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    Teams Assess Damage of King Fire

    By Katie Lyons

    POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Assessment teams sought Saturday to find out just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California. While officials confirmed that several structures have been Full Article

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    5 Inmates Escape Central Valley Jail

    By Aaron Pero

    MADERA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Central California are on the hunt for five inmates who have escaped a correctional facility. Madera County Sheriff's spokeswoman Erica Stuart says the inmates broke out of the Madera County jail late Friday night. Authorities Full Article

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    UPDATE: 4 out of 5 Escaped Inmates Caught

    By Candice Naranjo

    MADERA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say four of five inmates who escaped from a central California jail have been caught. Madera County sheriff's spokeswoman Erica Stuart says the four were captured Saturday night, about 24 hours after they escaped from Full Article

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    Teams Assess Damage as Pollock Pines Fire Continues to Burn

    By Candice Naranjo

    POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Assessment teams hope to get an idea Saturday of just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California. While officials confirmed that several structures Full Article

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    VIDEO: Coastal Cleanup Day Happening Along California Shorelines

    By Candice Naranjo

    Today is 30th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day in California and several sites have been set up along the California coast. The event which draws thousands of volunteers to the coast to pick up trash begins at 9 a.m. and Full Article

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    Actress Detained By Police Refuses To Apologize

    By Aaron Pero

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played a role in the incident, despite calls from local civil rights leaders. Daniele Watts issued a statement late Friday through Full Article

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    Los Cabos Struggles To Return Order

    By Aaron Pero

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities struggled Friday to restore services and calm residents five days after Hurricane Odile knocked out power, water and phone service along the Baja Peninsula, sparking widespread looting in the resort area of Los Cabos. Federal officials Full Article

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    THANK YOU FIREFIGHTERS!!

    By Candice Naranjo

    Thank you to the Heroes that have worked tirelessly to keep us safe while battling the massive Pollock Pines Fire!! Full Article

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    143 Norcal Homes Destroyed By Wildfire

    By Aaron Pero

    CAMINO, Calif. (AP) — The final count is in on homes and other buildings destroyed by a wildfire that tore through a small Northern California timber town. Weed city administrator Ron Stock said Thursday that 143 homes and nine other buildings Full Article

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    46 Years Later Stolen Sports Car Returned To Owner

    By Aaron Pero

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty-six years ago Ivan Schneider, successful Manhattan lawyer, bought himself the Jaguar convertible that would feature in a most unusual tale of unrequited love. It was the first (and "prettiest") of many luxury cars he would own, Full Article

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    JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing

    By Candice Naranjo

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A JetBlue airliner experienced engine problems and returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after a short flight that ended with passengers evacuating onto the runway using the plane's emergency slides. None of the 142 Full Article

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    BREAKING: Suspect Arrested in Pollock Pines Fire

    By Candice Naranjo

    POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say they have arrested a man on suspicion of arson in a fast-growing California wildfire that has driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes. The arrest of 37-year-old Wayne Allen Huntsman was announced Full Article

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    VIDEO: Pollock Pines Fire Doubles in Size Overnight

    By Candice Naranjo

    POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire that was threatening more than 2,000 homes in Northern California showed explosive growth, consuming tens of thousands of additional acres, fire officials said Thursday. The fire east of Sacramento had burned through Full Article

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    Sierra Wildfire Threatens 500 Homes

    By Aaron Pero

    WEED, Calif. (AP) — Just days after a wildfire tore through a small Northern California town and destroyed scores of homes, crews on Wednesday battled another fast-moving blaze in the region that was also threatening residences. Hundreds of additional firefighters were Full Article

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    School Police Stock Up On Free Military Gear

    By Aaron Pero

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles. At least 26 school districts across the country have Full Article

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    VIDEO: Hundreds of Homes Threatened as Wildfires Burn Through Northern California

    By Candice Naranjo

    WEED, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of additional firefighters have been dispatched to a fast-growing wildfire in Northern California as crews continue to mop up another blaze that tore through a small town. More than 2,500 firefighters were battling the blaze Full Article