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Woman arrested after Martinez grass fire determined to be arson

MARTINEZ -- A grass fire in Martinez that came dangerously close to a gas station and petroleum tankers Tuesday was determined to have arson and police have arrested a suspect. The fire burned vegetation along the 3500 block of Pacheco Blvd. next to the Martinez Reservoir at around 3 p.m. The location borders a 7-Eleven gas station and a truck diesel filling station.
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Vigil held for Vallejo teen suffering traumatic brain injury after being struck by car at sideshow

VALLEJO, Calif. - A vigil is being held Wednesday for a teen who was struck by a car participating in a sideshow in Vallejo over the holiday weekend. 19-year-old Tyler Ingersol, of Vallejo, suffered traumatic brain injuries as he was an onlooker of the illegal sideshow Sunday near Six-Flags Amusement Park. Police said as many as 200 cars were involved in the event. His mother said he may not survive from his injuries.

Antioch Police Provide Information on 8 Recent Arrests

ARRESTEE(S): Therel Scott (5/31/79) Officers responded to the area of Sycamore Dr for a report of a drive by shooting. The VIC stated her apartment and vehicle were hit by gunfire and the unknown responsible fled the scene. While officers were investigating the incident, security at Sycamore Square reported being the victim of a brandishing from a firearm. The suspect description matched the suspect from the shooting and a vehicle license plate was obtained. The suspect vehicle was located on a nearby street and the driver, Therel Scott, was detained without incident.

Bodies of 3 men who saved child in water recovered, Rio Vista fire says

RIO VISTA, Calif. (KTXL) — The bodies of the three men who went missing near Brannan Island were recovered Tuesday afternoon, according to the Rio Vista Fire Department.  Fire officials told FOX40 they recovered the bodies around 5 p.m. Chris Morales, a friend of the three men, previously identified them to FOX40 as Guistillo Rivas, […]

Moore’s Riverboat Restaurant catches fire south of Isleton

SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — A floating restaurant on the Mokelumne River, a tributary to the San Joaquin River south of Isleton, caught fire early Wednesday morning. Crews from the River Delta Fire District with assistance from other departments battled flames on Moore’s Riverboat Restaurant and Bar. The...

Illegal fireworks in Antioch injure woman's eye

ANTIOCH, Calif. - A small fire sparked by illegal fireworks threatened a home in Antioch. It was just one of dozens that Contra Costa County crews responded to over the weekend. Nei Trotter said she was injured in one of those fires. "The smell was really bad," she said. "The...

Bodies Recovered Of 3 Adults Who Jumped In To Rescue Child Who Fell Into Sacramento River Near Rio Vista

RIO VISTA (CBS13) – The bodies of three people who had jumped into the water near Three-Mile Slough Bridge to try and save a child who had fallen into the water have now been recovered. Rio Vista Fire Department officials say the three adults jumped into the water on Sunday. The child who they were trying to rescue eventually made it safely to the shore, but the adults were nowhere to be found. Rio Vista Fire crews along with units from California State Parks and the US Coast Guard searched the area for hours but came up empty. Search crews went back out on the water over the next two days as the incident shifted into a recovery mission, officials say. By Tuesday evening, Rio Vista Fire says crews had found the bodies of the three adults and recovered them. “While we wish the outcome of this incident was very different, we continue to hope for healing and closure for the family and friends of those lost,” Rio Vista Fire said in a statement on the incident. The names of the three adults whose bodies were found have not been released at this point.

VIDEO: Coyote Leaves Dead Cat On East Sacramento Lawn

EAST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Pet owners in east Sacramento are on alert after a coyote killed a cat in the middle of the day and left the dead animal on a homeowner’s front lawn. CBS13 obtained security footage from a homeowner that shows a coyote with the cat on the sidewalk in the area. The attack happened in the middle of the day Wednesday with cars and people passing by. In the video, the coyote, which doesn’t seem concerned about the busy street, leaves the cat and returns back several times. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife said they’re aware of the incident and are asking people to report any coyote activity in their neighborhood.

Large Fire Damages Moore’s Riverboat Restaurant In Isleton

ISLETON (CBS13) – An early morning fire has damaged Moore’s Riverboat restaurant in Isleton. Scene of the fire when crews arrived. (Credit: Isleton Fire Department) Firefighters responded to the scene along W. Brannan Island Road just after 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Flames could be seen coming through the roof of the building, responding crews reported. Crews immediately went to work to stop the flames and protect other structures nearby. No injuries were reported in the incident. Units from the Isleton Fire Department, River Delta Fire District, Montezuma Fire District, Woodbridge Fire District, Walnut Grove Fire District, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, US Coast Guard and Medic Ambulance responded to help in the fight. Exactly what started the fire is still being actively investigated.  

IN MEMORIAM: Police Officer Walter Broussard

Walter Broussard, a 24-year veteran of the UC Davis Police Department who had been assigned most recently to the Sacramento campus, died July 4 of complications of a heart attack. Officer Broussard, 62, had served as a patrol officer, traffic officer, field training officer and K-9 handler. He worked as...

Affordable housing complex opens in Sacramento for low-income LGBTQ seniors

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — On the corner of 16th and F Streets in Sacramento's Lavender Heights district is a new housing complex called "Lavender Courtyard by Mutual Housing." The 53-unit community focuses on serving low-income LGBTQ seniors. Residents started moving into the apartments in May, and organizers say there is already a waitlist.