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  • ‘Criminal Santa’ Gets Stuck in Chimney

    CITRUS HEIGHTS — One Rocklin man is destined for the naughty list after he tried breaking into a business through its chimney. The Citrus Heights Police Department says on Wednesday the “criminal Santa” called 911 from inside of the chimney on Greenback Lane, at the intersection of Brookhaven Way. A picture posted by the police department shows a man wedged deep inside the chimney. Jesse Berube, 32, was later found by officers. Fire officials had to use specialized equipment and […]

  • Woman Arrested after Stealing More Than $19,000 from Her Grandmother

    MARYSVILLE — Marysville police arrested a 22-year-old after it was found that she had stolen thousands of dollars from her grandmother. On Dec. 1, a 74-year-old woman notified the Marysville Police Department that someone had been making unauthorized withdrawals from her bank account at a Chase Bank ATM in town. Using surveillance footage from the bank, officials identified the suspect as the victim’s granddaughter, 22-year-old Taylor Suzanne Johnson. Johnson had used her grandmother’s card to make 15 withdrawals between July […]

  • Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs Marries Stanford Schoolmate

    STOCKTON — Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs married Anna Malaika Grace Ntiriwah Asare¬†Tuesday at Progressive Community Church in Stockton. The weddings section of the New York Times noted the two met at Stanford. Ntiriwah-Asare-Tubbs is a doctoral student and Gates Scholar at Cambridge University. The 25-year-old is also a writer for a women’s publication, according to the New York Times. On Friday, the couple had an additional ceremony in Cartagena, Colombia with friends and family.

  • 84-Year-Old Stockton Man Dies Following Collision on Highway 99

    STOCKTON — An 84-year-old Stockton man died Saturday from the injuries he sustained in a collision on Highway 99. On Friday morning, on the right shoulder of the westbound ramp toward Highway 4, the elderly man had stopped his 2002 Honda. Another car, a 2000 Ford, was leaving southbound Highway 99 at 55 mph to get onto the ramp when the 84-year-old driver took a left turn back onto the roadway. The Honda was nearly perpendicular to traffic when the […]

  • Grenades Found During Traffic Stop Outside Stockton Shopping Center

    STOCKTON — A bomb squad unit was sent to the scene of a traffic stop Saturday after police found two grenades in a car in Stockton. Deputies pulled over the car in a Lincoln Shopping Center parking lot on Pacific Avenue just before 6 p.m. The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office reports the driver, Crystal Gardner, and her passenger, Jordan Pritz, were both on probation. During a search of the vehicle and passengers, officials found a replica handgun and an […]

  • CHP: 2 Killed in Head-On Collision on Union Road

    MANTECA — Two people were killed in a head-on collision Saturday afternoon when a driver lost control of a car on Union Road in Manteca. The Stockton CHP reports a 2011 Hyundai was speeding down Union Road, north of Lathrop Road, when it traveled onto the edge of the roadway. The driver tried to correct the car and careened into the opposite lane, hitting a 2004 Toyota head on. One side of the Hyundai was sheered off in the crash […]

  • Deputies Search for 2 Suspects who Robbed Carmichael Rite Aid

    CARMICHAEL — Officials searched Saturday night for at least two suspects wanted in connection to a robbery at a Carmichael Rite Aid. Around 5 p.m., the suspects fled the pharmacy at 4010 Manzanita Avenue after stealing prescription drugs. A sheriff’s deputy K-9 officer spotted the car reportedly involved in the robbery and chased it down Interstate 80 to a Citrus Heights neighborhood near Van Maren Lane and Marinvale Drive. The suspects parked in the area and took off on foot. […]

  • Video: 2 Women Attack, Rob Victim as She’s Leaving Stockton Boulevard Market

    SOUTH SACRAMENTO — A shocking surveillance video from Nov. 14 shows two women attack another woman and steal from her just as she was leaving a Sacramento market. The Sacramento Police Department posted the video of the violent encounter Saturday, asking for the public’s help in finding the suspects and their getaway driver. At the start of the video, a woman is seen walking to her car from a market on Stockton Boulevard at the busy intersection of 47th Avenue. […]

  • Pier Collapses into Oakland Estuary

    OAKLAND — The Oakland Fire Department reports a pier collapsed into the Oakland Estuary Friday. Several shipping containers at the Brooklyn Basin fell into the water, prompting crews to set up an oil containment boom in case of a spill. #OaklandFire responded with @AlamedaFireDept for a large section of pier that collapsed in the Oakland Estuary at #BrooklynBasin. Oil boom placed as a precaution after multiple shipping containers fell in water. — Oakland Firefighters (@OaklandFireLive) December 2, 2017 The […]