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2 Inmate Deaths in 2 Weeks, Both Being Investigated

Dec 19, 2014
2 Inmate Deaths in 2 Weeks, Both Being Investigated

SACRAMENTO- The Sacramento County Jail has had 2 inmate deaths in just as many weeks. Now the family of one of those inmates believes more could have been done to prevent the deaths. 59-year-old Kennedy Barron’s family said he was diabetic when he went to that jail to serve a 29-day stint. Just a...

Steven Spielberg Visits Yuba City

Dec 19, 2014
Steven Spielberg Visits Yuba City

YUBA CITY- Steven Spielberg visited a Yuba City brewery while working on a movie this week at Beale Air Force Base. Sutter Buttes Brewery owner Joe Federico says Dreamworks called saying they had a high profile customer coming in Tuesday night. Starstruck Customers snapped photos and posted them to social media. Federico says he...

Sac State to Host Future CIF State Bowl Games

Dec 19, 2014
Sac State to Host Future CIF State Bowl Games

SACRAMENTO- The state high school championship football games will be played in Sacramento the next three years, and hosted by Sac State. The California Interscholastic Federation, which oversees high school sports in the state, made the announcement Friday as this year’s State Bowl Games were kicking off at the StubHub Center in Carson. In a statement...

Man Arrested in Target on Burglary, Sexual Assault Charges

Dec 19, 2014
Man Arrested in Target on Burglary, Sexual Assault Charges

SACRAMENTO- A man was arrested outside of a local Target on Wednesday. According to the Sacramento Police Department, officers rushed to the Target on 65th Street around 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Police say Elue Palmer, 20, had been detained by Target staff for shoplifting. But as officers investigated the scene, a woman came forward...

Police Release Autopsy, Teen Killed by Fallen Tree

Dec 19, 2014
Police Release Autopsy, Teen Killed by Fallen Tree

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE- Police in South Lake Tahoe say an autopsy shows Dejon Smith’s death was instantaneously caused by a tree falling on him and crushing him. The autopsy was performed in Sacramento on Wednesday. According to the autopsy, 14-year-old Dejon Smith was killed on December 11th by the blunt force impact of the tree....

Police Sued over Cell Phone Tracking System

Dec 19, 2014
Police Sued over Cell Phone Tracking System

SAN DIEGO (KSWB) — A national advocacy group is suing the San Diego Police Department claiming they use a controversial surveillance tool that allows them to track cell phones. The StingRay, an International Mobile Subscriber Identity catcher, is the latest tool being used by law enforcement across the country, including SDPD. It allows the user...

Teen Killed by Fallen Tree in Tahoe Storm

Dec 14, 2014
Teen Killed by Fallen Tree in Tahoe Storm

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE- The body of a missing 14-year-old South Lake Tahoe boy has been found. Police say the teen was crushed by a falling tree in Thursday’s storm. Dejon Smith was a freshman at South Lake Tahoe High School “I just feel so so so sad for his family it just like breaks...

Two Bodies Burned in Murder Suicide

Dec 14, 2014
Two Bodies Burned in Murder Suicide

STOCKTON- Two burned bodies were discovered in a Stockton backyard on Sunday, police say. According to the Stockton Police Department, officers received a call just before 5 p.m. about two bodies being discovered on West Sonora Street near the Ort J. Lofthus Freeway. When officers arrived they found a dead couple burned in the backyard of a...

49ers Eliminated from Playoffs, Kaepernick Jersey Sales Diminishing

Dec 14, 2014
49ers Eliminated from Playoffs, Kaepernick Jersey Sales Diminishing

SACRAMENTO- Another loss for the San Francisco 49ers, and many are saying 2014 is a season in turmoil, thanks to the less-than-stellar play of quarterback, Colin Kaepernick. His incredible upbringing and impressive plays seem to have worn off on local loyalists, while many bandwagon fans are also showing disapproval of the Northern California player. NFL...

Cleanup Continues after Thursday’s Storm

Dec 14, 2014
Cleanup Continues after Thursday’s Storm

SACRAMENTO COUNTY- Powerful winds and heavy rain last week left a mess in parts of Sacramento. While the storm has ended, cleanup has not. On Mira del Rio drive, just outside Rancho Cordova, homeowner Joseph Pica was cleaning up fallen wood Sunday. A large tree uprooted early Thursday morning and came crashing down. It...

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