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August ‘John Doe’ Identified as Missing Sacramento Man; Family Says They Have Closure

Apr 18, 2015
August ‘John Doe’ Identified as Missing Sacramento Man; Family Says They Have Closure

SACRAMENTO- A Nevada woman finally finds closure after hoping to find her missing father for nearly a year. Richard Smith, 63, of Sacramento, embarked on a sailing adventure on May 14, 2014. His daughter, Veronica Jackson of Carson City, Nevada said he spent his life savings to purchase a 34-foot blue sailboat called “Xiao...

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Locals March for Safer Streets

Apr 17, 2015
Locals March for Safer Streets

SACRAMENTO — “They don’t stop for nobody. Flying by, flying by, flying by.” It’s risky business, walking alongside a freeway. But this is just typical 6 p.m. traffic on Power Inn Road. “I have six granddaughters and we have to walk in the bike lane to go to the store. It’s very dangerous, very...

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As Egg Prices Soar, So Does Chicken Ownership

Apr 17, 2015
As Egg Prices Soar, So Does Chicken Ownership

EL DORADO COUNTY — In January Prop 2 became law, requiring chicken farms to give extra space to their hens’ cages. Since then, the price of eggs has gone up, but so too has the number of people buying chickens to raise in their back yard, according to some businesses. Jay Leroy, the owner of...

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Midtown Business Owner Killed

Apr 17, 2015
Midtown Business Owner Killed

SACRAMENTO — 53-year-old Daniel Aiello owned Midtown Mopeds on 13th and X streets, and lived above his business. His body was found inside Wednesday morning. Neighbors tell FOX40 Aiello recently had some sort of dispute with the man accused of murdering him. Loyal customers are now remembering the the small business owner. “He liked...

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Spacecraft to Make Death Dive into Mercury

Apr 17, 2015
Spacecraft to Make Death Dive into Mercury

(CNN) — Let’s start with a pop quiz (space junkies can skip this test). True or False, Mercury is: 1) The planet closest to the sun in our solar system 2) So hot that water couldn’t possibly exist there 3) Something used in old-style glass thermometers 4) A planet you don’t think about very...

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Gold Fire Nearing Containment

Apr 17, 2015
Gold Fire Nearing Containment

The Gold Fire is nearing containment in El Dorado County. Alisa Becerra talked to locals about the fire close to their homes.

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Midtown Mural Artist Unveiled

Apr 17, 2015
Midtown Mural Artist Unveiled

SACRAMENTO — “Every wall is a blank canvas. You start having all these ideas about what could be there, what should be there.” Watching him work is like watching a kid in a candy store. Trust us, people are watching. “I actually enjoy that. It’s like people coming by, talking to me, giving me...

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Local Responders Reflect on Oklahoma City Bombings

Apr 17, 2015
Local Responders Reflect on Oklahoma City Bombings

SACRAMENTO — FOX40 spoke to three local first responders who were deployed to assist with the Oklahoma City Bombings. The domestic terrorist attacks happened 20 years ago, this weekend. On April 19, 1995, Mike Dumford was a young Sacramento firefighter. He was on duty when a blast across the country changed his life. “There...

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Water Allocations Impacting Local Rice Farmers

Apr 17, 2015
Water Allocations Impacting Local Rice Farmers

SACRAMENTO — California Water Board Chair Felicia Marcus says she expects criticism when the board issues new emergency water use regulations on Saturday.  But she also said tough decisions have to be made. Marcus told FOX40 News that the Governor’s decision not to impose mandatory water restrictions on growers is justified because they have taken...

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Sacramento Teacher Accused of Assaulting Student

Apr 16, 2015
Sacramento Teacher Accused of Assaulting Student

SACRAMENTO- Aaron Newnan’s parents admit he’s had some discipline problems at Sacramento’s Bowling Green, but they say having mouthed-off in the past doesn’t give any teacher the right to lay hands on him aggressively. That’s what they believe happened on campus Wednesday, with their 6th grader getting a lesson in fear instead of fun...

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