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  • Deputies: Orangevale burglary suspect shot by homeowner

    ORANGEVALE, Calif. (KTXL) — Authorities are investigating a burglary attempt and a shooting on Santa Juanita Avenue in Orangevale. Shortly before 4 a.m. Thursday, a man called authorities to report a burglary attempt at his home. The man told authorities he confronted the burglar and shot him. The man said the burglar ran to a car and the car fled the scene. Soon after, Roseville police located a man riding in a car on Sierra College Boulevard who had a […]

  • Council approves spending for new beds for homeless

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — As the rain comes down and the temperatures turn colder, the Sacramento City Council approved spending for new homeless shelters. “Everything around this issue of homelessness, this life and death issue, takes far too long,” Mayor Darrell Steinberg said Tuesday evening as spending of about $22.5 million in private and state funds for 500 shelter beds was approved. “We have the plans and now we have to move with greater speed and urgency to actually get […]

  • Sac PD ceremony awards community leaders, department heroes

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The Sacramento Police Department honored community and department heroes on Tuesday. The 2019 Commendation Awards celebrated exemplary acts in everything from protecting holiday packages to saving lives. The stories that brought the 15 honorees to a Sacramento Police Department stage were varied but there was one common thread. The first police honor went, not to an officer, not even to a person, but to a business — the Downtown Business Partnership “Today we are celebrating people […]

  • Black Friday shoppers: Not a sprint, a marathon

    ROSEVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) — Black Friday is not what it used to be. “I definitely feel like this year Black Friday isn’t as much of a sprint. It’s definitely more of a marathon,” said shopper Parsa Rezaei. Think less door-busting and more door trickling. “I expected it to be a lot more crowded, honestly, but when we got here there wasn’t many cars on the road,” said shopper Caralena Pitkin. But that doesn’t mean thousands of shoppers didn’t pack into […]

  • Thousands participate in Run to Feed the Hungry

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Run to Feed the Hungry is a Sacramento tradition and it’s thought to be the largest event of its kind, not just locally but in the entire U.S. The point of a race is typically to go as fast as you can. But at Run to Feed the Hungry it’s worth slowing down so you don’t miss the sights. “I don’t trick or treat. This is my chance to put on a costume and have a […]

  • Loaves & Fishes provides free Thanksgiving lunch for hundreds in Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Thanksgiving came early Tuesday for hundreds of people in downtown Sacramento. Loaves & Fishes opened its doors to people for no-questions-asked holiday meals. Three hundred turkeys, 150 pounds of potatoes, 10 cases of stuffing, eight cases of yams, 40 gallons of juice, and 350 pies are just a fraction of the food that goes into the annual Loaves & Fishes Thanksgiving lunch. And the hidden ingredient? “You gotta put a little bit of love in it, […]

  • Holiday travelers look to Amtrak to avoid traffic delays

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Thanksgiving travel is forecasted to reach a nearly 20-year high in 2019, according to American Automobile Association. But not everyone is taking to the skies and the roads. Most of the people coming and going on from the Sacramento Valley Amtrak Station Monday morning seemed to be regular commuters, but some holiday travelers have already hit the rails. “I don’t want to be on the freeway today,” said Amtrak traveler Paul Nicknig. “The holiday traffic I’m […]

  • 50 arrested, 42 guns seized in Stockton gang takedown

    STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) — Fifty gang members and associates, as well as dozens of guns, are now off Stockton’s streets, according to police. Attorney General Xavier Becerra, the San Joaquin County District Attorney and Stockton’s police chief announced a major operation Tuesday aimed at cutting violent crime by targeting a deadly street gang. On Sept. 22, a car chase ended with a patrol car in flames. “These assailants in these vehicles were on their way to commit a homicide based […]

  • Sacramento students get an up-close look at a DUI sentencing

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Friday almost certainly was not the first time Grant Union High School students were warned about the dangers of driving under the influence. But it was likely the first time they watched someone be sentenced for that crime. That defendant agreed to have her sentencing for a first-time DUI moved from a Sacramento courtroom to the high school. It was part of a collaboration with the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, courts and school to hopefully […]

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