Crime & First Responders

FOX40
Vacaville Community Grief-Stricken after Crash

Apr 6, 2014

VACAVILLE-

Two teens are dead after a horrific crash Saturday afternoon in Vacaville.

Edgar Escalant told FOX40 that he was good friends with some of the people in the truck. In fact, Escalant says he was almost a passenger.

“I …


FOX40
Accidental Ski Death Reported at Northstar Ski Resort

Apr 6, 2014
Accidental Ski Death Reported at Northstar Ski Resort

TRUCKEE-

A skier at Northstar Ski Resort died Sunday afternoon after crashing into a tree, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.

The skier was identified as Marc L. Coleman, 67, of Van Nuys.

Initial reports to the North Tahoe …


FOX40
Investigators: Kids Set Fire to North Avenue Elementary School Classroom

Apr 6, 2014
Investigators: Kids Set Fire to North Avenue Elementary School Classroom

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Sacramento Police and firefighters responded to North Avenue Elementary School Sunday evening after reports of a fire.

Firefighters say five juveniles were involved in setting fire to the outside of a classroom sometime after 7 p.m. The fire extended …


FOX40
Two Sunday Morning Fires Extinguished in Modesto

Apr 6, 2014
Two Sunday Morning Fires Extinguished in Modesto

MODSETO-

Modesto firefighters had to deal with two separate fires Sunday morning.

The first fire was reported around 7 a.m. when an apartment caught fire on Sutter Avenue, just a few blocks away from one of their fire stations. When …


FOX40
Solano County Deputy on Road to Recovery after Crash

Apr 6, 2014
Solano County Deputy on Road to Recovery after Crash

FAIRFIELD-

A Solano County Sheriff’s deputy is recovering from serious injuries he sustained in a crash during a pursuit for a stolen vehicle on New Year’s Day.

Ricky Mroz, 22, hit a light pole near Chadborne and Pennsylvania in Fairfield …


FOX40
Stockton DUI Checkpoint Nets 2 Arrests

Apr 6, 2014
Stockton DUI Checkpoint Nets 2 Arrests

 

STOCKTON—

Stockton police set up a DUI checkpoint on Saturday at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd near the French Camp Turnpike. The checkpoint ran from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

During the checkpoint, police screened 341 vehicles, arrested two …


FOX40
Second Teen Dies from Vacaville Crash

Apr 6, 2014
Second Teen Dies from Vacaville Crash

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A second teen has died after a horrific crash off Pleasant Valley Road in Vacaville.

The victim is said to be a sophomore at Vacaville High School. Gilbert Guzman, 19, was also killed in the single-vehicle crash.

Witnesses Saturday …


Elk Grove News
Single Vehicle Collision Results in Fatality in Elk Grove

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Apr 3, 2014
Single Vehicle Collision Results in Fatality in Elk Grove

April 3, 2014 |

A single vehicle accident last night in Elk Grove resulted in a fatality.

According to Elk Grove Police, officers responded to several 911 calls regarding a traffic collision at 11:26 on Elk Grove Boulevard just west of Waterfowl Drive. Responding officers discovered that a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee traveling westbound...

FOX40
Missing Modesto runner found alive in foothills

Apr 1, 2014
Missing Modesto runner found alive in foothills

FORESTHILL-

A runner missing along a foothills trail since Sunday has reportedly been found alive, after spending two cold nights alone.

Robert Root met up with a running group Sunday morning for a training run in the Michigan Bluff area …


The Sacramento Bee
Four dogs saved as fire sweeps through Citrus Heights home

Four dogs saved as fire sweeps through Citrus Heights home

An early morning fire first spotted by a police officer caused significant damage to a Citrus Heights home. An early morning fire first spotted by a police officer caused significant damage to a Citrus Heights home.