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A 19-year-old man killed late Friday in Citrus Heights was the victim of an apparent drive-by shooting, police said Saturday.
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) – Police say a man is dead after a shooting and car crash along a Citrus Heights street late Friday night. Officers were called to the 7800 block of Sayonara Drive, just off of Sunrise Boulevard, a little before 11:30 p.m., after a reported shooting, according to the Citrus Heights Police Department. More reports of gunshots, and a report about a crash, came in as officers were on their way. Police soon found that
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RANCHO CORDOVA (CBS13) – Authorities are investigating a crash in Rancho Cordova that took the life of a man early Saturday morning. According to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, the crash happened along Sunrise Boulevard, north of Refinement Road, around 2 a.m. Investigators say that white pickup truck was heading south when, for some reason, it veered off the road and crashed into a light pole, then a tree. Good Samaritans in the area reportedly tried to
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298443031 80 80 Teams Assess Damage As King Fire Continues To Burn
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) – Assessment teams hope to get an idea Saturday of just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California. While officials confirmed that several structures have been lost in what is being called the King Fire, dangerous conditions have prevented them from determining an exact number, fire spokesman Mike McMillian said. The blaze began one week ago, and a man
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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10 p.m. Update: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say four of five inmates who escaped from a central California jail have been caught. Madera County sheriff’s spokeswoman Erica Stuart says the four were captured Saturday night, about 24 hours after they escaped from a county jail. No further details were available. She says 33-year-old Juan Lopez, 26-year-old Jorge Lopez-Diaz, 25-year-old Abel Ramos and 19-year-old Ricardo Cendejas are all now in custody. All are from Madera. Twenty-nine-year-old Roel Soliz
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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Sacramento’s weather is expected to be warm throughout the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Haze from the King fire drifts into the valley. Smoke and haze from a wildfire more than 50 miles away darkens the sky over a shopping center parking lot in Sparks, Nev., late Sunday afternoon, Sept. 14, 2014.
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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As part of Sacramento’s Farm to Fork week, the California Auto Museum, Hops to Table magazine and Dad’s Kitchen are hosting a beer-tasting event – the Sacramento Fresh Hops Beer Fest – featuring the offerings of more than 25 breweries, many of them from the Sacramento Valley.
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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A woman died late Thursday afternoon after she was struck by a suspected drunken driver as she walked with a 2-year-old child on a sidewalk in south Sacramento County. Keep up with our Sacto 911 crime blog.
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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The River City Food Bank is holding a “Harvest for Hunger” fund-raiser from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, with live music, food trucks, beer, wine, and tours of the food bank.
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today: Major League Soccer Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott answers questions during a joint press conference with representatives from city of Sacramento, Downtown Railyard Venture, LLC, Think Big, Sacramento Republic FC and MLS in Sacramento on Friday, September 19, 2014. Defense attorney William Dittman, left, and Wayne Allen Huntsman during the arraignment of King fire arson suspect Wayne Allen Huntsman, in El Dorado County Superior Court in Placerville on Friday,
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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A wildfire that has driven some 2,800 people from their homes in the Pollock Pines area destroyed at least four homes, homeowners told KCRA 3 Friday morning.
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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298556098 80 80 King Fire: Homeowners Return To Find Nothing Left Of Homes Burned In El Dorado County
EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — Homeowners are returning to find everything they had burned in the King Fire. Potentially dozens of homes have been destroyed by the blaze in El Dorado County. Fire officials will not confirm that homes have been destroyed until inspectors go through, but homeowners in the area shared their address with us to get a firsthand look. The King Fire has burned more than 76,000 acres and remains at 10 percent containment. The Dykstras
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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268327898 80 80 Surveillance Video Shows Teen Suspects Behind Dozens Of Sacramento County Burglaries
SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Burglary suspects are kicking in doors, and Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies say surveillance video shows two teens who are possibly behind a dozen break-ins. The break-ins have been happening for months in the middle of the night across north Sacramento County. Tom Todd’s 10-speed bike was ripped off right from his front step. The Vietnam veteran admits he forgot to lock it up. “Someone had to be watching,” he said.“You can’t even see it
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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STOCKTON (CBS13) — Shoppers at a Stockton mall got a surprise when police showed up with shotguns and assault rifles in pursuit of a suspect. The California Highway Patrol was trying to get a guy wanted for burglary and identity theft when he ran into the Weberstown Mall and locked himself in a closet. Brandon Barry saw it all and quickly told his employees to go toward the back of the store while he closed the metal
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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220562392 80 80 Rocklin Getting Answers Road Tour: Sierra College Parking, Roundabouts And New Homes
ROCKLIN (CBS13) — Our first stop is at bustling Sierra College where 3,000 to 4,000 cars a day try to squeeze into limited spots. Students are wondering if the college will improve its parking any time soon? Part of the answer is an expanded parking lot off of Rocklin Road, right across from the college. It’s open for extended hours. Keith wants to know why the school is charging what he calls a steep rate for parking—$3 per
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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California Republicans are looking to put a new face on their party after decades of declining registration in a state that increasingly leans to the left politically.
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Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento River Cats made it official on Friday, holding a press conference announcing the team’s affiliate change to the San Francisco Giants. The team had been a Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics since the team’s inception in 2000. “We’re one of the most successful minor franchises in the country,” said River Cats President Jeff Savage. In its 15-year affiliation with Oakland, the franchise has won seven Triple-A Pacific Coast League titles and led
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