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Three people arraigned for $127,000 of insurance fraud in the Sacramento area

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Three people were arraigned Monday on multiple felony counts of insurance fraud after a joint investigation, according to the California Department of Insurance.  According to a news release, Troy Williams, 49, of Angels Camp, Nanci Morman, 68, of Somerset, and John Allison, 63, of Rocklin, allegedly conspired to illegally lower their […]
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DNA solves decades old cold case murder of elderly Galt woman

GALT — A suspect in a 1988 sexual assault and killing of a 79-year-old woman in a small Northern California community has been identified thanks to advanced DNA testing done on scrapings from the victim's fingernails, authorities said Tuesday.Terry Leroy Bramble was 32 years old when he sexually assaulted, stabbed and strangled Lucille Hultgren inside her home, Galt Police Chief Brian Kalinowski said.Bramble was homeless and a registered sex offender when he died in 2011 of natural causes while living under a bridge on Highway 99 in Galt, Kalinowski said.Bramble's DNA, collected during a 1992 sexual assault conviction in San...

Galt Police: DNA points to deceased suspect in 1988 cold case

Galt, Calif. (KTXL) — Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert and the Galt Police Department announced they have identified a suspect in a murder case from 1988. Authorities said advances in DNA analysis technology led them to identify Terry Bramble as the lead suspect in the murder of 79-year-old Lucille Hultgren that occurred more […]

Lodi Man Found Guilty Of May 2021 First-Degree Murder Of His Father Roger Nielson

LODI (CBS13) — A Lodi man was found guilty of the first-degree murder of his father that happened nearly one year ago, prosecutors announced Tuesday. Richard Nielson, 32, was also found guilty of the intentional discharge of a firearm causing death, San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar said. Roger Nielson, 65, was found shot dead in his home on May 27, 2021, by sheriff’s deputies performing a wellness check which was requested by a family member. Investigators determined he was the victim of a homicide. According to Verber Salazar, the 32-year-old Nielsen had fled to Mexico four days prior in violation of his probation. U.S. Marshalls arrested Nielson, with the assistance of Mexican authorities, in Guadalajara in early June 2021. Nielson was brought back to the U.S. where he was taken into custody by the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office and charged with the aforementioned charges. Nielson is scheduled to be sentenced on July 5.

Lodi’s Mitchell Martinez to publish first comic in June

Like many 15-year-old boys, Mitchell Martinez was obsessed with superheroes and comic books growing up. His love of Batman, Spider-Man, the Justice League and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, among other titles, let his imagination soar and would eventually inspire him to create his own superheroes, although he didn’t think they’d ever be put to page.

California investigators identify suspect in 1988 cold case

Authorities in California have identified a suspect in a murder case that has gone unsolved since 1988. Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert and Galt Police Chief Brian Kalinowski identified Terry Bramble as a lead suspect in the murder of 79-year-old Lucille Hultgren during a press conference Tuesday, Fox 40 of Sacramento reported.

Sheep Ranch Community Celebrates New Water Tank

Sheep Ranch, CA– Calaveras County Water District(CCWD), Calaveras County, the Sheep Ranch Fire Department, Cal Fire, and numerous other members of the community celebrated the installation of a water tank that is located in Sheep ranch that will provide a new layer of fire protection and water supply reliably for that area.

Busy Sunday For Fire Activity

Valley Springs, CA — There were multiple incidents that kept firefighters busy today. The most notable fire was a 3.5 acre blaze at a shooting range on Hogan Dam Road in the Valley Springs area that ignited at around 5pm. The forward progress was stopped and the cause of the incident is being investigated by the Bureau of Land Management and CAL Fire.