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  • 2018 Ushered in Early at Old Sacramento New Year’s Celebration

    OLD SACRAMENTO — The New Year was ushered in early with a 9 p.m. fireworks show in Old Sac. “They’re great. They light up the dark sky,” said Serenity Grant. Like last year, there will be no midnight fireworks, but that didn’t seem to dampen the New Year’s spirit. Thousands turned out to dance and sing in the New Year — and they dressed the part. “It’s only New Year’s once a year,” said Steve Shultz. Shultz says he’s been […]

  • Kennedy High School Soccer Coach Accused of Human Trafficking

    SACRAMENTO — A soccer coach at John F. Kennedy High School in Sacramento has been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking, the sheriff’s department said Friday. Investigators say deputies got a call early Christmas morning from a teen girl who said she was the victim of sexual assault and human trafficking. She told deputies she was hiding in the backyard of a home along Clover Manor Way in South Sacramento, and the man forcing her into performing sex acts was […]

  • Stray Dogs Killed Modesto Woman, Detectives Say

    MODESTO — Detectives believe stray dogs attacked and killed a woman Thursday in South Modesto. The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department reports around 7:50 a.m. 56-year-old Deborah Onsurez was found with severe injuries in the driveway of a home on Crows Landing Road near the intersection of South 7th Street. Officials pronounced Onsurez dead at the scene. Detectives said they believe the 56-year-old was killed by stray dogs. When deputies and animal control officers searched the immediate area for the dogs […]

  • AAA: 6.5M Americans will Take to the Skies Over the Holidays

    SACRAMENTO — AAA estimates 100 million Americans will travel over the holidays, a record high, with 6.5 million of them traveling by plane. Sterling and Brittnay Tutt were a bit tired Saturday evening at Sacramento International Airport, but they had plenty to smile about. “Christmas with the family and New Years with the family for the first time in six years,” Sterling Tutt said. The military family was stationed in Sumter South Carolina, making for a long travel day back […]

  • Modesto Man Accused of Planning Christmas Terror Attack

    SAN FRANCISCO — A Modesto man is accused of planning to carry out a terror attack during Christmas week at San Francisco’s Pier 39. According to court documents, the FBI says Everitt Aaron Jameson “knowingly (provided) material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization.” Jameson is also said to have posted about his radical beliefs on social media and stated his support for the Oct. 31 terror attack in New York that killed eight people. Investigators say Jameson, a […]

  • What Changes Have Been Made Due to School Shootings?

    STOCKTON — On a Stockton street corner, a small group comes together to reflect on the five year anniversary of what was once considered unheard of and unthinkable. “Sandy Hook is tattooed on our hearts,” Julie Schardt, survivor of the 1989 Cleveland Elementary School shooting in Stockton, told FOX40. sot- I drew her red shoes On that day, Schardt recognized one of her students by her red shoes. The second grader gunned down alongside four of her classmates at Cleveland […]

  • Citrus Heist: Homeowners Say Fruit Stolen from Trees in their Yards

    Citrus Heist? Homeowners in Orangevale and Citrus Heights say someone entered their backyard gates and stole the fruit from their trees. After they shared their stories on social media, other neighbors are describing similar scenarios. Darlene Edwards-Knutson tells FOX40, she went to pick oranges from the tree in her Orangevale backyard week when she noticed about half her crop was gone. She says the oranges disappeared prior to last weekend’s strong winds. Additionally she says squirrels are typically only responsible […]

  • Health and Safety Screening Standards for Recreational Marijuana Won’t Kick In Until July 1

    SACRAMENTO — In just two weeks, Californians are free to partake in recreational marijuana.  But just because it’s going to be legal doesn’t mean the products sold initially are going to be safe. For a six-month period, marijuana could remain full of toxins despite recreational legalization Jan. 1. If you think buying marijuana from a dispensary means the product is safe, think again. Though medical marijuana  has been legal for about 20 years in California there are no consistent health or safety screening standards to make sure […]

  • That’s Not Santa: Burglary Suspect Gets Stuck in Chimney of Citrus Heights Business

    CITRUS HEIGHTS — December 13, Citrus Heights police arrested a man they say tried to break into a business through the chimney, got stuck, and called 911 for a rescue.  Sacramento Metro Fire Crews used a tripod device to pull the suspect, Jesse Berube, out of the chimney.  The business owner Loree LaMoureaux says she’s glad no one was hurt, and thinks it makes for a great Christmas story. ‘Twas 12 nights before Christmas and at Loree’s Little Shack in […]