I-80 drug stops have resulted in forfeiture of tens of thousands of dollars by drivers after being stopped by county sheriff's deputies. The I-80 drug stops are in response to increased activity by Mexican drug cartels.
California earthquake: A strong, slow building magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit northern California Sunday night. No injuries or serious damage reported. The earthquake epicenter was 50 miles west of Eureka, Calif.
Sandstorm pileup: Humboldt General Hospital spokeswoman Nicole Maher said 26 people were treated at the hospital, including three in critical condition who were later transferred to a hospital in much-larger Reno, about 160 miles away.
After natural disasters such as the recent tornadoes that raced through the South, storm-damaged garden plants often recover much better than expected, says a gardener who's braved floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes.