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  • 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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    Measles Case Confirmed in Calaveras County

    CALAVERAS COUNTY — An unvaccinated Calaveras County child who recently traveled overseas was diagnosed with measles. Calaveras Public Health Officer Dr. Dean Kelaita announced the measles case Thursday. Kelaita reports the child is from Valley Springs and had contact with several people in Calaveras and Amador counties prior to the diagnosis. “We have seen a decrease in the number of children protected with vaccinations in Calaveras,” Dr. Kelaita said. The viral disease is spread through the air when an infected […]

  • Police Departments Release Picture of Indecent Exposure Suspect

    SACRAMENTO — Sacramento and Elk Grove police released a photograph of a man they believe is tied to at least 10 separate indecent exposure incidents. Investigators say he has exposed himself at least five times within Sacramento, with the most recent incident occurring Tuesday morning in a residential area of Craig Avenue and 23rd Street. Elk Grove police confirm they’ve had five similar incidents in their city between January 30 and March 14. Three of those occurred on Feb. 12. […]

  • Two Marysville Teens Arrested in Killing of Elderly Idaho Woman

    YUBA COUNTY — Two Marysville teenagers were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of killing an Idaho woman in her home. Just before midnight, Yuba County Sheriff’s deputies searching for the suspects’ vehicle spotted it in Olivehurst. They were able to stop the vehicle on 8th and Olivehurst avenues and arrest the suspects, according to the sheriff’s department. Dustin Garrett Alfaro, 18, and the 17-year-old boy are suspected of killing 87-year-old Arlyne Koehler, according to the Idaho State Journal. Neighbors told the […]

  • Stanislaus County Deputy Will Stand Trial for Death of Modesto Woman

    SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY — The San Joaquin County District Attorney announced Thursday that a Stanislaus County deputy facing a voluntary manslaughter charge has been ordered to stand trial. On Feb. 26, 2017, Deputy Justin Wall is suspected of fatally shooting 46-year-old Evin Olsen during a police chase that ended in Ripon. He was the only officer to fire at Olsen and did so four times. Olsen was a wife, mother and business owner. Her family and their attorney say at […]

  • Police: Rio Calaveras Elementary Student Stabs Classmate

    STOCKTON — Police report an elementary school student stabbed a classmate Wednesday in Stockton. A 13-year-old boy at Rio Calaveras Elementary School stabbed a 14-year-old girl around 1:20 p.m., according to Stockton Police Public Information Officer Joe Silva. The girl was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries and the boy was brought into custody. It is unknown what led up to the stabbing.

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