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  • Judge Orders Leila Fowler’s Brother to Remain in Custody, Despite new DNA Evidence

    CALAVERAS COUNTY- The attorneys of Isiah Fowler were hoping new DNA evidence would convince a Calaveras County judge to release the 14-year-old from custody Friday. However, the judge ruled that Fowler, who is accused of killing his 8-year-old sister Leila in 2013, will remain in custody until his trial begins in May. “I disagree with the court. I think there is a change of circumstances. It was powerful evidence,” Fowler’s attorney, Stephen Plesser, told FOX40. Leila Fowler was brutally stabbed […]

  • Boyfriend Wanted in Murder of Elk Grove Woman

    ELK GROVE- The boyfriend of a murdered Elk Grove mother is now wanted in connection with her death. Marissa Pineda De Almanza was found dead inside her Franklin Boulevard apartment back on November 5. FOX40 has learned police have a warrant out for the arrest of Almanza’s boyfriend, 38-year-old Moses Valdez, for her murder. Valdez has not been seen since Almanza’s death, and Elk Grove Police are looking for him. If he is convicted in Almanza’s death, it would be his third strike, […]

  • Sacramento Man Quarantines Himself for Ebola without Symptoms of Virus

    SACRAMENTO— Despite the fact that Kwazi Lawrence says he has had no symptoms of the Ebola Virus, the Sacramento resident still decided to quarantine himself inside of his home. “I just got back from a one month trip to Liberia. I did not come in contact with anyone who [had] the virus, but I’m taking this upon myself to take precaution,” Lawrence told FOX40 in a Skype interview Wednesday afternoon. “I called my doctor and he said ‘Okay’.” Lawrence is […]

  • Ferguson Protest Held in Sacramento

    Sacramento Demonstrators Protested in Solidarity with Ferguson

    SACRAMENTO- More than 100 demonstrators outside the Sacramento County jail protested against police brutality Sunday in solidarity with the demonstrations in Ferguson, Michigan. The protests come after Michael Brown was gunned down by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. The demonstrations in Sacramento remained peaceful. A spokesperson with the Sacramento Police Department told FOX40 the department did not anticipate any issues, which is why officers kept a distance and gave protesters their space.

  • Amgen Tour Kicks Off in Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO- America’s largest cycling race kicked off Sunday at the state Capitol. In the first stage of an 8-day 720 mile journey, hundreds of world renowned male cyclists traveled from Sacramento to Folsom and back. READ MORE: Sacramento Expects $8 Million Boost from Amgen Tour Women participating in the 2014 Amgen Tour of California competed separately in a 50-minute time trial around the Capitol. “It does bother me, I wish we could participate and head down South. We work our […]

  • Baby Too Young For The Flu Shot

    SACRAMENTO- Getting the flu is tough, but it’s especially tough when you’ve only been alive for 14 days. “She’s really fussy she’s been vomiting,” said Kimberly Rowan. The new mother took her two-week old baby to the emergency room at UC Davis Medical Center Monday. “She won’t even let me put her down,” Rowan said, which is why she’s concerned that her daughter might have the flu. Yesterday, frustrated parents inside the emergency pediatrics department at UC Davis Medical Center  […]

  • Same Items Cost More In Some Cities

    SACRAMENTO VALLEY– In Lodi, we bought a JCPenney Liz Claiborne purse for $35, with tax, it came out to $37.71. The same purse at JCPenney in Stockton costs $37.79. That’s because the sales tax in Stockton is more than the sales tax in Lodi. A simple exchange could mean you’ll walk away with extra cash. It could also mean you walk away shelling out extra cash. Throughout the valley tax rates vary since each city dictates its own rate. Roseville […]

  • 2013: What Lies Ahead For Stockton

      STOCKTON– The number one priority in 2013: “Crime, we have 71 murders as of this week and that’s just not acceptable.” says Stockton’s Mayor Elect, Anthony Silva. Hours before the New Year, the city of Stockton is ready for change. “It’s been a downward spiral” says one resident. The police department tells us 50 of their officers resigned this year, and now, they need to hire 17 more before they can get what’s called a ‘Federal Cops Grant’, which […]

  • Child Gives Up Gifts To Give Back

    SACRAMENTO– Most kids are unwrapping presents on Christmas Day. “He had that option” says mom, Yolanda Araiza. But her 12-year-old son, Gabriel Mariscal didn’t want the Kindle Fire he originally asked for. “I asked my mom if we could feed the homeless this Christmas, and she gave me a choice to do that or get the Kindle, I chose that.” Mariscal told FOX40. The mother and son served biscuits and gravy out of their green van, parked underneath the overpass […]

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