Meteorites found in California along path of fireball

Thursday, April 26, 2012 | 10:53 a.m. CDT

RENO, Nev. — Robert Ward has been hunting and collecting meteorites for more than 20 years, so he knew he'd found something special in the Sierra foothills along the path of a flaming fireball that shook parts of Northern California and Nevada with a sonic boom over the weekend.