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  • Officers investigate Arden-Arcade hit-and-run

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The California Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a man hospitalized with major injuries Sunday night. Investigators say a 46-year-old man was hit while crossing Cottage Way near Fulton Avenue shortly before 10 p.m. Video released by the California Highway Patrol shows the man with two bags in hand crossing the street within a crosswalk when a driver in a silver sedan hits him head-on. He was taken to the hospital with major […]

  • Video shows dangling power line causing sparks in Vacaville backyard

    VACAVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) — Frightening video shows just how quickly a downed power line can lead to a fire. Colleen O’Connor-Garner, who lives in Vacaville, shared the video her sister took of a dangling power line causing sparks in her backyard. O’Connor-Garner says she and her sister, who had evacuated from the Santa Rosa area, saw a PG&E truck nearby and flagged it down to turn off the power. “It was scary when the fire department came and could not […]

  • 3.0 earthquake reported near Tahoe Vista

    TAHOE VISTA, Calif. (KTXL) — A 3.0 magnitude earthquake was reported shortly before 7 a.m. Friday near Tahoe Vista. The United States Geological Survey reports the small quake was felt by some in the Truckee area. There were no reports of damage.

  • Sheriff’s office investigating South Sacramento homicide

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says it is investigating a homicide along 65th Street near the Lindale neighborhood. Officials say the sheriff’s office was called about a woman assaulting a man shortly before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. Responding deputies found an unresponsive man with injuries to his upper body. Deputies did not describe the nature of the injuries. The man was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The woman suspected of killing the man is believed to […]

  • Truck fire closes Highway 50 near Bradshaw

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — A semi-truck fire closed some lanes of Highway 50 near Bradshaw Road. The closure stretched from Watt Avenue to Bradshaw Road and all but two lanes in each direction reopened by around 2:30 p.m. Metro Fire tweeted that a crash sparked the fire and that there were injuries. #US50 WB at Bradshaw: Vehicle accident w/I@juries & fire involving a semi-truck. Expect major delays on US50 – closed in both directions (EB at Watt Av / WB […]

  • Fat City Bar & Café in Old Sacramento to close on Nov. 2

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Fat City Bar & Café in Old Sacramento will close after 43 years on Nov. 2. Cobble roads and an old town feel bring visitors from far and near to Old Sacramento. But people are worried that the businesses that have been around for years will be leaving the area. Jermaine Starks said whenever he wants to get an experience of what Sacramento really is, he visits Old Sacramento and the places and restaurants that have […]

  • Police: Woman asks Lincoln officer for ride back to stolen car

    LINCOLN, Calif. (KTXL) — Police in Lincoln say a woman asked an officer for a ride back to her car after it had run out of gas, but the car was reported stolen a day earlier. According to a post on the police department’s Facebook page, 37-year-old Lynette Steward had flagged down an officer late Thursday night along Lincoln Boulevard and said she had run out of gas. With her gas can in tow, she told the officer she needed […]

  • Roseville police: Man allegedly admitted to killing two juveniles, two adults

    ROSEVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) — Police in Roseville and Mount Shasta are investigating a quadruple homicide after a suspect told officers he had allegedly killed four people. Around noon Monday Roseville police received a call from Mount Shasta about the homicide. The suspect, identified as 53-year-old Roseville resident Shankar Hangud, apparently admitted to the killings. The suspect adding that he had driven there with a body inside his car. The victims have been identified as two adults and two juveniles, according […]

  • Fox News Apologizes for ‘Disgraceful’ Comment about Thunberg

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News has apologized for a guest’s “disgraceful” description of environmental activist Greta Thunberg as mentally ill but was silent Tuesday on Laura Ingraham likening her to a murderous cult of children from a Stephen King story. The network responded swiftly to a news segment Monday where Michael Knowles of “The Daily Wire” said the 16-year-old environmentalist was a “mentally ill Swedish child who is being exploited by her parents and by the international left.” Knowles […]

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