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  • Sacramento PD Searching for Armed Suspect After Drive-By Shooting in Natomas

    SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Police Department is searching for an armed suspect after a shooting in Natomas Saturday afternoon. The drive-by shooting happened around 1:10 p.m. along the intersection of Natomas Boulevard and North Park Drive, next to North Natomas Regional Park. Authorities are still searching for the car they believe the shots were fired from. One victim was transported to a nearby hospital. The victim’s condition is unknown at this time. Stay with FOX40 for updates on this story.

  • High Winds Topple Mammoth, Historic Trees Throughout Region

    CITRUS HEIGHTS — Friday was not a good time to be standing near a big tree in the Sacramento area. At 10:27 a.m. a tree came crashing down on top of a car outside the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in downtown Sacramento, narrowly missing a woman feet away. “She must have had luck on her side,” said Marques Davison, who captured the falling tree on surveillance video. In Citrus Heights another tree came crashing down on Scott Ruiz’s truck […]

  • Sacramento Community Mourns Family Killed in South Land Park Homicide

    SACRAMENTO — With songs, tears and hugs, a South Land Park neighborhood in Sacramento came together Saturday night to try and ease the pain of lives lost. “Other than work, I just stand out here and stare at it,” said Nadine Valenzuela, referencing the crime scene tape still tied to the tree in her front lawn. The shock and grief neighbors are still dealing with is now more than two days old. Thursday four bodies were found inside a home […]

  • Stockton’s Mayor Fears Local Impact of Possible Federal Budget Cuts

    STOCKTON — Monday at the Joan Richards Learning Village in Stockton was like any other day. Classrooms were filled with 4- and 5-year-olds learning, laughing and socializing. The Learning Village has been open for a year now, and its 150 students come from low-income and foster care families. Essentially, it’s a cheaper version of a private preschool if a transitional kindergarten is available. The school falls under the umbrella of the Family Resource and Referral Center in Stockton as does the […]

  • Visiting Basketball Fans Impressed with Changes to Downtown Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO — For many basketball fans coming from out of state to support their teams in the NCAA Tournament, it’s a first chance to take in the new downtown arena. “I’ve been to many NBA arena’s and this is one of the best,” says Oregon fan Jeff Burns, who came down from Portland for the weekend. “The new building, the changes down here are great.” Burns says the last time he was in Sacramento was years ago before the new […]

  • Dozens of Newcastle Elementary Students Sickened by Unknown Virus

    NEWCASTLE — A day after nearly 30 students at Newcastle Elementary School went home sick Thursday, 60 students called out sick. The school district doesn’t know what the particular illness is, however, parents with sick kids told FOX40 symptoms include vomiting and diarrhea. The school district’s superintendent Denny Rush says the school went through an intensive disinfectant process after school Thursday and that common area classes like Spanish and music have been moved to classrooms, so as not to bring […]

  • Hyatt Power Plant Back in Operation; Evacuation Warning Remains

    OROVILLE — The Department of Water Resources announced Friday that the Hyatt Power Plant at the Oroville Dam is now operational once again. The power house began working at 10 a.m. Friday, taking in and sending out water at 1,700 cubic feet per second. The ultimate goal of 14,000 cfs would roughly meet the flows into the dam. The power plant will now serve as the primary way to relieve the Oroville Dam of its water base that currently sits […]

  • 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 Place. Officers responded to a burglary in progress at 10:01 a.m. Saturday, according to the Rocklin Police Department. The caller who contacted authorities said that a man was trying to break into their home. The man was confronted by the homeowner, who was armed, which caused the suspect to run out of the house. […]

  • New Sierra Business Revels in High Snow Totals

    TRUCKEE — When water started dampening the ceiling inside the Dickson Realty office at Donner Lake, the feet of snow on the building’s roof was an obvious culprit. Enter “Crystal’s Boys,” the newest and likely fastest growing snow removal service in the mountains. The name is still being figured out, but owner Krystal Baker thinks it might stick.