• 1 Person Shot At Sacramento Church During Funeral

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – One person was shot during at a Sacramento church on Thursday morning.
    The incident happened at the First Church of God church in 4400 block of 58th Street while a funeral was underway, police say.
    Police received word of the shooting at 11:40 a.m. They say the shooter walked into the church and shot the victim twice in the legs and left.
    Police have not arrested a suspect. They temporarily detained one person, but no one at the church could identify him, so he was rel
  • El Dorado County Residents Warned To Prepare For Storm

    PLACERVILLE (CBS13) — Gather supplies! That’s the warning from both CAL FIRE and El Dorado County.
    ALSO: Residents Digging Out Of Snow After 4 Days Of Winter Advisory
    The agencies say the incoming storm is going to bring snow to parts of the county and is urging residents to gather food, water, and batteries today.
    Get Ready:Low snow expected with the next storm this Friday-Monday. Take today to get food, water, batteries, etc.And don't drive the mountains if you don't have to!
  • Hall of Famer, pioneering manager Frank Robinson dies at 83

    (AP) – Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame.His legacy, however, was cemented the day he simply stood in the dugout at old Cleveland Stadium as the first black manager in Major League Baseball.Robinson, the only player to earn the MVP award in both leagues, died Thursday at 83. He had been in failing health and in hospice care at his home in Bel Air. MLB said he was with family and friends at the time.“Frank Robinson’s
  • Barbie Dream Camper Recalled For Acceleration Issue

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The Power Wheels Barbie Dream Camper is being recalled and parents are being told to immediately take the ride-on car away from their children.
    The car can keep accelerating, even after a child takes her or his foot off of the gas pedal. Fisher-Price has received 17 reports related to the acceleration issue, although no injuries have been reported.
    Credit: Fisher-Price
    The recall involves 44,000 battery-operated Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers sold exclusively a
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  • Accused Cop Killer Back In Court

    MODESTO (CBS13) — Mexican national Gustavo Perez Arriaga was back in court in Modesto today. Perez Arriaga is charged in the Dec. 26 shooting death of Newman Police Cpl. Ronil Singh during a traffic stop.
    Perez Arriaga’s attorney questioned his client’s mental competency, prompting a mental health evaluation.
    ALSO: Corporal Ronil Singh’s Watch Ends With Moving Ceremony
    That evaluation is complete and under seal. The judge in the case is giving attorneys on
  • BREAKING: New Kings Trade

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — League sources are telling ESPN the Sacramento Kings have traded Skal Labissiere to Portland for Caleb Swanigan.
    The Kings have traded Skal Labissiere to the Blazers for Caleb Swanigan, league source tells ESPN.
    — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 7, 2019Skal was in his third year with the Kings and has only played 13 games this season.
  • Police Release Dramatic Video To Warn Drivers

    CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — Police in Citrus Heights are turning to social media in an attempt to get drivers to pay attention.
    ALSO: New K-9 Officer Sworn In At The Citrus Heights Police DepartmentThey released this video of distracted drivers running red lights on Facebook, with the hope of getting others to drive more safely.
     
  • Police Release Dramatic Red Light Violation Video To Warn Drivers Of Dangers

    CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — Police in Citrus Heights are turning to social media in an attempt to get drivers to pay attention.
    Green means go… red means stop. It’s a fairly simple concept, but drivers are shown on this Citrus Heights Police video blow through stop light after stop light, some crashing violently into cars, others narrowly missing pedestrians and other vehicles.
    ALSO: New K-9 Officer Sworn In At The Citrus Heights Police DepartmentThey released this video of
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  • Repeat DUI Offenders In California Could Face Harsher Penalties

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Repeat DUI offenders could now face harsher penalties in California, including felony charges and a longer vehicle impoundment.
    Assembly Bill 401 would change the current law, which states:
    “If a person is convicted of driving under the influence and the offense occurred within 10 years after 3 or more other violations for driving under the influence that resulted in specified convictions, that person has committed an offense punishable as either a misdemeanor or
  • Family Dog Rescued From House Fire Revived By Firefighters

    CARMICHAEL (CBS13) – A Carmichael family dog had a close brush with death during a house fire, and the dramatic event was all caught on video.
    Dicky being saved by Metro Fire Department firefighters. (credit: A.J. Nunez)
    Fire broke out in the bedroom of a home on Mission Avenue and Arden area on Wednesday evening. All of the occupants were able to get out of the home safely, except for “Dicky” the family dog.
    Dicky came to! (credit: A.J. Nunez)
    Suffering from smoke inhalation,
  • Wells Fargo Experiencing Online Banking Outage

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Wells Fargo is experiencing outages this morning that are impacting online banking services and the mobile app.
    Are you a @WellsFargo customer? Have you had any issues with the app or online banking this morning?@CBSSacramento @GoodDaySac https://t.co/OuXPcps11f
    — Dina Kupfer (@DinaKupfer) February 7, 2019One customer wrote on Twitter that she couldn’t use her funds and transfers and direct deposits were declined.
    The banking giant addressed the problem on
  • Suspects Accused Of Helping Accused Newman Cop Killer Appearing In Court Thursday

    Four suspects will be back in court Thursday for a pretrial hearing in connection with hiding the suspected killer of a Central Valley police officer.
    Seven suspects total were indicted last month for helping undocumented immigrant Paulo Mendoza, who was previously identified by an alias. Mendoza is accused of shooting and killing Newman Police Department Corporal Ronil Singh.
    Mendoza will also be back in court Thursday for a judge to review a doctors report and decide if he’s ready to sta
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  • Kings Acquire Harrison Barnes In Trade, Shumpert, Jackson and Randolph Are Gone

    (SACRAMENTO) — A whirlwind of trades went down on Wednesday night and the Sacramento Kings were smack dab in the middle of them.And yes, the acquisitions are beneficial for a team that hasn’t made the NBA playoffs since 2006.Houston’s James Harden goes for two of his 36 points against the Sacramento Kings on Feb. 6 at Golden 1 Center. The Rockets will also receive Iman Shumpert from the Kings in a trade. (OBSERVER photo by Russell Stiger Jr.)The Kings finally landed a much
  • New Bill Aims To Increase Penalty For Using Cell Phone While Driving

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California lawmakers are taking a tough stance on distracted driving.  A new bill aims to increase the penalty for using your cell phone behind the wheel.
    “Most accidents are caused by distracted driving,” said Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Solano County).
    Distracted driving accidents happen more than a thousand times a day in the U.S. Now Frazier is pushing the Golden State to take a tougher stance on the dangerous practice.
    “Right now, the base
  • ‘World’s Dumbest Criminals’ Police Track Burglars Using GPS On Stolen Tech

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A burglary trio is in big trouble tonight. Tracked down using their own stolen items. G-P-S making these alleged criminals look B-A-D.
    Sacramento police caught them with the help of a GPS tracking app, installed in one of the very electronics equipment they allegedly stole. The three suspects, ages 18-20, are all under arrest after the alleged ill-conceived criminal act.
    “It’s crazy,” Sacramento resident Nani Hankston said.
  • 8-Year-Old Awarded For Saving Father’s Life During Shooting Spree

    PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — A Newcastle girl is getting a major award after helping save her father’s life.
    “It makes me feel good that I did something great,” said Isabel Pierce.
    Last month, a shooter went on a rampage killing an elderly woman and shooting her father. It was a tragedy that marked seven crime scenes through Placer County.
    A K9 officer was also struck after a wild pursuit with police, but what also came out of that terrible night was the strength fro
  • Mother’s Grief Worsens After Learning Coroner Kept Young Son’s Brain

    STOCKTON/FRENCH CAMP (CBS13) – Nine months after the death of her son, Nicole Denae Smith’s learned the San Joaquin Coroner kept some of his remains.
    The 16-month old toddler was put down for a nap but never woke up.
    “I touched his leg, and I knew,” said Nicole. “I didn’t want to believe. So I shook him and screamed, and he didn’t flinch.”
    She couldn’t believe she was going through the pain of losing another child. Three years earlier her son
  • Mom Of Dead Toddler Discovers Months After Funeral That Coroner Kept Body Parts

    STOCKTON/FRENCH CAMP (CBS13) – A mother was heartbroken when her toddler son died suddenly, but it wasn’t until nine months after the funeral that she discovered the coroner kept some of his remains.
    A mother’s worst nightmare: 16-month-old Justin went down for a nap but never woke up.
    “I touched his leg and I knew,” said Nicole Smith. “I didn’t want to believe, so I shook him and screamed and he didn’t flinch.”
    Only three years earlier, Smit
  • Sheriff: Fire At Auto Repair Shop In Rio Linda Was Honey Oil Lab Explosion; Man In Hospital

    RIO LINDA (CBS13) – A fire sparked up overnight at an auto repair shop in Rio Linda was caused by a drug lab explosion, say authorities.
    Deputies found the male who left the scene of the fire just before authorities arrived at a local hospital Wednesday night.
    The fire broke out around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday off Blacktop Road and West Elkhorn Boulevard. Firefighters say when they arrived they found a fire coming through one of the bay doors, as well as the roof.
    Once inside, firefighters enco
  • New Exhibit Coming To The Sacramento Zoo Next Week

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Some new animals will be coming to the Sacramento Zoo next week.
    The zoo announced Wednesday that the okapi exhibit will debut on Friday, Feb. 15.Okapi is also known as a forest giraffe native to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa.
  • Kings Shaken By Trades, Lose To Rockets 127-101

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – James Harden made eight 3-pointers and scored 36 points, helping the Houston Rockets beat the Sacramento Kings 127-101 on Wednesday night.
    The Rockets won their third straight game, and they appeared to be on the verge of adding Iman Shumpert to their array of talented shooters. Gerald Green matched his season high with 25 points, and Eric Gordon scored 20 points.
    Houston, Sacramento and Cleveland were working on a trade that will most notably send Shumpert from t
  • Search On For Suspect Who Led Police On 2 Pursuits In Solano County

    SOLANO COUNTY (CBS13) —Police are searching for a suspect with an outstanding felony arrest warrant that led Solano County Sheriff’s deputies on multiple high-speed pursuits Wednesday.
    The Sheriff’s office said the incident started when a deputy spotted the suspect, 32-year-old Mark Anthony Gonzales Jr. of Fairfield, exiting a home on Elm Street Wednesday afternoon.
    The deputy knew Gonzales has an outstanding felony warrant for violating the terms of his Post Release Commu
  • Coach, Teammates Shocked By News Of Teen Critically Injured In Drive-By Shooting

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The track community in Stockton was shocked Wednesday after 18-year-old Masiah Turner was shot in the head during a drive-by in Manteca. The student-athlete is in critical condition at the hospital.
    Emosi Raura is a coach at Big Valley Track Club in Stockton. He said he’s known Turner for nearly half her life.
    “The whole family is praying for her right now,” Raura said. “Those are my kids, you know… she knows me like a Dad.”
    Turner
  • Another Night In The Dark For Many In Tuolumne County Forces Warming Shelters To Open

    SONORA (CBS13) — Tens of thousands are still in the dark in the foothills with temperatures dropping into the 20’s, forcing folks to look for a shelter from the frigid temperatures.
    This is the second night this warming shelter is open at Seventh Day Adventist Church. It’s a warm place for those who braved the frigid temperatures.
    Bill Moss said he didn’t expect the cold. Moss has never slept in his car before but this marine did what he needed to do to bat
  • Kings Players React To News Of Kings Trades Ahead Of Rockets Game

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Exciting trade developments for the Kings as they looked to extend their three-game winning streak Wednesday.
    While the big news at the Golden 1 Center was supposed to be James Harden as the Kings try to win their fourth straight game in their six-game homestand. But the story got flipped upside down as news broke that Iman Shumpert has been traded to the Rockets.
    The Kings will get Cleveland’s Alec Burks in return, as part of a three-team deal with the Rockets a
  • Placer Sheriff K9 Eros, Who Was Injured In Shooting Spree, To Be Honored In Loomis

    LOOMIS (CBS13) — K9 Eros, the dog that was shot in a Placer County shooting spree in January, will be honored by the Loomis City Council next week. Eros was wounded by a bullet when 47-year-old Stanley Stepanski went on a shooting spree, killing an elderly woman and injuring a father of six.
    Eros is expected to make a full recovery and will be honored by the Mayor of Loomis, Tim Onderko, for his service and bravery.
    READ ALSO:  Placer Sheriff K9 Eros, Who Was Injured In Shooting
  • Two Dead In Early Morning Stockton Crash

    STOCKTON (CBS13) — Two people are dead after a car lost control on Interstate 5 in Stockton early Wednesday morning, Stockton CHP said.
    CHP officers said a 2006 Honda was driving north on I-5, north of Eighth Street, using all lanes at a high rate of speed to pass slower traffic. As the Honda was passing traffic, the driver reportedly made an unsafe turning movement and lost control.
    The car left the roadway and collided with a guardrail east of the road. The Honda then continued down the

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