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    5 Arrested in Human Trafficking Bust in Placerville

    EL DORADO COUNTY — Detectives made multiple human trafficking arrests in Placerville on March 3 following an undercover operation. Dating websites for escorts was the main aid in the investigation. Authorities looked through ads to communicate with escorts and set meeting times. Six escorts showed up to the room. Three of the six escorts were booked into jail for prostitution. Two were cited out with a promise to appear and one was released to victim services. One male was also […]

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    Hit-and-Run Crash in Modesto Kills 11-Year-Old Boy; Driver Arrested

    MODESTO — A hit-and-run crash on Hatch Road in Modesto Monday night left an 11-year-old boy dead. Traves Krause was driving his Dodge vehicle northbound toward Hatch Road, when a Toyota with four passengers approached the crossroad of Hatch Road and Carpenter Road. Both vehicles entered the intersection at the same time and the front of the Dodge hit the left side of the Toyota. Krause fled the scene, leaving the passengers in the Toyota behind. Witnesses say Krause was racing […]

  • Alameda County Deputies Search for Suspect After Man Found Dead in His Home

    ALAMEDA COUNTY — Authorities are searching for a suspect after a 41-year-old male was found dead inside his home on Selborne Drive in San Leandro Monday afternoon. Alameda County deputies were responding to a call about a fight when they arrived and found traces of blood leading up to the home. Deputies entered the home and found the man on the floor with significant injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene. After some investigation, it appears the victim and the […]

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    One Driver Dead After Head-On Collision in Stockton

    STOCKTON — A head on collision occurred Tuesday morning near Stanley Road in Stockton killing one driver. Stockton California Highway Patrol and medical personnel arrived at the scene, where it was determined a 54-year-old male was traveling in a Ford F-150 westbound when he crossed over into the eastbound lane, hitting Chevrolet Cavalier head on. The driver of the Ford succumbed to his injuries at the scene, while the 35-year-old driver of the Chevrolet was sent to a local hospital with […]

  • Tech Report: Easily Backup Your Computer

    We all know we should be backing up our computers … but the reality is many of us just aren’t prepared for a system meltdown. In today’s Tech Report Rich Demuro explains an easy way to keep your personal information safe. If your computer crashed today, how would you feel? Anxious? Rest easy. Rich shows us how easy it can be to back up your computer. When it comes to hard drives, your best bet for a back up right […]

  • Local Teen Makes Top 8 On ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

    SACRAMENTO — Kida Burns, a 14-year-old boy from Sacramento, has come a long way in his journey to the stage on hit show “So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation”. Kida wowed the judges with his hip-hop dance moves from the beginning, and now has made it to the top 8 finalists. Monday, Sheaden Gabriel was eliminated on “So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation”, after Ruby Castro was saved by judges Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul, Jason […]

  • Overturned Big Rig Spills Hay on Highway 50

    PLACERVILLE — CHP units are on-scene where a big rig hauling bales of hay has overturned, blocking the right lane of the highway. The truck tipped on US-50 Westbound at Smith Flat. Hay is all over the road, and the truck is still on it’s side. It is unknown if the driver of the big rig was injured in the crash. This report was filed by FOX40 intern Brookelynn Graditi.  

  • Back-To-School Dorm Decorating

    Paul is with Hans Greenawalt from Ikea in West Sacramento talking about how to make college dorms rooms fun and stylish this Fall. Hans brought a bunch of funky furniture from Ikea to show Paul all the options out there for students. He suggests checking with the school, and the student’s roommate, BEFORE shopping to make sure everything you buy and bring is allowed. Some of the looks shown are all white with pops of color to add character and light to […]

  • Llama With Prosthetic Leg Comforts Amputees

    Gary meets Bella, a Llama with a prosthetic leg who helps comfort amputees in Auburn. Bella received her prosthetic leg after breaking her leg when she fell in a gopher hole. Bella wouldn’t keep still long enough for her leg to heal with a cast, so her owner, Trish, only had two options: to put her down or amputate her leg. Bella can now travel with ease. The prosthetic leg saved her life! Gary also chats with Michael Carlson, Bella’s prosthetist […]

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