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Investigators Look into West Sac Fire that Burned Five Semi-Trucks

Apr 10, 2016

WEST SACRAMENTO — Five semi-trucks in a West Sacramento truck repair yard were damaged or destroyed by a fire Sunday morning. And if that sounds familiar to you, there’s a good reason. “We had a similar type fire in the north part of town off of F Street,” said Battalion Chief Scott Pfeifer, of West...

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Overturned Big Rig Blocks Several Lanes of Eastbound I-80 in Rocklin

Apr 10, 2016

ROCKLIN — An overturned big rig blocked several lanes of eastbound Interstate 80 near Highway 65 on Sunday evening. According to the CHP, a semi-truck was traveling along I-80 near the Highway 65 connector. Another vehicle crashed into the big rig.  The big rig lost control and overturned. The big rig was laying on its side,...

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Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Reno Woman Found off I-80

Apr 10, 2016

RENO, Nevada (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in the shooting death of a Reno woman along an interstate near the Nevada-California border. The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday that 33-year-old Maurice Di Aundra Rogers has been booked on murder charges. He is being held without bail. Investigators say the body of...

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Firefighter-EMT Who Coached 12 Civilians to Save CHP Officer Recalls Rescue

Apr 10, 2016

SACRAMENTO — Sharon McIntyre has been working her dream job since she was 18 years old. Now the 40-year-old Sacramento firefighter-EMT is sharing how she and several civilians helped save CHP Officer Mike Ericson last Thursday afternoon. McIntyre was driving on I-80 westbound around 1 p.m., on her way to an emergency response training. That was...

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Social Media Helps Bust Natomas Burglary Suspect; Police Still Searching for Accomplice

Apr 4, 2016

NATOMAS — The victims of a Natomas home burglary are crediting social media for helping them catch the culprit. While one teen is behind bars, Sacramento police are still searching for his accomplice. Jacqueline Diaz told FOX40 at first she and her husband didn’t even know they were the victims of a crime. “The...

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Family Searching for Stolen Dog; 2-Year-Old German Shepherd Belongs to Elderly Cancer Patient

Apr 4, 2016

YUBA CITY — A Yuba City family is hoping someone can help return their family dog. The 2-year old German shepherd was taken in front of the Gold Eagle Market in Loma Rica. The dog’s owner is in the hospital getting treatment for cancer. The Klug family’s German shepherd, Lisel, originally ran away while the...

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Friends, Classmates Gather for Vigil in Remembrance of Teens Killed in Auburn

Apr 4, 2016

AUBURN — A community continues to mourn the loss of two teens after a car slammed into them on Highway 49 in Auburn Sunday night. A vigil to honor Trevor Keller and Jared Gaches was held at Placer High School Monday evening. While Placer High students should be focusing on spring events and finals,...

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Woman Finds Missing Cat Six Months After Massive Valley Fire

Apr 4, 2016

MIDDLETOWN (AP) — A woman has been reunited with her cat six months after a deadly wildfire in Northern California separated them. Nancy Underwood hadn’t seen her white tabby named Muscat since the cat disappeared from her Hidden Valley Lake home as she and hundreds of people evacuated the area during the massive Valley Fire. The...

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Roseville Eases Water Rules as Californians Conserve Less

Apr 4, 2016

ROSEVILLE — Residents in Roseville are allowed to water their landscaping two days a week starting Monday. Businesses and homeowners have been only been allowed to water once a week since statewide drought restrictions were enacted last year. The state goal was to have communities reduce water used by 24 percent. “Our customers did...

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Placer High Football Team Remembers Two of Their Own

Apr 4, 2016

AUBURN — Gathered together Monday, the Placer High School football team remembered two of their own. “Both of them were really energetic, they’re both just family,” said one student. The team is coping with the loss of 15-year-old Jared Gaches, and 15-year-old Trevor Keller. The freshmen football players died Sunday night, struck and killed...

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