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  • Sacramento County Teachers of the Year

    First grade teachers George Helms (Adreani Elementary, Elk Grove) and Nichole Harshbarger (Kingswood K-8, San Juan) are Sacramento County’s teachers of the year! Both teachers stop by the studio this morning to talk about the award, and the potential to win the statewide competition.

  • California Crime Measure Triggers 52,000 Fewer Arrests

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Experts say a 2014 California voter-approved initiative that reduced penalties for certain drug and property crimes has led to the lowest arrest rate in state history as police frequently ignore those illegal activities. Proposition 47 lowered criminal sentences by reducing them from felonies that can bring long prison sentences to misdemeanors that instead bring up to a year in jail. That resulted in 52,000 fewer arrests overall and the lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in […]

  • Cooking with Chef Breedlove of Culinerdy Cruzer

    Chef Keith Breedlove of Culinerdy Cruzer stops by the studio to whip up some delicious vegan cream sauce and gnocchi.

  • Cameron Park Teen Gets Big Surprise For 18th Birthday

    A Cameron Park young woman had her 18th birthday wish come true—a surprise reunion with her older sister who had been away serving in the Army National Guard. The celebration was one her family was told years ago, may never happen. Veronica has Cerebral Palsy and suffers from Epilepsy, which had many doctors giving her a grim diagnosis. “And it’s a testimony to how strong she really is,” Bernadette Arnaut said. Veronica Arnaut said the surprise of her older sister’s […]

  • Khizr Khan: Trump has a ‘Black Soul’

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim US soldier slain in Iraq in 2004, said Sunday that Donald Trump has a “black soul,” indicating he lacks empathy and compassion. Khan told CNN’s Jim Acosta on “State of the Union” that he hopes Trump’s family will “teach him some empathy.” “He is a black soul, and this is totally unfit for the leadership of this country,” Khan said. “The love and affection that we have received affirms that […]

  • Local Contestant Featured on FOX Dating Show ‘Coupled’

    Sacramento native Terecia Baker is featured on FOX’s new summer dating show “Coupled.” The show, hosted by Terrence J, follows 12 women as they search for love through either chemistry or compatibility. Catch the series premiere of “Coupled” Tuesday, May 17 at 9/8c, only on FOX.

  • Modesto Detectives Investigating Homicide; Suspect Taken Into Custody

    MODESTO — Detectives are investigating a homicide in south Modesto after a woman was found dead in a home in the 1500 block of Moselle Court, authorities said. Andrea Castro, 19, was found at the scene unconscious Friday around 1:30 p.m. Life saving measures were unsuccessful. During the investigation officers learned the victim’s boyfriend, 23-year-old Jose Cuevas-Nery, left the residence before they arrived. A few hours late he turned himself in and was taken into custody in Bakersfield. Cuevas-Nery is […]

  • ‘Dancing Hamster’ Pleads No Contest In Disability Fraud Case

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who played a dancing hamster in car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna, has pleaded no contest to single counts of insurance fraud and making a false statement. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office says 29-year-old Leroy Barnes was immediately sentenced Friday to 90 days of electronic monitoring, 400 hours of community service and ordered to pay more than $24,000 in restitution. Barnes is best known for playing one of the […]

  • Hawaii Baby With Brain Damage Is First U.S. Case Tied to Zika Virus

    (CNN) — A Hawaii newborn born with microcephaly, an unusually small head, had been infected with the Zika virus. The case could be the first one reported in the United States linking the birth defect with the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that the baby recently born in Oahu was infected in the past. “The mother likely had Zika infection when she was residing in Brazil in May 2015 and her newborn acquired the infection in […]