It is the first time the National Guard was called in to quell unrest in Baltimore since 1968, when some of the same neighborhoods were convulsed by violence after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Alturus Rancheria is one of the tiniest Indian tribes in California. But it commands an outsized amount of attention from the courts. The adoption of new members, including white men, has fueled conflicts over money.
Atwater police are looking for a group of men believed to have gang raped a Merced County teenager over the weekend. One man has been identified as a suspect. Police believe the attackers are all involved in a criminal street gang in Atwater.
Helicopters are crisscrossing the mountains near the epicenter of the earthquake that killed more than 4,400, ferrying the injured to clinics and taking emergency supplies back to villages cut off by landslides.