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    DA: Stockton Mayor’s Stolen Gun Used in Murder of 13-year-old

    STOCKTON — A gun stolen from Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva’s home was linked to several crimes, including the killing of a 13-year-old, according to the District Attorney’s office. The Beretta pistol, which is in the Stockton Police Department’s possession as evidence, was used in the Feb. 15, 2015 in a drive-by shooting which killed 13-year-old Rayshawn Harris. According to officials, Harris was standing in front of his home on South Sacramento Street around 7 a.m. when he was fatally shot. […]

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    Officials: Man Killed in Chainsaw Accident While Trimming a Tree

    FAIR OAKS — A tree trimmer in Citrus Heights was killed in an apparent chainsaw accident, according to authorities. The male victim, who hasn’t been identified, was found around 10:30 a.m. Friday morning, suspended 40 to 50 feet up from a tree on Hoffman Lane in Fair Oaks. According to Metro Fire spokeswoman Michelle Eidam, the man suffered from a significant chainsaw injury. According to Calif. Department of Industrial Relations spokeswoman Julia Bernstein, the victim was an employee of Bell […]

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    ‘BecuzICare’: How to Get Involved

    Leah Nelson’s ‘BecuzICare’ bracelet project, and her message of kindness, has swept the nation. Here’s how you can get involved: STEP ONE: Learn about Leah’s project. STEP TWO: Print and cut out this PDF. STEP THREE: Make a bracelet (video to come).

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    Suspicious Death Investigation in Tuolumne County

    TUOLUMNE COUNTY — Deputies from the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department discovered the body of a man during a welfare check. The body was found at Elsey’s Pond off of Mono Way in Sonora. The man hadn’t been seen for days and he was last seen at the creek. Once identification is confirmed and the family is notified, the sheriff’s office will release more information.

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    Hundreds of Cars Damaged after Grass Fire Spreads to Wrecking Yard

    SOUTH SACRAMENTO — Two large car storage yards burned in South Sacramento late Thursday night. The fire burned on McComber Street near Florin Road. Multiple car gas tanks could be heard exploding as the cars caught fire. According to Sac Metro Fire, the blaze started as a grass fire and spread into the wrecking yard. #BREAKING Tow yard fire in South Sac. Listen closely you can hear multiple gas tanks exploding. — Michael Jones (@localnewsman) July 29, 2016 More than […]

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    87-Year-Old Becomes U.S. Citizen So He Can Vote in November

    SACRAMENTO — Wednesday, at the Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento, more than a thousand people from all over the world took the oath to become American citizen. FOX40 spoke with one 87-year-old who did it just so he could vote this November. Washington Espinoza has lived in the United States for the last 30 years, but the Ecuadorian immigrant said he never felt compelled to become a citizen — until now. His son, Pablo, translated for him. “My dad’s a Hillary […]

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    Four Dead in Tuolumne County Plane Crash

    TUOLUMNE COUNTY — A small plane crashed at the Columbia Airport in Tuolumne County on Wednesday evening, according to Cal Fire. Four people were killed in the crash, according to the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office. Their identities have not been released. Sheriff’s officials said the aircraft was coming in for a landing from the north. The plane hit the runway, veered into nearby vegetation and became engulfed in flames. The fire spread into nearby vegetation. The fire has since been […]

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    Fire Burns 30 to 40 Cars at Fairfield Tow Yard

    FAIRFIELD — Thirty to 40 cars were damaged or destroyed in a tow yard fire near Fairfield on Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters initially responded to reports of a grass fire. When they arrived, they saw multiple cars on fire. The fire then spread to a nearby landscaping business. No one was injured in the fire.

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    California ISO Declares Flex Alert until Thursday

    SACRAMENTO — The California Independent System Corporation (ISO) has declared a Flex Alert Wednesday into Thursday due to high summer temperatures. The alert is a request for consumers to conserve electricity, especially during peak demand time from 2-9 p.m. This means using less air conditioning and lights, especially in the late afternoon when consumption is at its peak. Electricity supplies statewide are expected to be tight because hot days drive up energy demand causing power outages or slow transmission. Brookelynn Graditi filed […]