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    Southbound Highway 99 Closed at Eschinger Road Due to Fatal Crash

    SACRAMENTO — All southbound lanes are closed on Highway 99 due to a multi-motorcycle crash. Four motorcyclists were involved. CHP confirmed one fatality. Three people were transported to the hospital. There is no estimated time of opening at this time. Traffic is being diverted to Grantline. Lanes reopened around 2 p.m. Saturday.

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    Authorities Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Rocklin

    ROCKLIN — A home burglary suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Rocklin. The shooting happened off of Wyckford Blvd. in the 4900 block of Bradford Drive. Officers responded to a burglary in progress around 10 a.m. Saturday. The suspect was confronted by the homeowner and then by officers. Authorities say the suspect had a weapon. At this time it is not known if the suspect charged the officers but the suspect was shot and died on scene. The suspect’s […]

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    What Makes a Black Conservative Tick?

    By Megan Carpentier At this week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) outside of Washington, D.C., black attendees tend to stand out in the mostly white crowd. While 80 percent of black Americans self-identify as Democrats, 86 percent of self-identified Republicans are white — indicating clear political divides along racial lines. While these racial divides were exposed by the 2016 election, African-Americans did vote in larger numbers for Donald Trump than for any other Republican candidate in recent history — proving, […]

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    Suspect in October Triple Homicide Arrested in Mississippi

    BILOXI, Miss. — The man suspected of killing a grandmother and her two grandsons on Oct. 15 has been arrested in Mississippi. Sgt. Bryce Heinlein of the Sacramento Police Department reports Jerod Watson, 52, was arrested by Biloxi police and is being held at the Harrison County Adult Detention center. According to the Biloxi Police Department, Watson was hanging out with a group of homeless people in front of the Main Post Office. When officers stopped by to perform a welfare check they […]

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    Stockton Police: Woman Drowns in Waters Below Highway 4

    STOCKTON — A woman fell and drowned in the Mormon Slough below eastbound Highway 4 near South Lincoln Street, according to Joe Silva with the Stockton Police Department. Crews with the Stockton Fire Department responded to the incident while the Stockton Police Department blocked off the Highway 4 onramp near the incident at around 5:29 p.m. What led up to the woman’s death has not been reported at this time. Stay with FOX40 for more as this story develops.

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    High Schoolers Fall Ill After Eating Cookies Laced with Drugs

    FRESNO — Several Fresno high school students got sick Friday when they ate cookies laced with a cocktail of drugs. KMPH reports that seven ninth graders from Hoover High School ate the cookies, which police say may have been laced with Xanax, marijuana and an unknown powdery substance. A statement released by Fresno Unified notes that local law enforcement were able to quickly locate the person who provided the cookies. Stay with FOX40 as this story develops.

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    Police: Man Held Captive, Tortured for Two Days in Grass Valley Home

    GRASS VALLEY — A man was reportedly held captive and tortured by a couple for two days inside of a Grass Valley home. A man entered the Grass Valley Police Department at around 5 p.m. Thursday to report that he had just been held against his will, tortured and beaten. Investigations led by Grass Valley and Nevada County Sheriff’s detectives led them to arrest suspects Layla Callahan, 22, and David Munoz, 25. The man was treated for his injuries at a […]

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    Taste of Soul Food Row at Black Expo Sacramento

    In honor of Black History Month, the community is invited to Cal Expo for the 29th annual Black Expo from 11 a.m. ’til 7 p.m. on February 25. Black Expo will celebrate black history and the great figures of yesterday, today and tomorrow. The event will also have many workshops on any topic you could think of: food, housing, health, finances and the list goes on. Paul is in the kitchen with Pattie Young and Shaun Cormier from Louisiana Heaven as […]

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    2017 Daytona 500 Preview

    Paul and Simone are chatting with David Wilson (President of Toyota Racing Development, U.S.A.) and Ed Laukes (VP of Integrated Marketing Operations at Toyota Motor Sales) about the great American race — Daytona 500. Get ready for radical changes on the speedway and the highway live from Daytona International Speedway.They have all the details on the drastically redesigned Camry car hitting the track before the sales floor. The 2018 Camry will take to the race tracks in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) to […]