• While New California Stimulus Could Go Long Way For Some, Economist Says It May Bring No Benefits

    While New California Stimulus Could Go Long Way For Some, Economist Says It May Bring No Benefits
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – New stimulus checks can go a long way for some Californians, but one economist says Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal Monday may not benefit the economy at all.
    Shelley O’Neill is staying positive despite struggling to find work. Right now, money is tight and an extra $600 could get her out of the truck she’s currently living in.
    “It would help me out enormously, like a down payment for a…find my way to an apartment,” she said.
    Aleisha A
  • Footwear Fundraiser: Stockton Teen’s Desire For New Shoes Leads To Efforts To Help Others

    Footwear Fundraiser: Stockton Teen’s Desire For New Shoes Leads To Efforts To Help Others
    STOCKTON (CBS13) – A Stockton teen is making his basketball dreams come true while paying it forward helping others to get on the court.
    With a little spray paint, a stencil and a lot of determination, 13-year old Elias Juarez is making his dreams and others come true. His efforts are now raising more money than he ever thought possible.
    It all started with a desire for new basketball shoes for his upcoming season.
    “I wanted some Kyrie’s,” he said.
    But his dad Raymond had
  • Suspect Who Fled From Fight Crashes During Chase On Watt Avenue, CHP Says

    Suspect Who Fled From Fight Crashes During Chase On Watt Avenue, CHP Says
    SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) – A suspect who led authorities on a chase down Watt Avenue was arrested after crashing while attempting to enter a highway, the California Highway Patrol said on Saturday.
    The CHP said dispatchers were alerted Saturday to a fight in progress in the Sacramento area.
    A CHP aircraft was able to gain a visual of the altercation and alerted the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office of the location. As law enforcement officials arrived, the suspect sped off from the
  • Traffic Troubles: Saturday Construction On Highway 99 Leads To Congested Side Streets

    Traffic Troubles: Saturday Construction On Highway 99 Leads To Congested Side Streets
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Saturday marked the first full day of closures and construction on Highway 99 from 47th Avenue to the Highway 50 connector. People nearby and those passing through were already feeling the impacts.
    Commute times doubled, and one person shared with CBS13 that it took them nearly an hour to go a mile on Interstate 5. Though, many are thankful this mess lasts days and not years.
    The crowded side streets were bustling with traffic as the 99 sat empty.
    “There’s
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  • Traffic Troubles: Day 2 of Construction On Highway 99 Leads To Congested Side Streets

    Traffic Troubles: Day 2 of Construction On Highway 99 Leads To Congested Side Streets
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Saturday marked day two of closures and construction on Highway 99 from 47th Avenue to the Highway 50 connector. People nearby and those passing through were already feeling the impacts.
    Commute times doubled, and one person shared with CBS13 that it took them nearly an hour to go a mile on Interstate 5. Though, many are thankful this mess lasts days and not years.
    The crowded side streets were bustling with traffic as the 99 sat empty.
    “There’s only one wa
  • 2 Arrested For Allegedly Pointing Lasers At CHP Aircraft In Roseville

    2 Arrested For Allegedly Pointing Lasers At CHP Aircraft In Roseville
    ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – Two people were arrested after lasers were pointed at a California Highway Patrol airplane in Roseville, authorities said on Saturday.
    According to the CHP, the incident happened Friday night. The aircraft was reportedly struck by a laser several times, and the CHP said there has been a significant number of laser strikes so far in 2021.
    The flight officer spotted the individual who was pointing the laser and alerted the Roseville Police Department of their location. Wh
  • Star Dog Handler From Acampo Hurt In Wreck En Route To Westminster Show

    Star Dog Handler From Acampo Hurt In Wreck En Route To Westminster Show
    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP/CBS13) — The road to this year’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show passed through a pandemic and a major change of date and venue. For San Joaquin County’s Bill McFadden, one of the nation’s best-known dog handlers, the road also proved dangerous.
    McFadden, who has guided two Westminster winners, was rear-ended and injured while driving a van full of dogs cross-country to the show, his wife and fellow star handler, Taffe McFadden, said Saturday. He was
  • Raging Waters Cal Expo Officially Reopens For 2021 Season

    Raging Waters Cal Expo Officially Reopens For 2021 Season
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Raging Waters at Cal Expo officially reopened at limited capacity on Saturday nearly a year after canceling its 2020 season due to the pandemic.
    All 2020 single-day tickets and season passes will still be valid for the entirety of the 2021 season, according to the waterpark. Additionally, capacity limits are not expected for season pass holders and visitors are required to register in advance for each visit.
    Guest will be submitted to temperature checks and masks will
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  • Man Arrested After Crashing Stolen Car During High-Speed Chase Near Roseville

    Man Arrested After Crashing Stolen Car During High-Speed Chase Near Roseville
    LINCOLN (CBS13) – One man was arrested after leading authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen north of Roseville, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said on Saturday.
    Mugshot of Jonathan Hughes, 37 (credit: Placer County Sheriff’s Office)
    Jonathan Hughes, 37, of Lockeford in San Joaquin County, was spotted in the stolen car along North Foothills Boulevard at around 7 p.m. on June 5.
    According to the sheriff’s office, Hughes sped off from an attempted traffic stop and
  • West Nile Virus Detected In Mosquitoes Collected On June 2 Modesto

    West Nile Virus Detected In Mosquitoes Collected On June 2 Modesto
    MODESTO (CBS13) – The West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected on June 2, the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency announced on Friday.
    The mosquitoes were from the northeastern part of the city, and no human cases have been detected yet. Stanislaus County said it only has one positive sample of the virus.
    According to Stanislaus health officials, as of June 10, the virus has now been detected in five California counties: Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Kern and L
  • Man Found Shot Dead Along Auburn Boulevard Near North Highlands

    Man Found Shot Dead Along Auburn Boulevard Near North Highlands
    NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) – Authorities are investigating after a man was shot and killed overnight near North Highlands, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said on Saturday.
    Shortly before 1:45 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 5300 block of Auburn Boulevard, just north of the Madison Avenue intersection, for reports of a person who had been shot.
    Deputies located an adult man with a single gunshot wound. The sheriff’s office said medics declared him dead at the scen
  • Man Found Shot Dead Along Auburn Boulevard In North Highlands

    Man Found Shot Dead Along Auburn Boulevard In North Highlands
    NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) – Authorities are investigating after a man was shot and killed overnight in North Highlands, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said on Saturday.
    Shortly before 1:45 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 5300 block of Auburn Boulevard, just north of the Madison Avenue intersection, for reports of a person who had been shot.
    Deputies located an adult man with a single gunshot wound. The sheriff’s office said medics declared him dead at the scene.
  • Construction Concerns Hit Businesses Along Highway 99

    Construction Concerns Hit Businesses Along Highway 99
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Highway 99 construction is not just a headache for drivers but also the businesses that surround the highway.
    In 51 years, not much has changed at El Novillero with the three Davalos brothers still in the kitchen cooking all the meals. Now, construction concerns are cooking up doubts for Albert Davalos, a manager at the restaurant, on if their restaurant will be serving food to an empty room.
    “It’s something that has never happened before, except for a bad
  • ‘Simply Just Another Bump In The Road’: Future Sacramento Firefighter Tells Inspirational Story From Chemo To Cadet

    ‘Simply Just Another Bump In The Road’: Future Sacramento Firefighter Tells Inspirational Story From Chemo To Cadet
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – From chemo to cadet, a future firefighter is determined to beat cancer to help his community.
    Even through the pain of fighting cancer and the bad days of chemotherapy and radiation, 36-year-old Louis Stanfill kept his eye on his goal: to become a public servant.
    They work hard and fast. A team of cadets ready to become Sacramento city firefighters, but behind each hero, there’s a human – a dad like Stanfill, better known as Louie. As a retired American Rug
  • Rideshare Services Like Lyft, Uber Struggle To Get Drivers Behind The Wheel

    Rideshare Services Like Lyft, Uber Struggle To Get Drivers Behind The Wheel
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Rideshare Apps are desperate for drivers. The pandemic has slowed travel so much that companies like Uber and Lyft are struggling to get workers behind the wheel and customers in the cars.
    Avid adventurer Ricky Reed finds himself at Sacramento International Airport often. He typically uses a rideshare app to get from the airport to Elk Grove.
    “It’s normally about $30,” Reed said.
    But since the start of the pandemic, prices are through the roof.
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  • Yolo County Offers To Deliver And Administer COVID-19 Vaccines At Home

    Yolo County Offers To Deliver And Administer COVID-19 Vaccines At Home
    WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Forget having to wait in line for your COVID-19 shot – Yolo County is now bringing it right to your home.
    With freezers full of unused COVID-19 vaccines, county health officials are hitting the road trying new tactics to increase vaccination rates – and making shots as easy as ordering a pizza.
    “They can call and order it and we’ll bring it to them,” one county health worker said.
    Fewer people were coming to mass vaccination clinics,
  • Drivers Prepare For Big Delays On Highway 99 Amid Complete Closure For Bridge Repair

    Drivers Prepare For Big Delays On Highway 99 Amid Complete Closure For Bridge Repair
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A traffic blackout is underway on part of a major Sacramento highway.
    Late Friday, Caltrans began initiating a full closure of Highway 99 between 47th Avenue and the Highway 50 connector for bridge repair, which will be in place until next Wednesday. The bridge at the center of the closure is right off of 21st Street. Caltrans said it’s decades old with some cracks that are concerning.
    Drivers are preparing for delays.
    READ: Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In P
  • Truck Crashes Into Tree In West Sacramento; Multiple People Injured

    Truck Crashes Into Tree In West Sacramento; Multiple People Injured
    WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Multiple people were injured after a truck crashed into a tree in West Sacramento on Friday night, police said.
    According to the West Sacramento Police Department, the crash happened at around 8 p.m. in the area of Reuter Drive and Elkhorn Plaza.
    Two people suffered significant injuries. Police said other minor injuries were reported.
    The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
    No further information was released.
  • Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In Place: How To Get Around It

    Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In Place: How To Get Around It
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Don’t get caught off guard! The long closure of Highway 99 will be in place through early Wednesday morning.
    Here’s a breakdown of the closure – and how to get around it.
    WhenThe closure began on Friday at 8 p.m, according to Caltrans. The highway isn’t scheduled to reopen until Wednesday, June 16 at 4 a.m.
    WhereHighway 99 between 47th Avenue and the Highway 50 connector. Both northbound and southbound lanes are fully blocked.
    The work means tha
  • Investigation Into 2019 Murder Of El Dorado County Woman Lands Second Arrest

    Investigation Into 2019 Murder Of El Dorado County Woman Lands Second Arrest
    PLEASANT VALLEY (CBS13) – New evidence in the 2019 killing of an El Dorado County woman has landed another arrest, authorities said on Friday.
    Justin Kremer, 40, was booked into the county jail on a charge of being an accessory to the murder of Heather Gumina Waters, whose remains were found in September 2019 after she had been missing since July that year, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.
    Kremer is the second person to be arrested during the investigation.
    Anthony
  • Bizarre Break-In: Meadow Vista Home Intruder Takes Shower, Is Confronted By Homeowner While Wearing Towel

    Bizarre Break-In: Meadow Vista Home Intruder Takes Shower, Is Confronted By Homeowner While Wearing Towel
    MEADOW VISTA (CBS13) – A bizarre break-in in Meadow Vista: A suspect caught after taking a shower was confronted by the homeowner while wrapped in a towel.
    “I pointed the gun at him and said stop right there,” said Steve Baker.
    Baker came face to face with a home intruder unlike any other. His surveillance cameras captured the start of the bizarre break-in, which occurred last Thursday.
    “He walked up the stairs, he saw it was locked, couldn’t get in, walked back dow
  • El Dorado County Technicians Believe They Found Plane Wreckage Of 1965 Folsom Lake Crash

    El Dorado County Technicians Believe They Found Plane Wreckage Of 1965 Folsom Lake Crash
    FOLSOM (CBS13) – A chilling discovery at the bottom of Folsom lake: A plane missing for five decades may have just been found.
    Images taken from underwater sonar technology show a fully intact airplane deep in the water.
    Tyler Atkinson and Jeff Riley, with Seafloor Systems in Shingle Springs, know Folsom lake like it’s their own backyard, but on this day, as they surveyed the water, something unusual stood out.
    “I saw something that was not normal,” said Atkinson.
  • Road Construction Boom Surrounds Sacramento Area Drivers

    Road Construction Boom Surrounds Sacramento Area Drivers
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A road construction boom along Sacramento’s perimeter has drivers bracing behind the wheel. Three Sacramento highways will be in the middle of major construction.
    Caltrans says traffic trouble and a Sacramento slowdown will happen because of these three construction projects on multiple major roadways all happening at once: the Interstate 5 project, Fix Sac 99 and the Fix 50 enhancement project.
    “It’s been a pain dealing with it. A lot more traffic an
  • Modesto Police Officer Daniel Phillips Arrested For Alleged Domestic Violence Incident

    Modesto Police Officer Daniel Phillips Arrested For Alleged Domestic Violence Incident
    MODESTO (CBS13) – An investigation into an alleged domestic dispute that turned physical has led to the arrest of a Modesto police officer, the department announced on Friday.
    Officer Daniel Phillips, a 15-year-veteran of the Modesto Police Department, was booked into the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center early Friday morning for felony domestic violence.
    According to Modesto police, the department received reports of the incident involving an off-duty officer at around 5:30 p.m. on T
  • 2 Arrested For Deadly Shooting Near California, Flora Streets In Stockton

    2 Arrested For Deadly Shooting Near California, Flora Streets In Stockton
    STOCKTON (CBS13) – Two suspects are in custody after a man was found dead in Stockton early Thursday morning, police said on Friday.
    Lee Baldon, Jr., 33, and Stephen Johnson, 26, were booked into the San Joaquin County Jail on charges related to the shooting of a 24-year-old man.
    See both men’s mugshots below.stephen-johnnsonStephen Johnson (credit: Stockton Police Department)lee-baldon-jrLee Baldon, Jr. (credit: Stockton Police Department)According to the Stockton Police Department,
  • California State Capitol To Reopen For Visitors Next Week

    California State Capitol To Reopen For Visitors Next Week
    SACRAMENTO (AP/CBS13) – The California State Capitol building will reopen to the public starting next week, legislative leaders announced Friday.
    During the pandemic, the Capitol has only been open to the public on days when the Legislature is in session or lawmakers are holding public hearings.
    Starting Tuesday, the Capitol will be open to the public regardless if the Legislature is meeting. But capacity will be limited to 500 people during the first week. Those limits could be increased
  • Person From Sacramento County Among 2nd Round Of $50K Winners In California’s Vaccine Lottery

    Person From Sacramento County Among 2nd Round Of $50K Winners In California’s Vaccine Lottery
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Another 15 Californians have won $50,000 for getting vaccinated against COVID-19 – including one person in Sacramento County.
    The prize is part of the state’s “Vax For The Win” effort to try and get more people to get the vaccine.
    Last week, 15 other people were picked to win $50,000 prizes.
    Friday’s winners included people in the following counties: Alameda, Fresno, Kern, three people in Los Angeles, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, Sacrament
  • Police: Man Hurt In Early Morning Downtown Modesto Shooting Expected To Survive

    Police: Man Hurt In Early Morning Downtown Modesto Shooting Expected To Survive
    MODESTO (CBS13) — Officers are investigating a shooting that left one man hurt in Downtown Modesto early Friday morning.
    Modesto police say, around 2:30 a.m., officers responded to the 900 block of 10th Street to investigate a reported shooting.
    At the scene, a man was found with gunshot wounds. He was rushed to the hospital and is expected to survive, police say.
    While a suspect has yet to be identified, investigators say the incident appears to be isolated.
    No other information has been
  • Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Starts Friday Night: How To Get Around It

    Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Starts Friday Night: How To Get Around It
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Don’t get caught off guard! The long closure of Highway 99 is set to start Friday night.
    Here’s a breakdown of closure – and how to get around it.
    WhenThe closure will start on Friday at 8 p.m., Caltrans says. The highway isn’t scheduled to reopen until Wednesday, June 16 at 4 a.m.
    WhereHighway 99 between 47th Avenue and the Highway 50 connector. Both northbound and southbound lanes will be fully blocked.
    The work means that the following ramps
  • Suspect Who Broke Into Home Using Ceramic Rabbit Held At Gunpoint By Homeowner Until Deputies Arrive

    Suspect Who Broke Into Home Using Ceramic Rabbit Held At Gunpoint By Homeowner Until Deputies Arrive
    MEADOW VISTA (CBS13) — Deputies say a suspect apparently broke into a Placer County home and then took a shower, only to be confronted by the homeowner armed with a shotgun.
    The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says, back on June 3 just before 11 p.m., a homeowner reported that they were watching TV in a bedroom when they heard the water running.
    They then went to see why the water was running and noticed broken glass by their front door.
    Acting quickly, the homeowner’s spouse th

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