Elk Grove


High Winds Spark Fast-Moving Elk Grove Fire

Investigators say the strong winds that fueled the flames are also to blame for starting the fire. The winds caused a high-voltage power line to arc, sending sparks down to the dry grass below.


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Grass Fire In Elk Grove Damages Home

Firefighters are at a one-acre fire in the area of Bond and Waterman roads in Elk Grove.


Christine Ann Cooper (Credit: Rocklin PD)

Elk Grove Woman Accused Of Stealing Over $129K From Mother

A woman is under arrest, accused of embezzling over $129,000 from her 85-year-old mother’s trust fund.


Aubrey Andrews, who was last seen on Dec. 6, 2014, is nine months pregnant. (Credit: Sacramento P.D.)

Coroner: Pregnant Woman Found Dead In Car Had Killed Herself

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has ruled that Aubrey Andrews, the pregnant woman who was found dead in late 2014 inside her car had killed herself.


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Man’s Fingers Nearly Cut Off During Fight In Elk Grove

Two men are recovering from serious injuries they received during a fight involving a machete-like weapon on Wednesday.


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Elk Grove Methodist Church Classrooms Burn Before Rummage Sale

The fire at the Elk Grove United Methodist Church didn’t burn the sanctuary, but it did torch classrooms and there was concern about a strip mall connected to the building.


Scene of the fire. (Credit: CBS13)

3 Classrooms At Elk Grove Church Burned In Fire

Authorities say three classrooms at an Elk Grove church were burned in a fire Friday morning.



Call Kurtis: Wedding Venue Forced Closed Leaving Couples to Scramble

Brittany West said she found out by word of mouth Wisteria Gardens in Elk Grove was shutting down for not having the right permits. She says five months out from her big day marrying her fiancé Javier, she saw a Facebook post saying Wisteria Gardens was having problems.


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Elk Grove Weighs Giving City Council Full-Time Assistants

Currently, the city spends about $45,000 a year on part-time assistants. The city is weighing everything between $53,000 for one full-time assistant, or five of them at more than $250,000 a year.


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Elk Grove Transit, RT Battling Over Payments

Assemblyman Jim Cooper is pushing a proposed state law that would allow Elk Grove to stop paying hundreds of thousands of dollars each year to Regional Transit.



Police: Sacramento Man Shot Dead By Robbers In His Backyard

Police say Ricardo Minjares, 42, heard noises coming from his backyard that sounded like burglars. They say that’s when Minjares checked to see what it was. The suspects took off, but not before firing at him through the fence.


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Pot Growing Operation Uncovered At Elk Grove Home Following Fire

Neighbors saw no sign of a marijuana operation here, but police say they bust a few of these types of grows in Elk Grove a month.