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Truck Carrying Liquid Nitrogen Overturns On Highway 99, Snarling Rush Hour Traffic

The truck turned over just before 1 p.m., carrying 6,000 gallons of liquid nitrogen. Firefighters say the driver was turning from Sheldon Road when his load tipped over on its side.

02/10/2015

Scene of the incident. (Credit: Elk Grove Police Department/Twitter)

Tanker Carrying Liquid Nitrogen Overturns, Highway 99 Sheldon Road Off-Ramp Blocked

Crews are working to right a tanker that rolled over at the Highway 99 off-ramp from Sheldon Road Tuesday afternoon.

02/10/2015

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Thieves Targeting Mailboxes For W-2s, So They Can Steal Tax Refunds

Nearly a dozen cities have been hit in the past few weeks, and if the crooks go their hands on a W-2, they have everything they need to file a tax return in someone else’s name and claim their money.

02/03/2015

ADOPT

Adopt, Don’t Shop: Elk Grove Boutique Looks To Help Shelter Pets

Lisa Loopesko, owner of JillieJacks in old Elk Grove, is sprucing up her boutique specifically for the animal lover.

02/01/2015

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Elk Grove Signs Raise Ire Of Residents, But Code Enforcement Staff Too Small To Keep Up

For many, it’s an eyesore. At this week’s city council meeting, one fed-up resident brought in a bunch of signs he collected throughout the city. But he was disappointment to learn there isn’t enough code enforcement staff to keep up with the signs.

01/29/2015

grow op

Crews Discover Suspected Marijuana Grow While Fighting Fire At Elk Grove Home

A fire ripped through a home in Elk Grove overnight, but it is what crews found after the flames were out that has police now investigating the scene.

01/29/2015

(credit: AP)

Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Train In Elk Grove

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train on Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened on the tracks between Elk Grove Florin and Sheldon roads in Elk Grove.

01/27/2015

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Thieves Target Elk Grove Lions Club, Emptying Trailer Of $20,000 In Cooking Supplies

The Lions Club has served Elk Grove for 64 years. A big part of what they do is help other charities and organizations raise money by providing pancake breakfasts and spaghetti dinners.

01/26/2015

elk grove stadium

Elk Grove To Decide Plan Of Action On Soccer Complex Project; New Renderings Released

What is now an empty parcel of land in Elk Grove could soon become a game changer for soccer in the area.

01/25/2015

Sex-Offender-Arrest

UPDATE: Real Estate Agent Slammed Door On Registered Sex Offender; Suspect Arrested

Police say Burnhart told the agent they were going to walk out of the home together. Instead, after Burnhart walked out, the agent slammed the door behind him and locked it. That’s when he jumped in his truck and took off.

01/09/2015

kidnapping suspect

Realtor Kidnapped, Held At Gunpoint During Appointment To Show Elk Grove Home

The Realtor came to show a model home to someone she thought was a potential buyer, but instead was handcuffed and held captive by a man who is still on the run.

01/08/2015

HOLLY THE DOG

Fundraiser For Dog Burned In Elk Grove

A gofundme.com account has been set up, with a goal of raising $2,500 to help pay for Holly’s medical bills.

01/07/2015

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