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  • Sonora High School Coach Accused of Sexually Abusing Teenage Student

    TUOLUMNE COUNTY — A Tuolumne County high school coach was arrested Monday afternoon on suspicion of sexually abusing a teenage student. Amy Denise Emerald, a sports team coordinator and girls varsity basketball coach for Sonora High School, faces charges of lewd and lascivious acts with a child ages 14 or 15 years old, according to the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office. At the time of the abuse, the victim, who is a former student and player, was 15 years old. The […]

  • Fire Destroys Lincoln Home, Displaces Two Residents

    LINCOLN — Two Lincoln residents were without a home Sunday after a devastating fire. Rocklin Fire Prevention Division Chief Tolan Dworak reports around 7:15 p.m., several units from Rocklin, Roseville, Lincoln and Cal Fire responded to the blaze on Santorini Lane. While crews were able to quickly knock the fire down, Dworak says the home was a “total loss.” Firefighters stopped the flames from spreading to neighboring homes. The American Red Cross will be helping the two residents who were […]

  • CHP Placerville Warns Locals About Unsafe Driving after Somerset Man Dies in Crash

    SOMERSET — The California Highway Patrol in Placerville issued a warning to locals about the dangers of distracted driving and speeding after a Somerset man crashed in his town and died. Around 4:15 p.m. Saturday, a 60-year-old man was driving west on Grizzly Flat Road just east of Mt. Aukum Road at around 60 mph. At one point, he turned right and left the road, hitting a tree, according to the CHP. He died at the scene. The CHP is […]

  • Sacramento Firefighters Respond to Multiple Fires in Northgate Neighborhood

    SACRAMENTO — There have been reports of multiple fires in the same area of the Northgate neighborhood, according to the Sacramento Fire Department. A grass fire and a trailer fire have been reported just off the bike trail behind the Regatta Drive cul-de-sac. Flames have spread through the backyard of a house one cul-de-sac over on Camarillo Drive. Multiple fires reported in the area of Regatta Dr. & Camarillo Dr. Report is of a grass fire and a trailer fire […]

  • Suspect Killed after Shooting Outside Sunrise Mall; Gunfire Narrowly Misses K-9, Officer and Driver

    CITRUS HEIGHTS — Police identified an armed suspect who was killed Tuesday night after firing at a K-9 and officers near Sunrise Mall in Citrus Heights. The police department identified him Wednesday as 26-year-old Grayson Schuessler of Orangevale. Gunfire quickly rang out around 7:30 p.m. as officers responded to reports of a man with a handgun in the Sunrise Mall parking lot, according to the Citrus Heights Police Department. While customers shopped in Macy’s, police report a single bullet went […]

  • Search Suspended after Man is Swept Away by American River Near Auburn

    PLACER COUNTY — Emergency crews suspended their search near Auburn along the American River, where a man was swept away by the swiftly moving water. Sunday around 5 p.m., crews from several local agencies went to the confluence of the North and Middle forks of the river to look for the 28-year-old man. Parks and recreation officials say he was with a group of friends when he tried to swim into the rapids and across one of the fastest moving […]

  • Sonora Mother Arrested after 8-Year-Old Girl Found Walking in the Road

    SONORA — A Sonora woman was arrested Friday when deputies found her 8-year-old daughter wandering in the road alone. Around 6 p.m., Tuolumne County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Blue Bell Road West following a report of a lost child. When they arrived in the neighborhood, deputies found an unkempt 8-year-old girl who was a mile away from home and had been walking in the road for around a half-hour, according to the sheriff’s office. The girl told deputies her […]

  • Sonoma County Deputies Return Prosthetic Leg after Man Loses It While Skydiving

    CLOVERDALE — Sonoma County deputies were able to return a man’s prosthetic leg after he says he lost it while skydiving. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office says they got a call Monday that someone had found a prosthetic leg in a Cloverdale lumber yard. After speaking to some people at the nearby airport, deputies figured out an amputee lost his leg while skydiving the day before. The sheriff’s office was able to find out the $15,000 leg belonged to a […]

  • Fisherman Finds Stockton Man’s Body in San Joaquin River

    ISLETON — A fisherman found the body of a Stockton man who disappeared while trying to rescue his 1-year-old son from the Delta. Moua Lo’s body was discovered in the San Joaquin River Sunday, according to Sacramento County Sheriff’s Sgt. Shaun Hampton. The 41-year-old father and avid fisherman was on a family fishing trip on March 29 when his son, Marcus, fell overboard. Lo jumped into the water to save his son but was not wearing a life vest and […]

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