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Fairfield Police Searching for Witnesses in Teen’s Shooting

Feb 17, 2014
Fairfield Police Searching for Witnesses in Teen’s Shooting

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Fairfield Police say several people were present when 16-year-old Naomy Rojas was shot to death early Saturday morning.

Rojas’ body was found between some railroad tracks and the south fence of a Phoenix Drive apartment complex. Shortly after 1 …


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Gov. Brown Issues Statement on Deadly CHP Collision

Feb 17, 2014
Gov. Brown Issues Statement on Deadly CHP Collision

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Governor Jerry Brown issued a statement Monday, following the deaths of two California Highway Patrol officers near Fresno earlier in the day.

Officers Juan Gonzalez and Brian Law were killed in a collision while they were responding to a …


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Cops: Mom who Ran Off Road with Daughter in Car Tested 3x Legal Limit

Feb 17, 2014
Cops: Mom who Ran Off Road with Daughter in Car Tested 3x Legal Limit

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A woman who officers say was driving under the influence of alcohol, went off the road and crashed while her young daughter was in the backseat.

Officers found Megan Bunow’s car down an embankment in Sonora near the fairgrounds …


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CHP Officers Killed Monday were Classmates

Feb 17, 2014
CHP Officers Killed Monday were Classmates

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Both CHP officers killed Monday morning were classmates, and originally worked in the Bay Area.

The two officers, identified as Juan Gonzales and Brian Law, died when their patrol car crashed along Highway 99 south of Fresno.

Gonzales worked …


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Witness Scares Robber, Chases Him Down

Feb 17, 2014
Witness Scares Robber, Chases Him Down

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A would-be robber was arrested after being chased by the victim and a witness.

Sunday night, a woman says she was at an ATM down the street from the Weber Point Events Center in Stockton.

A man came up …


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Cops Investigate Store Owner’s Death, First Homicide in almost 13 Years

Feb 17, 2014
Cops Investigate Store Owner’s Death, First Homicide in almost 13 Years

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Investigators are looking for whoever is responsible for what they believe is Sonora’s first homicide in almost 13 years.

Sunday morning officers found a man dead inside an auto shop. Sonora Police identified the man as Rick Roberts, …


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2 CHP Officers Die in Crash Along Highway 99

Feb 17, 2014

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Two CHP officers have died in a crash along Highway 99.

The officers were responding to an accident along Highway 99 south of Fresno when they were involved in another accident.

CHP says both officers died in the crash. …


FOX40
More questions than answers in Natomas infant’s death

Feb 17, 2014

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Investigators with the Sacramento Police Department confirmed Sunday that a death investigation is underway for 3-month-old Anthonise Maial.
“We are waiting for the results from the coroner’s office before we proceed,” Officer Michele Gigante said.
Anthonise’s family told FOX40


Sac History Happenings
DNA kits find folks have Neanderthals in the family tree

DNA kits find folks have Neanderthals in the family tree

Peggy and George Spatz, retirees who live in Foothills Farms, know the percentage of Neanderthal DNA they carry in their genes: They're part of a growing trend toward using DNA to help in ancestry and genealogy research. Genomics experts refer to this ...

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Abandoned Creamery Burns, Evacuating Neighborhood

Feb 16, 2014

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At an old abandoned creamery, nearby Gustine residents hear what sounded like a loud whistle and saw what looked like gas burning Sunday.

Thick, black smoke billowed from the roof of the plant.

While PG&E says gas had been …


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