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  • BecuzICare11’s Leah Nelson Hosts Basketball Camp for Kids

    SACRAMENTO — So often in this world of viral sensations, someone gets their 15 minutes of fame and then goes back to life as usual. But for Leah Nelson, who captured hearts internationally in 2016 with her BecuzICare11 bracelet campaign, that’s not the case. Her mission to spread kindness has continued on to this day. Thursday, she celebrated two years of BecuzICare with a “Bigger Than Basketball” camp — which teaches leadership skills through basketball. Joining her, as usual, is DJ […]

  • Program Offers Free Meals to Low-Income Kids During Summer Months

    ELK GROVE — School may be out for the summer but cafeteria staff is still in food prep mode at the Elk Grove’ School District’s Central Kitchen. The summer meal program isn’t new but the Sacramento County goal this year is. “Our goal really was for a million kids to come out because we serve more than that for the school year,” Michelle Drake, director of nutrition services for the Elk Grove Unified School District, told FOX40. Drake says many […]

  • Driver Slams Truck Into Orangevale Gas Pump, Leaves Scene

    ORANGEVALE — Police are looking for the man who drove into a gas station pump, abandoned his car and took off. The bizarre incident and two people who were nearby at the time were captured on surveillance video. The pickup truck caused massive destruction to the Orangevale Orbit gas station pump after it left the roadway, hit the curb and came slamming into it. What happened to the gas station pumps was no mystery because it was caught on the […]

  • Massive Mini Cooper Road Trip Swings Through West Sacramento

    WEST SACRAMENTO — The cars may be Minis but there was nothing small about the scene Monday at Raley Field. Nearly 1,000 people in 500 Mini Coopers turned out to start leg three of the West Coast route of Mini Takes the States 2018. The drivers come from all walks of life. “We raise money for veterans organizations, but more importantly, I collect toiletries,” driver Dallas said. He is an advocate for veterans from Indiana. “Ten 12-gallon plastic tubs. I’m hoping […]

  • South Placer Firefighter Killed in Overnight Crash on Highway 65

    Update: A memorial service is being held on July 27 at 10 a.m. at Bayside Church Adventure on Stanford Ranch Road in Roseville. Donations can be made to the Firefighters Burn Institute or the Semper Fi Fund, according to the South Place Fire District. LINCOLN — A South Placer firefighter was killed in a motorcycle accident sometime Thursday night. When exactly the motorcycle went off the road at the Lincoln Boulevard off-ramp at Highway 65 is unclear. Investigators say firefighter David […]

  • Elderly Couple Displaced By Fire That Began in Neighbor’s Shed and Spread to Their Home

    SACRAMENTO — A fire that left behind the burned shell of a shed, fence, home and marijuana plants broke out around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday on Claire Avenue. Neighbors Roger Renslow and Victoria Marquez woke up to the sound of a loud noise that sounded like an explosion. “It jumped the fence and caught the side of their house on fire. It just went all through the attic, burned the whole attic up and burned the whole attic out,” Renslow said. […]

  • Wedding in a Wildfire: Newlyweds Rush Ceremony as Klamathon Fire Marches Toward Them

    CHICO — It was the day Ellie and Taylor Denney had been running toward their whole lives but by the end of it, they and their wedding guests were running away. “We had mandatory evacuations in the middle of our vows,” the bride told FOX40 over Skype. The Chico couple were in Hornbrook to tie the knot Saturday. For the past few days, they’d seen the Klamathon Fire on the horizon burning away from their family property along the Klamath […]

  • Improperly Disposed Fireworks Spark Sacramento County House Fire

    SACRAMENTO COUNTY — In the final hours of Fourth of July, a firework misstep caused a south Sacramento County family to flee their home. But unlike most of the fires that kept firefighters busy through the night, the fire wasn’t caused by the fireworks going off but by how the fireworks were thrown away. According to the Cosumnes CSD Fire Department, the people who live in the home on Sheldon Park Way set off fireworks earlier in the night and threw […]

  • Body Found in Del Paso Heights Near Harris Avenue

    NORTH SACRAMENTO — Around 11:26 p.m. Tuesday, authorities were called about a shooting near the area of Fell Street, Harris Avenue and Grand Avenue. One man with a gunshot wound was found along the fence of Highlands Charter School. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The homicide is still under investigation and a motive has not been determined at this point. Authorities are also working to determine if the sound of fireworks in the neighborhood masked the sound of […]