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Man Accused Of Killing Wife In GaltA Galt man has been arrested after he reportedly shot and killed his wife following an argument late Friday.
Woman Found Dead In South Land Park ResidenceA woman was found dead inside a South Land Park residence late Friday.
2 Barns Destroyed In GaltThe fire on Orr Road also burned a quarter-acre of dry grass.
Tamarack Fire Burns More Than 65,000 AcresIt was 4% contained and has destroyed at least 10 buildings.
Fly Fire In Plumas Burns 2,800 AcresThe fire was 5% contained as of Saturday.
Dixie Fire Now Largest In StateAs of Saturday, it has burned more than 180,000 acres.
2nd Pedestrian Hit And Killed In Modesto This WeekA man in a wheelchair was hit and killed while crossing B Street Wednesday night. It comes a couple of days after an 80-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run crash.
1 Dead, 5 Injured On Highway 50 Near Echo SummitOne person has died and five others were injured Thursday night after a head-on crash on Highway 50 at Echo Summit near South Lake Tahoe.
John Cox Says Party Is Rigging Endorsement In Favor Of Kevin FaulknerCox says the California Republican Party is rigging its endorsement in favor of ex-San Diego mayor Kevin Faulkner.
Black Lives Matter Road Signs Along Highway 50 VandalizedRoad signs showing that Black Lives Matter had adopted a stretch of highway long Highway 50 have been vandalized. One was painted over while another was cut down.
Staffing At Sacramento Fire Department Hits New LowThere are fire trucks at some Sacramento fire stations, without anyone to run them. Many stations are working without full crews.
California Is The Most-Scammed StateCalifornians lost $621 million to online scams in 2020. Most thieves went after people's personal identities.
City Of Citrus Heights Builds Fence On Median Of Busy Road To Discourage Dangerous Jay-WalkingNot again. That's what they're saying in Citrus Heights where a dangerous stretch of road has seen its fair share of problems. You'll now see new fencing within the median, extending on both sides of Greenback Lane and one leg of Auburn Boulevard.
White House: Vulnerable Americans Need COVID Booster ShotsAccording to the New York Times, Biden officials believe those 65 and older, or with compromised immune systems, will need a third shot from Pfizer or Moderna. That's a major reversal from just two weeks ago when the white house said there wasn't enough evidence to back up booster shots.
Community Wants Action On Curbing Teen Gun Violence In SacramentoAfter two separate shootings in the Sacramento area, there are calls for action to end the violence.
San Joaquin County Honor Farm Inmate Allegedly Attempts EscapeIn San Joaquin County, an inmate is accused of making a run for it at the county's Honor Farm jail facility. Authorities say Tino Scott climbed onto the housing unit's roof Wednesday night-- dashing from rooftop to rooftop. He then jumped down and climbed into a county-owned car. But that's where his luck ran out. Officers, caught up with him and brought him back inside the jail.
59,112-Acre Tamarack Fire Near Lake Tahoe 4% ContainedThe fire, sparked by lightning on July 4 in Alpine County, has destroyed at least 15 buildings and forced the evacuation of more than 2,400 homes.
Butte County Family Forced To Flee From Path Of Dixie FireThe Dixie fire is forcing families to flee from several California counties. The family is unsure if they’ll return to their Lake Almanor home where so many memories remain.
CHP Officer Rescues Kittens From House FireCHP Officer Opp went into the burning home multiple times to find all five kittens inside.
50,129-Acre Tamarack Fire Near Lake Tahoe 4% ContainedFirefighters say the fire is burning close to homes along Highway 89 off Crystal Springs Road. The fire has already destroyed 15 structures in Alpine County.
Dramatic Video Shows Crews Inside the Fire Lines Escaping Intense Spot FireA fire crew captured heart-stopping video from inside the fire lines. It was a close call for a crew who nearly got trapped while fighting the Tamarack Fire.
Tiny House Stolen In El Dorado CountyLaw enforcement is reaching out to the public for help to find a tiny home that was stolen earlier this month in El Dorado County.