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Suspicious Grass Fire Scorches 15 Acres along Placer-Sutter County Line

Sep 1, 2013

PLACER COUNTY–

Driven by a strong Delta breeze and sparked by humans, a grass fire quickly scorched a field Sunday evening.

“We’re going to assume this was started by either arson or reckless burning,” said Cal Fire Battalion Chief Fred …


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Police: Man Mutilated Cat Before Being Pulled over for DUI

Sep 1, 2013

OAKDALE–

Police say they saw 31-year-old David Aguiar swerving and, suspecting that he was under the influence, pulled him over near the intersection of J and Arbolis in Oakdale.

The test results still aren’t back on whether Aguiar was intoxicated, …


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SWAT Demonstration at Lodi Library Turns Scary after Weapon Discharge

Sep 1, 2013
SWAT Demonstration at Lodi Library Turns Scary after Weapon Discharge

lodi libraryLODI—

Police in Lodi say that a kid walked up behind a SWAT officer and pulled the trigger of his holstered gun during a demonstration at Lodi Public Library.

The incident happened back on August 24 and resulted in a …

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SWAT Team Called out after Burglar Barricades Himself Inside Woodland Home

Sep 1, 2013
SWAT Team Called out after Burglar Barricades Himself Inside Woodland Home

WOODLAND—

A SWAT team surrounded a Woodland home Saturday evening after a burglar apparently barricaded himself inside.

Officers showed up to the Lincoln Avenue, near Grand Avenue, home just before 7:30 p.m., according to a release from the Woodland Police …


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Yosemite Fire Grows to 348 Square Miles, 4th-Largest in State History

Sep 1, 2013
Yosemite Fire Grows to 348 Square Miles, 4th-Largest in State History

rim fireTUOLUMNE COUNTY (LA Times) — The Rim fire burning in and around Yosemite National Park became the fourth-largest blaze in California history as it grew to 348 square miles Sunday, officials said.

The wildfire, which began Aug. 17, is 40% …

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Natomas ATM Robber Says He’s Sorry After Traumatizing Victim

Sep 1, 2013

SACRAMENTO–

The man who put a gun to a woman’s head in a foiled ATM robbery says the drugs made him do it.

18-year-old Joshua Reed, Jr. told FOX40 News in a jailhouse interview that he never meant to harm …


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Grass Fire Spreads to Garage in Rancho Cordova

Sep 1, 2013

RANCHO CORDOVA—

Sacramento Metro Fire officials are saying that a grass fire that spread to a garage early Sunday afternoon is suspicious in nature.

Fire crews showed up to a home near Rod Beaudry Drive and Folsom Boulevard around 12:30 …


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Missing SoCal Teen Found Safe in Lodi

Sep 1, 2013
Missing SoCal Teen Found Safe in Lodi

LODI—

A teen missing out of Southern California was found in Lodi Saturday.

Hollister Police reported 14-year-old Margarita Chaparro to be missing and possibly endangered back on Thursday.

Police believe that Chaparro was with a 42-year-old Jose Carlos Arellano – …


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Man, 29, Shot to Death in Stockton

Sep 1, 2013
Man, 29, Shot to Death in Stockton

STOCKTON—

Police in Stockton are investigating the early-morning murder of a 29-year-old man.

According to a release from the Police Department, officers showed up near Park and Commerce Streets around 2:48 a.m. after a report of shooting.

At the scene, …


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Couple from original March on Washington join re-enactment in Rocklin

Couple from original March on Washington join re-enactment in Rocklin

Eleanor Hunt, 72, of Santa Barbara vividly recalled the experience of participating in the March on Washington 50 years ago. Monika Henderson, left, the Beyond Diversity Club's president, and club adviser Jennifer Kattman speak at the Rocklin even...

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