• Legislators Introduce Bills To Regulate Police Use of Force

    SACRAMENTO (CBM) – Assemblywoman Dr. Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) has again sponsored a bill to hold police officers accountable for deadly shootings.
    Assembly Bill 392, “The California Act to Save Lives,” will restrict officers from using deadly force only when faced with bodily harm. Officers could also use deadly force to save a life.
    Cephus “Uncle Bobby” Johnson speaks at the press conference about the murder of his nephew, Oscar Grant, who was shot dead at a San
  • Baby Foxes Found In Box On Side Of The Road

    AUBURN (CBS13) — Three baby foxes are temporarily resting at the Gold Country Wildlife Rescue in Auburn.
    Someone reportedly found the foxes on the side of the road in St. Helena and turned them into the rescue organization.ALSO: Dog Rescued From Sacramento Weir
    California Department of Fish & Wildlife will do genetic testing to determine what kind of foxes they are.
    If the foxes are native to California, they will be rehabilitated and released. If they are non-native, the rescue o
  • Woodland Police K-9 On The Mend

    WOODLAND (CBS13) — K-9 Niko of the Woodland Police Department is recovering after leg surgery.
    The police department says he had surgery to repair what would be the human equivalent of a sprained or torn ACL.
    ALSO: Police: Rock-Throwing Woman Tries To Bite K-9Niko is expected to make a full recovery and will be returning to the force soon.
  • Man Fined After Throwing Out Remnants Of Demolished House For County Pickup

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — It’s the time of year for spring cleaning, and the city of Sacramento has a program to help out, but some city workers who haul away your junk recently came across something they’ve never seen before.
    “The program is for junk you have in your house, it’s not for your house,” said Erin Treadwell with the city of Sacramento.
    When city workers arrived at the corner of 27th and Hing Avenue Wednesday, they discovered a huge pile of wood and tra
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  • Former Folsom Bulldog Jonah Williams Is Heading To The NFL Draft

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Former Folsom standout Jonah Williams is less than a week away from his dreams becoming a reality.
    Coming off of an outstanding three-year career at Alabama, Williams is expected to be selected in the top ten of this year’s NFL Draft. Williams has been getting high praise from NFL Scouts across the league, and many mock drafts have the former Bulldog as the highest-graded offensive tackle prospect in the draft.
    CBS13 Sports Reporter Sara Hodges has been following
  • Chase Involving Stolen SMUD Truck Ends In Gunfire

    WILTON (CBS13) — A high-speed chase led to an officer-involved shooting in Wilton Friday afternoon.
    Police say the suspect assaulted a SMUD crew near Grant Line and Waterman Road then hopped into their truck and took off, speeding through the backroads of Wilton, trying to avoid police.
    “It was kind of scary because I thought we were going to hit, but my sister was like ‘reverse, reverse!’ and I revered so luckily we missed him,” one resident, Haseeb Iqbal, said.
  • Man Accused Of Molesting A Child At His Wife’s Daycare Had A Prior Accusation

    MARYSVILLE (CBS13) — A man accused of molesting a four-year-old at a daycare facility last year was never removed, and now a second young child said she was molested this week.
    The suspect, who is the husband of an in-home daycare operator, was charged in both cases Friday.
    Despite investigations last year by both the state daycare licensing agency and police, the daycare remained open and the suspect was allowed to stay in the home with access to kids until a second child came forward on
  • $35 Million Manufacturing Plant Coming to Modesto, Bringing 250 New Jobs

    MODESTO (CBS13) — A major manufacturing plant is moving into Modesto and it’s bringing hundreds of new jobs along with it.
    Entekra CEO Gerry McCaughey describes it as “a robotics factory building homes.”
    “It is state-of-the-art,” McCaughey said.
    It’s a $35 million hi-tech facility under construction on East Whitmore Avenue.
    “We say we’re a fully integrated off-site solution provider. Really what that means is we’re bringing framing a ho
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  • DUI Suspect Who Hit A Pregnant Woman Turns Himself Into Deputies

    RIO LINDA (CBS13) — The DUI suspect who hit a pregnant woman in Rio Linda last week has turned himself in, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office.
    Ronny Ward (credit: Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department)
    Officials said Ronny Haines Ward turned himself in at 3 p.m., three days after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Ward has been charged with multiple felonies including DUI causing injury or death. He is being held on $150,000 bail.
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  • DUI Suspect Who Hit A Pregnant Woman Turns Himself In To Deputies

    RIO LINDA (CBS13) — The DUI suspect who hit a pregnant woman in Rio Linda last week has turned himself in, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office.
    Ronny Ward (credit: Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department)
    Officials said Ronny Haines Ward turned himself in at 3 p.m., three days after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Ward has been charged with multiple felonies including DUI causing injury or death. He is being held on $150,000 bail.
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  • Man Arrested Three Times For Allegedly Harassing Women On R Street

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento County District Attorney’s office is looking into complaints about a man harassing women on R Street near Midtown.
    Todd Richardson (credit: Sacramento Police Department)
    Authorities say 49-year-old Todd Richardson has been arrested three times for the alleged complaints. Richardson was also arrested last week for lewd conduct in a public place.
    RELATED: Man Allegedly Terrorizes R Street Employees In Broad Daylight
    He is due in court on April 3
  • 2 Stabbed At Elk Grove Residence

    ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Elk Grove Police responded to a stabbing at a residence that injured two victims Friday evening.
    Officers said the stabbing happened in the 9400 block of Dantley Court. The suspect was located by responding officers and detained.
    Police said both stabbing victims, a male and female, were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
    This is a developing story. 
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  • Caught On Camera: Young Girl Hides Behind Parked Car To Escape Suspicious Vehicle

    VACAVILLE (CBS13) — Vacaville police are reminding parents and kids to stay alert after a young girl was reportedly followed by a suspicious vehicle.
    Surveillance video caught a young girl walking in a neighborhood near Ulatis Drive and Leisure Town Torad as a dark-colored Pontiac follows her. The girl ignored the car, but as she sped up to get away, the man pulled further in front of her and stopped in the middle of the street.The girl then hid behind a blue pickup truck, the suspicious d
  • Teens Injured In South Sacramento Hit-And-Run Showing Signs Of Recovery

    SACRAMENTO — The two teenage girls struck and left in a South Sacramento street Wednesday night are showing signs of progress in their recovery.
    One of the girls is in a coma and could face multiple complications when she wakes up. They are both being treated at Kaiser South Hospital.
    “No changes right now is a good thing and is an improvement as long as she is staying stable and getting better, nothing worse. Then I’m happy,” said Shana Mayes, mother of Lavonia, one
  • As The Weather Warms Up, Beware Of The Dangerous River Conditions

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A big holiday weekend full of sunshine will have many families hitting the water for the first time this season. It’s fun but will be fairly dangerous as the fifth-largest snowpack in state history starts to melt.
    Officials said currents along the Sacramento River are moving at 4-5 knots on top and double underneath. Additionally, rafting spots such as the American River have more rocks and are filled with runoff-debris including fallen tree limbs.
    Experts are wa
  • Firefighters Rescue Family Stranded On The American River

    5:20 p.m. Update: Firefighters successfully recovered all parties from the water.
    CARMICHAEL (CBS13) — Metro Firefighters are performing a water rescue to help a woman and child who are stranded on an island in the American River.
    Firefighters said the husband is on a boat nearby but is having mechanical issues and is unable to access the pair.
    Metro is currently on the scene to recover the woman and child.
    The incident was called in around 4:45 p.m. Friday.
    This is a developing story.
  • Sheriff: No One Hurt In Deputy-Involved Shooting After Carjacking Chase

    WILTON (CBS13) — Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department responded to a carjacking of a SMUD lineman Friday afternoon that ended with a deputy-involved shooting south of Elk Grove.
    Deputies said a SMUD lineman’s vehicle was carjacked at 3:14 p.m. while on the job at Grant Line and Waterman. The suspect took off with the truck but was spotted a short time later by authorities and a pursuit started at Grant Line Road and Highway 99.
    The suspect drove throughout the Wilton Area bef
  • Fatal Hit And Run In Merced County

    MERCED COUNTY (CBS13) — Police are looking for a car that may have been involved in a fatal hit and run in Merced County.
    California Highway Patrol says it happened on Saturday, April 13 when the body of a woman was found along SB 99 south of South Avenue. That is near the town of Delhi.
    The coroner says the woman is 30-year-old Stefanie Newbold of Modesto and that she died after being hit by a vehicle.
    Police say they found a side view mirror on the scene that belongs to a black Honda Civ
  • 2 Suspects Arrested In Connection To February Residential Burglary

    ANTELOPE (CBS13) — Two men are in custody in connection to a residential burglary on February 26.
    Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in the Antelope area in February after the homeowner said she was burglarized earlier in the day. Through a review of surveillance video, deputies found the burglar was armed with a handgun and at one point held the firearm to the head of the victim’s dog. The dog was not injured, and deputies the suspect left the scene,
  • Vehicle Fire Snarling Traffic On I-80 In Davis

    UPDATE 3:45 p.m. — Traffic appears to be moving very slowly through that area.
    DAVIS (CBS13) — Traffic is backing up on eastbound I-80 near Davis because of a vehicle fire.
    This is happening near the Richards Boulevard exit.
    Scene of the car fire in Davis. (Credit: Dianna Koering)
    We will update this breaking news story when we get additional information.
  • Small Plane Crashes Off Runway At Nevada County Airport, No One Hurt

    GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) – The FAA is investigating after a small plane crashed off the runway at the Nevada County Airport on Friday.
    The incident happened around 1:40 p.m., according to the FAA. Authorities say a single-engine CJ-6 went off the runway while landing and crashed.
    Two people were on board the plane; both people escaped without injury, local authorities say.
    The plane suffered “significant” damage.
    Both the FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will be in
  • NB Highway 65 Off-Ramp To Galleria Boulevard To See Extended Closure

    ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – Some upcoming roadwork may change your route to the Roseville Galleria.
    Starting Easter Sunday at 10 p.m., Caltrans will close the northbound Highway 65 off-ramp to Stanford Ranch Road and Galleria Boulevard.
    Drivers who need to get to Galleria Boulevard are advised to continue on northbound Highway 65, take the Pleasant Grove Boulevard exit, turn left onto Pleasant Grove, then get back onto Highway 65 southbound and take the southbound exit of Galleria Boulevard/Stanfo
  • Discovery Park To Remain Closed This Weekend

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Despite the warming weather, Discovery Park will remain closed this weekend.
    Sacramento Regional Parks shared the news Friday on Twitter, showing photos of water covering the trail in the park.
    People have been asking about Discovery Park &, unfortunately, it's still closed & will remain closed over the weekend. Be sure to check the Park Status page before you head out to the parkway, & check out these photos of the trail out in Discovery Park!https://t.co/
  • Soldier Pushing To Get Stray Dog He Met While Deployed In Afghanistan Back To Sacramento County

    ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – A soldier from Sacramento County is working to get a dog he formed a special bond with in Afghanistan back to the US.
    The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says the soldier, named Joe, is a close friend of one of their deputies.
    Joe says, during his deployment in Afghanistan last year, his dog Achilles passed away.
    In comes “Ducky,” a stray dog that wandered into the base. Ducky – named for how she waddled liked a little duck – and Joe were so
  • Boyfriend Of Former Playboy Model Arrested In Connection To Doctor’s Killing Flashes Note In Court

    LAS VEGAS (AP) – Court officers admonished a 27-year-old Las Vegas man for flashing a note while standing before a judge on murder and conspiracy charges in the killing of a California doctor.
    Jon Logan Kennison acknowledged the charges against him Friday while the judge scheduled him to appear with two other defendants June 3 for a preliminary hearing of evidence in the slaying of 71-year-old psychiatrist Thomas Burchard.
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  • Ceres Police Warn Of Dangers Of Carrying Replica BB Handguns

    CERES (CBS13) — A valley town is seeing a troubling trend: people packing “realistic looking” toy guns. Ceres police have turned to social media to warn the public of the dangers of carrying replica BB handguns.
    In a recent Facebook post, they displayed a picture of a replica snub nose 357 revolvers confiscated during a recent traffic stop. The post went on to say in recent weeks they’ve noticed more and more people carrying the toy handguns concealed in their waistbands
  • Marysville Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For Child Molestation

    Update: Marysville police say the suspect has been arrested.
    Exactly when the suspect, 34-year-old Adrian Angel, was arrested is unclear.
    Angel was wanted in connection to a child molestation investigation.
    Previous story below:
    MARYSVILLE (CBS13) — Police are searching for a 34-year-old Marysville man accused of molesting a female victim.
    (credit: Marysville Police Department)
    Officers said the female victim arrived at the police department Sunday to report she had been molested six to ei
  • City To Convert Downtown Hotel To A Homeless Shelter

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The City of Sacramento is one step closer to opening a homeless shelter at a Downtown Hotel.
    The shelter would be inside the Capitol Park Hotel downtown at the corner of 9th and L Street. It would have 180 new triage beds as well as single-room units.
    The hotel was selected as the shelter site because it could house so many people. It would also be able to take in children.
    READ ALSO: Transitional Housing Shelter For LGBTQ+ Youth To Open In Midtown
    While about hal
  • Sacramento Leaders To Crackdown On Massage Parlor Landlords To Control Prostitution

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The City of Sacramento is cracking down on massage parlors, but this time they aren’t targeting the sex workers, they are setting their sights on landlords and the managers.
    City Council leaders are looking at ways to penalize landlords and managers of these types of businesses, which often are the front for prostitution. They are trying to get landlords’ attention by hitting them where it hurts — their pocketbook.
    “What we want to do is create
  • While Parents Support The Water Gun Game That’s Getting Teens Outside, Police Warn Of Potential Dangers

    RIPON (CBS13) — The Ripon Police Department is warning parents about “Water Wars.”
    It’s like a giant game of tag or paintball, only with water and students have to pay to play. They draw names of other students and then it’s their job to eliminate that student.
    “I’ve had friends that sit on the top of their roof and they’ll have a hose and they’ll, like, spray them,” said resident Michelle Kottler.
    Almost everyone we talked to said this

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