• Three Of Four Suspects Arrested In Connection To Best Buy Theft

    PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — The Placer County Sheriff’s Office arrested three of four suspects in a theft case Monday afternoon.
    Deputies said several suspects committed a theft from Best Buy in Auburn. After looking for the suspect’s car, deputies spotted it and determined it was stolen.
    The car was stopped near Interstate 80 and Highway 65 when three of the four suspects ran away from deputies.The Sheriff’s Office said one suspect is still outstanding, but there is no threa
  • Vegetation Fire Burning In Unincorporated Solano County

    SOLANO COUNTY (CBS13) — A two-alarm vegetation fire is burning in unincorporated Solano County near Winters, according to firefighters.
    There are reports that the fire started as an Amazon delivery vehicle fire that spread to the vegetation in the 8100 block of Olive School Lane.
    It is unclear if any structures are threatened at this time.
    Officials believe the fire is approximately 10 acres.
    This is a developing story. Check back for details. 
     
  • Six-Month Long Construction Project Starting On Interstate 80 In Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Construction will start Monday, June 24 on a 13-mile stretch of Interstate 80 in Sacramento and will last until December.
    The project spans from about 0.2 miles west of West El Camino Avenue to about 0.2 miles east of Watt Avenue. Approximately 140,000 vehicles travel this stretch of I-80 daily.
    Caltrans will fix the pavement and repair damaged surfaces on nine different ramps: West El Camino, I-5/I-80 Interchange, Truxel, Northgate, Norwood, Raley, Winters, Longview,
  • Sacramento-Area Workers Make Fifth Highest Average Hourly Wage In State, Modesto Makes Fourth Lowest

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sacramento-area workers make an average of 27 dollars and 13 cents an hour, fifth most in the state and nine percent more than the national average.
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its May 2018 report on Wednesday. It shows those working in Management roles earn the most in the region and those working in Food Preparation and Serving earn the least.
    Highest Mean Hourly Wage in Sacramento-Roseville-Arden Arcade:Management: $56.46 (US: $58.44)
    Legal: $54.13 (US:
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  • Shooting Reported At Red Roof Inn On Watt Avenue In Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Deputies are trying to piece together what led up to a shooting in Sacramento on Wednesday.
    The shooting happened at the Red Roof at 4325 Watt Avenue. 
    When deputies arrived that scene of the reported shooting, they could not locate a victim or suspect. A short time later, however, a man walked into a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound.
    No further details have been released.
  • Driver Follows Apps Directions Into Muddy Orchard In Stockton

    STOCKTON (CBS13) – A Lyft driver who followed directions provided by their phone’s navigation app turned and ended up getting stuck because there wasn’t a road.
    According to CHP in Stockton, a driver was using the Waze navigation app and was told to take a turn. They took the turn, but went off the road and into an orchard where they got stuck in the mud.
    (credit: Stockton CHP)
    Officers remind drivers that, despite what their navigation app tells them, they should be aware of t
  • Shane Carlyle Of Sacramento Accused Of DUI In Connection With Deadly I-5 Crash In Woodland

    YOLO COUNTY (CBS13) — A 6-year-old boy is dead and four people are injured after a driver suspected of DUI hit the victims’ vehicle and sent it tumbling down an embankment on Interstate 5 in Woodland.
    The driver, 34-year-old Shane M. Carlyle of Sacramento, is facing vehicular manslaughter and DUI charges.
    Just after 9 p.m. Tuesday, a 2004 Nissan pickup truck carrying five people — the driver and four other passengers, ages 10, 7, and two six-year-olds — was heading northb
  • Police Searching For Man Who Allegedly Tried To Use Stolen Credit Card

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Police are asking for the public’s help to find a man accused of using a stolen credit card in Sacramento.
    On May 4, the man tried to use a victim’s credit card at a business.  The suspect appears to be a white male adult between 20-30 years old with a tattoo on his left elbow, according to a statement from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.He was seen driving a white, 90s Dodge Ram pickup truck.
    Anyone with information about the suspect is aske
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  • Home In North Highlands Damaged By Fire

    NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) – Fire damaged a home in North Highlands overnight.
    (credit: Sacramento Metro Fire Dept.)
    The fire burned at a mobile home on Eureka Lane. Firefighters from Sacramento Metro Fire Department quickly arrived on scene and were able to put the fire out.
    One resident who lives at the home was able to get out unharmed.
    The cause of the fire is under investigation.
  • Cal Fire Conducting Burning Training Along Fiddyment Road In Placer County

    PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) – Placer County residents might see smoke this morning as Cal Fire firefighters conduct their annual Fiddyment Burn Training north of Roseville.
    Volunteer and department firefighters will be out between east Catlett Road and Sunset Boulevard West, west of Fiddyment Road, starting at 8 a.m.
    On Wednesday, hey’ll burn the edges of the section of grass so it’s ready for full burn training over the weekend.
  • Several People Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash At Watt And Auburn

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Four people have been transported to the hospital after a hit-and-run crash in Sacramento. The crash happened just before 4:30 a.m. on Watt Avenue and Auburn Boulevard.
    Three vehicles were involved, one of which fled the scene after the crash, say police. The four victims sustained non-life threatening injuries.
    The cause of the crash is under investigation.
  • JUMP Bikes Doubling Their Fleet In Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Get ready to see a lot more red in Sacramento as JUMP bikes get ready to double their fleet.
    Jump Bike launched in Sacramento in May of 2018. The company’s research with Steer Group a global transportation agency indicated that in less than six months after it’s launching, the bike trips have been surpassing trips by Uber. A testament to the use of e-bikes as a viable alternative to getting people out of cars.
    Under a new permit issued with the city of Sacr
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  • $1 Billion PG&E Settlement To Local Governments To Be Used For Infrastructure Needs

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Northern California communities struggling to rebuild after devastating wildfires in the last several years are hoping a $1 billion settlement will fund the future. More than half of this settlement will go to Butte County, with $270 million specifically going to the government for the town of Paradise.
    “I was shocked to hear PG&E was going to help cities and parks, but what about us,” said Elyssa Crane.
    Elyssa Crane has been living in a Homewood Suites
  • County Shuts Down Casa Linda Motel After Repeated Code Violations

    SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — It’s a problem property now shut down by Sacramento County for repeated code violations.
    The Casa Linda Motel on Folsom Boulevard is being forced to close and its business license is being revoked after code enforcement officers chronicled years of violations, including bed bugs, mold, cockroaches, holes in walls, and leaking faucets.
    Motel owner Michael Lu says it’s a case of big government taking on his small business. He feels unfairly targeted.
    &
  • American River Homeless Crews Work To Clean Up Trash

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Now that homeless camps are permitted in the area of the American River, some say the problem is growing, but it’s actually the homeless community working to clean it up.
    “I believe that the Lord got me doing this out here. I think I’m in the right place at the right time,” Dell Shook said.
    He has been homeless since an eviction a few years ago. Now he is working to help clean up the area he’s living in.
    Dan Aderholt formed American River
  • Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Slowdown On I-5 In Woodland, Six Transported To Hosptials

    WOODLAND (CBS13) — A multi-vehicle crash just after 9 p.m. Tuesday is causing a traffic backup on Northbound Interstate 5 at County Road 22 in Woodland.
    CHP said several vehicles were involved in the crash and one overturned.According to the Woodland Fire Department, five victims were transported by ambulanbce with critical injuries and one was transported by helicopter.
    Lanes of I-5 are closed due to the crash.
    This is a developing story. 
  • Plane Recovered From Lake Tulloch, Pilot Remembered For ‘Passion For Flying’

    CALAVERAS COUNTY (CBS13) — On Tuesday, crews recovered the single prop plane that crashed into Lake Tulloch Sunday.
    Pilot Trent Johnson, pictured with his sons, (left to right) Shelby Johnson, Will Johnson, and Ryan Johnson. The picture was taken May 31 as the twins graduated at Johansen High in Modesto. (credit: Johnson Family)
    The plane struck nearby power lines and crashed, sinking more than 100 feet below the surface.
    Crews needed a crane and a barge to recover the plane.
    READ: Pi
  • Dimple Records Shutting Down All Locations

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — After 45 years, locally-owned Dimple Records is closing its doors for good.
    According to Andrew Radakovitz, the son of the founders, it’s time for his parents to retire. Radakovitz also cited declining sales as part of the reason why the owners chose to close the business.
    Andrew’s father, John Radakovitz, started the company in 1974 with located in Rancho Cordova and Roseville. The chain expanded to seven locations, selling CDs, books, DVDs, and video game
  • Teen Dead, Two Injured In Fairfield Shootings

    FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — One teenager is dead and two others are hurt after a shooting in Fairfield, police said.
    Officers were called out to First Street at about midnight after residents reported hearing gunshots. When the arrived on the scene, they found multiple young men with gunshot wounds.
    Two males, ages 15 and 16, sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds and were transported to a local trauma hospital. Four other males, ranging in age from 15 to 18, were located and detained.
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  • California Governor, Lawmaker Alter Proposed Vaccine Rules

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California public health officials would have oversight of doctors and schools with high numbers of medical exemptions for vaccinations under a legislative compromise announced Tuesday.
    Gov. Gavin Newsom and the bill’s author disclosed the deal aimed at cracking down on fraudulent exemptions issued by sympathetic doctors.
    The updated measure by Sen. Richard Pan removes a provision that would have required health officials to consider every exemption requeste
  • Investigation: Uncovering Misconduct By One Of Air Force’s Largest Landlords

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — While U.S. service members risk their lives, many of their family members continue to live in dirty and dangerous homes.
    A new investigation by Reuters and CBS News uncovered misconduct by one of the military’s largest landlords. CBS13 investigator Julie Watts dug deeper into the connection at Travis Air Force Base.
    The investigation found Belfour Beatty, the same landlord at Travis Air Force Base, misled the Air Force to qualify for millions of dollars in bonus
  • Starving Horse Rescued From Stanislaus Co. Park Now On The Mend

    STANISLAUS COUNTY (CBS13) — A malnourished horse in Stanislaus County is now under veterinary care at a 24-hour facility after a father and son found it abandoned at a park near the community of Grayson.
    Rescuers named the horse “River” after the San Joaquin River near the area it was found. They told CBS13 the animal is now on the mend, but that wasn’t the case just 24 hours ago.
    “He looked like he wasn’t going to make it,” said Cesar Garcia.
    A father &
  • Governor Newsom Calls Native American Treatment Genocide

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom formally apologized Tuesday and pushed the state to reckon with California’s dark history of violence, mistreatment and neglect of Native Americans, saying it amounted to genocide.
    The Democratic governor met with tribal leaders at the future site of the California Indian Heritage Center, where he also announced the creation of a council to examine the state’s role in campaigns of extermination and exploitation.
    Throughout history, th
  • Deputies Crack Road Rage Case, Tracking Suspects Through Businesses’ Surveillance Video

    MARYSVILLE (CBS13) — Yuba County Sheriff’s deputies shared new details Tuesday about how they tracked down the suspects in a deadly road rage shooting last month.
    Investigators say the three men opened fire on Highway 70 last month south of Plumas Lake. There was an argument with a person in another car, and that’s when shots started going back and forth, killing 36-year-old Alejandro Escobar.
    Detectives say hours and hours of leg work cracked the case. They tracked down survei
  • State Service Workers’ Cars Vandalized In Agency Parking Lot

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — “No good deed goes unpunished.” That’s what members of the California Conservation Corps are saying Tuesday.
    They came back from completing community service to find their cars vandalized in the agency parking lot.
    “Some people cried because they didn’t know what to do,” said Corps member Remington Millan.
    “Hard work, low pay, terrible conditions and more” is the slogan at the California Conservation Corps. But these
  • Camp Fire Rubble Turned Into Art At Sacramento Gallery

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — From the ashes to the art gallery, items pulled from homes ravaged by the Camp Fire have a new home as part of a Sacramento art exhibit.
    Melted picture slides, torched watches, charred rifles, all pulled from the rubble of two homes destroyed in the Camp Fire are now part of a powerful installation at Archival Gallery in Sacramento called Simple Objects: An Excavation.
    Artist Stephanie Taylor worked in collaboration with Christy Heron-Clark, who lost four generations o
  • Verbal Settlement Reached In Clark Family Federal Civil Lawsuit Against City Of Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — According to federal court documents, a verbal settlement has been reached between the family of Stephon Clark and the City of Sacramento.
    It is still not clear just how much money his family will receive, but the original complaint asked for $20 million in the shooting death of Clark. The Sacramento City Council must still approve the settlement.
    Clark was shot and killed by police officers in the backyard of a relative’s home in March 2018.
    READ: Clark Fam
  • PG&E Will Pay Paradise More Than A Quarter-Billion Dollars To Cover Camp Fire Damage

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – PG&E will pay more than a half-billion dollars to cover municipal claims related to last year’s Camp Fire.
    The mediator-negotiated settlement involves the City of Paradise, Butte County, Paradise Parks and Recreation Division, and Yuba County and covers the public entities’ claims only, including damage to roads and water systems, revenue reduction, and other public losses and costs not covered by insurance or other disaster assistance programs.
    Paradis
  • JUMP Nearly Doubling Fleet Of Bikes And Scooters, Expands Coverage Area

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Get ready to see more of those red JUMP bikes around Sacramento and the surrounding communities.
    Uber, which operates JUMP, got a new permit to operate in Sacramento and is expanding its fleet of bikes and scooters from 620 to 1170. Every quarter it expects to add an additional 250 vehicles.
    SEE ALSO: Sacramento Plans Crackdown On JUMP Bike and Scooter Parking
    JUMP is also expanding its coverage area from 28 square miles to 51 square miles.
    Credit: JUMP
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