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  • 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.

  • SCUSD, City to Pay $12.5M to Settle Molestation Case Involving Former School Employee

    SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento City Unified School District and city of Sacramento will pay a combined $12.5 million to settle a case involving a former school employee. Joshua Vasquez worked for a city after-school program at Mark Twain Elementary School. During his time there he committed lewd acts upon six children ranging in age from 7 to 13 years old. He was sentenced to 140 years in prison back in September 2016. The settlement involves one of Vasquez’s victims, a […]

  • Drunken Driver Crashes Through Sacramento Backyards, Hits 2 Homes

    SACRAMENTO — A drunken driver went through multiple South Sacramento backyards and crashed into two homes Monday morning. Just before 5 a.m., the Sacramento Police Department reports Jeremy Jaramillo was driving west on Meadowview Road when his car left the roadway. The 28-year-old drove through four backyards before hitting two homes on Carrotwood Court. Officers found him in the neighborhood and he was later hospitalized. His condition is unknown. The police department says Jaramillo was arrested on suspicion of driving […]

  • ‘It’s Pretty Ridiculous:’ Sacramento’s Homeless Speak Out About Citations

    SACRAMENTO — Between September 2018 and January 2019, numerous citations linked to homeless activities were issued by Sacramento County park rangers. During that time period, 405 citations were issued for tying ropes to trees while 419 were handed out for the use of carts within the American River Parkway. Sacramento County Code 1314, Section 1 states no shopping carts or baskets mounted on wheels may be used to transport “goods of any kind” in the park. “Transporting, like moving our […]

  • WellSpace Nurses Work on the Streets to Treat Sacramento’s Homeless

    SACRAMENTO — During a normal workday, nurse Rennie Jemmings may have to find patients to treat, instead of the other way around. She calls her day-to-day, which involves caring for Sacramento’s homeless, “organic.” “So that’s what is so enjoyable about this job is that we get to help anybody and everybody,” Jemmings said. “We get to meet them where they are at that given moment.” Before she was a street nurse, Jemmings worked in emergency rooms for 15 years. That’s […]

  • Stephon Clark: Timeline of Events

    SACRAMENTO — District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert’s office announced Saturday that no criminal charges will be filed in the death of Stephon Clark. On March 18, 2018, Clark, who was unarmed, was shot in his grandparents’ backyard by two Sacramento police officers. Below is a timeline of the events that occurred following his death.

  • Homeless Team Members Work Together to Beautify Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO — FOX40 met the Downtown Streets Team at the Railroad Drive Winter Triage Shelter on a cold January morning. From there the group of volunteers, composed of homeless and low-income men and women, worked diligently to remove trash from nearby encampments and public areas. “We come out every day, Monday through Friday, and we go and clean up not just out here on the river but often Del Paso also,” said team member Steven Wilson. In exchange for their […]

  • Fairfield Man who Says He Tried Making Citizen’s Arrest Charged with Attempted Kidnapping

    FAIRFIELD — Fairfield police arrested a man who they say claimed he was trying to make a citizen’s arrest when he pointed a pellet gun at a woman and tried to pull her into his car. On Feb. 3, a woman was approached by a man in the driveway of her apartment complex on East Alaska Avenue. According to the Fairfield Police Department, he told the woman he was a security guard at a local business and accused the woman […]

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