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2 Inmate Deaths in 2 Weeks, Both Being Investigated

Dec 19, 2014
2 Inmate Deaths in 2 Weeks, Both Being Investigated

SACRAMENTO- The Sacramento County Jail has had 2 inmate deaths in just as many weeks. Now the family of one of those inmates believes more could have been done to prevent the deaths. 59-year-old Kennedy Barron’s family said he was diabetic when he went to that jail to serve a 29-day stint. Just a...

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Steven Spielberg Visits Yuba City

Dec 19, 2014
Steven Spielberg Visits Yuba City

YUBA CITY- Steven Spielberg visited a Yuba City brewery while working on a movie this week at Beale Air Force Base. Sutter Buttes Brewery owner Joe Federico says Dreamworks called saying they had a high profile customer coming in Tuesday night. Starstruck Customers snapped photos and posted them to social media. Federico says he...

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Sac State Training Cyber Cops

Dec 19, 2014
Sac State Training Cyber Cops

SACRAMENTO- Computer science students at California State University Sacramento are paying close attention to the Sony cyber terror incident. Professor Isaac Ghansa teaches a number of classes, but has concentrated on cyber security after a hacking incident over a decade ago accessed confidential student information. Ghansa now teaches a cyber security class and is...

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Sac State to Host Future CIF State Bowl Games

Dec 19, 2014
Sac State to Host Future CIF State Bowl Games

SACRAMENTO- The state high school championship football games will be played in Sacramento the next three years, and hosted by Sac State. The California Interscholastic Federation, which oversees high school sports in the state, made the announcement Friday as this year’s State Bowl Games were kicking off at the StubHub Center in Carson. In a statement...

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Man Arrested in Target on Burglary, Sexual Assault Charges

Dec 19, 2014
Man Arrested in Target on Burglary, Sexual Assault Charges

SACRAMENTO- A man was arrested outside of a local Target on Wednesday. According to the Sacramento Police Department, officers rushed to the Target on 65th Street around 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Police say Elue Palmer, 20, had been detained by Target staff for shoplifting. But as officers investigated the scene, a woman came forward...

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Police Release Autopsy, Teen Killed by Fallen Tree

Dec 19, 2014
Police Release Autopsy, Teen Killed by Fallen Tree

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE- Police in South Lake Tahoe say an autopsy shows Dejon Smith’s death was instantaneously caused by a tree falling on him and crushing him. The autopsy was performed in Sacramento on Wednesday. According to the autopsy, 14-year-old Dejon Smith was killed on December 11th by the blunt force impact of the tree....

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Police Sued over Cell Phone Tracking System

Dec 19, 2014
Police Sued over Cell Phone Tracking System

SAN DIEGO (KSWB) — A national advocacy group is suing the San Diego Police Department claiming they use a controversial surveillance tool that allows them to track cell phones. The StingRay, an International Mobile Subscriber Identity catcher, is the latest tool being used by law enforcement across the country, including SDPD. It allows the user...

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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...

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Cooking No-Bake Holiday Treats

Dec 19, 2014
Cooking No-Bake Holiday Treats

Paul Robins helps whip up whipped gingerbread spice ricotta shots with Anastasia Sotiropulos of Raley’s.

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FOX40 Toy Drive: Holiday Carols

Dec 19, 2014
FOX40 Toy Drive: Holiday Carols

Gary Gelfand listens in on carolers as FOX40 rakes in the toys.

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