August 28, 2014 1:29 p.m.
PORTLAND — Fire bosses have put about 100 residents near the Cascade Range town Oakridge on alert to get out of the way of a wildfire.
By Patrick Timm August 28, 2014 6 a.m.
Another hot day Wednesday but that will be it for a while as we get cooler air from the northwest filtering in via marine clouds. Still close to 80 degrees today and then pleasant 70s through the long holiday weekend. The risk of showers was looking even less likely over the weekend Wednesday afternoon so we have it in the forecast but in the "chance" category.
By GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press August 27, 2014 7:55 p.m.
SEAL BEACH, Calif. — Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning, 20-foot waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore.
By Associated Press August 27, 2014 12:59 p.m.
TAMPA, Fla. — A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said.
By GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press August 27, 2014 10:17 a.m.
SEAL BEACH, Calif. — A low-lying street in the Southern California shore community of Seal Beach was inundated by rising seawater early Wednesday while authorities along the coast braced for an even bigger storm surge brought on by Hurricane Marie spinning off Mexico's Pacific coast.
By SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press August 27, 2014 6 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says.