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  • Blue Whale that Washed Ashore in Bolinas was Hit By Ship

    BOLINAS (AP) — Scientists who examined a blue whale that washed ashore in Northern California say it was hit by a ship. A necropsy conducted on Saturday revealed the 79-foot-long (24-meter) whale had 10 broken ribs and 10 fractured vertebrae. Its skull also showed signs of trauma. Laura Sherr at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito reports the female adult whale died of “blunt force trauma due to a boat strike.” The whale was discovered on Agate Beach in Bolinas, […]

  • Suspects Threaten Man with Machete and Tie Him Up, Then Rob Him

    STOCKTON — The Stockton Police Department is looking for four suspects who threatened a Stockton man with a machete and tied him up inside his home Saturday then left with his belongings. The 31-year-old reportedly let the men into his apartment on North El Dorado Street to use the bathroom, according to the Stockton Police Department. That’s when one of the men held a machete to the victim’s neck, telling him that if he moved the suspect would kill him. All four men […]

  • Modesto Police Asks for Help Finding Runaway 13-Year-Old

    MODESTO — The Modesto Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding an at-risk 13-year-old girl who they say ran away Thursday. Avery Zagar’s parents last saw her near Big Valley Christian School on Tully Road around 10:30 p.m. Police describe her as being 5-feet-3-inches tall and 135 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. They do not know what clothing she was wearing at the time of her disappearance. According to a post from the police department […]

  • Auburn Woman Arrested After Hitting a Pedestrian While Driving Under the Influence

    AUBURN — A 54-year old woman was arrested for driving under the influence and causing injury on Friday. Around 1:13 p.m. Julie Ann Blair hit a pedestrian while driving in the Auburn Elm Town Center parking lot. When authorities arrived, they found Blair was under the influence of narcotics. The pedestrian was transported to the hospital for medical evaluation. Blair was booked into the Placer County Jail and is being held on $50,000 bail.

  • 60-Year-Old Man Killed After Suspected Drunk Driver Fails to Stop at Red Light

    SACRAMENTO — A 60-year-old man is dead after a suspected drunk driver caused a chain-reaction accident at a red light Friday night. Around 9:30 p.m. a 25-year-old male driver in a 2005 Ford F250 hit the rear of 2012 Honda Fit waiting at a red light on Elkhorn Boulevard and Watt Avenue. That car then hit the back of a 2011 Nissan Versa and they hit the back of a 2000 Acura Sedan. Viktor Gerez, the right front passenger in […]

  • Man’s Body Found on Lake County Trail

    LAKE COUNTY — Officials found a man’s body Friday on the Judge Davis Trail in Lake County. A CHP helicopter helped recover the man about two miles from Highway 20 near the Colusa County line, according to Lt. Corey Paulich of the Lake County Sheriff’s Department. The body showed no obvious signs of foul play, but officials will be able to reveal cause of death and the man’s identity in an autopsy next week. Stay with FOX40 News and FOX40.com for more […]

  • Sacramento Police Investigate Hit-and-Run that Killed 25-Year-Old

    SACRAMENTO — Family and friends are mourning the loss of a 25-year-old man found dead early Friday morning following a hit-and-run. They say Justin Vega was riding his black beach cruiser bike on Elder Creek Road near Power Inn Road to his midnight shift at a FedEx in far southeast Sacramento. As he traveled along the north edge of the road a car driving in the same direction hit him. “It was around 6:30 I started to worry because he’s […]

  • Roseville Scouting Troops Honor Veterans for Memorial Day

    ROSEVILLE — Roseville scouting troops gathered together Thursday to honor veterans at the Roseville Public Cemetery. For two hours the scouting organizations placed American flags at each veteran’s grave. James Thompson, assistant scoutmaster with Troop One Roseville, said that the Roseville Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts wanted to honor the veterans and their families, who would be visiting the cemetery for Memorial Day weekend to pay their respects.  

  • Police Find 1 Dead, 2 Injured After Report of Stabbing in Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Police Department discovered a man dead in an apartment complex on Mack Road Friday and two people injured outside as they responded to a report of a stabbing. Officers arrived at the residence at 10:47 a.m. to find two people with non-life threatening injuries outside of the apartment complex near Center Parkway. When they entered the residence, they found Antwan Forbes, 36, dead inside. Forbes’ sister, Latish Forbes, says he was stabbed several times. Latish Forbes told FOX40 that […]