• WB I-80 near Colfax reopens after truck fire

    All lanes of westbound Interstate 80 near Colfax are back open after a truck fire, but traffic is backed up for about five miles, according to Caltrans.
  • Police: Driver Intentionally Hit 2 People In Auburn, Killing 1

    AUBURN (CBS13) – The two people who were hit early Wednesday morning in Auburn had been targeted, say police.
    One of the victims was killed and the other person was injured.
    Between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. Wednesday, two people were on Cleveland Avenue near Lincoln Way and High Street when they were hit by a vehicle. The victims, both males, were taken to the hospital where one of the victims was declared dead.
    The condition of the second person has not been made available to the media.
    Police h
  • Mayor Calls For Sacramento Pot Shop Permit Investigation

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento’s Office of Cannabis Management is under scrutiny. Mayor Darrell Steinberg is calling for an audit of the office, and a temporary ban of ownership transfers among the city’s dispensaries.
    The wild frontier of the legalized weed business has Sacramento city hall leaders suddenly seeking tighter controls over the cannabis permits, after a high-profile federal indictment of Ukrainian-born California businessman Andrey Kukushkin was filed for violati
  • Will Gas Prices Be Affected By The NuStar Energy Facility Fire?

    VALLEJO (CBS13) — An explosion and fire ripped through storage tanks at the NuStar energy facility in Crocket Tuesday, sending flames and smoke billowing into the skies.
    Two large tanks containing ethanol went up in flames, and two other tanks, one with jet fuel, were threatened.
    At one point, a small vegetation fire sparked but was put out. The fire was burning just a few hundred feet from Interstate 80. CHP closed the highway on both sides for safety reasons and reopened the road around
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  • Lyft Driver Pulled Over After Unknowingly Picking Up Hit-And-Run Suspect

    STOCKTON (CBS13) — Mariza Ruelas says she drove past Stockton police investigating a hit-and-run at Lever Boulevard and Hawaii Avenue on her way to pick up a rider, but she had no idea the man who got in her car was a suspect wanted by police.
    She quickly found out when she was stopped by officers just a few minutes later.
    “The guy seemed kind of anxious and kind of desperate to go home,” Ruelas said. “Once I got pulled over, and how he was acting, I already knew obviousl
  • Parents, Teachers Speaking Out About Twin Rivers School Closure Plans

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Parents and teachers are speaking out about plans to consolidate schools in Sacramento’s Twin Rivers District.
    It was standing room only at an emotional meeting on Tuesday night.
    Deanna Rice is concerned about the neighborhood elementary school her two kids go to could be closed.
    “I’m super worried, I don’t know what we’re going to do,” Rice said.
    A Twin Rivers District Committee is looking at schools with declining enrollment, tryin
  • Details Slowly Emerge About Quadruple Murder Suspect Shankar Hangud

    Sacramento (CBS13) — With the investigation into the Roseville quadruple murders underway, details are slowly emerging about the suspect, 53-year-old Shankar Hangud.
    According to his LinkedIn profile, Hangud worked for several Sacramento companies, one of which was Alluma Social Interest Solutions, located at 1 Capitol Mall in downtown Sacramento.
    Company spokesperson Katie Tamony shared few details about Hangud.
    “He was a data scientist for Alluma,” Tamony said. “He work
  • Sacramento To Test Emergency Notification System Thursday

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) —  The City of Sacramento will be testing its emergency notification system Thursday morning at 10 a.m.
    The emergency system is used to notify residents of threats to health and safety including alerts about severe weather, flooding, gas leaks, police activity, and more.
    Residents who have registered with Sacramento Alert will receive a text to their cell phone and an email with the test. Additionally, all in-service landlines will receive a recorded message.
    If you
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  • Sources: MLS To Announce Expansion Team To Sacramento Monday Morning

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — We’ve been down this road before, but new reports indicate Sacramento is getting a Major League Soccer expansion team.
    The Sacramento Bee reported Tuesday evening the league will announce that Sacramento will get a team on Monday.
    CBS13 spoke to sources familiar with the event who said the announcement will happen Monday morning at The Bank in downtown Sacramento, across from the Golden 1 Center. A fan fest is set to follow the announcement that afternoon at Capi
  • Mount Shasta Community Stunned Over Roseville Quadruple Homicide Investigation

    MT. SHASTA (CBS13) – The Mount Shasta Police Chief was shocked by murder suspect Shankar Hangud showing up to the Police Department and confessing to killing four people Monday.
    Chief Parish Cross said he hasn’t seen an investigation like this in his 15 years of service.
    “No one is immune, no community is immune from it. When they do happen, it’s hard to handle,” he said.
    Police say Hangud drove a body, an adult male relative, through farm fields past Shasta Lake an
  • Construction to Begin On Three-Year Highway 132 Project In Modesto

    MODESTO (CBS13) — Modesto will soon begin work on the largest transportation project the city has ever seen.
    The project will re-route a portion of Highway 132 to reduce traffic in the region, but not everybody is happy about the plan.
    The oldest locally-owned body shop in Modesto, Burnside Body Shop, has sat in the same location off of Kansas Street since the 1930s. It will soon be forced to relocate to make room for a major transportation project.
    The city released a video that shows the
  • Neighbors Call Roseville Apartment Murders ‘Horrifying’

    ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Police revealed new details about the man accused of murdering four members of his own family, then admitting to the crime.
    Police said 53-year-old Shankar Hangud is in the Placer County Jail. Hangud drove several hours north to Mount Shasta where he confessed at the local police department yesterday.
    Roseville police said he had a body in his car. The three other victims were discovered inside an apartment off Junction Boulevard. Two of the victims are adults and two o
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  • Citrus Heights Man Arrested For 25 Counts Of Child Molestation; Police Believe There Are More Victims

    CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — Citrus Heights Police are investigating a series of child molestation cases involving multiple victims and a single suspect.
    Police say 43-year-old Jason Earl Hook was arrested on Sept. 27 for 25 counts of child molestation.
    An investigation into the cases began a couple of weeks earlier on Sept. 8. Detectives identified Hook as the suspect and revealed his victims were both male and female between the ages of eight and 17 years old.
    According to detectives, all of
  • Turlock Man Stabbed Multiple Times While Lying In Bed Next To 1-Year-Old

    TURLOCK (CBS) – A Turlock man was stabbed multiple times while he was lying in bed next to his one-year-old child and her mother.
    The incident happened around 1:50 a.m. at the victims’ residence on the 1200 block of Milhous Street. The attacker forced his way into the residence, kicked open the bedroom door, and attacked the man, said Police Department spokesman Sgt. Russell Holeman.
    The victim was able to escape and go to a neighbor’s home where he called 911.
    Police responded
  • Turlock Man Stabbed Multiple Times While Lying In Bed

    TURLOCK (CBS) – A Turlock man was stabbed multiple times while he was lying in bed next to his one-year-old child and her mother.
    The incident happened around 1:50 a.m. at the victims’ residence on the 1200 block of Milhous Street. The attacker forced his way into the residence, kicked open the bedroom door, and attacked the man, said Police Department spokesman Sgt. Russell Holeman.
    The victim was able to escape and go to a neighbor’s home where he called 911.
    Police responded
  • CHP Officers Arrest 4 People On DUI Charges In 4-Hour Period

    PLACERVILLE (CBS13) – CHP officers in Placerville had a busy morning after they arrested four people on suspicion of DUI in just a four-hour period.
    Officers shared photos of the damage caused by one driver, who, they say, hit a fence. She was able to walk away from the crash, but a large piece of metal cut into her windshield.
    This was one of two DUI-related crashes yesterday.
  • Dozens Of Goats Escape Fenced Area And End Up In Roseville Traffic

    ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – Goats used to eat grass managed to escape their fenced area Monday afternoon in Roseville and caused a bit of a traffic jam.
    Sarah Carder and her children spotted dozens of wayward goats around 3 pm on Hayden Parkway and Corin Drive in West Roseville. Video recorded on Carder’s cell phone shows the goats jumping from a ledge and across traffic, before ending up on a nearby patch of grass.She says several of the goats darted in front of her car.
     
  • Mainland China-Hong Kong Conflict Felt At UC Davis

    DAVIS (CBS13) – After months of violent protests, huge crowds of people rallied in Hong Kong Monday urging U.S lawmakers to pass a bill that supports the territory’s democratic aspirations.
    Meanwhile, the Hong Kong conflict is hitting the UC Davis campus as students who support Hong Kong are being met with pushback.
    The dark images of protest and violence are sparking a so-called movement on the university campus.
    READ: UC Davis Student One Of Five Armed Robbery Victims In Last
  • Police Arrest Roseville Man Accused Of Killing 4 People Believed To Be Family Members

    ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Police have arrested the man accused of murdering four people and confessing the killings Monday as 53-year-old Shankar Hangud.
    At a press conference on Tuesday, Roseville Police Department spokesperson Capt. Josh Simon said police believe all four victims were Hangud’s family members. Two of the victims were adults and two were juveniles but Simon did not release the victims’ ages.
    The Placer County Coroner’s office will release the victims’ nam
  • More Retailers Say They Will Stay Closed On Thanksgiving, Major Chains Yet To Announce Hours

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Several more major retailers, including Barnes & Noble, Neiman Marcus, and Ann Taylor, say they will stay closed on Thanksgiving, but the biggest chains have yet to say if they will open, and when.
    Bestblackfriday.com updated its list of stores that will open and close on Thanksgiving.
    As of October 15, 2019, the stores that will close are:
    Chains with Northern California locations in bold, new stores added since October 10 in italicsArmy and Airforce Exchange
  • SMUD Customers’ Power Restored In The Pocket Area

    8:43 a.m. Update: SMUD says all power has been restored in the Pocket area.
    8:35 a.m. Update: 4,913 SMUD customers are still without power.
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A car crashed into a power pole, knocking out power to thousands of customers in Sacramento Tuesday morning.
    At 7:14 a.m., SMUD tweeted that a car hit the pole in the Pocket area and that “crews were on the way to restore power asap” to restore power to almost 19,000 customers.
    The crash happened just before 6:50 a.m. a
  • Sacramento County High-Speed Chase Suspect Reportedly Called 911 To Surrender

    SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) – A suspect was arrested early Tuesday morning after he led police on a high-speed chase in Sacramento County, authorities say.
    At around 3:30 a.m., Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office deputies tried to pull over a man suspected of driving a stolen vehicle in the area of Howe Avenue and Hurley Way, but he sped off. Deputies chased the man, who, at times, reportedly drove the wrong way on roadways, including Business 80. Based on the danger posed to the public
  • Party Store Owner Determined To Fulfill Customers’ Dreams After Fire Destroys Inventory

    MODESTO (CBS13) —  A popular party supply store is picking up the pieces after a fire destroyed much of its inventory including quinceanera and wedding dresses.
    Andy Sanchez promises his store will rise from the ashes. Atiza Party Supply is a staple in the community and has made dreams come true for many families. In spite of the devastating fire, the owner is working to make sure that tradition continues.“Our dress inventory and everything was back here. The party supplies, pin
  • Governor Vetoes Paid Family Leave For Teachers

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — It passed the legislature with a near-unanimous vote, but Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed a bill that would have given teachers six weeks paid leave after giving birth.
    This is surprising since maternity leave has been a marquee issue for the Newsom administration. But unlike new mothers who work for private companies, teachers are not entitled to the maternity leave that the governor campaigned on because teachers are public employees and they belong to a union.
    This
  • Suspect Turns Himself In To Mt. Shasta Police, Admits To Killing 4 People

    ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Roseville police are investigating a quadruple homicide after a man turned himself in to Mount Shasta police Monday around noon.
    The scene outside the Roseville apartment complex on the 1800 block of Junction Boulevard.
    Police said the suspect walked into the Mt. Shasta Police Department at 12:11 p.m. and reported he committed a homicide at his residence in Roseville, more than 200 miles away. 
    One of the possible victims was inside the suspect’s car at the M
  • Police: Suspect Turns Himself In To Mt. Shasta Police, Admits To Killing Four People

    ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Roseville police are investigating a quadruple homicide after a man turned himself in to Mount Shasta police Monday around noon.
    The scene outside the Roseville apartment complex on the 1800 block of Junction Boulevard.
    Police said the suspect walked into the Mt. Shasta Police Department at 12:11 p.m. and reported he committed a homicide at his residence in Roseville, more than 200 miles away. 
    One of the possible victims was inside the suspect’s car at the M
  • Police: Suspect Turns Self In To Mt. Shasta Police, Admits To Killing Four People

    ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Roseville police are investigating a quadruple homicide after a man turned himself in to Mount Shasta police Monday around noon.
    The Roseville homicide suspect’s car was surrounded by caution tape outside the Mount Shasta Police Department Monday. (credit: Jeff Anderson)
    Police said the suspect walked into the Mt. Shasta Police Department at 12:11 p.m. and reported he committed a homicide at his residence in Roseville, more than 200 miles away. 
    One of the po
  • Kings To Host Fan Fest, Open Practice Saturday

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Are you ready for basketball season? The Sacramento Kings are.
    In anticipation of the upcoming season, the Kings are holding their annual free Fan Fest and open practice on Saturday, Oct. 19. Fans can shoot hoops in DOCO Plaza, play games with the street team, win prizes, see some Kings Legends, and watch an open practice with players and coaches.
    While the event is free, you do need a ticket which you can reserve at Kings.com/FanFest. Some food and beverages at the Go
  • Driver Turns Herself In After Fatal Hit And Run

    MODESTO (CBS13) — After seeing a social media post from Modesto CHP about a fatal hit and run, a 48-year-old Modesto woman turned herself in to officers.
    The California Highway Patrol in Modesto said Consuelo Aguilar admitted to being the driver who hit a 40-year-old female pedestrian on Oct. 5.
    According to the CHP, the crash happened around 10:20 p.m. when a 2003 GMC Yukon was driving on Olivero Road and struck Ana Lovins, who was walking in the road. The driver continued on Olivero Road
  • Citing Public Safety, Rocklin Mayor Wants Cut Ties With PG&E

    ROCKLIN (CBS13) — The mayor of Rocklin wants to break up with PG&E.
    He says high utilities were a concern even before the shutoffs hit parts of the city. Now he wants the city to control its own power.
    It’s definitely an “it’s not you, it’s me” situation as to why Mayor Joe Patterson wants to end the relationship between Rocklin and PG&E. In the end, he says it was about public safety.
    “There is a public safety concern here and it’s reason

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