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El Dorado County: man shoots himself while hunting bear, loses part of leg

Dec 11, 2012
El Dorado County: man shoots himself while hunting bear, loses part of leg


A local man lost part of his leg during a hunting excursion with friends on Saturday in El Dorado County.

The men were hunting for black bear when they came across one and chased it up a …

Giant Oak Tree Crushes Jeep, Narrowly Misses Home in Citrus Heights

Nov 22, 2012


Toby Hill woke up Wednesday morning to find a huge 50-plus-foot oak tree toppled over in front of his grandfather’s home.

“I heard a crunch, a loud crunch … ran out in my underwear,” Hill said with a …

South Sac Church Keeping Streets Safer with Nightwalk

Nov 15, 2012


Members of the south Sacramento Christian Center, along with locals they’ve met along the way, are helping to make city streets safer.

Through “Nightwalk,” they walk in groups through areas high in crime, reaching out to those in need …

Police Dog Sniffs Out Stockton Schools for Contrband

Nov 15, 2012


Four-year-old canine, Gordon, sniffed out some firecrackers his handler, Debi DeShon, hid in our FOX40 live truck.

“He finds gun powder-based products,” DeShon said.

That’s a good thing. Just since last month, at least three students have brought handguns …

Packed Town Hall Meeting on Ceasefire Operation

Nov 15, 2012


Rev. Jeffrey Brown from Boston, emphatically urged Stocktonians to reach out directly to those doing violence.

“This is a call for the people of faith in Stockton, California,” Brown said in front of a congregation gathered at Progressive Church …

Possible Motive in Oakdale Killings

Nov 14, 2012


Twenty-five-year-old Ryan Mazzariello served in the National Guard and was deployed to Kosovo.

But as he now sits in the Stanislaus County Jail, suspected of gunning down and killing two people outside of an Oakdale market, those who know …

200 gold fish left to die at sorority house front door

Nov 9, 2012
200 gold fish left to die at sorority house front door


The people who live along fraternity row in Davis expect pranks, but not the kind that happened at Alphi Phi House.

A couple of girls who live in the house said 200 gold fish weren’t simply left in a …

Video: Sacramento mayor’s new plan on arena refurbish

Nov 7, 2012
Video: Sacramento mayor’s new plan on arena refurbish


As Mayor Kevin Johnson embarks on four more years at the helm, FOX40 asked him about moving forward, moving without the Kings.

“Well, we don’t wanna move on,” the mayor said from his election celebration Tuesday night.

And after …

Federal Mediator Working with Raley’s and Union Negotiations

Nov 2, 2012

Many Raley’s customers said they won’t be inconvenienced, if workers go on strike. They will continue to shop at Raley’s.

Both sides have agreed to a media blackout.

But a federal mediator has stepped in to help and both sides …

Giants Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda on World Champs

Oct 31, 2012

Giants Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda marvels at the young team – World Champions for the second time in just three years.

“Amazing the way they came back because Cincinnati have a great team,” Cepeda said. “Then, we play St. …

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