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Officials Investigating Lightrail Incident

Feb 26, 2015
Officials Investigating Lightrail Incident

SACRAMENTO — It’s been nine days since Sacramento Regional Transit had a runaway train, and they are just now talking about what happened. They justify the delay in reporting by saying they had to figure out what happened. Apparently they had problems figuring out what their technician was talking about the time too. The...

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Cause of Baby’s Death Determined, Investigation Continues

Feb 26, 2015
Cause of Baby’s Death Determined, Investigation Continues

YOLO COUNTY — One day after detectives discovered the discarded body of 21-day-old Justice Rees, in the Ridgecut Slough, investigators are tasked with piecing together how and why the infant died. Detectives questioned the baby’s parents, Samantha Green and Frank Rees into the night. But as of now, officers have arrested no one. “At...

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Lawsuit Says Purina Food Harms Dogs; Company Denies Allegations

Feb 26, 2015
Lawsuit Says Purina Food Harms Dogs; Company Denies Allegations

(CNN) — Beneful dry dog food produced by Nestle Purina PetCare has “resulted in serious illness and death of thousands of dogs,” a lawsuit says. The eight kinds of Beneful dog food have caused internal bleeding, liver failure, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, seizures, bloat and kidney failure, the suit said. The named plaintiff in...

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Officials Discover More Decapitated Animals in Sacramento

Feb 26, 2015
Officials Discover More Decapitated Animals in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO- Six decapitated goats were found Wednesday near a bike trail in northern Sacramento. This discovery was made a week after a beheaded sheep was found 13 miles away in Reichmuth Park, City Animal Care Services told FOX40. Animal Care Director Gina Knepp says two adult goats and four baby goats were found without heads...

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City, Kings Announce $3 Million Donation to Acquire Sculpture for ESC Plaza

Feb 26, 2015
City, Kings Announce $3 Million Donation to Acquire Sculpture for ESC Plaza

SACRAMENTO — The City of Sacramento and the Sacramento Kings announced a donation of $3 million to purchase an original sculpture by world-renowned artist Jeff Koons. The sculpture, from Koons’ “Coloring Book” collection, will be put on display in the upcoming Downtown Sacramento Entertainment and Sports Center (ESC) plaza. “Jeff Koons is perhaps the...

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Sacramento SWAT Officers Arrest Gang Member after Standoff

Feb 26, 2015
Sacramento SWAT Officers Arrest Gang Member after Standoff

SACRAMENTO- A gang member was arrested after a brief standoff with SWAT officers Thursday, Sacramento Police said. Officers say the department’s gang unit was on 24th Street in the Meadowview area when they spotted a gang member. The man ran off and officers set up a perimeter. Nearby Mark Hopkins Elementary was put on...

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Witness: Man Put Cone on Freeway to ‘Cause Accidents on Purpose’

Feb 26, 2015
Witness: Man Put Cone on Freeway to ‘Cause Accidents on Purpose’

HOLLYWOOD (KTLA)- One person was taken into police custody after a man reportedly put traffic cones in lanes along Highway 101 in Hollywood Thursday. “He just walked off the freeway, put a bunch of cones to cause accidents on purpose,” a witness told KTLA. There have apparently been other incidents, too. Reports of a...

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Bill Would Exempt Diapers from California Sales Tax

Feb 26, 2015
Bill Would Exempt Diapers from California Sales Tax

SACRAMENTO (AP)- Some of California’s most liberal and conservative lawmakers are joining forces to make diapers duty free. Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez of San Diego announced Wednesday a bill that would exempt diapers from the state’s sales tax. Gonzalez says the move could save California families up to $100 per child a year. AB717...

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Teen Shot, Killed in Fairfield

Feb 26, 2015
Teen Shot, Killed in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD- Fairfield Police are investigating the shooting death of a 19-year-old man Wednesday. Police say a gunshot victim showed up at the NorthBay Medical Center shortly after 11 p.m. He had been pronounced dead before officers could arrive. Investigators are asking anyone who knows anything about the shooting to call them at (707) 428-7600...

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Autopsy: Baby Justice Died of Hypothermia or Drowning

Feb 26, 2015
Autopsy: Baby Justice Died of Hypothermia or Drowning

WOODLAND- An autopsy has revealed that 20-day-old Justice Rees died from either hypothermia or drowning. Yolo County Sheriff’s investigators say there was no obvious signs of trauma on the infant. Justice was found near a bank in Ridge Cut Slough, near Knights Landing. He was wearing clothes, Sheriff’s Lieutenant Larry Cecchettini said. Cecchettini says toxicology...

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