Tow truck drivers laid to rest one of their own who was killed in a high-and-run on Highway 50.
Jamie Bower’s voice cracked as she tried talking about her husband Michael in the past tense. The loss has been so traumatic, she says she still can’t bring herself to tell their 3-year-old daughter.
Michael C. Bower, 29, of Dixon pulled in his tow truck at around 7:50 p.m. on Monday night on westbound Highway 50 near Jefferson Boulevard. The truck was having mechanical issues, and he placed emergency triangles at the back of his truck as a precaution for other drivers.
Meek was born with cerebral palsy and has a hard time getting around. Her scooter gave her mobility, until thieves stole it from her garage.
She relies on her scooter to do everything, and it was taken from her garage just a couple days before Christmas.
The 32-count indictment charges Carpenter, 51, with mail fraud, wire fraud and three counts of making a false statement to a government agent.
What’s supposed to be fall fun has some people turning to law enforcement for help. Several visitors to the world’s largest corn maze at Cool Patch Pumpkins in Dixon are calling 911 when they find they can’t get out.
District officials say that Dixon High School was put on lockdown Wednesday morning due to a student with a gun at the nearby park.
Cooley doesn’t expect the drought to dwindle his Halloween business this season, but the future of Cool Patch Pumpkins all depends on the weather.
What some described as marijuana burning was actually from an overnight barn fire in Dixon near Midway and Sikes roads.
If the Sacramento area smells a little funky Thursday morning, officials say it’s probably from fire burning in Dixon.
The planned increase would pay for a new sewer treatment plant in down. Residents say they got 15 percent of registered voters to sign a petition, but in the end, the council voted 3-2 to keep it off the ballot.