• Heavy Round Of Rain Hits California

    10:11 a.m. Update: The roadway is flooding in Cisco Grove on Hampshire Rocks Road.
    Roadway flooded in Cisco Grove on Hampshire Rocks Rd. @GoodDaySac @CBSSacramento pic.twitter.com/1hKRp4GCvu
    — Dina Kupfer (@DinaKupfer) March 22, 201810:06 a.m. Update: A flood watch is in effect for the Sierra Foothills.
    A flash flood watch is in effect for the Sierra foothills recent burn areas through 11pm tonight. Heavy bands of rainfall today could bring debris flows and flash flooding in &
  • Sleep Train Arena Will Host Simulated Terror Attack

    NATOMAS (CBS13) — The barren Sleep Train Arena will suddenly be bustling Thursday.
    But not in the way we’ve seen before.
    Emergency first-responders, including members of the U.S. Air Force, will be descending on the old building for a massive training exercise.
    “Don’t panic, its only an exercise,” Cal OES Spokesperson Shawn Boyd said.
    The dramatic storyline that includes a truck bomb and nuclear radiation is only fictional. The disaster drill is for first responders
  • Warm Winter, Late Snow Doom Daffodil Hill For 2018

    VOLCANO (CBS13) — For the first time in Daffodil Hill’s history there will not be a season.
    It’s one of Amador County’s largest tourist attractions, but unfortunately, the weather has put a damper on the season.
    “We’re sorry to announce that we are not going to be open at all this year,” said Sheriff Martin Ryan of Amador County.
    Warmer weather forced many buds to bloom too soon, and late snow dampened any plans to open.
    “As time went on the flower
  • VIDEO: Five Seconds After Yelling ‘Gun,’ Sacramento Cops Opened Fire

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento Police released video of a deadly officer-involved shooting that happened Sunday night. The quick release strikes a delicate balance between investigation transparency and providing answers for a grieving family.
    About 5 seconds pass from when the first officer chasing after Stephon Clark says “gun” and shots being fired.
    “It strikes a deep chord that sets you off a little bit,” said Ryan McClinton.He is a civil rights activist with S
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  • Toni Atkins Makes History As She Takes Reins Of California Senate

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Toni Atkins took the oath as the first openly gay and first female President Pro Tem of the California Senate with no opposition, just two years after serving as speaker of the Assembly.
    “It’s the first time and its about time, standing on shoulders of couriers of courage,” she said.
    The entire California Senate cheered her on along with her biggest supporter, her spouse Jennifer LaSar, and the outgoing pro tem Kevin de Leon.
    “This is what makes
  • Fairfield Police Honor Work Of School Resource Officer

    FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — With the increasing number of deadly shootings and violence on school campuses, the job of school resource officer has become more important than ever and more dangerous.
    The Fairfield Police Department is honoring a resource officer, in part because of his work on one local campus.
    Officer Jerriod Mack is a friendly face around Armijo High School in Fairfield. He’s the school’s resource officer on campus who has also recently been named Fairfield Police Dep
  • Farmers Keeping Close Eye On Storm, River Levels

    STOCKTON (CBS13) — San Joaquin County officials are keeping a close eye on the forecast as more storms are expected to move into the region.
    Many farmers are also concerned after major flooding caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to property and crops.
    Repair work on levees located in north San Joaquin County continues after heavy rain last year caused devastating flooding. The water closed roads and damaged acres of crops.
    “We had rivers that had passed the flood stage in De
  • Tornado Touches Down In Yuba County

    7 p.m. UPDATE: The tornado warning has been allowed to expire.
    The strength of the tornado is unknown, but even a weak tornado can still be dangerous, especially if it finds an outbuilding or a fence, sending debris flying through windows.
    “Anything can become an airborne missile and can be dangerous, especially if you’re outside exposed to it,” said Eric Kurth with the National Weather Service.

    YUBA COUNTY (CBS13) — A tornado touched down in Yuba County as
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  • Human Remains Found In Burned Placer County Home

    FORESTHILL (CBS13) — Human remains have been found inside a home where deputies say a man barricaded himself inside and set a fire when they attempted to serve a search warrant.
    The Placer County Sheriff’s office has not identified the person inside, or whether those are his remains.
    Tuesday’s fire happened as they were serving a search warrant at a home on Baltimore Mine Road.
    “We surrounded the house, ordered him to come out, he refused. A little while later a fire
  • Reward For Finding Karen Garcia Murder Suspect Doubled To $10,000

    WILLIAMS (CBS13) — The reward for the capture of a man suspected of murdering his ex-girlfriend has doubled.
    Salvador Garcia has so far eluded authorities since he was named as the suspect in the murder of Karen Garcia.
    The Colusa City Council voted on Tuesday to double the reward to $10,000 more than two months after Karen Garcia was found dead in her car in a parking lot.
    Salvador Garcia Jr. (Credit: CBS13)
    Karen Garcia went missing in early January, two days after her sister was killed
  • Sacramento Police Release Video Of Stephon Clark Shooting

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento Police have released body cam and helicopter footage from the night Stephon Clark was shot and killed.
    Police released the 911 dispatch audio, as well as aerial video from a helicopter and the body camera footage of both officers who fired at Clark.
    Police say Clark was breaking car windows and a home glass door in South Sacramento when he was confronted by police in his grandparents’ backyard.
    CONTENT WARNING: Video depicts a deadly police shooting. V
  • Roseville High School Placed On Lockdown As Precaution Over Rumors Of Gun On Campus

    ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – Roseville High School was placed on lockdown Wednesday after a student reported overhearing a conversation in which a gun was mentioned.
    That student reported the conversation to authorities and police were notified. But officers have not been able to locate a gun, police say.
    Update on Roseville High School:Officers are on scene and continuing to investigate. No weapon has been found at this time.
    — Roseville CA Police (@RSVL_Police) March 21, 2018Schoo
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  • Roseville High Student Arrested For Allegedly Writing Note Threatening To Shoot Staff Member

    ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – A Roseville High School student was arrested Monday after a letter threatening to shoot a school staff member was allegedly found in his possession.
    A teacher at the school alerted school administrators of a concern with the male student on Tuesday and the student was sent to the office.  After being interviewed by school administrators and a Roseville police youth student officer, the officer searched the student and found the threatening note, according
  • Weather Contributes To 7-Car Pileup On I-80 Near Davis

    DAVIS (CBS13) – Several people were injured in a weather-related crash involving seven vehicles on westbound Interstate 80 in Davis.
    All lanes of the freeway are back open, but that wasn’t the case earlier Wednesday morning. The crash happened around 2:45 a.m. near Highway 113. It started when a vehicle crashed — possibly hit the guardrail — and bounced back out into the roadway, then slowing or stopping in the middle lanes. Six other vehicles then hit that vehicle.
  • High School Students Save Girl From Carjacking

    YOLO (CBS13) — Three high school students are being hailed as heroes after stopping an attempted carjacking. It happened just as school got out Tuesday afternoon at Cache Creek High in the small town of Yolo.
    High school senior Daisy Jayde says she thought all the commotion was from a fight between students, but she quickly realized it was much more serious than that.
    “Everyone who was there, they were really shaken up,” said Jayde.
    It happened just as students were heading hom
  • For Some Families, American Dream Means Building Your Own Home

    COLUSA COUNTY (CBS13) — A local nonprofit is looking for people who want to buy a new home at cost value.
    The catch? You have to build it yourself.
    A neighborhood in Williams, Valley Ranch, is already underway, but the nonprofit behind the project is looking to expand.
    “NeighborWorks is allowing these people to facilitate the work to realize the American Dream and to own their own homes,” said Frank Pasquale, the group’s foreman. “It’s really amazing.”
  • Wet March May Be Enough To Eat Away At Precipitation Deficit

    NEVADA CITY (CBS13) — A powerful storm is making its way across California. Thousands of people were under mandatory evacuations in Montecito and Santa Barbara County, dealing with another threat of mudslides.
    And in Northern California, local counties are keeping a close eye on creek and river levels as more rain and snow moves in.
    Areas such as Grass Valley and Nevada City are projected to get the brunt of the rain, upwards of 7.5 inches of rainfall by the time the storm is over.
    The sto
  • Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones Meets With Pres. Trump About Immigration Enforcement

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones visited the White House for an immigration enforcement forum Tuesday, and President Donald Trump called on him to speak.
    “Sanctuary cities are dangerous, and we’re gonna take care of the problem,” President Trump said.
    Sitting at a round table surrounded by his acting ICE director and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the president went around the table for input from everyone including Jones.
    “Good afternoon
  • Sacramento Sheriff Calls California A ‘Spectacular Failure’ At White House

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones visited the White House for an immigration enforcement forum Tuesday, and President Donald Trump called on him to speak.
    “Sanctuary cities are dangerous, and we’re gonna take care of the problem,” President Trump said.
    Sitting at a round table surrounded by his acting ICE director and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the president went around the table for input from everyone including Jones.
    “Good afternoon
  • Sacramento Police Plan To Release Deadly Shooting Video By End Of Week

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — New details from the Sacramento Police Department were released on Tuesday about the deadly officer-involved shooting in South Sacramento over the weekend.According to police, Stephen Clark was shot at 20 times and was hit multiple times.“It doesn’t seem real. In the heart of California, it doesn’t seem real,” said Stevante Clark, Stephen’s older brother.Still shook up after losing his younger brother, Stevante Clark is trying to understan
  • Judge Halts Sutter County No-Camping Ordinance, For Now

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A federal judge has granted a temporary restraining order barring a local county from enforcing its no-camping policy and stopping local law enforcement from taking or destroying belongings.
    Sutter County must now allow homeless residents who have set up camps along the Feather River and other locations to stay. At least temporarily.
    The lawsuit was filed March 9 against Sutter County and Yuba City by 10 homeless people who say the city and county were making them crim
  • Student Planning Abortion Protest After School Shooting Walkout

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Last week they protested gun violence.
    This week, Rocklin High School students are using social media to organize a pro-life walkout using the hashtag #life.
    “To honor all the lives of aborted babies pretty much. All the millions of aborted babies every year,” said organizer Brandon Gillespie.
    He says his history teacher inspired the idea.
    RELATED: California High School Teacher On Leave After Questioning School Shooting Walkout
    As thousands of student
  • Families Rally Support For San Joaquin Activity Center

    STOCKTON (CBS13) — The fight over the future of the San Joaquin Activity Center continues with more parents speaking out to help save the facility.
    The center, which is housed inside a building at the San Joaquin Fairgrounds, has provided services to people with developmental disabilities for nearly sixty years.
    Ever since the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors notified families of the possibilities of closing the Activity Center, Daisy Plovnick said she noticed a big change in her so
  • Sheriff: Man Fired At Deputies From Burning Home When Search Warrant Was Served

    FORESTHILL (CBS13) — Shots were fired at Placer County sheriff’s deputies in Foresthill this morning, from a burning home.
    It happened as they were serving a search warrant at a home on Baltimore Mine Road.
    Deputies say the suspect barricaded himself and set his home on fire, while he was still inside. Deputies now believe the suspect may be dead inside.
    It was a nerve-racking few hours for one dad who dropped his daughter off at Foresthill High School Tuesday morning. The burning ho
  • 1 Person Killed In Fatal 3-Vehicle Crash On Highway 49 In North Auburn

    PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) – Northbound lanes of Highway 49 in north Auburn are back open after a fatal three-car accident forced its closure this morning.
    The crash happened just after 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 49 and Joeger Road, according to a CHP statement.
    One person was pronounced dead at the scene. Their identity has not been released, pending notification of next of kin.
    Investigators say neither drugs nor alcohol was a factor in the crash.
  • 14-Year-Old Girl Reported Missing Out Of Sacramento Found Safe

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A 14-year-old girl who was reported missing out of Sacramento has been found safe.
    Alexandria Bui was reported missing after she didn’t come Monday. She was spotted walking alone near her home on Tuesday.
    Shew as considered at-risk due to her age.
    **Update-Alexandria is home and safe. Thank you for your help. https://t.co/et28OGjtUZ
    — Sacramento Police (@SacPolice) March 20, 2018
  • Dairy Queen Giving Away Free Ice Cream Cones Today

    Detroit, Mich. (WXYZ) — Dairy Queen announced that it will giveaway free vanilla ice cream cones at all of its non-mall locations in the United States on Tuesday, March 20, to celebrate the start of spring, and to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
    According to Dairy Queen, the free soft serve cones will be available while supplies last. The company said cones are limited to one per customer.
    While Dairy Queen is not charging for the cones, it is soliciting don
  • Report: Man At Center Of Foresthill Standoff Sets Fire To Home

    FORESTHILL (CBS13) – A suspect barricaded inside of a Foresthill home has started a fire inside the residence, according to a Placer County Sheriff’s Department statement.
    Sheriff’s department detectives and deputies converged this morning on the mobile home at 6350 Baltimore Mine Road in Foresthill to serve a search warrant but the suspect refused to come out from home and has reportedly started a fire.
    The home is now reportedly engulfed in flames.
    Suspect’s residence i
  • San Francisco Could Become Largest Us City To Ban Fur Sales

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco could become the largest U.S. city to ban the sale of fur, a move that would hearten animal lovers but frustrate niche business owners who say they are fed up with city officials dictating what retailers can or can’t sell.
    If the Board of Supervisors approves the ban Tuesday, San Francisco would join two other California cities, West Hollywood and Berkeley, in saying no to a symbol of glamour that animal advocates say is built on cruelty and does no
  • 14-Year-Old Girl Missing Out Of Sacramento Found Safe

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A 14-year-old girl who was reported missing out of Sacramento has been found safe.
    Alexandria Bui was reported missing after she didn’t come Monday. She was spotted walking alone near her home on Tuesday.
    Shew as considered at-risk due to her age.
  • 14-Year-Old Girl Missing Out Of Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A 14-year-old girl is missing out of Sacramento and she’s considered at risk.
    Alexandria Bui was last seen Sunday afternoon near Eagle Rock Court, east of the 65th Street Expressway — and north of the Florin area.
    She’s 5 feet 2 inches tall, 150 pounds and was wearing a with a black and white backpack.
    If you see Alexanria, you’re asked to call the police.
    *At Risk Missing Person* Please help us find Alexandria Bui, 14-years-old, 5'2", 150 pound
  • Farm-to-Fork Hopes to Spur New Generation of African-American Farmers

    SACRAMENTO (CBM) – Carson Creek Ranch proposed the development of a food and agricultural center in Sacramento, which was recently approved by the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors.
    Carson Creek Ranch wants to address the low participation rates and opportunities presented to African-American Farmers in California. The United States Department of Agriculture 2012 census reported that out of the 126 thousand farmers in California only 526 were of African-American descent.
    Michael Harri
  • The State of Black Women in California… Unapologetically Focused On Us

    Kellie Todd Griffin, president of Sistallect, Inc. partnered with Sierra Health Foundation along with Black women leaders to create a space to build a strategic policy platform and action plan to improve the quality of life for Black women and girls in California on March 14 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sierra Health Foundation, 1321 Garden Highway, Sacramento, CA 95833.
    OPINION (CBM) – Throughout history, Black women have played a pivotal role in the success of our community while addressing sy
  • Sacramento Ready To Move Forward On McKinley Park Water Vault

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento is set to approve engineering services for a water vault in a popular city park to help prevent nearby flooding.
    The plan has some wanting to flush the whole project.
    McKinley Park is a popular place that attracts visitors from many nearby neighborhoods. It’s also the future site of a large tank that will store hundreds of gallons of sewage and rainwater in an effort to stop area flooding.
    The vault will be built underneath the baseball field at McKinl
  • Sacramento Considering Safety Of Driverless Vehicles

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento city leaders are getting closer to partnering with driverless vehicle makers that will soon be able to legally operate on California streets.
    On average, 10 pedestrians are killed each year on Sacramento city streets. Last year that number nearly doubled to 19 according to a review by CBS13 of pedestrian fatality data.
    City innovators say lives can be saved when human hands are taken off the wheel.
    “How do we do this in a thoughtful manner, so that we
  • Sacramento Police Shooting Draws Protests

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Protesters took to the streets Monday night after an officer shot and killed a suspect the night before in his family’s backyard.
    Stephen Clark was 23 years old.
    Dozens gathered on the corner of Meadowview just a block from the shooting on 29th Street.
    “This is how it impacts our communities,” said Tanya Faison, spokeswoman for Black Lives Matter.
    Many people are still trying to make sense of yet another deadly shooting.
    “I’m mad as hell,
  • Bicyclist Killed In Crash Is Stockton’s Fifth Traffic Fatality In A Month

    STOCKTON (CBS13) — Family, friends, and even strangers are remembering a young mother who died over the weekend as she was riding her bicycle.
    The Stockton mom is the fifth person in the community to die in a traffic collision within the last month.
    When it comes to sharing the road, Stockton Police say everyone, whether you’re walking, riding a bike or driving a car, should be aware of everything around them.
    “What we’ve seen over the last month, some of these fatalities
  • Rocklin Teacher Who Questioned School Shooting Protest Back In Classroom

    ROCKLIN (CBS13) — A teacher who put on leave after she made comments questioning a nationwide student protest of gun violence has returned to the classroom.
    “Overwhelmed by the support of this community,” she said in tears.
    An emotional Julianne Benzel, sat down with CBS13 again, after a welcoming return to class, Monday.
    “It was wonderful to see my students. They were glad to have me back. And I was glad to be back in the classroom,” she said.
    Her classroom has spa
  • Strong Pacific Storm Headed Our Way

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A strong Pacific storm heading toward California will likely bring an extended period of rain and the threat of flooding and debris flows in areas near wildfire burn scars, forecasters said Monday.
    The system, known as an atmospheric river, was tapping into a deep plume of subtropical moisture that could bring the highest rainfall totals of the season for southwestern parts of the state, the National Weather Service said.
    RELATED: See when the rain and snow will arrive i
  • Search On For Person Who Shot 5-Year-Old Girl, Mother On I-80 In Hercules

    HERCULES (CBS13) – The search is on for the person who shot a five-year-old and her mother in an East Bay road rage incident. The girl is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police say.
    Police say the drive-by shooting happened Saturday night on eastbound Interstate 80 near Willow Avenue in Hercules. Four people were in the car when someone shot into the vehicle, hitting the victims.The child was taken to the hospital with major injuries, while the mother sustained moderate inj
  • Officer-Involved Shooting Leaves Suspect Dead In South Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting Sunday night in South Sacramento that left one suspect dead.
    The shooting happened Sunday night in the 7500 block of 29th Street. An officer shot a male suspect who has died from his injuries, according to a statement from the Sacramento Police Department.
    *Update: SPD is on scene of an officer involved shooting in the 7500 block of 29th Street. No officers injured during this incident. The male suspect is deceased.
  • Local Pilot Survives Crash After Clipping Power Line

    YUBA COUNTY (CBS13) — A local pilot is recovering at the UC Davis Medical Center after a fiery plane crash.
    It happened Sunday morning along the Yuba River, just East of Marysville.
    The pilot, 66-year old Timothy Bennett, was on a scenic flight path when he flew into a power line.  Two California Highway Patrol flight officers responded to the scene and rescued Bennett.
    The officers say he is incredibly fortunate to be alive.  “He had a severely broken deviated left ankle,
  • Sacramento’s JFK High School Getting Extra Police Patrols Monday

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Extra Police will be patrolling John F. Kennedy High School in Sacramento on Monday after the Bomb scare and shooting threat on Friday forced evacuations.
    The Sacramento Unified School District tells CBS13 a social media post over the weekend showing someone with a gun.  The post had some parents thinking it was another threat, but Sacramento Police determined there was no second threat, however that post lead to two arrests and the discovery of illegal guns.
  • Nearly 300 Rabbits Taken From Folsom Home

    Folsom, CA -(CBS 13)- Nearly 300 rabbits were removed from a house in Folsom and are now in the care of Sacramento SPCA.
    It was a Folsom Police patrol officer, out on an unrelated call, that first spotted the rabbits outside the home on Pine Grove Friday afternoon. Around 100 seen initially, which was enough for the officer to call to animal control.
    The more animal control looked, the more rabbits they found. 286 rabbits in total, a staggering number, even for career animal professionals like K
  • Polish Archbishop Criticizes Priest Wishing Francis Death

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s leading archbishop deplored on Sunday comments by a senior conservative priest who had wished Pope Francis a quick death if he does not open to “wisdom.”Krakow Archbishop Marek Jedraszewski said he heard about the comments with “great pain and regret” and has discussed them face-to-face with Msgr. Edward Staniek, who made them in a Feb. 25 church speech in Krakow.
    Krakow was the seat of Cardinal Karol Wojtyla, the late Pope St. J
  • Democrats Seek Balance Between Base’s Demands, Election Wins  

    ATLANTA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Conor Lamb and Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, the new miracle men of the Democratic Party, offer a clear model for how to run in Republican territory: Focus on economics, not guns, immigration or President Donald Trump.But that won’t be easy when much of the party is whipped into a fervor over those topics.
    As the party barrels into primary season, its biggest success stories star Democratic moderates who have run strong in Trump country. But much of th
  • Teacher apologizes for accidentally firing gun in classroom

    SEASIDE, Calif. (AP) — A teacher at a Northern California high school has apologized for accidentally firing a gun inside his classroom, causing minor injuries to three students.Dennis Alexander, who is also an elected member of the Seaside City Council and a reserve officer for a nearby police department, apologized and thanked community members for their support at a council meeting Thursday night, the Monterey Herald newspaper reported .”I can’t find the words to
  • Florida Gulf Coast Women Pull Off Upset Of Missouri 80-70

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Hands on her knees, China Dow watched intently as the clock ticked down. Finally, she could let out all the emotion and exuberance and began hugging everyone in sight.The Florida Gulf Coast senior then skipped across the court in Maples Pavilion screaming in delight while waving her arms in the air toward the fittingly green-clad crowd on St. Patrick’s Day.For the Eagles, the gold was their all-out grit.
    Dow scored 21 points and played stingy defense in the pa
  • 1 dead, 1 injured after shooting at Southern California mall

     update: 4:30pm:
    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Southern California mall (all times local):4 p.m.Authorities say a man shot and killed someone at a Southern California mall and then turned the gun on himself.Ventura County fire Capt. Steve Swindle says the shooter was wounded Saturday and taken to a hospital.
    Swindle says there’s no threat to the public, but firefighters opened up a nearby fire station as a safety zone for shoppers.
    The shooting
  • Barbra Streisand Says No #MeToo Moment Marred Her Life

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbra Streisand said she’s never suffered sexual harassment but has felt abused by the media.
    During a tribute to Streisand’s decades of TV music specials and other programs, producer and long-time admirer Ryan Murphy queried her about her career, the #MeToo movement and her aversion to interviews.
    “Never,” she replied when asked if she had been sexually mistreated. “I wasn’t like those pretty girls with those nice little noses. Mayb

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