Yosemite National Park

USA Today
April 23, 2019 - 8:11 am
New details have emerged about the nature of a fall that took the life of an Israeli teen hiking in Yosemite National Park last summer. Tomer Frankfurter died on Sept. 4, 2018, while attempting to mimic a popular photograph while dangling from a rock, authorities said. Frankfurter, an 18-year-old...
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February 20, 2019 - 8:37 am
(KNX 1070) - You've only got a few more days to see a winter phenomenon. Correspondent DeMarco Morgan has more on the stunning 'Firefall' in Yosemite National Park. "Part of what makes this site so special is how brief it is. The phenomenon only lasts about five to 10 minutes right as the sun sets...
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USA Today
January 22, 2019 - 9:05 am
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol has released video of the dramatic rescue of two British tourists who were trapped on the edge of a massive granite cliff overlooking the Yosemite Valley. The video shows a CHP helicopter crew pulling up the two unidentified men...
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January 04, 2019 - 3:13 pm
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - A man died after falling into a river at Yosemite National Park on Christmas Day, the National Park Service said Friday. The man apparently slipped down Silver Apron, a large, sloping granite area above Nevada Fall, and suffered a head injury, government...
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AP
October 26, 2018 - 8:28 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The deaths of two people who fell from a popular Yosemite National Park overlook were being investigated Friday by park officials who were still working to recover the bodies. Visitors can walk to the edge of a vertigo-inducing granite ledge without railings that has become a...
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CBS News
July 23, 2018 - 10:00 am
(KNX 1070/CBS News) - Firefighters are bracing for tougher weather conditions as they battle the Ferguson fire near Yosemite National Park. A heat advisory for the region goes into effect Tuesday afternoon, with triple-digit temperatures. So far it's burned more than 33,000 acres and is 13 percent...
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CBS News
July 15, 2018 - 9:01 am
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (CBS News/KNX 1070) - A second firefighter has died battling the Ferguson Fire near Yosemite National Park. He's been identified as Brian Hughes, captain of the Arrowhead Interagency Hotshots. He was 33. The fire is 30 percent contained. The main part of the Yosemite...
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CBS News
June 03, 2018 - 6:50 pm
(CBSNews/KNX1070) - Two climbers didn't survive a fall in Yosemite National Park, according to the National Park Service. They fell while climbing the Freeblast Route on El Capitan inside the park Saturday morning. Yosemite Park Rangers and Search and Rescue staff responded to El Capitan after...
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