Latest from Scott Wilson
For the first time in a decade, more people left California last year than arrived. The realities of flooding, drought, wildfires and high costs are weighing on a weary public.
  • Sep 12, 2020
The fires have fed on heat and dry conditions, including in some places that normally have the highest rainfall totals in the nation.
  • Sep 9, 2020
Seventy wildfires are charring parts of a half-dozen states from coastal California to the Rocky Mountains as smoke turns the sky red and dread dominates.
  • Sep 8, 2020
From Kenosha, Wis., to Aurora, Colo., increasingly diverse communities are policed by stubbornly White forces.
  • Sep 2, 2020
Dangerous weather — including “dry lightning” — was milder than forecast, allowing fire crews to make some gains.
  • Aug 24, 2020
Bars, pools and large gatherings are shutting down again as cases spike in the South and West, and the nation’s top infectious-disease doctor warned that the number of daily cases could more than double.
  • Jun 30, 2020
Residents of one California community nervously await the results of an investigation into the hanging death of Robert Fuller, originally suspected to be a suicide.
  • Jun 24, 2020