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  • South Land Park Quadruple Homicide: Community in Shock After Father Kills Family

    SACRAMENTO — A heinous quadruple murder has torn apart a South Land Park family. “Total shock,” sand Tynya Beverly. Beverly tells FOX40 her former colleague, Angel Vasquez, her two children and another adult were killed inside their South Land Park home. Beverly says the man police arrested, Salvador Vasquez-Oliva, is their father and husband. “This is a big call for love that if you had to do this you are in so much pain to have to take your family […]

  • Undefeated Folsom High Soccer Team Disqualified from Section Championships

    FOLSOM — It’s hard to keep Folsom High’s varsity boys soccer team quiet any time they get together — on the field or huddled up. On the night before section championships the chatter isn’t about how they’ll do in the big game. It’s about how their undefeated team was disqualified from it. “It wasn’t the correct decision ’cause we played so hard,” said Abraham Iniguez, an attacking forward for the team. “We worked our entire, like, butts off to get […]

  • New Surveillance Footage Shows Chase that Led to CHP Officer’s Death

    SACRAMENTO — More pieces of the puzzling pursuit that killed CHP Officer Lucas Chellew surfaced Friday as the young man accused of causing the fatal chase gears up for a Monday court hearing. Investigators with the California Highway Patrol fanned out, up and down Sacramento’s Fruitridge Road looking for private surveillance video from Wednesday evening. Some of newest and clearest images of the last moments of Chellew’s life are from the surveillance system at Boost Mobile. Cameras there caught what’s […]

  • High Winds Uproot Tree, Knock Out Power for Thousands of SMUD Customers

    SACRAMENTO — What once was up, now one of many things downed in the Arden area thanks to high winds blasting Sacramento. Torell Jackson came home and discovered his clocks blinking – a sign the power had been out. “But I don’t know how long it was down,” he said. Aside from having to reset his clocks, Torell Jackson was surprised by the reset needed in his neighborhood after Mother Nature flexed her muscle on Hurley Way, compromising a 69,000 […]

  • Sacramento Storms Topple Trees, Causing Power Outages, Destruction

    SACRAMENTO — Things are getting back to normal after more than an hour without power at Watt Avenue and Butano Drive. Drivers weren’t so successful when they were forced to treat the intersection there as a four-way stop when the signal lights were out. Luckily the lights flashed back on as the Friday commute intensified. Aside from traffic backups, today’s storms made lots of people concerned about what may be coming down on top of them. “I’m worried about that […]

  • San Juan Unified Debuts Mobile App

    SACRAMENTO — You can use mobile apps to track coupons or your heart rate, but how about how your kid’s doing in class, in real time? It’s now a reality in the 40,000-student San Juan Unified School District. Administrators say since everyone seems to have a device in their hands all the time, they wanted to meet families where they are. Four school communities started testing the program last month and now it’s rolling out district-wide. Just search “San Juan […]

  • Suspect Convicted Three Years After Russian Fraud Scheme Compromised San Juan Unified Records

    SACRAMENTO — While the “who-knew-what-when” of the Russian hacking scandal is still getting sorted out in Washington, federal jurors have pinpointed one guilty party in a Russian fraud scheme that compromised the personal information of some Sacramento high schoolers. Three years ago, FOX40 first reported that as many as 200 academic records were stolen from the San Juan Unified School district and discovered in an FBI raid of homes in Sacramento and Studio City. Information like student social security numbers […]

  • Oroville Dam Evacuees can Return Home, For Now

    MARYSVILLE — What could be more normal than a medicine run to the Marysville CVS on a Wednesday night or picking up dinner at Panda Express? Well, almost nothing, except those everyday errands weren’t possible just 48 hours ago when evacuation orders near the Oroville Dam were holding firm. North Beale Road was just one of the places that looked like a ghost town as the order lapsed into its second day. Parking lots are full on the first full […]

  • Freight Train Derails near Elk Grove

    ¬†ELK GROVE — Instead of rocks being skipped across a calm Cosumnes River Friday train cars were tumbling into it. Twenty-two of 33 freight cars that were headed south on Union Pacific’s Fresno subdivision line somehow slipped off the tracks on a small trestle bridge at Dillard Road in South Sacramento. The three employees on board managed to escaped the crash without being hurt. “Were there hazardous materials spilling into the waterway or is there going to be a vapor […]

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