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  • Nevada City Police Warn of Craigslist Rental Scam

    NEVADA CITY — Nevada City police were warning of a Craigslist scam Sunday that targeted people looking to rent a house. It started with a phone call for realtor Tiffni Hald. “They were asking about it being for rent, so I called the listing agent and she said, ‘No, it isn’t,'” Hald said. Dozens of people were hoping to rent a house that she was trying to sell. “If it SOUNDS too good to be true, it probably IS too […]

  • Activists Want Deputies Involved in Marshall Miles’ In-Custody Death Held Accountable

    SACRAMENTO — “That’s all we want, Justice! That’s all we need, Justice!” Black Lives Matter activists rallied outside of the Sacramento County Jail Saturday afternoon in response to a newly released autopsy report, showing restraint by law enforcement factored into the in-custody death of Marshall Miles. The 36-year-old died in November, after being arrested and struggling with deputies during the booking process at the Sacramento County Jail. The report shows restraint by law enforcement, drug intoxication and physical exertion all […]

  • For Girl Displaced by Camp Fire, Coming Back to School Feels Both Strange and Familiar

    Thousands of families were left with nothing after the Camp Fire raged through Butte County and almost completely wiped out the town of Paradise. It is the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history. FOX40 is following one family over the next year as they take the long journey toward recovery. For 11-year-old Skielar Ritza, it’s time to go back to school. She is heading to class in a new building in a new city. It’s her first time […]

  • Elderly Couple Sleeping in Car Outside Roseville Home Damaged during Police Standoff

    ROSEVILLE — An elderly Roseville couple cannot stay in their home after their son barricaded himself inside Tuesday during a 10-hour standoff with police. During the standoff, police used a number of tactics — including tear gas — to get 44-year-old Bronson Kelly out of the house. The tear gas lingers in the air, the windows are busted and there is a massive hole in the ceiling. “I come home to this, my house totally destroyed. Totally,” homeowner Ida Kelly […]

  • Roseville Mother Warns Parents About Dangers of Social Media

    ROSEVILLE — A Roseville mother has a warning for other parents after a scary incident involving her 13-year-old daughter. Police had to bring the young girl and her friend home after finding them with two adult men they met on Instagram. Natasha Evans held her daughter a little tighter Tuesday night. “I know all of the possibilities of what could have happened,” she told FOX40. “So my mind was just racing and racing.” Evans could not help but wonder where […]

  • Off-Duty EMT Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

    ANTELOPE — As an EMT, Yuriy Oleynik was always the man called out to help people in crashes. But Sunday night, he became the victim. “It’s gonna leave a hole in my heart,” said friend Dmitriy Filchenko. Family and friends say the 27-year-old was killed in a crash on Walerga Road near Big Cloud Way in Antelope. The other driver sped off. “It’s a mix of emotions. Anger, upset, confused. (Wondering) how it happened, why it happened,” Filchenko said. Close […]

  • CHP: Illegal Sideshow in North Sacramento County Leads to Arrests, Crash

    NORTH SACRAMENTO — Sideshows are nothing new in North Sacramento; they happen almost every weekend. But the sheer size of the illegal sideshow Saturday night surprised even the California Highway Patrol after it shut down traffic just after 9 in the area of Antelope Road and Watt Avenue. “It was loud, it was real loud,” said nearby neighbor Fitzgerald Figures. Figures rushed outside to see what was going on. “It worries me because it’s too close. This is a residential […]

  • Boy, 9, Pinned to Sink after Car Crashes Through South Sac Home

    SOUTH SACRAMENTO — A family is left to pick up the pieces after a car barreled into their South Sacramento home on Jan. 6. The car pinned a boy up against the kitchen counter, badly injuring his leg. “I heard this crash and I heard my grandson scream,” Ellen Johnson remembered. At this time, it is not known what caused the crash. But, when it happened, Johnson said her whole world came crashing down. “When I came out my room I […]

  • Agreement Aims to Put a Stop to Discriminatory Policing Practices at Stockton Schools

    STOCKTON — Making school discipline fair for all students has become the goal of a new agreement between the attorney general’s office and Stockton Unified schools after a Department of Justice investigation revealed discrimination in policing on campus. “Our investigation found some troubling practices,” said California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. “We found that due to the lack of clear policies, administrators often requested police assistance with minor disciplinary infractions.” It uncovered things like students refusing to leave the classroom or […]

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