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  • Sheriff’s Department Investigating After Body Found in Roadway in Rural Area of Sacramento County

    ELVERTA — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a man’s body was found in the road in a rural area of Elverta. The sheriff’s department received a call about 1:20 p.m. reporting a body on Kasser Road near Tan Woods Road in Elverta, near Gibson Ranch Park. Detectives believe the man died from injuries caused by a vehicle. The sheriff’s department is calling the death “suspicious” and believe the man was killed in a hit-and-run. The man’s identity […]

  • Sacramento Regional Transit Website Goes Down After Cyber Attack

    SACRAMENTO — The website of the Sacramento Regional Transit District was taken offline after falling victim to an apparent “cyber ransom attack” Monday. The SacRT say that this attack on their network was an attempt to extort money from their operations. Officials said very little damage was done and no data was compromised. SacRT technicians are searching the network for any malware or suspicious activity, and are hoping to restore the website as soon services are deemed “safe” again. At […]

  • Ask a Vet: Thanksgiving Meal for Pets

    For those looking to include their pets in Thanksgiving dinner, FOX40’s resident animal expert Dr. Jyl Rubin demonstrates how to prepare an easy meal for your furry friends. Based out of Orangevale, Dr. Jyl uses a Crock-Pot to cook a well-balanced and animal friendly meal for pets filled with protein, vegetables, fruits and more. For more recipes, visit Dr. Jyl’s website.

  • Canned Food Christmas Tree Construction at Sunrise Mall

    Gary takes a trip to Sunrise Mall to visit with the Sacramento Association of Realtors (SAR) as they celebrate their year-long fundraising efforts. Following their annual fundraising drive to benefit The Salvation Army, locals from the Sacramento Association of Realtors constructed a 15-foot tall Christmas tree made up of more than 18,000 cans. This year, SAR managed to raise over $3.3 million for The Salvation Army’s local food assistance program.

  • How to Cook Thanksgiving Turkey from the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op

    Cooking instructor Jill Simmons of the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op demonstrates how to prepare the perfect Thanksgiving turkey. Turkey 1 onion, halved or quartered 2 to 3 garlic cloves 6 rosemary sprigs 1 lemon, halved 1 (14- to 16-pound) Diestel organic turkey, giblets and neck removed, brined (see recipe below) 1 tablespoon sea salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 teaspoon sweet paprika 4 tablespoons olive oil 1-quart chicken stock and 1 cup white wine Trussing string A roasting pan […]

  • Come See the Theatre of Lights in Old Sacramento!

    FOX40 is proud to present the 2017 Macy’s Theatre of Lights in Old Sacramento! Experience the holiday magic of the live dramatization of “’Twas the Night Before Christmas,” on the balconies above K Street, complete with a special appearance by Jack Frost, and the lighting of the 60-foot Christmas tree by St. Nick himself! All shows are FREE so don’t miss this holiday spectacular!   2017 Schedule  Wednesday, 11/22 @ 6:15pm Friday, 11/24 @ 6:00 & 7:30pm Saturday, 11/25 @ 6:00 & 7:30pm Sunday, […]

  • Mule Creek Inmate Death Investigated as Possible Homicide

    IONE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at a Northern California prison as a possible homicide. The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says Wayne Bradley was found unresponsive in his cell at Mule Creek State Prison around 2:30 a.m. Saturday. The 50-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators have named Bradley’s 35-year-old cellmate, Everett McCoy, as a suspect. Bradley had been in prison since 2009, serving a 25-year sentence for robbery. McCoy has been […]

  • The FOX40 Holiday Toy Drive is Here!

    At FOX40, Kid’s Matter! You can make holiday wishes come true for kids at Shriner’s Hospitals for Children by participating in the FOX40 Holiday Toy Drive! FOX40 is coordinating the annual benefit in partnership with Big O Tires, 93.7 The River, Mountain Mikes Pizza and KHOP 95.1. It’s easy to participate. Between November 27 and December 8, drop off new, unwrapped toys at participating Big O Tires and Mountain Mikes locations in the Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto areas. CLICK HERE […]

  • HIGHLIGHTS: Final Quarter Nov. 17

    Antelope at Granite Bay: Granite Bay wins 37 to 0 Sacramento at Del Campo: Del Campo wins 49 to 48 Del Oro at Inderkum: Del Oro wins 26 to 7 Gregori at Oak Ridge: Oak Ridge wins 49 to 14 Sheldon at St. Mary’s: St. Mary’s wins 31 to 28 Tracy at Folsom: Folsom wins 56 to 21 Rio Linda at Christian Brothers: Christian Brothers wins 30 to 21 Modesto Christian at Bradshaw Christian: Modesto Christian wins 21 to 7 […]