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PARADISE, Calif | Number of missing after California fire dwindles to 49

PARADISE, Calif— The number of people listed as missing after Northern California’s catastrophic wildfire has been whittled to 49. The figure announced Friday night by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office shows authorities have made significant progress in accounting for survivors of the deadliest wildfire in state history. Two weeks ago, the number of people listed … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif | Number of missing after California fire dwindles to 49

CHICO, Calif. | Relatives, strangers offer hot meal, comfort to evacuees

CHICO, Calif. — Hannah Crenshaw hosts a Thanksgiving dinner each year, cooking turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes — her favorite — for up to 15 guests at her home in Magalia. That’s not an option this year. Her house burned down in the wildfire that tore through the town of Paradise and surrounding communities, killing … Continue reading CHICO, Calif. | Relatives, strangers offer hot meal, comfort to evacuees

LAHAINA, Hawaii | The Latest: No. 1 Duke routs San Diego State 90-64 in Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii — The Latest on the Maui Invitational college basketball tournament (all times local): 2:30 p.m. R.J. Barrett scored 20 points, Cam Reddish added 16 and top-ranked Duke remained undefeated at the Maui Invitational with a 90-64 rout over San Diego State. The Blue Devils (4-0) shot 52 percent, made 10 of 25 from … Continue reading LAHAINA, Hawaii | The Latest: No. 1 Duke routs San Diego State 90-64 in Maui

PARADISE, Calif | Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 29

PARADISE, Calif  — The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape. In some cases, there were only charred fragments of bone, so small that coroner’s investigators used a … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif | Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 29

PARADISE, Calif | Hearses stand by as crews search for California fire victims

PARADISE, Calif. — With hearses standing by, crews stepped up the search for bodies in the smoking ruins of Paradise, and relatives desperately looked for more than 100 missing loved ones, as wind-whipped wildfires raged Sunday on both ends of the state. The statewide death toll stood at 25 and appeared certain to rise. At … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif | Hearses stand by as crews search for California fire victims

PARADISE, Calif. | The Latest: More towns empty as N. California blaze burns on

PARADISE, Calif.  — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Authorities in Northern California have ordered residents to leave four small communities southeast of a town leveled by a deadly wildfire. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday issued an evacuation order for the communities of Berry Creek, Bush Creek, Mountain House, … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif. | The Latest: More towns empty as N. California blaze burns on