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MERCED COUNTY — A man who had been missing for eight days was found dead Tuesday morning in the San Joaquin River. Around 3:30 a.m., a Merced County deputy found an abandoned, unlocked vehicle in the Fremont Ford and Green Valley Grasslands State Park parking lot along Highway 140, according to the sheriff’s office. A license plate search revealed the car belonged to 27-year-old Isamar Iglesias, who had been reported missing eight days prior through the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s […]
ALAMEDA COUNTY — Cal Fire says a grass fire burning west of Tracy near Interstate 580 has been stopped. The Patterson Fire, which started near Patterson Pass and North Midway roads, was 139 acres by Wednesday night. #PattersonFire [final] on Patterson Pass Road near Tracy in (Alameda County) is contained at 139 acres. Firefighters will be at scene mopping up for a few hours. If you are in the area please watch out for firefighters in or near the roadway. […]
Gary is out in Vacaville getting a look inside Virtue Juice Bar. Virtue Juice Bar is a cross between a fast-casual restaurant and a wellness resource center. We are passionate about how we fuel our bodies and want to share this with our community. We are actively creating a culture of health, inclusion, creativity, and personal excellence. Virtue is the perfect pick-me-up spot for locals as well as travelers bustling up and down the I-80 corridor. We want to serve […]
Simone is talking with Sacramento Sheriff’s Office Tactical Commander Lieutenant Todd Henry and Deputy Joe Gordon about what the department is doing to educate the public about active shooter situations.
BUTTE COUNTY — The Butte County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 16-year-old teen for making terrorist threats against Las Plumas High School in Oroville. Around 10:16 p.m. Tuesday, authorities received reports of a Snapchat video of a person showing a hunting style rifle with a scope, an MP40 submachine gun and a semiautomatic pistol lying on a bed. The photo caption read, “Shit if you go to Lp better get ready to jet #schoolshooter.” The person in the video was […]
CERES — Around 4 a.m. Wednesday, fire crews responded to a house fire on Strawberry Drive in Ceres. When they arrived to the scene, the fire had spread to a second home and a third home was threatened. Two people at the scene needed immediate attention due to smoke inhalation. The fire is now under control. Crews remain at the scene putting out flames inside the first home. The second home had moderate damage to its exterior; the third home […]
FOLSOM — Police say a suspected shoplifter’s gun jammed when he tried shooting at officers Tuesday afternoon at a Folsom business. The Folsom Police Department says 29-year-old Jason Knapp was being uncooperative with a loss prevention employee after he tried stealing from a Riley Street business. When Folsom officers got to the scene, police say Knapp began fighting with them. At one point during the struggle, Knapp pulled out a gun and tried firing it at the officers and the […]
SACRAMENTO — Detectives arrested a Sacramento man Tuesday who they say threatened to bomb an Elk Grove car dealership. The police department reports Erik Schiecke called Elk Grove Ford and left the threatening voicemail sometime between 8:30 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Saturday morning, employees at the dealership were evacuated as officers searched the building. Nothing suspicious was found, according to Elk Grove police. Detectives were able to tie Schiecke to the bomb threat and arrested the 40-year-old Tuesday […]