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King Fire’s Rapid Spread Worries Foresthill Community

Sep 18, 2014
King Fire’s Rapid Spread Worries Foresthill Community

FORESTHILL- Foresthill is not under evacuation, but the King fire is burning only 16 miles away, so many residents are prepared regardless. “It’s scary when you see the flames at night and the smoke every morning,” said Jarvis Valdez. Valdez says he has trouble sleeping because he’s scared the blaze will spread overnight. Valdez...

Mandatory Evacuations Increase as King Fire Blazes

Sep 18, 2014
Mandatory Evacuations Increase as King Fire Blazes

POLLOCK PINES- Five days after the King Fire’s ignition, the is continuing its spread and is causing more more people to evacuate their homes. The King Fire is currently only 10% contained and has burned over 114 square miles of forestland. To put the size of the fire into perspective, Sacramento’s city limits cover...

Several Businesses near King Fire: “We’re open!”

Sep 18, 2014
Several Businesses near King Fire: “We’re open!”

CAMINO- Where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire. But in Apple Hill Thursday, a smoky texture in the air surely told a different story. “Apple Hill is open. There is no fire in Apple Hill!” said Ray Larsen quite enthusiastically. Ray Larsen is the owner of Larsen Apples. “We called my sister to make double sure we...

Three People Face Charges after 11-Year-Old Dies

Sep 18, 2014
Three People Face Charges after 11-Year-Old Dies

Three people were arraigned in connection to the death of 11-year-old Hunter Davis Thursday in San Joaquin County. Police say 17-year-old Zak Hurlburt shot Davis in the head on September 6th at a Manteca House Party. Davis died on Monday. Hurlburt was charged with his murder on Thursday. “He’s been charged with murder. He...

Stockton Man Arrested for Sexual Abuse of Granddaughter and Niece

Sep 18, 2014
Stockton Man Arrested for Sexual Abuse of Granddaughter and Niece

STOCKTON- According to the Stockton Police Department, police arrested a man for lewd acts with one child and continuous sexual abuse of another. The man, Herman Marquez, 57, was reported to have been a grandfather to one of the victims, and an uncle to the other. One victim said he inappropriately touched her on...

8 People, Including 6 Children, Killed in Florida Domestic Shooting

Sep 18, 2014
8 People, Including 6 Children, Killed in Florida Domestic Shooting

(CNN) — A Florida man shot and killed his daughter and six grandchildren Thursday afternoon in the small north-central Florida town of Bell in what authorities called a murder-suicide. Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Robert Schultz identified the shooter as Don Spirit, 51. The sheriff told reporters the children ranged in age from 3 months to...

Big Rig Catches Fire on I-5, Shuts Down Northbound Lanes

Sep 18, 2014
Big Rig Catches Fire on I-5, Shuts Down Northbound Lanes

SACRAMENTO- A big rig crashed and burst into flames on I-5 north on Wednesday. According to CHP, the accident happened just before 4:30 p.m. Firefighters extinguished the flames, but the truck is still in the center of the freeway. Northbound lanes are shutdown just north of Sutterville Road near the US-50 connector. Traffic is being...

700-Year-Old Skeletons found ‘Holding Hands’

Sep 18, 2014
700-Year-Old Skeletons found ‘Holding Hands’

(CNN) — Even death couldn’t part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with their fingers entwined. A team of archaeologists from the University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) are working with volunteers on a four-year excavation project at the site, which overlooks the small village of Hallaton. Vicki...

Stockton Home Surveillance Captures Gunfire

Sep 15, 2014
Stockton Home Surveillance Captures Gunfire

STOCKTON- Shots fired after 2 a.m. Saturday morning in Stockton, where a man died. Just hours later, gunshots whizzed through the air again, all captured by a home surveillance system in North Stockton. When all the gun smoke settled, a total of 6 people were shot, 2 of them children. “It sounded like the...

Firefighters Protecting Highway 50 from King Fire

Sep 15, 2014
Firefighters Protecting Highway 50 from King Fire

POLLOCK PINES- Many homes are still being threatened in Pollock Pines tonight. Those who live there are doing what they can to stay up to date on the latest information coming from CAL FIRE. From all over Pollock Pines people have gathered to watch firefighters battle the King Fire from afar. “We sleep with...

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