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FOX40
Video: Woman Pulls Gun From Bra, Threatens Clerk

Nov 23, 2012
Video: Woman Pulls Gun From Bra, Threatens Clerk

SACRAMENTO COUNTY-

Surveillance video caught an intense armed robbery at a Sacramento cigarette store this week, and hopefully it can help catch the aggressive criminals.

Monday afternoon, a man and woman walked into the Why Pay More Cigarette Store along …


FOX40
Black Friday: Many spend Thanksgiving in line

Nov 22, 2012

As Chris Biele finds out, some people spent most of their Thanksgiving camping out for deals.



FOX40
Suspect Headbutts Officer after Flipping out of Handcuffs

Nov 22, 2012
Suspect Headbutts Officer after Flipping out of Handcuffs

SACRAMENTO–

Three men were arrested late Wednesday night after police searched a “suspicious” car – with one suspect managing to flip out of his handcuffs and allegedly assault an officer.

Police pulled up on a parked car near Stockton Boulevard …


FOX40
Fire at Oroville Power Plant to Keep Crews Busy for Days

Nov 22, 2012
Fire at Oroville Power Plant to Keep Crews Busy for Days

OROVILLE–

Firefighters from three Oroville-area agencies have their hands full this Thanksgiving with a fire at the Ronald B. Robie Power Plant.

The five story blaze started around 7:32 a.m., with crews finding the second floor control room under “heavy …


FOX40
27,000 Runners for Run to Feed the Hungry: Where Does The Money Go?

Nov 22, 2012
27,000 Runners for Run to Feed the Hungry: Where Does The Money Go?

SACRAMENTO – This year over 27,000 runners took part in the 19th annual Run to Feed the Hungry.

The run benefits the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services.

Now if you did some basic math 27,000 runners each paying …


NorCal Tennis Czar
How NorCal pros fared this year

Nov 22, 2012

   There was no shortage of highlights for professional players with Northern California ties this year. There also were disappointments, often caused by health issues.   Eight players had a great year, eight a good year and seven a...

Davis Vanguard
Davis, Woodland reach agreement on cost-sharing agreement

Nov 22, 2012
Davis, Woodland reach agreement on cost-sharing agreement

One of the critical unresolved issues in the Woodland-Davis surface water project, indeed one that still could have derailed the deal, had to do with an agreement to equitably share the costs now that the city of Davis had reduced its share from 50 p...

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Davis Vanguard
Walmart workers to strike on Black Friday

Nov 22, 2012
Walmart workers to strike on Black Friday

It is a day hyped as the biggest shopping day of the year, but Wal-Mart workers are threatening to use that hype to their maximum leverage as they plan to walk out from a job at American's largest private-sector employer whose workers make on average $...

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Appeal Democrat
One killed in Yuba County crash

A one-car accident on Highway 70 near Olivehurst Wednesday night killed one person and sent two others to hospitals with major injuries. According to the Yuba-Sutter California Highway Patrol, the driver of a white Honda Civic was driving south on 70...

Appeal Democrat
What a ‘bizarre’ Webb former Marysville man weaves

It gives new meaning to the term "repeat offender." Marysville police arrested Noel Webb Jr. in September after they said he crashed into a fence during a high-speed chase while swallowing methamphetamine. New Mexico state police arrested Webb...

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