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About 200 runners moved through downtown Sacramento on Tuesday for a tribute run on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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A special celebration was held Tuesday at the Fair Oaks home of a 2-year-old boy who survived a fall and near-drowning in his family's swimming pool last month.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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Ceres police have made an arrest in the case of a body found in the freezer at an abandoned automotive shop.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department announced that it is partnering with Nextdoor, a private social network for neighborhoods, to help create stronger and safer communities.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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ROCKLIN (CBS13) — Are you ready for some cornhole? Then make room on your calendar for the California State Championships of Cornhole. Placer Valley—a composite of Rocklin, Roseville and Lincoln—will be hosting the event with the American Cornhole Organization on June 20-21 this year. The sport derives its name its main goal: Players must take a bag of corn and toss it into a hole in a board. If you don’t have a bag of corn handy,
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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He’s a star in the world of sports, more powerful than some players and feared by many owners: Leigh Steinberg, who is also an author.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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Heavy flames and smoke are pouring from a San Francisco apartment building on 14th and Dolores streets, NBC Bay Area is reporting.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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MODESTO (CBS13) — He’s married to a local lawmaker, and was accused of assaulting a 4-year-old harshly enough to leave bruises behind. But tonight, Rod Olsen is off the hook, thanks to a plea deal where his only crime making a loud noise. The alleged incident happened in a Modesto park,and despite the case coming to a close, the alleged victim’s mother says justice was not served. “He abused and terrified a child,” said Ashley Heapy. She believes Olsen,
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A major road construction project will mean traffic trouble for commuters in a stretch of Sacramento for nearly two months. The Fix 50 project will first close down some eastbound lanes on the W-X viaduct starting on Tuesday, then westbound lanes will be closed. No closures will take place over Memorial Day weekend. The project could also mean issues and opportunities for businesses located on alternate routes for traffic. During the project, cars will
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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TURLOCK (CBS13) — Days after someone swiped $50 in autism donations from a store, customers are turning the bad situation into a good one. The store is collecting the money for Autism Speaks in the name of a 9-year-old boy with the condition. It donated $30 back to the fund after the theft Customers and strangers also stepped up, bringing in cash and change to the store connected to the Valero on Monte Vista Avenue. Turlock Police have
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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An El Dorado Hills resident and chief executive officer for a software development company was arrested today on suspicion of state income tax evasion.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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The State Franchise Tax Board in Sacramento is a very busy place today.
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Tue, Apr 15, 2014
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Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, a central figure in a sweeping San Francisco organized crime and public corruption case, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to money laundering and other charges related to the investigation.
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Tue, Apr 15, 2014
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Loomis-based Immaculate Heart Radio, the nonprofit that operates a network of more than 30 Catholic radio stations in the West, says it has an agreement to acquire “urban gospel radio station” KTYM AM 1460 the the Los Angeles County community of Inglewood, an acquisition that will increase IHR’s potential listener base by more than a third, to 46 million people.
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Tue, Apr 15, 2014
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Alan Taylor, a professor of history at UC Davis for two decades, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize – the second of his career – for his account of a little-known episode in the history of slavery in the United States. This undated image released by W. W. Norton & Company shows Alan Taylor, author of “The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832.” On Monday, April 14, 2014, Taylor won the Pulitzer Prize for history.
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Tue, Apr 15, 2014
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It's not just tax day. Tuesday also is the two-week extension deadline to sign up for health coverage through California's insurance exchange.
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Tue, Apr 15, 2014
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Thousands of Californians on Monday night celebrated the Jewish holiday of Passover, just one day after a gunman mowed down three people near a Jewish center in suburban Kansas City.
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Tue, Apr 15, 2014
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DAVIS (AP) — The first time historian Alan Taylor won a Pulitzer Prize, he found out when the telephone started ringing with congratulations and interview requests. The surprise and slight panic Taylor felt 18 years ago repeated themselves Monday when the 58-year-old professor learned via a barrage of emails that he had a won a second Pulitzer for “The Internal Enemy.” The book is about the role slaves in Virginia and Maryland played in the War of
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Tue, Apr 15, 2014
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SACRAMENTO (AP) — It’s not just tax day. Tuesday also is the two-week extension deadline to sign up for health coverage through California’s insurance exchange. Consumers who were unable to create an account or fill out an application because of technical problems on the Covered California website have until midnight Tuesday to secure a health insurance policy and avoid a tax penalty. The agency offered the extension after its systems were overwhelmed by the number of
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Tue, Apr 15, 2014
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CERES (CBS13) – Police say a property owner made a gruesome discovery Monday: a human body inside a freezer. The body was found late Monday afternoon at a warehouse along the 1800 block of Whitmore Avenue. Ceres Police say that a property owner went to inspect a warehouse he had rented to a now-defunct auto body shop. Inside the warehouse, police say, the man found a freezer that had human remains inside. Detectives were soon called to the
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Tue, Apr 15, 2014
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