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  • Local Stabbing Suspect Surrenders Following Temecula Standoff

    TEMECULA – A fugitive wanted in a Northern California stabbing was arrested Saturday, following a ten-hour standoff with police and SWAT team members. Sacramento resident Arthur Ben Taylor, 59, was booked on charges related to a stabbing that occurred Saturday morning. Taylor was found inside a Temecula home just before 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon. It has not been disclosed whether Taylor owned the Temecula home, or had stayed there with friends or relatives. Officers made several attempts to have the suspect exit […]

  • Stockton Police: 5 Killed in Overnight Shootings

    STOCKTON – “I just heard 3 or 4 shots. I thought it was nothing. I thought it was fireworks.” Five people are dead after three shootings that were less than four hours apart, Stockton police said Sunday. The first shooting happened at around 11:50 p.m. Saturday night, where investigators say gunfire erupted following a family disturbance on Bordeaux Avenue. Police arrived on scene to find a 28-year-old man had been shot. He was taken to a local hospital, where he […]

  • Stockton Breaks Homicide Record

    Man, 21, Arrested after Allegedly Shooting, Killing Family Member

    STOCKTON – Police in Stockton have arrested a man they believe shot and killed a family member over the weekend. Investigators say Andy Hem, 21, is in custody after he opened fire on a family member along Bordeaux Avenue. The victim, a 28-year-old man, was taken to a hospital Saturday night, where he died from his injuries. Hem was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail on homicide charges. The incident was one of three shootings in Stockton over the weekend that […]

  • Raid on Cockfighting Ring Nets 5 Arrests

    YOLO COUNTY – Five people were arrested after Yolo County Sheriff’s deputies raided a cockfight operation Saturday night. Deputies, in a joint effort with Davis Police, entered a large barn a property on County Road 28 near Highway 113 in Woodland just after 11 p.m., where they found a cockfight in progress with more than 70 people, including two minors, in attendance. Spectators then fled the scene, but deputies were able to arrest five suspects. Fourteen others were cited for […]

  • Fallen Tree Results in Fatality, Road Closure

    CITRUS HEIGHTS – A fallen tree in Citrus Heights has resulted in a fatal collision. Citrus Heights Police have confirmed one person has died after collision as a result of a large tree falling onto the roadway Saturday. Two others were taken to local hospitals for minor to moderate injuries. Both directions of Sunrise Boulevard are closed, from Locher Way to Sayonara Drive in Citrus Heights. Police are urging drivers to use alternate routes as crews continue to clear the […]

  • McClellan Park Store Hands out Winning Powerball Ticket

    MCCLELLAN PARK- Local “Tooley Oil” store is looking to cash in on their cut of a $60 million jackpot, after issuing the winning Powerball ticket. The winner has not come forward yet according to California Lottery officials. Since there was a winner Saturday night, the next Powerball drawing on Wednesday will be for a jackpot of $40 million.

  • Woman Shot and Killed by Police after Leading Pursuit in Stolen Car

    CITRUS HEIGHTS- Citrus Heights Police shot and killed a woman in her twenties Sunday, after she led them on a high-speed chase, ending at an apartment complex on Sunset Avenue in Fair Oaks. “I got a call from my mom. She lives in the apartments and said she heard officers screaming to ‘get in your house’, and then she heard the gun shots,” Jolene Silva said. Silva’s mother hid in her closet until the commotion stopped. She then told her […]

  • Several Accidents Caused by Rain Sweeping through Valley

    SACRAMENTO – Clouds looking darker than usual along Franklin Boulevard Sunday, where Angela Carmo arrived home to find a grey Ford Explorer crashed into the edge of her fence. The car slammed into a power line, leaving more than 20,000 homes in the Elk Grove area without power for several hours Sunday evening. READ: Car Slams into Power Pole, Knocks Out Power “It looked like the pole was on top of him,” Steven Gonzales said. “It’s just unbelievable,” added Troy […]

  • Thousands of SMUD Customers without Power after SUV Plows through Power Pole

    SACRAMENTO- “I saw sparks all over and the wires flying and I just got so scared,” Manuel Carmo said. The ‘fireworks’ he’s describing on Franklin Boulevard south of Elk Grove left more than 20,000 SMUD customers in the dark, when a SUV plowed through a power pole Sunday night. Carmo saw it happen. He describes the spray of sparks as looking like “shotguns shooting,” but they were potentially even more deadly. The woman driving the SUV was trapped inside as […]

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