• Man Allegedly Behind Bizarre Attack In Carmichael Shot By Victim’s Wife

    Man Allegedly Behind Bizarre Attack In Carmichael Shot By Victim’s Wife
    CARMICHAEL (CBS13) – A parking lot hit-and-run crash exploded into a crowbar attack and then a gun battle in Carmichael on Monday.
    In the end, four people were attacked and one of them died.
    This bizarre incident consisted of two different crime scenes: one was a grocery store parking lot, and the other was a Carmichael Elks Lodge facility. That’s where, deputies say, the wife of one of the victims brought things to an end.
    Dispatch audio described a man of a man in a black pickup tr
  • UC Davis Doctor Counseled Biles Before She Withdrew From Olympic Events

    UC Davis Doctor Counseled Biles Before She Withdrew From Olympic Events
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The co-head team doctor for the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team is now at the center of the biggest story to come out of the Tokyo Olympics.
    World champion gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the games because of mental health issues, and a UC Davis doctor helped her to make that brave decision.
    Simone Biles of Team USA (Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images)
    “I was shaking…could barely nap. I never felt like this going into a competition before,” said Bi
  • Outdoor Activities Canceled Due To Unhealthy Air In Sacramento Region

    Outdoor Activities Canceled Due To Unhealthy Air In Sacramento Region
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Smoky skies filled the Sacramento region Wednesday — a sign of summer wildfire season. This time it was the Dixie Fire bringing the haze.
    “It’s just remarkable how far that smoke can blow in,” explained Kelly Garcia in Rancho Cordova.
    Air quality spanned from unhealthy in Fair Oaks and Sacramento — canceling Sacramento Police Department’s boot camp — to very unhealthy in Rancho Cordova, stopping softball and swimming practices.
  • District Attorneys Voice Support For Tougher Robbery Laws After Attack On Former Sen. Boxer

    District Attorneys Voice Support For Tougher Robbery Laws After Attack On Former Sen. Boxer
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A brazen assault and robbery involving former U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer sparked anger and frustration from district attorneys all over California who want tougher laws.
    Former Senator Boxer had her phone stolen while walking in Oakland’s Jack London District. She spoke to the media off-camera, remembering her traumatic experience.
    “I’m really saddened by this experience because there is a grandma alone on her phone and two young people attack,”
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  • UPDATE: Stockton Man With Dementia Found Safe

    UPDATE: Stockton Man With Dementia Found Safe
    9:40 p.m. – Harris has been found safe. The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office thanks everyone who helped to get the word out.
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    SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) – Authorities in San Joaquin County have issued a Silver Alert for a man who was last seen Wednesday afternoon in Stockton and could be in danger.
    Danny Harris, 66, was last seen around 2 p.m. Wednesday leaving on foot from Webster Avenue and heading eastbound on Alpine Avenue. 
  • Silver Alert Issued For Stockton Man With Dementia

    Silver Alert Issued For Stockton Man With Dementia
    SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) – Authorities in San Joaquin County have issued a Silver Alert for a man who was last seen Wednesday afternoon in Stockton and could be in danger.
    Danny Harris, 66, was last seen around 2 p.m. Wednesday leaving on foot from Webster Avenue and heading eastbound on Alpine Avenue.  He is believed to be wearing a black sweater, black pants, and white shoes.
    Harris is in danger because has dementia, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office.
    Anyo
  • City of Grass Valley Among Latest Local Governments Hit By Cyberattack

    City of Grass Valley Among Latest Local Governments Hit By Cyberattack
    GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) – Cybercriminals recently struck the City of Grass Valley with a ransomware attack that has many asking questions.
    Grass Valley isn’t the first city in the region to become targets, and likely won’t be the last. Though, it came as a surprise to some community members that the city decided to pay the attacker’s ransom.
    “I think everyone’s a target,” said Matthew Coulter, a Grass Valley local. He wasn’t thrilled to hear the city
  • Divisiveness Continues Between Those Vaccinated And Not As Yolo County Masks Up Again

    Divisiveness Continues Between Those Vaccinated And Not As Yolo County Masks Up Again
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Masks are now recommended indoors — regardless of vaccination status — after updated guidance from the CDC. Local counties are taking their own stand to get a handle on the more infectious Delta variant.
    In our area, a mask mandate is just days away in Yolo County where there’s also growing tension between those vaccinated and those who are not.
    “We got our three-week vacation; summer’s over,” said Jason with Taylor’s Market in
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  • 3 Detained After Reported Shooting Near UOP In Stockton

    3 Detained After Reported Shooting Near UOP In Stockton
    STOCKTON (CBS13) – Three people were taken into custody after reports of shots fired near the University of Pacific on Wednesday morning. 
    At around 7:13 a.m., Stockton police were called out to the area of Pacific Avenue and Dave Brubeck Way on reports of shots fired.University of Pacific public safety officers say they then detained two people near the location of the shooting. Officers then located a pellet gun inside the vehicle belonging to those who were detained.
    A third p
  • 1 Person Injured In Citrus Heights House Fire

    1 Person Injured In Citrus Heights House Fire
    CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) – Firefighters say one person was injured when a fire broke out at a Citrus Heights home on Wednesday.
    The fire happened in the 5900 block of Brittany Way, according to a statement from the Sacramento Metro Fire Department.
    One person was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.
     
  • 182 Pounds Of Meth Seized After Highway 99 Traffic Stop Near Manteca

    182 Pounds Of Meth Seized After Highway 99 Traffic Stop Near Manteca
    MANTECA (CBS13) — A large amount of meth was seized by officers during a traffic stop on Highway 99 near Manteca on Wednesday morning.
    California Highway Patrol’s Valley Division says, just after 9 a.m., an officer noticed a car driving with tinted windows on northbound Highway 99 south of Lathrop Road. That was was soon pulled over – with the officer quickly noticing some things that led him to suspect criminal activity.
    With the help of K9 Tyson, officers were alerted about s
  • 6 People Were Killed In Truckee Plane Crash, Sheriff Says

    6 People Were Killed In Truckee Plane Crash, Sheriff Says
    TRUCKEE (CBS13) — Authorities are now saying that a total of six people were killed in Monday’s small jet plane crash in Truckee.
    The FAA originally stated there were two crew members and two passengers on the Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 605 at the time of the crash.
    On Wednesday, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office revealed that there were actually six people confirmed dead in the crash.Confirmed by @NevCoSheriff – six people died in #truckee when a jet crashed near
  • Person Finds Roommate Dead In Rocklin, Homicide Investigation Underway

    Person Finds Roommate Dead In Rocklin, Homicide Investigation Underway
    ROCKLIN (CBS13) — Detectives are asking for help in investigating a homicide in Rocklin.
    Rocklin police say, early Sunday morning, a person returned to their 3900 block of East Midas Avenue residence and found his roommate dead.
    Investigators believe the roommate was the victim of homicide, but no details about the person’s death have been released at this point.
    Police have also not yet released any information about the person killed, other than that he was a man.
    Anyone who may ha
  • Following CDC, California Recommends Masking Indoors Again – Regardless Of COVID-19 Vaccine Status

    Following CDC, California Recommends Masking Indoors Again – Regardless Of COVID-19 Vaccine Status
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California health leaders are recommending that everyone, regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status, start wearing face masks indoors.
    The change follows updated guidelines released by the CDC this week as COVID-19 cases spike due to the Delta variant.
    “We are recommending masking in indoor public places to slow the spread while we continue efforts to get more Californians vaccinated,” said Dr. Tomás J. Aragón, CDPH Director and State Pu
  • Sacramento Police Motorcycle Officer Hurt After Crashing Into Deer During Training Ride In Foresthill

    Sacramento Police Motorcycle Officer Hurt After Crashing Into Deer During Training Ride In Foresthill
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Sacramento Police Department motorcycle officer has been rushed to the hospital after crashing into a deer during a training ride on Wednesday.
    The accident happened in the Foresthill area, Sacramento police say.
    Police say the officer suffered abrasions and was transported to the hospital.
    California Highway Patrol will be investigating the accident.
    No other details about the incident have been released at this point.
  • Smoke Drifts Into The Valley As Dixie Fire Grows To 217, 581 Acres

    Smoke Drifts Into The Valley As Dixie Fire Grows To 217, 581 Acres
    BUTTE COUNTY (CBS13) — The latest on the Dixie Fire impacting Butte and Plumas counties.
    11:15 a.m.
    Smoke from the Dixie Fire is starting to drift down into the Central Valley Wednesday morning.
    According to the National Weather Service, the smoke is streaming through Feather River Canyon.
    Forecasters say the smoke should start clearing by later Wednesday as the onshore flow increases.
    Temperatures across the valley are expected to reach the triple-digit mark on Wednesday.Wondering why the
  • Dixie Fire Grows To 217, 581 Acres; Smoke Drifts Down To Central Valley

    Dixie Fire Grows To 217, 581 Acres; Smoke Drifts Down To Central Valley
    BUTTE COUNTY (CBS13) — The latest on the Dixie Fire impacting Butte and Plumas counties.
    11:15 a.m.
    Smoke from the Dixie Fire is starting to drift down into the Central Valley Wednesday morning.
    According to the National Weather Service, the smoke is streaming through Feather River Canyon.
    Temperatures across the valley are expected to reach the triple-digit mark on Wednesday.Wondering why the sky looks hazy/smoky today? Satellite view shows that smoke is streaming from the Dixie Fire thro
  • 3 Detained After Shooting Near University Of The Pacific Campus In Stockton

    3 Detained After Shooting Near University Of The Pacific Campus In Stockton
    STOCKTON (CBS13) — Authorities say a shooting that happened near the University of the Pacific campus Wednesday morning is under investigation.
    UOP officials say officers responded to the near of Pacific Avenue near Dave Brubeck Way around 7:30 a.m. for a report of shots being fired.Stockton police ended up detaining three people at the scene, officials say.The shooting is believed to have stemmed from an altercation between the people detained, officials say. No injuries were reported and
  • String Of Triple-Digit Heat In Forecast; Flex Alert Issued For Wednesday

    String Of Triple-Digit Heat In Forecast; Flex Alert Issued For Wednesday
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Flex Alert is set to go into effect Wednesday afternoon as temperatures spike across Northern California.Hot weather returns to interior #NorCal through Friday with widespread triple digit heat expected across the Central Valley. Slight cooling possible this weekend. #CAwx pic.twitter.com/xXZwCTfxsG
    — NWS Sacramento (@NWSSacramento) July 28, 2021Hot weather is returning to the region and is expected to stick around through Friday. Triple-digit heat is forecaste
  • ‘I Haven’t Had A Good Night’s Sleep In A Month’: Auburn Retiree Suffers After Millions Of CPAP Machines Recalled

    ‘I Haven’t Had A Good Night’s Sleep In A Month’: Auburn Retiree Suffers After Millions Of CPAP Machines Recalled
    AUBURN (CBS13) — Sleep apnea can be scary; you stop breathing while you sleep. Millions use CPAP machines to keep the oxygen flowing, but an Auburn retiree says she can’t a replacement one after hers was recalled – putting her health in danger.
    “It’s been horrific,” Sue Michaels said.
    Michaels feels stuck after the recall of her lifeline.
    When she stops breathing in her sleep, her Philips CPAP machine used to kick in to keep oxygen flowing to her brain. But sh
  • Dixie Fire Grows To 217, 581 Acres; Total Of 35 Structures Destroyed

    Dixie Fire Grows To 217, 581 Acres; Total Of 35 Structures Destroyed
    BUTTE COUNTY (CBS13) — The latest on the Dixie Fire impacting Butte and Plumas counties.
    8:09 a.m.
    The Dixie Fire has now grown to 217,581 acres as of Wednesday morning.
    Containment still stands at just 23 percent, Cal Fire reports.
    Cal Fire also revealed that a total of 35 structures have been destroyed so far. It’s unclear how many of those structures, if any, are homes.
    Favorable conditions and light rainfall helped keep fire activity to a minimum in the west zone of the wildfire.
  • Folsom Education Technology Company Rings NYSE Bell To Celebrate IPO

    Folsom Education Technology Company Rings NYSE Bell To Celebrate IPO
    NEW YORK CITY (CBS13) — A Folsom company took center stage at the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday morning, ringing the bell to celebrate their initial public offering.
    PowerSchool provides educational technology to 45 million students across the globe.
    Hardeep Gulati, the company’s CEO, told CBS13 that demand was even higher during the pandemic.
    “Even coming out of the pandemic, [we need to] make sure we are understanding where the students are so we can provide the right sup
  • 4 Bear Break-Ins Reported In 2 Days In Lake Tahoe

    4 Bear Break-Ins Reported In 2 Days In Lake Tahoe
    PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — Authorities are warning residents and visitors that bears around Lake Tahoe are getting bolder.
    The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says there were four bear break-ins in two days at homes on Tahoe’s west shore recently.
    In each case, the bears got in through the front doors using enough force to break the door jambs.
    Residents and visitors are being urged to store food properly – even inside their own homes.
  • Road Worker Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver On Hwy. 99 In South Sacramento Identified

    Road Worker Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver On Hwy. 99 In South Sacramento Identified
    SOUTH SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The search continues for a hit-and-run driver who killed a construction worker in south Sacramento on Monday night.
    The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Troy Lohuis. He worked for a North Highlands company that was subcontracted by Caltrans. Lohuis was setting up a construction zone on Highway 99 near MLK Boulevard when he was hit by a Ford F-150.
    Investigators say the truck may have damage to its right side and could be missing its side mirror.
  • Reactions Mixed Over Yolo County Mask Mandate Going Into Effect Friday

    Reactions Mixed Over Yolo County Mask Mandate Going Into Effect Friday
    WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Yolo County is becoming the first in our area and just the second in the state to bring back a mask mandate. Starting Friday, face coverings will be required in indoor public spaces regardless of vaccination status.
    For those who are already vaccinated, the announcement comes with mixed reactions.
    “Good, they should. I think everyone has gotten too lax and too comfortable,” explained Lynita Harris in West Sacramento.
    Patrick Figueroa, while shopping at
  • Report Shows Sacramento Police More Likely To Arrest, Use Force On Black People

    Report Shows Sacramento Police More Likely To Arrest, Use Force On Black People
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Activists are calling for change after a new report was released that shows a disparity in who Sacramento police stop and arrest.
    “Policing here in Sacramento is bias and racist,” said community activist Berry Accius.
    Accius has been saying for years that Sacramento police officers unfairly target African Americans.
    “We’re number one with being pulled over, with being searched,” he said.
    New research by the Center for Policing Equity confi
  • Marysville Woman Arrested On Arson Charges After Apartment Caught Fire

    Marysville Woman Arrested On Arson Charges After Apartment Caught Fire
    MARYSVILLE (CBS13) – A Marysville woman is under arrest, accused of starting a fire that forced more than a dozen people out of their homes.
    Dejanae Morris was arrested on arson charges. Police say she intentionally started the blaze Tuesday morning at an apartment complex on Ramirez Street.
    One apartment was destroyed and five more were damaged — leaving 18 people without a home.
     
  • Jet Narrowly Missed Bus When It Crashed In Truckee

    Jet Narrowly Missed Bus When It Crashed In Truckee
    TRUCKEE (CBS13) – A plane crash in Truckee killed four people, including two passengers and two crew members.
    The jet went down in a residential neighborhood after a schools bus and several homes were narrowly missed by the jet.
    Air traffic control caught the final words from the plane’s pilot.
    “Appreciate it very much looking forward to seeing you guys, Roger,” the pilot can be heard saying before the plane crashed in Truckee, killing everyone on board.
    “Very surre
  • Stockton Restaurant Hires Robot As Employee Shortage Takes Toll: ‘It Is Exhausting.’

    Stockton Restaurant Hires Robot As Employee Shortage Takes Toll: ‘It Is Exhausting.’
    STOCKTON (CBS13) – The newest restaurant worker might be a bit stiff without much personality, but more than likely it still wants those tips.
    The food gets called out and picked up at the Sugar Mediterranean Bistro in Stockton.  But the way it rolls out and gets delivered is something entirely new.
    “It is a lifesaver.  You know, it helps us bring out all of the food,” General Manager Ana Ortiz told CBS13. “The table that is closest to the patio, I press &l
  • Family Of Man Hit And Killed By Car On American River Parkway Speaks Out

    Family Of Man Hit And Killed By Car On American River Parkway Speaks Out
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – After a month of family members holding on to hope, a man who was hit by an alleged drunk driver while biking on the American River Parkway has died.
    It’s a bond 76 years strong.
    “It’s like half of you is gone and for no reason,” said Susan Husa.
    Her twin brother, Mike Dodson, died Friday after, Sacramento police say, he was hit by a drunk driver while biking on the parkway last month.
    “What are you doing at 9 a.m. in the morning driving d

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