• Firefighters Battling 15-Acre Fire In Vineyard Area Near Bradshaw Road

    Firefighters Battling 15-Acre Fire In Vineyard Area Near Bradshaw Road
    SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Firefighters are battling a 15-acre fire in the Vineyard area of Sacramento County.
    The fire is burning near Bradshaw Road and Vintage Park Drive.#MetroFire is o/s of a 15 acre #vegetation fire on #BradshawRd at Vintage Park Dr in #vineyard.Bradshaw Rd is closed in the area and containment on the fire is progressing. pic.twitter.com/O91Hu3WBne
    — Metro Fire of Sacramento (@metrofirepio) June 18, 2021Sacramento Metro Fire says their crews are at the scene. A
  • Several Dogs Rescued In Raid Of Alleged Fighting Dog Breeder In El Dorado County

    Several Dogs Rescued In Raid Of Alleged Fighting Dog Breeder In El Dorado County
    EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — A suspect is in custody and several animals have been rescued from an apparent breeding operation that was selling fighting dogs.The property was served a search warrant on Thursday, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says.
    With the help of the animal services, the Department of Agriculture and the US Marshals Service, several dogs were rescued from the property. One suspect was also arrested.
    Exactly how detectives zeroed in on the operation was not dis
  • Victor Ponce, Fugitive Accused Of Lewd Acts With Child In Sacramento, Arrested In Mexico

    Victor Ponce, Fugitive Accused Of Lewd Acts With Child In Sacramento, Arrested In Mexico
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Mexican citizen wanted in Sacramento County on suspicion of lewd acts with a child has been arrested after years on the run.
    The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says their detectives originally investigated Victor Ponce back in 2014, but he fled to Mexico before charges were brought.
    However, on Thursday, the sheriff’s office announced that Ponce had been arrested in Mexico.
    With the help of the FBI, Ponce has been extradited from Mexico and has been b
  • Person Found Dead At Nevada City Property; Man, 57, Arrested On Suspicion Of Homicide

    Person Found Dead At Nevada City Property; Man, 57, Arrested On Suspicion Of Homicide
    NEVADA CITY (CBS13) — A man has been arrested on suspicion of homicide after someone was found dead at a Nevada City property on Thursday.
    The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to the property along the 26000 block of North Bloomfield Road after they got information about a possible homicide.
    On the premises, a person’s body was found. No details about the person, including their name and age, have been released at this point.
    After interviewing some witnes
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  • Sedan Crashes Under Big Rig On I-5 In Stockton, No Injuries Reported

    Sedan Crashes Under Big Rig On I-5 In Stockton, No Injuries Reported
    STOCKTON (CBS13) — Authorities say a scary crash along Interstate 5 in Stockton should serve as a reminder to always be cautious when driving near big rigs.
    California Highway Patrol says, Friday morning, a big rig and a sedan were involved in a crash along the northbound side of I-5 near Benjamin Holt Drive.
    Exactly what led up to the crash is unclear, but the front half of the sedan ended up crunched under the big rig’s trailer.Miraculously, officers say no injuries were reported.
  • 2nd Suspect Arrested In Keyes Shooting That Left Innocent Teen Bystander Dead

    2nd Suspect Arrested In Keyes Shooting That Left Innocent Teen Bystander Dead
    KEYES (CBS13) — A second suspect has been arrested in the shooting that left a 16-year-old innocent bystander dead in Keyes last month.
    Investigators had already arrested 19-year-old Keyes resident Ruben Perez in connection to Evan Robinson’s May 2 killing. Detectives say some sort of fight happened just before gunshots rang out near some taco trucks.
    Robinson, who detectives say was an innocent bystander, was then struck by the gunfire and later died.
    Perez was identified as a suspe
  • California Allows People To Search For Their Digital Record Of COVID-19 Vaccination

    California Allows People To Search For Their Digital Record Of COVID-19 Vaccination
    SACRAMENTO (AP/CBS13) – California on Friday announced it will offer residents a digital record of their coronavirus vaccination that they can use to access businesses or events that require proof of inoculation.
    The state’s public health and technology departments said the tool will allow Californians to access their record from the state’s immunization registry. It will show the same information as the paper cards issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to do
  • Fairfield Firefighter In Critical Condition After Suffering Cardiac Arrest After House Fire

    Fairfield Firefighter In Critical Condition After Suffering Cardiac Arrest After House Fire
    FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — A firefighter is in critical condition after he suffered a cardiac arrest while fighting a house fire in Fairfield.
    The Fairfield Fire Department says their crews responded to a first-alarm house fire along Arkansas Street Thursday afternoon. The fire was found towards the back of the home and was quickly put out with minimal damage caused.
    However, during the overhaul phase of the incident, authorities say a 33-year-old firefighter collapsed.
    Medics found that the fire
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  • Raging Fire Tears Through 100-Year-Old Modesto Lumber Yard

    Raging Fire Tears Through 100-Year-Old Modesto Lumber Yard
    MODESTO (CBS13) — A landmark lumber yard that has called Modesto home for 100 years was damaged in a raging fire early Friday morning.
    Firefighters were soon battling a raging blaze. (Credit: Modesto Fire)
    Modesto Fire says, just after midnight, their crews initially responded to a report of a fire along the train tracks to the south side of American Lumber along 9th Street. Firefighters soon found a trash fire – but they then noticed a fire by the lumber yard’s warehouse.
    More
  • River Cats’ Fans Brave The Heat In First Game WIth Full Capacity Availability

    River Cats’ Fans Brave The Heat In First Game WIth Full Capacity Availability
    WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Fans received a warm welcome in more ways than one at the Sacramento River Cats’ first game with full capacity availability Thursday.
    Triple-digit temperatures were no match for fans flocking to Sutter Health Park. Home run hopefuls celebrated baseball being back at full capacity.
    River Cats season ticket holder Wendy Sagen came prepared for the steaming curveball.
    “I have a battery-operated fan, a damp towel to blow the cool air, got a cool towel on m
  • Counter Lawsuit Filed After Restraining Order Against Sacramento City Hall New Hire Was Denied

    Counter Lawsuit Filed After Restraining Order Against Sacramento City Hall New Hire Was Denied
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – There was more political fallout at Sacramento City Hall in the form of a counter lawsuit after a temporary restraining order against a new hire was denied.
    The announcement came in late Thursday that new city staffer Skyler Henry is now filing litigation against the city in superior court.
    This political fight has been brewing all week, now culminating in more legal action. Henry filed what’s called anti-SLAPP litigation against the city. His attorney says he&rs
  • Sacramentans Notice Earthy-Tasting Tap Water Sooner Than Normal

    Sacramentans Notice Earthy-Tasting Tap Water Sooner Than Normal
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Smelly, earthy-tasting tap water is taking over the Sacramento region.
    It’s something that happens every year, but the utility department has been bombarded with calls from concerned neighbors much earlier than expected.
    Most of Sacramento’s tap water comes from the rivers and many people will tell you it tastes like it.
    “It’s got an earthy, muddy mucky taste sometimes,” said Sacramento resident Angelica Aiello.
    City utility experts said t
  • Body Discovered Inside Nevada City Home Connected to Nevada State Standoff, Shootout

    Body Discovered Inside Nevada City Home Connected to Nevada State Standoff, Shootout
    NEVADA CITY (CBS13) – A Nevada City man is dead and homicide investigators are connecting it to a wild stand-off and deadly shooting across the state line.The series of violent encounters has left a Nevada State Department of Transportation employee shot on the job, the suspect dead in a shootout with police, and investigators connecting that suspect to a body discovered in a Nevada City home.Nevada County deputies say they were called to a Bodie Ridge Road home after the suspect vehicle,
  • Technician Working On Bank ATM Hospitalized After Being Hit By Stolen Work Vehicle In South Sacramento

    Technician Working On Bank ATM Hospitalized After Being Hit By Stolen Work Vehicle In South Sacramento
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Authorities are searching for a suspect who is accused of running over an ATM worker in South Sacramento on Thursday.
    Investigators were checking cameras and interviewing witnesses to find the person they say put the technician in the hospital.
    The incident happened shortly before 1 p.m. in the area of Stockton Boulevard and Lindale Drive, just east of the Florin Road exit off of Highway 99.
    Sgt. Rod Grassman with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said the t
  • No Rolling Blackouts In California Thursday Evening, Grid Operator Says

    No Rolling Blackouts In California Thursday Evening, Grid Operator Says
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California’s power grid operator said there would be no rolling blackouts Thursday evening after Pacific Gas and Electric announced earlier in the afternoon that multiple counties across the Sacramento region could see outages as high heat impacts the West.
    “We have many tools to use before there would be the need for outages,” a spokesperson for the grid operator told CBS13.
    The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) said PG&E’s ann
  • California’s Grid Operator Says It Predicts No Rolling Blackouts Thursday Evening

    California’s Grid Operator Says It Predicts No Rolling Blackouts Thursday Evening
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California’s power grid operator said it does not predict any rolling blackouts Thursday evening after Pacific Gas and Electric announced earlier in the afternoon that multiple counties across the Sacramento region could see outages as high heat impacts the West.
    “We have many tools to use before there would be the need for outages,” a spokesperson for the grid operator told CBS13.
    The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) said PG&E&rsquo
  • Man Found Dead In Nevada City Home, Deputies Say

    Man Found Dead In Nevada City Home, Deputies Say
    NEVADA CITY (CBS13) – A homicide investigation is underway in Nevada City as deputies say a man was found dead Wednesday inside a home along Bodie Ridge Road.
    According to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, it got a call from deputies in the state of Nevada after a highway chase in Eureka County involved another man driving a car registered to an address along Bodie Ridge.
    The suspect in that chase died later from a gunshot wound. Though it’s not clear if deputies shot him or
  • Day 2 Of Heatwave, Families Swim At Elk Grove Aquatic Center To Cool Off

    Day 2 Of Heatwave, Families Swim At Elk Grove Aquatic Center To Cool Off
    ELK GROVE (CBS13) – A scorching heatwave across the region had people hitting the water to stay cool.
    On what could be the hottest day of the year so far, the Elk Grove Aquatic Center quickly became a popular spot for a swim.
    Many families arrived early before the triple-digit temperatures ​got too hot.
    “That’s kind of our routine: Stay in in the late evening, in the morning time like this early afternoon come out go swimming and just trying to stay cool in the shade here
  • East Sacramento Neighborhood Power Turned Off For Maintenance Despite Hot Day

    East Sacramento Neighborhood Power Turned Off For Maintenance Despite Hot Day
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Neighbors in an East Sacramento neighborhood are concerned after their power was shut off as part of a SMUD maintenance project on one of the hottest days of the year so far.
    The area, off Moddison Avenue, felt the heat on Thursday.
    “If you live in Sacramento, you avoid summers,” said Earling Klein, one of the many without power on his block. He was one person unable to shake the summer sun with his air off and fridge out for the day.
    “Every time you
  • Counties Around Sacramento Region Could See Rolling Blackouts Thursday Evening

    Counties Around Sacramento Region Could See Rolling Blackouts Thursday Evening
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Multiple counties across the Sacramento region could experience rolling blackouts Thursday evening as high heat puts strain on the state’s power grid.
    Megan McFarland, a spokesperson for Pacific Gas and Electric, said the potentially impacted counties are Kern, Calaveras, Alameda, San Joaquin, Merced, Madera, Kings, El Dorado, Yolo, Yuba, San Luis Obispo, Marin, San Mateo, Sutter, Sonoma, San Francisco, Monterey, Solano, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Tuolumne, Contra
  • Technician Working On Bank ATM Hospitalized After Being Hit By Stolen Work Truck In South Sacramento

    Technician Working On Bank ATM Hospitalized After Being Hit By Stolen Work Truck In South Sacramento
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A technician working on a bank ATM machine needed surgery after an unknown suspect stole their work truck and hit them with it, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said on Thursday.
    The incident happened shortly before 1 p.m. in the area of Stockton Boulevard and Lindale Drive, just east of the Florin Road exit off of Highway 99.
    Investigators said it is unclear why the suspect took the truck and if the collision was intentional.
    The technician’s injurie

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