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  • Student with toy handgun causes lockdown at South Sacramento middle school

    SOUTH SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — A student brought an airsoft handgun inside a South Sacramento middle school forcing the campus into temporary lockdown Monday, according to school officials. Authorities called for a precautionary lockdown at James Rutter Middle School around 1:40 p.m. due to reports of a student carrying a handgun on campus, according to the school’s principal Sonia Rambo. Elk Grove Unified School District officers followed emergency protocols and helped secure the school while they searched for the student, […]

  • CHP: Crash leaves 1 dead, 3 injured and 1 man missing

    ORANGEVALE, Calif. (KTXL) Investigators are searching for a man in connection to a vehicle crash in Orangevale that left one person dead and three others injured early Sunday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officials said the crash happened around 1:30 a.m. near Madison Avenue and Main Avenue. Investigators said five people were inside the vehicle when it crashed. One person died at the scene while three others were taken to local hospitals for minor to moderate injuries. Officers […]

  • Police: Man arrested in Chico after attacking police officer

    CHICO, Calif. (KTXL) — A man is behind bars after resisting arrest and attempting to grab a police officer’s gun Saturday night, according to the Chico Police Department. Officials said 31-year-old Juan Orr was riding a bicycle around 8:41 p.m. near East 9th Avenue and Oleander Avenue when a Chico Police Officer attempted an enforcement stop but Orr fled on his bike before abandoning it and running away. The officer was able to catch up to Orr and despite numerous […]

  • Overturned gas tanker trailer closed Elk Grove Blvd for hours due to hazmat spill

    ELK GROVE, Calif. (KTXL) — A cargo tank trailer full of gasoline overturned on its side early Saturday morning causing a hazmat spill in Elk Grove, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP officials said a 2014 Peterbilt cargo tank truck was making a left turn on eastbound Elk Grove Boulevard just south of Interstate 5 around 1:35 a.m. when its trailer full of gasoline overturned on its side, causing gas to leak from the right side of the cargo […]

  • Deputies: 1 dead, 3 injured after Modesto shooting

    MODESTO, Calif. (KTXL) — One man died and three others were injured after a shooting in Modesto Friday afternoon, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a call around 4:21 p.m. at a home on Vernon Avenue near Robertson Road and found one woman and two men with gunshot wounds. All three were taken to a local hospital for treatment but one of the men died, according to officials. The other man and woman are expected to […]

  • Fire official: New CPR machine saves a life in Suisun City

    SUISUN CITY, Calif. (KTXL) — A new CPR machine saved the life of a cardiac arrest patient early Saturday morning, according to the Suisun City Fire Department. Officials said fire personnel responded to a call around 4:12 a.m. in Suisun City about someone whose heart stopped beating and required treatment. Fire officials said they used a new Lucas CPR machine on the patient, which helped the responders give the patient “consistent chest compressions” needed for the emergency lifesaving procedure known […]

  • Police searching for Truckee gas station robbery suspect

    TRUCKEE, Calif. (KTXL) — Police are searching for an armed robber who targeted a Truckee gas station Monday morning, according to the Truckee Police Department. Police say the robbery happened at the Shell gas station at 10278 Highway 89. The man was holding a handgun and wearing a black face mask when he went up to the register to demand money, according to investigators. Police say once the money was in hand, the robber pepper-sprayed the clerk and drove off […]

  • Deputies: DUI suspect arrested after crash kills 1, injures 2 in Stanislaus County

    RIVERBANK, Calif. (KTXL) — A man is behind bars on suspicion of DUI after crashing into two vehicles, leaving one person dead and two others injured, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said authorities responded to a misdemeanor hit-and-run report Friday night. Deputies were tracking 30-year-old Joshua Sanders while he was leaving the Modesto area because the front of his car had been damaged. Around 10:20 p.m., authorities saw Sanders speed through a red light at […]

  • Police searching for bank robbery suspect in Elk Grove

    ELK GROVE, Calif. (KTXL) — Police are searching for an unidentified man who robbed a bank in Elk Grove Monday morning, according to the Elk Grove Police Department. Police said the robbery happened at the El Dorado Savings Bank located at 8973 Grant Line Road around 10:45 a.m. The suspect approached the teller with his face covered wearing a yellow jacket with black sleeves and a white hard hat demanding money, according to investigators. Officers said the teller gave the […]

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