• Crews Battle Fire At North Highlands Building For 2nd Time In 2 Months

    Crews Battle Fire At North Highlands Building For 2nd Time In 2 Months
    NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) — Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze early Tuesday morning at a North Highlands building that had already caught fire recently.
    Sacramento Metro Fire responded to the scene along Auburn Boulevard near Kohler Road a little before 5 a.m.
    Crews quickly called for a second alarm after they found it was difficult to try and get inside the building. Also, there was concern over heavy A/C units and other equipment on the already weakened roof.
    Firefighters say there wa
  • 1 Killed In North Auburn Crash Involving Multiple Vehicles

    1 Killed In North Auburn Crash Involving Multiple Vehicles
    NORTH AUBURN (CBS13) – One person died in a crash involving multiple vehicles in North Auburn on Friday, the California Highway Patrol said.
    The crash happened during the afternoon along Bell Road east of New Airport Road.
    According to the CHP, the collision shut down traffic in both directions. As of 6:30 p.m., the roadways were still closed.
    Photos from the scene show major damage to the involved vehicles.
    At this time, it is unknown how many other people were involved in the crash. No f
  • Mask On, Mask Off: Neighboring Counties Differ On Mandating Face Coverings For All

    Mask On, Mask Off: Neighboring Counties Differ On Mandating Face Coverings For All
    SOLANO COUNTY (CBS13) – Masks are mandatory in Yolo and Sacramento counties effective on Friday, but just down the highway, it’s a different story.
    In West Sacramento, people flocked to and from businesses with their masks on once again. In Vacaville, people still have a choice if they want to mask up.
    Though, some businesses can make that decision – too. A Vacaville Walmart asks everyone to put on a face covering as they walk inside. It’s a comfortable feeling for Michae
  • Forward Progress Stopped In 5 Fires That Threatened Structures In Calaveras County

    Forward Progress Stopped In 5 Fires That Threatened Structures In Calaveras County
    CALAVERAS COUNTY (CBS13) – Multiple vegetation fires were threatening structures in Calaveras County Friday evening.
    According to Cal Fire, five fires were burning a total of 120 acres near Milton Road and Jenny Lind Road in Rancho Calaveras.
    Evacuations for the area were in place, but firefighters say forward progress of the fire was stopped.
    The cause of the fires remains under investigation.
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  • Driver In Hit-And-Run That Injured Oakdale Police Officer Arrested

    Driver In Hit-And-Run That Injured Oakdale Police Officer Arrested
    OAKDALE (CBS13) – Authorities have arrested the driver who sped away after hitting an Oakdale police officer Friday afternoon.
    At around 12:30 p.m., a call was received regarding a person who appeared to be asleep behind the wheel while parked in front of the Save Mart on East F Street, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies arrived and attempted to contact the driver through the driver’s side door, which was open.
    Christopher Milchen, 36 (credit: Oakdale
  • Yolo County Residents Urged To Conserve Water Due To Extreme Drought Conditions

    Yolo County Residents Urged To Conserve Water Due To Extreme Drought Conditions
    WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Yolo County residents and businesses are being urged to conserve water immediately due to ongoing extreme drought conditions within unincorporated areas of the county, officials announced on Friday.
    The county issued an emergency proclamation due to the drought and said historically dry conditions and exceptionally high heat in April and May have led to dry wells, depleted reservoirs and nearly dry surface water resulting in little water for residents, wildlife an
  • ‘I Just Want My Baby Back’: Day 3 Of Recovery Efforts For Teen Who Drowned Trying To Save Brother In Sacramento River

    ‘I Just Want My Baby Back’: Day 3 Of Recovery Efforts For Teen Who Drowned Trying To Save Brother In Sacramento River
    KNIGHTS LANDING (CBS13) – The Yolo County Sheriff’s Office turned to underwater robots to find the body of 18-year-old Ahmir Watson, who went missing in the Sacramento River this week while saving his younger brother.
    “That’s my baby, I just want my baby back,” said his father, Jacques Watson.
    Watson was broken-hearted, watching and waiting. He says he’s praying the dive teams bring his son’s body to the surface.
    “You’re powerless over these
  • Driver Allegedly Hits, Drags Oakdale Officer 30 Yards Before Speeding Away

    Driver Allegedly Hits, Drags Oakdale Officer 30 Yards Before Speeding Away
    OAKDALE (CBS13) – Authorities are searching for a driver who sped away after hitting an Oakdale police officer, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office said on Friday.
    At around 12:30 p.m., a call was received regarding a person who appeared to be asleep behind the wheel while parked in front of the Save Mart on East F Street. Deputies arrived and attempted to contact the driver through the driver’s side door, which was open.
    Christopher Milchen, 36 (credit: Oakdale Police Depar
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  • Driver Allegedly Hits, Drags Oakdale Officer 30 Feet Before Speeding Away

    Driver Allegedly Hits, Drags Oakdale Officer 30 Feet Before Speeding Away
    OAKDALE (CBS13) – Authorities are searching for a driver who sped away after hitting an Oakdale police officer, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office said on Friday.
    At around 12:30 p.m., a call was received regarding a person who appeared to be asleep behind the wheel while parked in front of the Save Mart on East F Street. Deputies arrived and attempted to contact the driver through the driver’s side door, which was open.
    Christopher Milchen, 36 (credit: Oakdale Police Depar
  • Police, Deputies Search For Wanted Suspect In South Lake Tahoe

    Police, Deputies Search For Wanted Suspect In South Lake Tahoe
    SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) – Police in South Lake Tahoe are searching for a man who ran off when police attempted to arrest him on Friday.
    The South Lake Tahoe Police Department officers were assisting El Dorado Sheriff’s Office to serve a warrant on 43-year-old Adrian Gannon Friday in the 900 block of Glorene Avenue. When authorities tried to arrest Gannon, he allegedly ran off.
    Adrian Gannon (credit: South Lake Tahoe)
    Deputies and officers, along with CHP officers — as well as
  • Woman Suspected Of Fatal Shooting In Sacramento Arrested In Texas

    Woman Suspected Of Fatal Shooting In Sacramento Arrested In Texas
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Texas authorities have arrested a woman suspected of fatally shooting another woman in Sacramento earlier this month.
    On July 2, just before 8:40 p.m., Sacramento police officers responded to the 400 block of 16th Street after getting the report of a shooting. When they arrived at the scene, officers found a woman with at least one gunshot wound. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to a Sacramento Police Department statement.
    The suspect had
  • Tracy Officer On Motorcycle Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash

    Tracy Officer On Motorcycle Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash
    TRACY (CBS13) – A Tracy Police Department motorcycle officer was injured when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Friday.
    The crash happened Friday morning in the area of 11th Street and Lincoln Boulevard. An officer riding a motorcycle was heading northbound on Lincoln Boulevard, preparing to turn onto 12th Street, when a driver who was traveling eastbound on 12th Avenue, allegedly ran the stop sign and hit the officer.
    Police say the suspect then allegedly drove south on Lincoln Bou
  • 42 Structures Now Destroyed As Dixie Fire Grows To 240,595 Acres

    42 Structures Now Destroyed As Dixie Fire Grows To 240,595 Acres
    BUTTE COUNTY (CBS13) — The latest on the Dixie Fire impacting Butte and Plumas counties.
    11:50 a.m.
    The Dixie Fire has grown to 240,595 acres and is 24 percent contained.#RT @CAL_FIRE: #DixieFire off Above the Cresta Dam, Feather River Canyon in Butte County is 240,595 acres and 24% contained. Unified Command:@CALFIRE_ButteCo
    and @LassenNFhttps://t.co/tLOvzpCHDq pic.twitter.com/HvT3zVH7kH
    — Jonathan Cox (@firechiefcox) July 30, 2021
    #DixieFire Incident AM Update 7.30.21 English and S
  • Woodland Police Officer Injured In Crash Overnight

    Woodland Police Officer Injured In Crash Overnight
    WOODLAND (CBS13) – A Woodland police officer is recovering after being involved in a car crash.
    Around 1 a.m. Friday, a female police officer was doing traffic control for firefighters at a grass fire in a field along Interstate 5 — about a mile north of Highway 113 — when she was hit while sitting in her vehicle, according to a Woodland Police Department public information officer.
    The vehicle that hit her was allegedly trying to pass the fire trucks when it struck her.
    The of
  • Hit-And-Run Crash Closes Streets In Tracy

    Hit-And-Run Crash Closes Streets In Tracy
    TRACY (CBS13) – A hit-and-run crash is being investigated in Tracy.
    The crash happened Friday morning in the area of 11th Street and Lincoln Boulevard. The City of Tracy says drivers should expect delays for at least a couple of hours as police investigate the crash.
    Drivers are urged to use caution while driving through the area. 
  • Temperatures Topping 103 Degrees In The Valley Friday

    Temperatures Topping 103 Degrees In The Valley Friday
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – It will be hot again in the valley, with isolated showers moving through the sierra today through the afternoon and evening.
    We’ll have triple-digit temperatures today with the Sacramento region. The forecast is for 103 degrees.
    We’ll have relatively clear skies.
    There will be 20 mph wind gusts expected in the valley, with 30 mph wind gusts in the Delta.
    Some relief will come this weekend as temperatures will descend to the mid-90s. The gradual day-to-day c
  • 3-Car Crash On I-80 In Natomas Blocks Lanes Friday Morning

    3-Car Crash On I-80 In Natomas Blocks Lanes Friday Morning
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A crash on Interstate 80 Friday morning blocked lanes of traffic and sent one person to the hospital.
    Around 4:30 a.m. three vehicles were involved in a collision on westbound Interstate 80 near the West El Camino exit, say authorities. One person was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.
    Police have not released the official cause of the crash.
     
  • Teen Missing In Sacramento River After Rescuing Younger Brother Identified As Ahmir Watson

    Teen Missing In Sacramento River After Rescuing Younger Brother Identified As Ahmir Watson
    KNIGHTS LANDING (CBS13) – Crews are expected to return to a Knights Landing beach Friday to search for Ahmir Watson, a local teen who disappeared in the Sacramento River after saving his brother.
    A family is pleading for the public’s help in finding Ahmir.
    On Wednesday afternoon, the teen, Ahmir was reportedly swimming on the Sutter County side of the river near Knights Landing and 3rd Beach, the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office said. A caller reported last seeing Watson when he ju
  • Teen Goes Missing In Sacramento River While Trying To Rescue Younger Brother: ‘Every Parent’s Worst Nightmare’

    Teen Goes Missing In Sacramento River While Trying To Rescue Younger Brother: ‘Every Parent’s Worst Nightmare’
    KNIGHTS LANDING (CBS13) – A family is pleading for the public’s help in finding a teen who jumped into the Sacramento River to save his little brother.
    Wednesday afternoon, the teen, Ahmir Watson, was reportedly swimming on the Sutter County side of the river near Knights Landing and 3rd Beach, the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office said. A caller reported last seeing Watson when he jumped in to help the younger swimmer in distress get to safety.
    Jaques Watson, Ahmir’s father,
  • Placerville Group Looks To Recall Nearly Entire City Council: ‘Putting Their Feet To The Fire’

    Placerville Group Looks To Recall Nearly Entire City Council: ‘Putting Their Feet To The Fire’
    PLACERVILLE (CBS13) — A group of locals in Placerville, the city known for its historic charm, is now making history of its own calling for nearly the entire city council to be removed.
    “It seems like it is just this cronyism and they just work in lockstep with each other,” explained Mandi Rodriguez. “It’s a failure to follow a process that really frustrates us locals.”
    Rodriguez, the recall organizer, believes the council is acting without listening to commun
  • Placerville Group Looks To Recall Nearly Entire City Council

    Placerville Group Looks To Recall Nearly Entire City Council
    PLACERVILLE (CBS13) — A group of locals in Placerville, the city known for its historic charm, is now making history of its own calling for nearly the entire city council to be removed.
    “It seems like it is just this cronyism and they just work in lockstep with each other,” explained Mandi Rodriguez. “It’s a failure to follow a process that really frustrates us locals.”
    Rodriguez, the recall organizer, believes the council is acting without listening to commun
  • Delivery Vehicle Runs Over Sleeping Man Near Loading Docks In Turlock

    Delivery Vehicle Runs Over Sleeping Man Near Loading Docks In Turlock
    TURLOCK (CBS13) – A man sleeping near the loading docks of a Turlock business died after being run over by a reversing delivery vehicle, police said on Thursday.
    According to the Turlock Police Department, the incident happened just after 10:30 a.m. along the 3000 block of Geer Road.
    The vehicle was reportedly backing up into the loading dock when the man was run over.
    Turlock police said he was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. His identity has not yet been released and it is unc
  • Delivery Vehicle Reverses Over Sleeping Man Near Loading Docks In Turlock

    Delivery Vehicle Reverses Over Sleeping Man Near Loading Docks In Turlock
    TURLOCK (CBS13) – A man sleeping near the loading docks of a Turlock business died after being run over by a reversing delivery vehicle, police said on Thursday.
    According to the Turlock Police Department, the incident happened just after 10:30 a.m. along the 3000 block of Geer Road.
    The vehicle was reportedly backing up into the loading dock when the man was run over.
    Turlock police said he was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. His identity has not yet been released and it is unc
  • ‘Putting Their Feet To The Fire’: Placerville Group Looks To Recall Nearly Entire City Council

    ‘Putting Their Feet To The Fire’: Placerville Group Looks To Recall Nearly Entire City Council
    PLACERVILLE (CBS13) — A group of locals in Placerville, the city known for its historic charm, is now making history of its own calling for nearly the entire city council to be removed.
    “It seems like it is just this cronyism and they just work in lockstep with each other,” explained Mandi Rodriguez. “It’s a failure to follow a process that really frustrates us locals.”
    Rodriguez, the recall organizer, believes the council is acting without listening to commun
  • Tracking Summer Camp Sex Abuse: How To Better Protect Your Kids

    Tracking Summer Camp Sex Abuse: How To Better Protect Your Kids
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – With summer camp in full swing after a year at home, there are new questions about how sexual abuse at summer camps is tracked and reported.
    There is surprisingly little regulation or oversight of camps. CBS13 has reviewed hundreds of reports of camp abuse and is getting answers for parents about what they can do to help keep kids safe this summer and beyond.
    In 2018, CBS news identified reports of more than 500 alleged camp abuse victims dating back to the 60s. Just t
  • Sacramento, Yolo County Restaurants Prepare To Enforce Mask Mandates For All Again

    Sacramento, Yolo County Restaurants Prepare To Enforce Mask Mandates For All Again
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Beginning midnight Thursday, masks go back to mandatory for everyone in Sacramento and Yolo counties.
    This is the latest response to a surge in COVID-19 cases connected to the Delta variant. Some Sacramento business owners said the mandate is a relief. For others, it hit a little harder than previous mandates had.
    “We’re all vaccinated, everyone we know is vaccinated. So we were feeling like hooray were going to be back to normal,” said John Blunck, t
  • Teen, 18, Goes Missing In Sacramento River While Trying To Rescue Younger Brother

    Teen, 18, Goes Missing In Sacramento River While Trying To Rescue Younger Brother
    KNIGHTS LANDING (CBS13) – A family is looking for closure after an 18-year-old went missing in the Sacramento River while attempting to help his younger brother who was having trouble swimming.
    Wednesday afternoon, the teen, Ahmir Watson, was reportedly swimming on the Sutter County side of the river near Knights Landing and 3rd Beach, the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office said. A caller reported last seeing Watson when he jumped in to help the younger swimmer in distress get to safety.
    J
  • ‘Every Parent’s Worst Nightmare’: Teen Goes Missing In Sacramento River While Trying To Rescue Younger Brother

    ‘Every Parent’s Worst Nightmare’: Teen Goes Missing In Sacramento River While Trying To Rescue Younger Brother
    KNIGHTS LANDING (CBS13) – A family is pleading for the public’s help in finding a teen who jumped into the Sacramento River to save his little brother.
    Wednesday afternoon, the teen, Ahmir Watson, was reportedly swimming on the Sutter County side of the river near Knights Landing and 3rd Beach, the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office said. A caller reported last seeing Watson when he jumped in to help the younger swimmer in distress get to safety.
    Jaques Watson, Ahmir’s father,
  • PG&E Criminally Liable For Deadly Zogg Fire In Shasta County, Prosecutors Say

    PG&E Criminally Liable For Deadly Zogg Fire In Shasta County, Prosecutors Say
    SHASTA COUNTY (CBS13) – Prosecutors said they have determined Pacific Gas and Electric criminally liable for causing the Zogg Fire, which killed four people and destroyed several homes in Shasta County in 2020.
    Shasta County District Attorney Stephanie Bridgett said charges would be filed before the anniversary of the Zogg Fire–which started on September 27—but the nature and grade of the charges have not yet been officially decided on.
    “I hope this information brings awa
  • 42 Structures Now Destroyed As Dixie Fire Grows To 226,421 Acres

    42 Structures Now Destroyed As Dixie Fire Grows To 226,421 Acres
    BUTTE COUNTY (CBS13) — The latest on the Dixie Fire impacting Butte and Plumas counties. Smoke from the fire is creating unhealthy air conditions in the Sacramento area.
    7:15 p.m.
    Cal Fire said the Dixie Fire has grown to burn 226,421 acres as of Thursday evening. At least 42 structures have been destroyed, while more than 10,600 more remained threatened by flames.
    The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office said this afternoon that the following areas were no longer under evacuation warnings

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