Life resumes, questions linger in crippled dam's shadow
OROVILLE, Calif. — People who live below the nation's tallest dam returned home yesterday as officials declared damage to the Oroville Dam's two spillways under control for now and lifted an evacuation order.
Regulators rebuffed 2005 warning about Calif. dam's spillway
As officials scramble to repair a deteriorating emergency spillway at Oroville Dam in Northern California, documents show environmental groups pleaded with federal officials to reinforce the infrastructure nearly a dozen years ago.
Thousands flee as engineers assess crippled Calif. dam
Nearly 200,000 Northern California residents were ordered to evacuate yesterday as officials monitored an eroding spillway at the nation's tallest dam.
Juror details how prosecutors failed to make their case
As the government prepares for the second trial stemming from last winter's armed standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, an interview with a pivotal juror from the first trial reveals significant missteps that cost federal prosecutors the convictions of the occupation's leaders.
'Incredibly crucial' Bundy ranch trials begin today
Federal prosecutors today will kick off the first of three trials stemming from the 2014 armed standoff at the Bundy family ranch in Bunkerville, Nev.