Environment and nature

November 10, 2018 - 8:57 am
MIAMI (AP) — Officials say a Florida trapper has captured a record-setting python as part of a program to remove the invasive species from the Everglades. A South Florida Water Management District news release says Kyle Penniston captured a 17-foot, 5-inch (5.3-meter) female Burmese python while...
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A firefighter battles the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, Calif., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. There's no word on what sparked the Woolsey Fire and smaller Hill blaze Thursday. But winds are blamed for pushing the fire through scenic canyon communities and ridgetop homes. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
November 10, 2018 - 4:45 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Not a single resident of Paradise can be seen anywhere in town after most of them fled the burning Northern California community that may be lost forever. Abandoned, charred vehicles cluttered the main thoroughfare, evidence of the panicked evacuation a day earlier. Most of...
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Firefighters work to keep flames from spreading through the Shadowbrook apartment complex as a wildfire burns through Paradise, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 10, 2018 - 4:34 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 1:30 a.m. President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold federal payments to California, claiming its forest management is "so poor." Trump says Saturday "there is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly fires in...
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Cathy Fallon reacts as she stands near the charred remains of her home, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. "I'll be darned if I'm going to let those horses burn in the fire," said Fallon, who stayed on her property to protect her 14 horses, all of which survived. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 09, 2018 - 11:09 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A fierce wildfire in Northern California incinerated most of a town of about 30,000 people with flames that moved so fast there was nothing firefighters could do, authorities said Friday. Nine people died in what quickly grew into the state's most destructive fire in at...
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Firefighters work to keep flames from spreading through the Shadowbrook apartment complex as a wildfire burns through Paradise, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 09, 2018 - 10:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric Company says it will cooperate with any investigations stemming from a massive wildfire in Northern California. The utility told state regulators Thursday that it experienced a problem on...
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Firefighters work to keep flames from spreading through the Shadowbrook apartment complex as a wildfire burns through Paradise, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 09, 2018 - 9:47 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A Northern California sheriff says only one of the nine people who died in a wildfire was found inside a home. Butte County Sheriff Korey Honea said Friday that three people were found outside homes and four...
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Firefighters work to keep flames from spreading through the Shadowbrook apartment complex as a wildfire burns through Paradise, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 09, 2018 - 9:37 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A Northern California sheriff says only one of the nine people who died in a wildfire was found inside a home. Butte County Sheriff Korey Honea said Friday that three people were found outside homes and four...
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Firefighters work to keep flames from spreading through the Shadowbrook apartment complex as a wildfire burns through Paradise, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 09, 2018 - 9:31 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A Northern California sheriff says only one of the nine people who died in a wildfire was found inside a home. Butte County Sheriff Korey Honea said Friday that three people were found outside homes and four...
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Cathy Fallon reacts as she stands near the charred remains of her home, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. "I'll be darned if I'm going to let those horses burn in the fire," said Fallon, who stayed on her property to protect her 14 horses, all of which survived. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 09, 2018 - 9:28 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A fierce wildfire in Northern California incinerated most of a town of about 30,000 people with flames that moved so fast there was nothing firefighters could do, authorities said Friday. Nine people died in what quickly grew into the state's most destructive fire in at...
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Firefighters work to keep flames from spreading through the Shadowbrook apartment complex as a wildfire burns through Paradise, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 09, 2018 - 9:15 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 7:15 p.m. California fire officials say a wildfire in Northern California has destroyed more than 6,500 structures and grown to 140 square miles (362 square kilometers). Fire officials said Friday the destroyed...
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