes in Northern California’s El Dorado County, taxing firefighter resources  Los Angeles Times California wildfires scorch an area the size of Los Angeles, with high winds expected to spread the flames  CNN More than 1000 homes torched in California wildfires  Albuquerque Journal 3D guns and the truth — Don’t get bent out of shape by […]