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911 Emergency Dispatchers Buy Gift for Man who Called More Than 4,000 Times

Dec 19, 2014
911 Emergency Dispatchers Buy Gift for Man who Called More Than 4,000 Times

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (KUTV)- Dispatchers are problem solvers, and this week they proved it in a non-emergency situation. Valley Emergency Communications Center employees pooled their cash to buy one of their regular callers an iPod. Why, you ask, would they reward someone who calls 911 on a regular basis? Simple: To free up their...

Christmas Toys Stolen from Charity on Day of Distribution to Hundreds of Kids

Dec 19, 2014
Christmas Toys Stolen from Charity on Day of Distribution to Hundreds of Kids

MARYSVILLE- It was supposed to be a happy day, distributing toys and clothing to dozens of families in the Marysville area. Instead, employees found hundreds of items stolen. Workers with the Salvation Army in the Yuba-Sutter area say toys and clothes for more than 100 families were stolen from their distribution center in Marysville....

Stockton “Grinch” Identified, Can You Help Catch Her?

Dec 19, 2014
Stockton “Grinch” Identified, Can You Help Catch Her?

STOCKTON- A “grinch” who stole a package off a Stockton porch minutes after it was delivered has been identified, but police need the public’s help to catch her. FOX40.com posted the story earlier this week, showing home surveillance video of the woman walking right up to a front porch along Boulder Creek Circle and...

Caramel Apples Linked to 28 Illnesses and 4 Deaths in 10 States, Including California

Dec 19, 2014
Caramel Apples Linked to 28 Illnesses and 4 Deaths in 10 States, Including California

(CNN)- A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states, including California. At least four people have died — in a fifth case tests are pending — after eating caramel apples that may have been infected with Listeria monocytogenes. Some 28 people have become infected with the deadly bacterium...

Multiple Trucks Crash along I-5, Stopping Traffic During Heavy Rains

Dec 19, 2014
Multiple Trucks Crash along I-5, Stopping Traffic During Heavy Rains

SACRAMENTO- Just as heavy rains moved into the Sacramento area, at least two semi trucks crashed along southbound I-5 near Seamas Avenue. The accident, around 9 a.m., caused traffic to backup, just as the roadway began filling with water. Emergency crews say they are treating at least one person injured in the accident. Multiple lanes...

What Do People Want for Christmas? Boobs. And New Noses.

Dec 19, 2014
What Do People Want for Christmas? Boobs. And New Noses.

NEW YORK (CNN) - On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me … two breast implants, a tummy tuck and a rhinoplasty. That may be a riff on the original, but it’s a tune many are singing this holiday season, as more people are asking Santa to go under the...

Stockton Man Guilty of Human Trafficking, Forcing Runaways into Prostitution

Dec 19, 2014
Stockton Man Guilty of Human Trafficking, Forcing Runaways into Prostitution

STOCKTON- A 20-year-old man arrested in May with three underage girls and a fourth who says she was kidnapped and forced into prostitution, was found guilty of human trafficking. Chester Brown was arrested after a 17-year-old from Antioch contacted officials about him. The teen told police she had met Brown months earlier in Antioch...

Woman Abducted at Gunpoint Outside Stockton Store

Dec 19, 2014
Woman Abducted at Gunpoint Outside Stockton Store

STOCKTON- A woman was taken at gunpoint Thursday night in Stockton, and officers are trying to find her. Just before 9 p.m., employees at a Radio Shack along Pacific Avenue say a woman walked in and asked to use their phone. She became emotional, and irrational while talking to someone on the phone, according...

10-year-old Girl Handcuffed while Family Friend Arrested on Drug Charges

Dec 19, 2014
10-year-old Girl Handcuffed while Family Friend Arrested on Drug Charges

MIDDLETOWN, Connecticut (WTIC) - A young girl was put in handcuffs when a family friend she was with was arrested in Middletown. Kenneth Ford, 27, of Middletown, is a friend of the girl’s mother and was helping drive the fifth grader to basketball practice. According to the arraignment report from the Middletown Police Department, on...

Woman Says FedEx Lost Her Snake, Turns to Social Media to Track it Down

Dec 18, 2014
Woman Says FedEx Lost Her Snake, Turns to Social Media to Track it Down

NORMAN, Oklahoma (KFOR) - A rare python barely makes it home for the holidays after a Norman woman says FedEx lost her snake. Henry the Angolan python is like many of us during the holidays. Last week, he was looking for that special someone to help him ring in the New Year. “I had a...

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