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SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) – Authorities are asking for help in finding an 8-year-old boy considered at-risk. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says Christopher Sanchez was last seen Wednesday night at his 8100 block of Power Inn Road home. Christopher had some sort of argument with his family and apparently ran away. He is considered at-risk due to his age, the sheriff's department says. Anyone who sees Christopher or knows where he might be is asked to call the
Thu, Sep 03, 2015
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Officials are investigating a deadly crash that happened late Wednesday night near Winters.
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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An 18-year-old bystander who was struck by a stray bullet in his south Sacramento apartment has died.
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The accidents are piling up along a much-talked about construction zone through Sacramento. For many drivers, the Across The Top project on Interstate 80 has been an exercise in frustration, and a stretch of road with even more accidents. The bulk of the work on the $133 million project has now switched to the westbound side as crews smooth out and repave lanes while adding a carpool access to a 10-mile stretch from Watt
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The sudden closure of Sacramento's only tech business group is leading to new doubts about the tech job market in the region. Rob Elam is one of Sacramento's tech business success stories. Inside his Midtown Sacramento headquarters, the CEO of Propel Fuels has hired 10 people in the past month. “We're hoping to grow to as many as we need to get the job done but our ambitions are large,” he said. “It's a
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — The first reading of an ordinance that would punish parents who allow teenage drinking in their homes passed in Roseville on Wednesday. A similar social-host ordinance was approved earlier this year in the neighboring city of Rocklin. Several teens spoke out in support of the ordinance at a Roseville City Council meeting. “We all want our friends to be safe and it is our community, we are very much a part of it so it's
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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DAVIS (CBS13) — College students have a new app to post about their experience, and not the ones from the classroom. Yeti Campus Stories is similar to Snapchat, and it features pictures and videos from different colleges around the country. The UC Davis version has pictures of dogs and outfits, but much of it is far from G-rated. “Other people are going to be seeing that and be like oh the UC Davis students are doing this
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The fourth year of California's historic drought has businesses and nonprofits taking a new approach toward providing relief. A crowdfunding campaign has launched to help California families who have run out of water. DroughtRelief.org is hoping to serve between 25 and 50 families through its campaign, but those who need the water have to meet an income requirement. The site is changing the way relief efforts are handled. “One of our long term goals through this
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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Council members in Roseville voted to move forward on a major downtown project Wednesday night: an 83,000-square-foot city building on the Vernon Street Town Square.
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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A man who was struck Wednesday while riding his bike in a busy intersection in Modesto has died from his injuries, police said.
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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The city of Sacramento announced it is looking to raise the minimum wage to $12.50 by 2020 based off a recommendation of a task force led by small business leaders.
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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A couple of house painters on their way home from work recounted how they pulled two children from a burning car.
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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A 450-acre wildfire is burning out of control in the White Rock Canyon area in Upper Lake, prompting mandatory evacuations for all residents in that area.
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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Some California students will start their school year with substitute teachers this year as schools grapple with a statewide teacher shortage which is worse in some areas than others.
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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Hundreds of people demanding an end to what they contend is police profiling of racial minorities, rallied Wednesday around the state Capitol.
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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As civil rights groups call for California law enforcement departments to collect data on traffic stops, a KCRA 3 investigation reviewed data from the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department which shows some minority over-representation.
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Mayor Kevin Johnson announced a task force is recommending the Sacramento minimum wage increase to $12.50 an hour by 2020. The plan calls for the minimum wage to increase incrementally from where the state minimum wage will be next year. California law has the minimum wage increasing from $9 an hour where it is currently to $10 an hour in 2016. Mayor Johnson's minimum wage task force recommending $12.50/hr as new minimum wage for
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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Newly released data shows that although just 6 percent of Californians are African Americans, they account for 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths.
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — A fiery head-on crash took the life of two drivers on Tuesday night, but California Highway Patrol investigators say it could have been much worse without the efforts of two men. The crash took place along Jackson Highway near Rancho Murieta. The CHP says it doesn't know what caused the driver of a Ford Fusion to cross into oncoming traffic, but two men kept the death toll down. The aftermath of
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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CANTON, Ohio (AP) – Edward DeBartolo Jr., who as owner of the 49ers helped build one of the NFL's dynasties, is a finalist for the 2016 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a contributor. DeBartolo was nominated Wednesday by the nine-member contributors committee. Elections will be held on Feb. 6, the night before the Super Bowl. DeBartolo, 68, must receive 80 percent of the ballots to be elected to the Hall of Fame. Under
Wed, Sep 02, 2015
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