UPDATE: Santa Rosa Police Call Abduction of 15-Year-Old Vallejo Girl a 'Poorly Planned Prank'Santa Rosa police confirmed Thursday afternoon that the alleged abduction of a 15-year-old Vallejo girl in Santa Rosa-- which triggered an Amber Alert -- was in fact "a poorly planned prank."
Abducted Vallejo Teen Girl Found Safe, Amber Alert CanceledThere was no word on where she was found, or if the suspect is in custody.
Glass Fire Destroys Homes In NorCal Wine Country, Thousands FleeThe Glass Fire has burned through vineyards, destroyed homes and driven at least 2,000 local residents from their homes.
Twin NorCal Wildfires Force Thousands to Flee, Dozens Of Homes DestroyedThe two fires are threatening 9,000 homes and have charred an area five times the size of San Francisco.
Court Rejects Immunity For No. Calif. Deputy Who Shot TeenA Ninth Circuit judge said evidence supported the court's determination that the boy's toy gun may not have posed a threat to the deputy.
Santa Rosa Man Charged In 1974 Murder Of La Palma WomanA Santa Rosa man was charged Tuesday with the 1974 murder of a 30-year-old woman in her La Palma apartment after DNA linked him to the crime, Orange County District Attorney’s officials said.
Firefighters Find Charred Human Remains Inside CarFirefighters found charred human remains inside a car in Mountain Center after they were called to fight a nearby brush fire.
Amgen Tour Of California Going Northward: To Start In San Diego County, End In Santa RosaThe Amgen Tour of California will take a new approach as it will start south and take cyclists northward up to Santa Rosa in 2013, for the first time of the race’s history.
Body Of Agoura Hills Woman Found In Van Driven Into RiverAuthorities have discovered the body of a Southern California woman who appears to have accidentally driven into the Russian River while heading to her Santa Rosa hotel over the weekend.
Northern California Man Gets 6 Month Jail Sentence For 19th DUIA Northern California man with 19 drunken driving convictions has avoided a prison term, but will be spending some time in jail.
A Guide to the Channel IslandsThe Channel Islands National Park is comprised of five islands, home to 2,000 land and sea plants and animals, many of them found nowhere else in the world. It's a hiker and photographer's paradise.