Greg Cotta

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Rancho Cordova Residents Riled over New Gun Range

Aug 31, 2014
Rancho Cordova Residents Riled over New Gun Range

RANCHO CORDOVA— Residents in Rancho Cordova are upset a combination shooting range and gun store is opening up in their neighborhood between a church and a school, and across the street from a park. “They’re building a gun range right across the street from a park, where it’s peaceful,” said local resident Teresa Murphy. “You...

State Legislature Tradition Damages Statue

Aug 31, 2014
State Legislature Tradition Damages Statue

SACRAMENTO— We can toss the moral of the story right up front; coins are made for flipping, fingers are not. “A finger is missing,” said Ashely Espinoza, an elementary school aged-sightseer at the Capitol. She pointed with her own finger at a statue that sits in the rotunda of the California State Capitol building in...

Sac Police set up Mobile Cameras to Catch Stabbing Suspect

Aug 31, 2014
Sac Police set up Mobile Cameras to Catch Stabbing Suspect

SACRAMENTO— Sacramento police parked mobile surveillance cameras near 10th street in downtown, where two elderly asian men were recently stabbed in their necks. “Hearing that people were stabbed in the middle of the street, it’s a pretty scary thing,” a neighbor told FOX40. “It’s cowardly. Who would want to hurt an old guy,” said...

11-Year-Old from Lodi Killed in I-5 Crash

Aug 31, 2014
11-Year-Old from Lodi Killed in I-5 Crash

NEWMAN, Calif. - A young child died in a car crash on Saturday night, and the driver who caused the crash was arrested for second degree murder. According to California Highway Patrol in Merced, the driver and 4 other passengers were on northbound I-5 near the city of Newman around 7 p.m. The driver, Guillermo Graciano, 47,...

Coast Guard Rescues 5 Aboard Sinking Boat off San Diego

Aug 31, 2014
Coast Guard Rescues 5 Aboard Sinking Boat off San Diego

SAN DIEGO (LA Times)— The Coast Guard rescued five persons Saturday night when their 30-foot boat, the PMS Escape II, was in danger of sinking 17 miles west of San Diego. The Coast Guard station in San Diego dispatched a helicopter, cutter, and 45-foot response boat after receiving a distress call about 6 p.m....

Teen Shot and Killed in Stockton, Police Release Surveillance Video

Aug 31, 2014
Teen Shot and Killed in Stockton, Police Release Surveillance Video

STOCKTON— A teenage passenger riding in a silver sedan was shot and killed Saturday night when a dark colored SUV approached the car on Market St near E St. Ahmed Aljabri works at a market near where the shots were fired. “When they got here in front of the store one car shot at...

Sacramento Woman Dedicates 10 Years to Finding Missing Partner, Raising Funds for Next Search

Aug 31, 2014
Sacramento Woman Dedicates 10 Years to Finding Missing Partner, Raising Funds for Next Search

SACRAMENTO— A Sacramento woman continued to reach out to the public at the 2014 Sacramento Rainbow festival, for any information about her missing partner, Kathryn  LaMadrid. Shelli LaMadrid has dedicated the last ten years of her life to find her partner, Kathy LaMadrid, who went missing in Fort Bragg in December, 2004. Thanks to...

Siege of Iraqi Town Broken, U.S. Lawmakers Demand Strategy for ISIS

Aug 31, 2014
Siege of Iraqi Town Broken, U.S. Lawmakers Demand Strategy for ISIS

(CNN) — Iraqi security and volunteer forces have broken the siege of Amerli and have entered the town, retired Gen. Khaled al-Amerli, an Amerli resident and member of its self-defense force, told CNN on Sunday. Iraqi state TV also reported that the siege had been broken. The news prompted a wave of celebrations across...

49ers Ray McDonald Faces Domestic Violence Charge

Aug 31, 2014
49ers Ray McDonald Faces Domestic Violence Charge

(CNN) — The National Football League’s new domestic violence policy will be tested just three days after it was implemented by Commissioner Roger Goodell. San Jose, California, police arrested the San Francisco 49ers’ starting defensive end Ray McDonald on Sunday on felony domestic violence charges. Police say they responded at 2:48 a.m. to a...

Americana Event hosted at Old Sacramento after Gold Rush Days Cancellation

Aug 30, 2014
Americana Event hosted at Old Sacramento after Gold Rush Days Cancellation

OLD SACRAMENTO— On the boardwalk in Old Sacramento this weekend during “Americana,” you might run into Cardini the Great. He’s a magician who can make things appear with slight of hand. But he hasn’t had much luck conjuring his usual labor day weekend crowd. “It is not the same, man. When you walked to...

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