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  • Decades Later, Vietnam Vet Finds Peace in Helping Others

    MURPHYS– In the woods of Murphys, on Cedar Vista Drive, lies a piece of American history. History that, at times, is too difficult, too violent for Vietnam War veteran Al Sickle. It was the summer of 1966 when Al graduated from high school in San Mateo. He was 17 years old and filled with dreams of becoming a professional baseball player. Two weeks later, he did get a uniform — but this one came with sacrifice. “Let me tell you […]

  • Blood Transfusions Crucial for Boy with Sickle Cell Disease, but He Needs Marrow Transplant

    ROCKLIN– Pierce Salami was diagnosed with sickle cell disease when he was just three weeks old. He started getting monthly blood transfusions before his first birthday and, 10 years later, they haven’t stopped. “Now he’s on what’s called Apheresis where he actually uses five units of blood each month in order to bring his iron levels down,” Pierce’s mom, Tammy, told FOX40. The constant trips to the hospital can take their toll on Pierce. Sometimes, the pain is too much. “As […]

  • Thanks to Bone Marrow Transplant, Teen Victorious in Battle with Leukemia

    SACRAMENTO– Eden Finn is a Leukemia survivor. The then-7th grader was diagnosed just four years ago, forced to face a frightening disease. “It was pretty lonely for me. I mean I had my family, which was great,” she told FOX40. Her mother, Rebecca Melgoza, still remembers the night their lives changed. “She cried to me one night and said, ‘Mommy, I think something is wrong with me,'” Melgoza said. They rushed to the hospital, where Finn’s doctor saw her spleen was enlarged. That’s when […]

  • 11 Kids Get Bikes Custom Built for Disabilities

    SACRAMENTO- Meet Miracle Joy Surgeon, a sweet 6-year-old girl who is living up to her name. “Miracle was born at 23 weeks, 1 pound  12 ounces.  She spent her first 129 days in intensive care. She came out she had hydrocephalus, she had a level 4 brain hemorrhage at birth,” grandmother Bonnie Surgeon said about Miracle’s early life. Her grandmother has cared for her ever since, helping her get through the tough times. Just over a year ago, Miracle Joy started having […]

  • Sacramento Students Create ‘NannyMe’ App to Help Busy Parents Find a Sitter Fast

    SACRAMENTO- Jen Gamble has three bosses – her children. Between the kids, chores and whatever else life throws at her, Gamble admits she could use a little help. “I suddenly realized I was supposed to be in two places at the same time and have my kids with me,” Gamble said. That’s where a new app called NannyMe comes in. “It’s very similar to the app Uber but instead of requesting rides you actually request sitters,” Annie Randle, co-creator of […]

  • 1 Dead, 3 Injured in Home Invasion Robbery

    SACRAMENTO– The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a home invasion robbery that turned deadly early Saturday morning. Police say residents on Heaven Court called in to report shots heard in the area around 3:30 a.m. Once at the scene, they found that a shootout had happened between a homeowner and ‘multiple’ robbery suspects. One man died at the scene and 3 others were injured; they were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police now say that one of […]

  • Authorities Investigate “Suspicious” Package at Modesto Medical Center

    MODESTO- Modesto police are investigating a suspicious package at the Doctors Medical Center in Modesto. Police say an elderly woman walked into the emergency room to drop off a package for a doctor who doesn’t work there, then took off. Upon units arrival around 11:30 a.m., they determined the package to be suspicious and are taking all precautions. Hazmat crews and the bomb squad are on scene now investigating. Florida Avenue between West Coolidge and Claradell Avenue is closed. It’s […]

  • Hostage Held at Gunpoint Inside Jack in the Box

    SACRAMENTO- Sacramento Police officers are currently at a scene of a standoff with hostages involved. Police responded to a barricaded person inside a Jack in the Box on Folsom Boulevard near Florin Perkins Road just before noon Saturday. Officials say there’s one suspect armed with a gun inside the restaurant with at least two female hostages. No injuries have been reported. Police have blocked off the shopping center and the road on that block. Just after 3 p.m., police confirmed […]

  • Katt Williams Arrested in Yolo County

    DUNNIGAN- Comedian Katt Williams was arrested Friday night in Yolo County over an outstanding arrest warrant in Sacramento. The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office issued the arrest warrant Thursday, After Williams refused to stop for officers while driving in a reckless manner on November 25th. Williams was reportedly arrested at a gas station in Dunnigan Friday night. He has already been released on bail. No further information has been made available. Cristian Tapia filed this report.

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