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    Family Fends Off Attempted Kidnapper in Auburn Park

    AUBURN — A family was forced to protect their 3-year-old Saturday from a woman attempting to kidnap the child. According to Sgt. Chris Forman, the Auburn Police Department received initial reports of the incident happening in Ashford Park on Auburn Ravine Road at 1:42 p.m. Lindsay Frasher, 28, had gone up to the 3-year-old girl and tried to forcibly take her from a family member. The girl’s family, who has no ties to Frasher, had to hold her off until […]

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    4 Injured After Van Nearly Hits Car, Crashes into Traffic Pole; Driver Arrested

    SOUTH SACRAMENTO — Four people sustained major injuries after a speeding van swerved to avoid a car then crashed into a traffic pole Friday night near the intersection of Florin Road and Stockton Boulevard. According to Sgt. Sean Kent, the GMC van’s 54-year-old driver was speeding down Stockton Boulevard when it ran through a red light. The driver then narrowly avoided a Toyota Prius turning left onto Florin Road and struck a traffic pole. His van flipped, landing near the center of the roadway. Officers […]

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    Auburn Folsom Road Closed Off Following Car Crashes, Downed Power Pole

    GRANITE BAY — Auburn Folsom Road has been closed off in both directions due to two separate car crashes and a downed power pole in the street. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office reports that someone was injured in one of the crashes near Beals Point at around 4 p.m. A white Ford Ranger crashed through a brick wall and into a front yard. The other vehicle flipped and landed upside down in the middle of the roadway. It is unknown at […]

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    Elk Grove Police Searching for F&M Bank Robbery Suspect

    ELK GROVE — The Elk Grove Police Department is investigating a robbery at a Farmers & Merchants Bank. At 4:06 p.m. the police department reported that the bank on 8799 Elk Grove Boulevard was robbed by a white man in his 40s. The suspect was reportedly wearing a gray hoodie and jeans at the time. There have been no reports outlining what may have been stolen during the robbery. Stay with FOX40 for more updates as this story develops.

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    Pine Grove Man Killed in Crash on Icy Highway 50

    PLACERVILLE — A Pine Grove resident was killed Thursday when his car overturned on an icy part of Highway 50. Around 7 p.m. Jeff Elsman, 26, was driving his 1998 Jeep eastbound on Highway 50 near Sly Park Road. According to Officer Brent McElmurry of the California Highway Patrol, as a result of the rain and melted snow from earlier in the day, the roadway had turned to ice. Elsman’s Jeep hit the south curb of the highway, flipping his […]

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    Placer County Deputies Rescue 12-Year-Old Trapped in Submerged Car

    AUBURN — Deputies and passersby rescued a 12-year-old trapped in a submerged, overturned vehicle Sunday in a creek off Highway 49. Placer County Sheriff’s deputies were alerted to the scene on the east side of Highway 49 near Rio Oso Road when they noticed cars swerving off the road. A woman emerged from the car, yelling that her “baby” was stuck inside the vehicle, reports the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. A team of civilians and officers got into the water and […]

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    Granite Bay Firefighter’s Dog Found Week after Running Away

    GRANITE BAY — A firefighter’s dog who had been missing since New Year’s Eve was found Saturday by animal control. Lisa Giblin, a firefighter for the South Placer Fire District, reported her dog, Titan, missing on Jan. 1. She had returned home from a late night, New Year’s Eve shift to find that he had fled. Giblin later learned from a neighbor that people nearby had been shooting off fireworks; she believed the blasts scared Titan and caused him to bolt. On […]

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    Missing Parlier Police K-9 Found Dead

    PARLIER — Fresno County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of a K-9 officer following his disappearance Friday in Parlier. The Parlier Police Department reported a grand theft at their South Mendocino Avenue station at around 8:45 a.m. A Fresno County Sheriff’s officer was later told that the police K-9, Indy, had gone missing. That afternoon a Parlier Police Animal Control officer discovered Indy dead on the side of the road just a mile away on South Mendocino Avenue. His injuries indicated that […]

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    Elk Grove Police K9 Shot in Armed Robbery; Suspects in Custody

    ELK GROVE — An Elk Grove Police K9 is recovering after it was shot Saturday night as officers responded to reports of an armed robbery. According to Elk Grove Police Officer Chris Trim, officers responded to reports of two suspects who had robbed the Jamba Juice on West Stockton and Laguna Boulevards at gunpoint. Officers spotted two men that matched the description of the alleged robbers. Trim said the two men ran toward a waiting getaway car with a woman behind the […]