• Bobcat Burned In Camp Fire Nursed Back To Health, Released Back Into Wild

    AUBURN (CBS13) – A bobcat badly burned in the Camp Fire has been released into the wild after being nursed back to health.
    Gold Country Wildlife Rescue received the animal last November.
    The cat suffered fifth-degree burns down to the bone on the pads of all four paws.
    Volunteer veterinarians treated the burns with tilapia fish skin and acupuncture.
  • Suspect Arrested After Short Chase In Arden Arcade

    SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) – A man is under arrest after a short chase in Sacramento County Thursday morning.
    The chase ended on Lerwick Road, off of Edison Avenue.
    According to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were about to serve a search warrant at a home when the suspect pulled out and drove away – not knowing SWAT was in front of the home.
    A short chase soon ended in front of a second home. The suspect then surrendered.
    Deputies say a baby was in the car
  • Search On For Hit-And-Run Suspect Who Struck 2 Girls, 16, In South Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Two 16-year-old girls were left with serious injuries after a driver hit them while they were out walking in south Sacramento Wednesday night, police say.
    The incident happened just after 8:30 p.m. as the teens were walking near John Still Drive and Hemford Circle.
    Sacramento police say a car apparently heading east on John Still Drive struck the two teens, who were walking in the street. The driver took off after the crash; both teens were taken to the hospital with s
  • Warmer Weather Draws Bears Out Of Hibernation Into The Sierra

    SIERRA (CBS13) — It’s that time of year when the warmer weather in Lake Tahoe means spring, and spring means bears. Residents are reporting close encounters with bears as they are now wandering in search of food.
    Local experts, including Ann Bryant, the executive director of the Bear League, are now busy offering tips to protect the bears and the humans. Just two weeks ago a 650-pound black bear wandered into a Truckee trailer park.
    “Bears are out. The only ones that aren&
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  • Baby Delivered After Mom Has A Stroke

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A new mom from Brazil took time to thank the medical team that saved her life before heading back home.
    The day Heberton and Vivian Santos’ daughter Stella was born was far from easy. It started when Vivian told her husband she had a headache. He called 911 after she passed out in bed. Doctors at Sutter Davis determined Vivian had suffered a stroke.
    READ ALSO: CHP Officer Helps Deliver Baby On Interstate 5 Near Elk Grove
    They decided to perform a C-section a
  • Police: Two 16-Year-Old Girls Seriously Injured In Hit And Run

    MEADOWVIEW (CBS13) — Sacramento Police say two 16-year-olds were seriously injured in a hit and run crash Wednesday evening.
    The crash happened just after 8:30 p.m. on John Still Drive when the pedestrians were reportedly hit by a vehicle. Both were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.
    Police said the vehicle involved in the crash drove off.
    This is a developing story. 
  • Police: 2 Female Teenagers Seriously Injured In Hit And Run

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Police say two female teenagers were seriously injured in a hit and run crash Wednesday evening.
    The crash happened just after 8:30 p.m. on John Still Drive when the pedestrians were reportedly hit by a vehicle. Both were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.
    Police said the vehicle involved in the crash drove off.
    This is a developing story. 
  • Homeless Horseman Turning Heads In San Joaquin County

    SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) — A homeless horseman is turning heads in San Joaquin County as drivers spot the unusual pair galloping around town.
    Frank Turpen is a self-professed “mountain man.”
    “I know how to survive in the wild and I prefer that,” Turpen said.
    Turpen is a prospector who normally lives off the land at his camp near Valley Springs.
    “I make enough money gold panning to keep myself alive,” Turpen said.
    READ: Police Say Ripon High School
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  • Board Approved Fishing Moratorium At Elk Grove Park

    ELK GROVE (CBS13) — The Consumnes Community Services District has voted to temporarily ban fishing at Elk Grove Park.
    The moratorium on fishing is a result of reported littering and wildlife injuries, some due to the improper feeding of the ducks and geese. CSD staff told the Elk Grove Citizen that years of feeding processed foods and bread to waterfowl has been detrimental to their health.
    The park is currently open for fishing year-long. The Fish and Wildlife Department even adds trout a
  • Sacramento Marine Killed In Training Accident Leaves Behind Wife, Infant Son

    CAMP PENDLETON (CBS13) — The marine who died after a training accident at Camp Pendleton was from the Sacramento area.
    “It’s just a shame. It’s just tragic. Such a good kid,” family friend and neighbor Janet O’Flaherty said.
    Joshua Braica, 29, lost his life while training to protect his country. The staff sergeant was driving a tactical vehicle over the weekend when he was involved in a rollover crash.
    “You just don’t want that to happen and you do
  • Cops Stop To Play Basketball In The Park With Kids

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Police officers with the Twin Rivers Unified School District took a break to play with some local kids Wednesday.
    The officers joined in on a pickup basketball game and even played on the playground at Robert Frost Park. Officers said they like to engage with the kids on a daily basis to establish a rapport and trust with them, and of course, have some fun themselves.
    READ ALSO: Parents Hope To Find Man They Claim Is Harassing Kids
    “When they’re a
  • Police Say Ripon High School Students’ Game ‘Water Wars’ Is Causing Public Safety Concerns

    RIPON (CBS13) — The Ripon Police Department issued a public safety warning about a game high school students are playing called “Water Wars.”
    Police say the game includes the mock-execution of fellow students with water guns and participation in the game has led to injuries, damages to property, and the expenditure of police resources.
    Students reportedly pay a fee to enter the game and are given the name of a peer who is targeted for “elimination.” The players then
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  • 24 Cities Sue State Over Regulations, Trying To Put An End To Pot Delivery

    SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Two-dozen municipalities across California coming together to try to put an end to pot deliveries. Eleven local cities from Solano to Stanislaus counties have joined the lawsuit.
    The state policy says marijuana companies can drive around and make home deliveries anywhere in the state, but leaders from 24 cities now want local control over who can deliver and where. Some marijuana companies say regulating deliveries will put the brakes on their businesses for goo
  • Parents Hope To Find Man They Claim Is Harassing Kids

    FOOTHILL FARMS — Parents in a Sacramento-area community worry their kids have become targets at a local park. Multiple agencies, including the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, have responded to reports of a man harassing kids at Robert Frost Park.
    “You have a community that is obviously in an uproar now, something needs to happen,” said Nathan Brandon, The Foothill Farms Little League coordinator.
    Brandon said he was coaching his little league team Friday when he heard
  • Sheriff: Woman Arrested For Threatening To Stab 2 Juveniles

    TUOLUMNE COUNTY (CBS13) — A woman is behind bars after allegedly threatening to stab two juveniles.
    (Credit: Tuolumne County Sheriff)
    The Sheriff’s office said 27-year-old Kendra Sanguinetti was wanted on assault with a deadly weapon charge in connection to a confrontation that happened at an apartment on Preston Lane in Jamestown the week before.
    Sanguinetti reportedly got into a verbal argument with two juveniles and threatened to stab them. She allegedly had a knife and was disarm
  • Sheriff: Suspect Arrested In Armed Robbery At GameStop

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a suspect in an armed robbery at a GameStop Wednesday afternoon.
    Reports of the armed robbery came in around 2 p.m. Wednesday at the GameStop on Garfield Avenue. The suspect reportedly took an unknown amount of cash and drove off in a vehicle.
    An unmarked unit then spotted the vehicle and started a pursuit, which was followed by a foot pursuit.
    Deputies said the suspect was taken into custody and located a handgun on Au
  • Bag Security Stepped Up For Ariana Grande’s Upcoming Golden 1 Center Show

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Ariana Grande fans heading to her May 3 concert at Golden 1 Center will need to pack their stuff in clear, individual bags within their big bag, The Sweetener World Tour mandates.
    As for cameras? Fans will also have to leave those at home.
    In order to comply and get into the show, fans must abide by these rules:Carry one bag
    Bag must be 100% clear or transparent (can use a clear freezer bag)
    Bag must be made of clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC
    Bags must be no larger than 1
  • Pedestrian Hit And Killed By Train In Stockton

    STOCKTON (CBS13) – One person has died after being hit by a freight train in Stockton.
    The incident happened in the area of Astor Drive and Albany Drive. The man who was struck is described as being in his 50s, according to Stockton Police Department Ofc. Joe Silva.
    Police say they don’t know why he was on the tracks.
    This is a developing story.
     
  • Californians Paying Over $4 For 1 Gallon Of Gas For The First Time Since 2014

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Gas prices in California are now averaging more than $4 a gallon for regular and drivers are paying the highest gas prices in the past five years.
    AAA puts the average price of a gallon of regular gas at $4.01. A year ago the average price was $3.55 a gallon.
    What’s behind the nearly 50 cent increase? Unexpected and planned maintenance at six of the state’s 10 refineries has led to a reduction in output, according to AAA. In order to make up for the gas sho
  • California Now Paying More Than $4 A Gallon For First Time In Five Years

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Gas prices in California are now averaging more than $4 a gallon for regular and drivers are paying the highest gas prices in the past five years.
    AAA puts the average price of a gallon of regular gas at $4.01. A year ago the average price was $3.55 a gallon.
    What’s behind the nearly 50 cent increase? Unexpected and planned maintenance at six of the state’s 10 refineries has led to a reduction in output, according to AAA. In order to make up for the gas sho
  • DA: Stockton Officer Justified In Using Lethal Force To Stop Carjacking Suspect

    STOCKTON (CBS13) – The San Joaquin County district attorney has issued a report three years after a Stockton police officer shot and killed a carjacking suspect.
    Ofc. Miguel Morales used justified use of lethal force when 35-year-old Rodney Watts tried to steal a woman’s car on April 13, 2016, the district attorney says.
    It happened near West Lane and Knickerbocker Drive. Stockton Police Officer Joe Silva said it began just before 9 a.m. as officers were conducting what they call a &
  • Catalytic Converter Thefts Spike In Tracy

    Hybrid car owners are on alert after the theft of catalytic converters continues to spike in Tracy.
    These expensive devices are a popular target because thieves can sell them for between $200 to $500 each.
    Police recommend installing a lock that clamps around the converter and parking your car under lights and nearby security cameras.
     
  • Alleged Accomplice In California Doctor’s Murder Pleads Not Guilty

    LAS VEGAS (CBS13) – A woman accused of killing a California doctor in Las Vegas entered a plea Tuesday in court.
    Diana Pena pleaded not guilty in her first court appearance. Pena, former Playboy model Kelsey Turner, and Turner’s boyfriend are charged in the killing of Dr. Thomas Burchard.
    Turner was arrested in Stockton last month. She was extradited to Nevada on Saturday.
    Investigators are still searching for turner’s boyfriend.
  • Rangers Warn To Not Play With Baby Coyotes

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — All along the American river, it’s easy to spot coyotes this time a year. Rangers say spring is also when baby coyotes are springing to life.
    “I see one almost nightly this time of year. It’s at dusk,” said Bonnie Sanders
    On Tuesday, Park Ranger Elmer Marzan spotted a mom with two pups.
    “They were just kind of cruising around and they look small and furry and very adorable,” said Marzan.
    Baby coyotes can look like puppy dogs, but int
  • 29-Year-Old Marine From Sacramento Dies From Injuries In Vehicle Rollover At Camp Pendleton

    CAMP PENDLETON (CBS13) — A 29-year-old Sacramento Marine has died after suffering critical injuries in a vehicle rollover at Camp Pendleton, according to the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command.
    Officials said Staff Sgt, Joshua Braica, a critical skills operator with 1st Marine Raider Battalion, was critically hurt when the MRZR tactical vehicle he was driving experienced a rollover Saturday. Braica was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla where he died on A
  • 16-Year-Old Hears Her Father’s Heart Beating For First Time Since It Was Donated 12 Years Ago

    MODESTO (CBS13) — Modesto teen Erika Preciado,16, got a piece of her father back Tuesday when she met one of the people he saved through organ donation.
    Her father, Erik Sandoval-Preciado, was killed in a carjacking 12 years ago.
    “We got to the hospital and they told us what happened to my dad and my whole family’s heart just broke,” Preciado said.
    But his organs lived on, saving the lives of four people, including Ramiro Cruz.
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  • Northern California Photographer Captures Notre Dame In Flames

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Northern California photographer grabbed his camera and recorded history when the Notre Dame Cathedral caught fire. As the flames tore through the 850-year-old cathedral, Randy Haron was standing nearby taking pictures.
    Haron is a professional photographer and also owns Fresno’s Haron Jaguar Land Rover dealership. He was visiting Paris with his son when he heard about the fire at the cathedral.
    “I loaded up my equipment, put it on my back and ran a couple
  • Police Investigating Suspicious Death Of 70-Year-Old Woman, Son Arrested For Elder Neglect

    STOCKTON (CBS13) — Stockton police are investigating the suspicious death of a 70-year-old woman on the 6100 block of Alturas Avenue.
    Officials say officers responded to the residence on Alturas Ave. around 2 p.m. Tuesday on a report of a family member who located his 70-year-old mother deceased inside the house.
    Detectives arrested the woman’s son, 44-year-old Michael Trejo, for felony elder neglect, violating a restraining order, and a warrant.  Trejo was booked into the San J
  • Founder Of ‘Stockton 209 Cares’ Attacked By Group Of Homeless People She Was Trying To Help

    STOCKTON (CBS13) — The founder of a well-known organization in Stockton designed to help the homeless was attacked over the weekend by the very group she was there to help.
    (credit: Nancy Lamb)
    Stockton Police said the incident happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday night at Anderson Park in North Stockton.
    Officers said Nancy Lamb of Stockton 209 Cares was there dropping off leftover food from an Easter event when she and her husband were reportedly viciously attacked.
    “There was an event
  • Sacramento City Council Considers Ban On Flavored Tobacco

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento City Council is considering a ban on all flavored tobacco products in the city limits. There are currently 400 licenses for these types of sales in the city at vape shops, gas stations, grocery stores, and wine and liquor stores. Anti-smoking experts say flavored tobacco products are the gateway to tobacco products and highly addictive.
    The owner of one local shop will be at that meeting tonight. He says these types of products are his livelihood and ban

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