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Rescuers search Journeys End mobile home park in Santa Rosa for human remains

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Authorities began the grim task of searching the Journey's End mobile home park in Santa Rosa.
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In startling move, Lowry Grove may reopen to RVs and mobile homes

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A “Reopening soon” sign now sits on the site of the shuttered mobile home park.
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Woman survives Las Vegas shooting, loses home in wildfire the next week

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SANTA ROSA, Calif. - After attending the Jason Aldean concert in Las Vegas and surviving the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history, a woman returned to California only to have her Santa Rosa home destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire one week later. “Last Sunday, I was running from bullets,” 51-year-old Michella Flores told KTVU. “This Sunday, I was running from fire. Flores, a flight attendant who has also worked as a firefighter and a paramedic, said she was driving to...
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North Bay Wildfires Day 6: Searchers find more bodies at Santa Rosa mobile home park

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Dozens of search and rescue personnel are on site at a mobile home park in Santa Rosa with the grim task of searching for residents who didn't make it out before wildfire swept through the North Bay.
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Teams report first progress against wine country wildfires

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SANTA ROSA, Calif. - A fifth day of desperate firefighting in California wine country brought a glimmer of hope Friday as crews batting the flames reported their first progress toward containing the massive blazes, and hundreds more firefighters poured in to join the effort. Seventeen large fires were still burning across Northern California, with more than 9,000 firefighters attacking the flames. "The emergency is not over, and we continue to work at it, but we are seeing some great progress," said the state's emergency operations director, Mark Ghilarducci.
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Watch: Alligators celebrate Thanksgiving by gobbling down turkeys

Watch: Alligators celebrate Thanksgiving by gobbling down turkeys

At a time of giving thanks these alligators were certainly very thankful for their turkey dinner in Florida. Read more ...

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe granted immunity, military says

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe granted immunity, military says

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe and his wife have been granted immunity from prosecution, the military said Thursday, allowing the couple to remain in the country. Read more ...

Officials: Teen choked girlfriend, decapitated her puppy

Officials: Teen choked girlfriend, decapitated her puppy

Authorities in North Carolina have accused a man of assaulting his girlfriend and decapitating her puppy. Read more ...

Rappers demand justice after black youth, 15, severely injured during arrest

Rappers demand justice after black youth, 15, severely injured during arrest

A 15-year-old boy was left with severe facial injuries and bruising to the brain during his arrest by London's Metropolitan Police. The Independent Police Complaints Commission... Read more ...

​​Heat top Celtics, snap Boston's 16-game win streak

​​Heat top Celtics, snap Boston's 16-game win streak

The 16-game winning streak ended tied for the fourth-longest in Celtics history. Read more ...

These Are the Corporate Interests Behind Your Favorite Macy's Thanksgiving...

These Are the Corporate Interests Behind Your Favorite Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons

The balloons in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade aren't just kept aloft by 300,000 cubic feet of helium; they're also propped up by big corporate bucks. The very first parade... Read more ...

Myanmar, Bangladesh Announce Tentative Deal To Repatriate Rohingya Refugees

Myanmar, Bangladesh Announce Tentative Deal To Repatriate Rohingya Refugees

Myanmar says it is ready to accept refugees back into the country, but many details of the deal are unclear. Read more ...

​DOJ orders review of background check process following Texas church shooting

​DOJ orders review of background check process following Texas church shooting

The Attorney General's Office's statement expressed its concern over this misstep saying that the information is a “alarming revelation.” Read more ...

Kevin Durant: Heated exchange with Russell Westbrook is 'just ball'

Kevin Durant: Heated exchange with Russell Westbrook is 'just ball'

Warriors' Kevin Durant returned to Oklahoma City on Wednesday night and tensions were high with his former teammate Russell Westbrook. Read more ...

Rep. Joe Barton told woman he would report her to Capitol Police if she...

Rep. Joe Barton told woman he would report her to Capitol Police if she exposed his secret sex life

WASHINGTON - Rep. Joe Barton, who apologized Wednesday for a lewd photo of him that circulated on the Internet, told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos... Read more ...