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  • Elderly Woman Rescued from Oak Park House Fire

    SACRAMENTO — An elderly woman was hospitalized with minor injuries after a house fire early Sunday morning in the Oak Park neighborhood. Firefighters responded to the home on 8th Avenue and 44th Street, about a block from Stockton Boulevard, around 1 a.m. Crews were able to get the flames under control quickly and rescued the 94-year-old woman. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Engine 6 crew rescued a 94 year old woman from a burning home last night. […]

  • Appellate Court Reverses the Conviction of Isiah Fowler

    CALAVERAS COUNTY — (UPDATE: February 22, 2018) The appellate court has reversed the conviction of Isiah Fowler. Calaveras County Judge Thomas Smith sentenced 15-year-old Isiah Fowler to 15 years behind bars, plus an additional year for the use of a weapon. He will be credited for 908 days served and will be eligible for early release at the age of 22. The teenager was found guilty last month of stabbing his 8-year-old sister Leila in their Valley Springs home in […]

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    Yolo County Bomb Squad to Destroy Old Evidence, Police Warn of Explosions

    DAVIS — The Yolo County Bomb Squad is expected to destroy old evidence on Tuesday. Police in Davis warned residents they may hear explosions between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., and asked those with pets to make sure they are safe during those hours. For those hoping for a show, police said the event is not open to the public.

  • Train Derails in Hughson; Roads Closed

    HUGHSON — A freight train derailed late Saturday night in Hughson, emergency officials said. The BNSF Railway train, which was heading to Stockton from Barstow, derailed along Santa Fe Avenue near East Hatch Road around 11:25 p.m. No one was injured in the crash. Crews were able to determine that no hazardous material was spilled during the derailment. The cars were carrying steel beams, according to BNSF Railway. It was not immediately known what caused the crash. BNSF is leading […]

  • Car Crashes into Stockton Clothing Store

    STOCKTON — A car crashed into a clothing store Friday morning in Stockton, an hour before the store was set to open. Video posted to the Stockton Police Department’s Twitter feed shows a car a good distance inside the store on West Lane, near East Hammer Lane. Breaking: Vehicle into a business in the 8000 blk of West Lane. Driver transported to hospital due to complaint of pain. Business was closed. — Stockton Police Dept (@StocktonPolice) February 9, 2018 […]

  • PETA Offering Reward in Search for Person Who Threw Vacaville Dog Onto I-80

    VACAVILLE — PETA is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever tied a missing puppy’s legs together and threw it onto Interstate 80 in Vacaville. Rex was reported missing last week by his owner, Deb Ferrara. Monica Andersen and her fiance, Erik Gow, did find Rex later that day while driving by the Davis Street exit off eastbound Interstate 80. But how they found him wasn’t the news Ferrara wanted. […]

  • Two Killed in Head-On Collision, Tanker Explosion on HWY 20 in Sierra

    PLACER COUNTY — The California Highway Patrol says a tanker truck exploded Wednesday following a head-on crash along Highway 20 near Cisco Grove. The crash was first reported shortly after 10 a.m. The collision occurred when a tow truck going north on Highway 20 veered into the southbound lane, crashing into the tanker truck. It is not known at this time what caused the the tow truck driver swerve. Both drivers have been confirmed dead. The tow truck belongs to […]

  • Stockton House Damaged in 4-Vehicle Crash

    STOCKTON — A home in North Stockton was damaged Tuesday morning after an RTD bus was involved in a four-vehicle crash. Photos shared on the Stockton Police Department’s Twitter account show the bus in the front yard of a home on Don Avenue, near Lucile Avenue. Drivers were asked to avoid the area. Two people were said to have minor injuries, and no one inside the home was hurt. No passengers were aboard the bus. According to police, one of the […]

  • Tornado Warning Issued for Butte, Yuba Counties

    The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning Thursday afternoon for Butte and Yuba counties. The warning lasts until 2:45 p.m.