LINDA (CBS13) – A 16-year-old girl has died after a crash in Yuba County Thursday morning.
The scene was near Feather River Boulevard, south of Grand Avenue in the Linda area.
California Highway Patrol says the girl was driving her 1999 Ford Escort when she lost control, causing the car to cross over into the path of a 2007 Chevy Tahoe being driven by 65-year-old Sapeti P. Aiono. The Tahoe then broadsided the passenger side of the girl’s car.
Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts
- TRACY (CBS13) – An NFL player wore cleats in honor fallen Stanislaus County deputy Dennis Wallace.
Matt Overton is a long snapper for the Indianapolis Colts and a native of Tracy. During the Colt’s Thanksgiving night game, Overton wore special cleats in honor of Deputy Wallace.
Thursday, the sheriff’s department announced that the cleats had been given to them.
“Thank you Matt for your support of Law Enforcement agencies and officers across the nation and for being a grea
- STOCKTON (CBS13) – Witnesses are telling police that a waiter at a Stockton Denny’s restaurant stabbed a patron in self-defense early Thursday morning.
The incident happened at the Denny’s location along the 4700 block of Pacific Avenue. Officers say that a little after 1:42 a.m., a group of patrons inside the restaurant were drunk and being rowdy.
A waiter asked the people to leave, but this started allegedly started a fight that ended with the waiter pulling out a pocket knif
- EUREKA (CBS13) – A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook off the coast of far Northern California Thursday morning.
The US Geological Survey says the earthquake happened at 6:49 a.m. about 110 miles southwest of Eureka. According to the USGS map, the quake occurred on one of the main fault lines of the Pacific plate.
The National Weather Service Tsunami Warning Center says no tsunami is expected in California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia or Alaska.Tsunami Info Stmt: M6.8 110Mi SW Eureka,
- ELK GROVE (CBS13) – One lane on northbound Interstate 5 is blocked due to a deadly accident Thursday morning.
The scene is on the freeway, just before the Cosumnes River Boulevard exit.Fatal Ax at I-5 NB North of Laguna Blvd @GoodDaySac @GoodDayTraffic @CBSSacramento @tvJulissa_Tina pic.twitter.com/6INZYWuixk
— David Grashoff (@CameraGuyDave1) December 8, 2016
A big rig and another vehicle were involved in the accident, which happened a little after 5 a.m. California Highway Patrol s
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — He was one of the first to see the planes about to attack 75 years ago in Pearl Harbor.
Now Ret. Col Samuel E. Clower is opening up about that horrific day.
Before the bombs were dropped on Pearl Harbor, they fell onto an airbase where the then-22-year-old Clower was stationed.
Now 97, he remembers the helpless heartache he felt as if it were yesterday.
“All we could do was observe the aircraft coming in and destroying the field,” he said.
He was about to h
- UC DAVIS (CBS13) — A first-of-its-kind surgery at UC Davis Children’s Hospital had a happy ending just in time for the holidays.
Doctors are celebrating a successful fetal surgery on a baby boy while he was still growing inside the womb.
Bobby Angeles and Khae Saetern named their little boy Matthew, which means “a gift from God.” It’s a fitting name when you consider the loss they’ve experienced and the loss they almost faced.
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- STOCKTON (CBS13) — Stockton Police are investigating a shooting that left a 17-year-old boy dead on Tuesday.
The shooting at West Oak Street is Stockton’s 47th homicide of the year, putting the city two shy of last year’s total.
A man identifying himself as the godfather of the victim who was shot to death in a parking lot pointed to a bullet hole in a dumpster, showing the sheer force of the gun that was used to kill the teen.
Friends who didn’t want to be identified say
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — In just under a month, recreational marijuana use will become legal in California. A new report from Cowen and Company says beer volume sales are declining in states that have already legalized marijuana. What does that mean for breweries California when people who drink alcohol now have the option to use marijuana?
“Now that it’s legal, I feel like kids will be more willing to try it,” said 24-year-old Ritsa Gountumas.
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — It’s already a civic treasure, but a proposed multi-million dollar renovation could return Sacramento’s Memorial Auditorium to its glory days.
The building, exuding strength with its bold bricks and stately columns honors Sacramento’s service members who died in World War I. It was a monument to showcase the best Sacramento had to offer.
“The Memorial Auditorium was built during a theater boom in Sacramento. The 1920s was huge. There was ac
- – Carmichael Dave
KHTK has received some new information regarding the Avenue nightclub incident involving Matt Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins early Monday morning.
According to sources close to the investigation, the NYPD has the Avenue security videos from that evening, but are not able to glean any pertinent information from them because of low lighting.
Witnesses that were present at the time of the investigation revealed the following:
The altercation was physically initiated by a woman
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — “That should show some of her personality,” said Janet Bramby, thumbing through pictures of her daughter, “that great smile she had.”
A tenacious and determined young woman is how John and Janet Bramby describe their daughter, Jennifer Mendiola.
Mendiola grew up in the Sacramento area.
“She was a caring, beautiful person who loved music and dancing,” said Janet Bramby.
Janet Bramby says her daughter wasn’t a saint but wanted to
- STANFORD (CBS13) – Conjoined Sacramento twins survived a marathon surgery and became two little girls early Wednesday morning.
The tiny bundle preparing for the moment to be two, perhaps before they were even born.
Erika and Eva Sandoval are 2-years-old and shared much of their lower body.
Their mother Aida said doctors gave her a diagnosis early on in her pregnancy that the twins might not make it and then told she may not make it either.
But Aida said they all beat the odds and were read
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — AT&T cellphone customers in the Sacramento area are facing a data outage on Wednesday.
Customers in the area reported having spotty service or no service at all throughout the afternoon and evening on Wednesday.
The company expects to have the outage restored by around midnight.
DownDetector’s map shows a possible outage stretching from the Sacramento area to the Bay Area.
- RENO (CBS13) — A student allegedly waving knives at a school was shot by a campus police officer on Wednesday.
Video of the incident shows the student in white pants and a blue shirt lunging at students with what appear to be two knives in his hands before being shot in the shoulder.
The incident happened at around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, during the lunch hour.
The student was taken to the hospital and his condition is unknown. The school was placed on lockdown immediately after the
- RENO (CBS13) — A student allegedly waving knives at a school was shot by a campus police officer on Wednesday.
Video of the incident shows the student in white pants and a blue shirt lunging at students with what appears to be two knives in his hands before being shot in the shoulder.
The incident happened at around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, during the lunch hour at Reno’s Hug High School.
The student was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition. The school was placed o
- SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The leader of the California Senate wants to bar police from sharing information with federal deportation agents about immigrants being released from custody.
Democratic Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon said Wednesday that he has introduced a bill to prevent law enforcement from heeding requests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to be notified when immigrants are being released from local jails.
The bill would also ban federal agents from interviewing i
- PALO ALTO (CBS13) – The family of conjoined twins is celebrating after the pair was successfully separated in a more than day-long operation.
Eva and Erika Sandoval went into surgery Tuesday morning. The operation was expected to last between 18 and 24 hours.
Late Wednesday morning, the Sandoval family announced that the surgery had been a success.Just In: the Sandoval family celebrates the successful separation of 2-year-old conjoined twins Erika & Eva @StanfordChild pic.twitter.com/f
- TUOLUMNE (CBS13) – A lost dog apparently knew exactly who would help him on a cold night in Tuolumne County.
The sheriff’s office says early Wednesday morning, Deputy Hammell had pulled over a suspicious vehicle in the Tuolumne Market parking lot. He left the door of his patrol car open when he went to speak to the people in the car.
When Deputy Hammell got back, a furry passenger was waiting for him.
Ruger was given a ride home. (Credit: Tuolumne County Sheriff)
Ruger, a beautiful b
- STOCKTON (CBS13) – Police are investigating a shooting that left one teen dead.
Just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to West Oak Street, just blocks from the downtown Stockton area, after reports a man had been shot.
The person, only identified as a 17-year-old boy, was pronounced dead at the scene.
His identity has not been released.
Detectives are looking for an SUV that was reportedly near the shooting. Four people were inside the SUV.OAK ST HOMICIDE UPDATE: Detectives ar
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – An El Dorado Hills couple got the chance to meet the recipient of their daughter’s kidney.
Kaylee Elaine West would have turned 30-years-old on Dec. 6, but she passed away in 2011 at the age of 24 after a brain aneurysm.
It was Kaylee’s last wish to be an organ donor, and on Tuesday her parents Ken and Linda West met Jeanne Schreiber.
“At our darkest hour, it was one of the simplest decisions we had to make,” Linda said. “It was what Kayle
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – After Northern California thaws out from freezing temperatures Wednesday morning, rain and snow are expected in the evening.
A Freeze Warning is in effect through 9 a.m. in the valley, with temperatures dipping down to 28-32 degrees.Freeze warning in the Sac Valley has the grass frozen on Fulton Ave near Auburn Blvd in Sacramento pic.twitter.com/ouokO51j9Z
— Sean Bennett (@tvseanb) December 7, 2016
Clouds are expected all day, but the rain is not expected for the
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — It’s the final chapter for one of Sacramento’s most influential mayors.
During his farewell reception Tuesday night, Mayor Kevin Johnson told a group of about 200 people, “It is my hope that at the end of two terms that the people of Sacramento look back at my tenure and believe that I’ve left Sacramento a little bit better.”
Born in Oak Park, Johnson graduated from Sacramento High School and started his career in the NBA. He soon bec
- SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) — “Ninja stars” are turning up on the streets of South Lake Tahoe; they are made from a piece of metal that could puncture tires.
Police say they first began receiving reports of the “ninja stars” in November.
Whoever is dropping them around town still has not been caught.
On her way back home from holiday shopping last week, Kimmi Phelps did not expect a last-minute trip to the tire shop.
“I kept hearing a thumping noise, and whe
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The California Department of Education says it’s looking into inappropriate emails sent by one of its staffers.
A copy of one of the alleged emails was sent to CBS13 on Tuesday.
The email appears to respond to a press release from a group concerned about food and housing at community colleges.
It was a short reply: “Go f— yourself”
The department released a statement saying, “The California Department of Education has been made aware that
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A mother and father of a 3-year-old nearly killed in a hit-and-run are pleading for the public’s help to find the driver.
It happened Friday just after 5 p.m. on Willamsbourgh off of Franklin Boulevard and Florin Road.
“I saw the car, the truck, miss my wife and I just saw that car hit my son,” said Benjamin Lopez.
The nightmare unfolded before his very eyes, in horror as his son was hit while crossing the street with his mother.
- SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Two men charged with murder in the 1973 shotgun slayings of two young girls entered pleas to murder charges in Yuba County court on Tuesday, Deputy Yuba County District Attorney John Vacek said.
Larry Don Patterson pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder Tuesday, and his cousin, William Lloyd Harbour, pleaded no contest to the same charges.
The two were charged in September with six counts each in the killings of 12-year-old Valerie Janice Lane and 13
- OROVILLE (CBS13) — A man has been found guilty in the brutal shooting death of his neighbor’s dog.
Jurors found Michael Danny Scott, 29, was responsible for the death of his neighbor’s Jack Russell terrier named Roxy.
Prosecutors say Scott chased the dog around his backyard with a pellet gun, cornering her and shooting her multiple times. Roxy was able to escape back to her owner’s home, but Scott again cornered her and put her in a bin that he threw back onto his propert
- SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (CBS13) — A dog stolen from a Humane Society is back home after being rescued and returned by a couple from Modesto that was in town to donate a kidney to the father of a fellow Marine.
Five-year-old Cleo was found cold, wet, shivering, just 48 hours after she was taken from the Humane Society by Ricky and Nicole Fells of Modesto.
“She was all dirty and stuff and just looked miserable being out in the rain, but she’s doing good now.”
They found Cle
- OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says it is looking at the possibility that a refrigerator or other appliance was the source of a warehouse fire that killed 36 people.
Jill Snyder, the special agent in charge of the ATF’s San Francisco office, said it’s too early to say for sure a refrigerator caused the blaze, but she said it was a potential source of ignition. Snyder said investigators are looking at anything electrical on the fir
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Rideout Health has agreed to pay nearly $2.5 million in a settlement over how it handled controlled substances at three of its facilities.
The health group is accused of improperly tracking thousands of transactions involving controlled substances at Fremont Medical Center, Rideout Memorial Hospital and Feather River Surgery Center.
The California Department of Pharmacy informed the Drug Enforcement Administration one of the facilities had an expired DEA regi
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Another parking structure at Sacramento State is scheduled to begin construction in a few months.
School officials announced on Tuesday that the project is scheduled to being in late May 2017. It should be completed by the spring 2018 semester, officials say.
The structure will go up in an existing Lot 1 parking lot south of the Arboretum.
Officials say this garage will be state-of-the-art, with an automated vehicle counting system and a traffic circle that should help
- STANISLAUS COUNTY (CBS13) – Authorities are investigating after two people were found dead after a fire at a mobile home overnight.
The scene was along the 700 block of Ruble Road, between Turlock and Patterson.
Stanislaus County Sheriff’s detectives say the Mountain View Volunteer Fire Department responded just after midnight. Firefighters were told two people could be inside the home, but intense flames prevented them from getting inside.
Once the flames were extinguished, crews fo
- 1:15 p.m. Update: Police say the girl has been found safe.
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STOCKTON (CBS13) – Police in Stockton are looking for an at-risk missing child.
Stockton police say 9-year-old Myriana Miller was last seen Tuesday around 7:30 a.m. at Acacia and Commerce Streets in the city. She was wearing a light blue top, a purple blanket, blue jeans and flip flops when she went missing.
Myriana was wearing her hair with a bun on top and two smaller buns on the backs and sides.
- STANISLAUS COUNTY (CBS13) – A big rig narrowly avoided hitting a Ceres fire station Tuesday morning.
California Highway Patrol says the big rig was on Highway 99 when it went off the freeway and crashed next to the fire station near Pecos Avenue. CHP says the driver had some sort of medical emergency.
After coming off the freeway, the big rig crashed into a fence, an electric box and a parked car – just missing the Ceres Fire Station No. 2 building.
The fire crew was out on a call at
- STOCKTON (CBS13) – Michael Tubbs, Stockton’s mayor-elect, has been invited to the White House for a holiday reception Wednesday afternoon.
He confirmed the invitation on twitter Tuesday morning, writing: “I was literally an intern six years ago in the freezing cold, entertaining guests at the White House Christmas party. Now I’m a guest.”I was literally an intern 6 years ago in the freezing cold, entertaining guests at the White House Christmas party.Now, I'm a gues
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Los Angeles police officers running from Southern California to the State Capitol arrived last night.Running strong #ProjectEndure we are on the last mile! @Bluecoat_music #LA2Sac #420miles pic.twitter.com/4vFHyRPwuf
— Sacramento Police (@SacPolice) December 6, 2016
Officers Joe Cerrito and Kristina Tudor reached the State Capitol at around 11:30 p.m., cheered on by Sacramento police officers and firefighters.
The LAPD officers made the 420-mile run in full unifo
- EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) – Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man accused of molesting a four-year-old child.
Investigators say 24-year-old Jacob Malone inappropriately touched the victim last Thursday at the child’s home.
Sheriff’s deputies say he is a family friend and they do not believe there are any other victims.
Malone was booked at El Dorado County Jail on Monday. He is being held on $1,050,000 bail.
- OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Some people managed to text loved ones goodbye and “I love you” before they died in an Oakland warehouse fire that claimed three dozen lives, officials said, as heart-rending reports of victims’ last moments emerged from the most lethal building fire in the U.S. in more than a decade.
Also Monday, the painful and exhaustive search for those killed in the fire appeared to be coming to a close. Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern told The Associated
- WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Parents are shocked and angry after a catholic school in West Sacramento announced it’s going to shut down.
Holy Cross Academy made the announcement on Friday, saying the school has been in debt for years and can’t catch up.
According to officials from the Sacramento diocese, the school is facing a number of structural and maintenance problems, including a leaky roof and electrical problems.
“My heart just can’t look at a Plan B y
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A local woman is reunited with her dog 9 years after a home burglary.
“I’m very very happy. Very happy to be able to see her again,” said Sally Butters who received a call she had waited for nearly a decade.
Her toy poodle Gigi had been found and was waiting just 30 miles away.
“There was no trace of her until now, this lady’s daughter found her on the street in Roseville,” she said.
Stolen in a burglary, thieves took GiGi and a comp
- SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — An effort is underway to crack down on rogue drones flying near some California drones amid concerns they could help plan escapes or drop contraband behind bars.
Sacramento County leaders will consider using experimental anti-drone technology. The sheriff’s department wants to launch a pilot program with a device that can track drones and even make them fall from the sky.
Law enforcement officials say there’s a growing concern that drones will become
- OAKLAND (CBS13) – Thousands gathered in Lake Merritt Monday night to honor the lives lost in Friday night’s deadly warehouse fire.
It was an emotional night as people packed the open space, some carrying flowers, others lights and some lit candles.
Through music and song, members of the artist community in Oakland cried as they remembered.
Many say the last three days have been agonizing for the city as people waited and watched as crews made their way through the burnt out remains o
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A local vigil was held Monday night to mourn those lost in Oakland.
This horrific tragedy has affected so many lives from the bay across the world, many just wanted to show their support.
Dozens gathered at the Capitol rose garden, asked to bring flameless candles and lights.
The names of the victims were written on a board and a make shift memorial set to honor those killed.
A lot of those young men and women knew the victims of the Oakland fire.
Many of them traveled
- MODESTO (CBS13) — A new chapter in surgical procedures is taking shape at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto with a robot meant to reduce mistakes and shorten surgery times leading to a faster recovery.
At first glance, the Da Vinci Xi robot looks pretty intimidating, but doctors say it can perform more intricate techniques than the human hand, giving patients a higher level of care.
“From the patient point of view, it’s a huge benefit,” said Dr. Niah Sevay. “They ge
- CARMICHAEL (CBS13) — A Carmichael boy has big goals this holiday season for more than just himself.
Cameron Dax, 12, has been collecting canned goods and non-perishables for the last six years for his area food closets. He started solo and the effort has become a community one.
More than 13 businesses now serve as collection sites working to help him get to this year’s 10,000 item goal.
The collection ends on Dec. 15. Here’s how you can help.
- FOLSOM (CBS13) — All eyes in the sports world are on the four college football teams that were selected for the College Football Playoff. Two local players are making national headlines for their play.
“We knew he was special moving onto the next level,” said Kris Richardson the Folsom High School Football Coach.
Richardson coached Jake Browning, the current University of Washington quarterback.
RELATED: Jake Browning Not Among Heisman Trophy Finalists
- NEW YORK (CBS13/AP) – Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is a Heisman Trophy finalist for the second consecutive season, joining Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers and Oklahoma teammates Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook.
The finalists were announced Monday on ESPN and the award will be presented Saturday in New York.
Notably absent was Washington Huskies quarterback Jake Browning. The Folsom High graduate led the Huskies to the Pac-12 title and
- SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The Boiling Crab is expanding its Sacramento presence.
Monday, the seafood restaurant chain is holding a grand opening for its new downtown Sacramento location. Guests who manage to snag a spot will get a special cotton tote emblazoned with the same graphic as the restaurant’s plastic bibs.
The new K Street location will complement (and hopefully shorten the lines) the Boiling Crab’s older south Sacramento location along 65th Street.
Boiling Crab specialize
- LODI (CBS13) – Police have arrested a man suspected of stealing mail in Lodi.
The Lodi Police Department says officers responded to Cheney Court early Monday morning after getting a report of someone tampering with mailboxes. At the scene, officers stopped a man who was allegedly in possession of checks and bank statements that didn’t belong to him.
That man, identified as 21-year-old Cheo Tessaro, was arrested.
Tessaro is facing charges of possession of burglary tools, misappropriat
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