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Atwater Man, 31, Dies After Crashing Into Tree Near Auburn

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — An Atwater man was killed after a truck slammed into a tree near Auburn Monday night. The California Highway Patrol says the crash happened shortly before 11 p.m. on Auburn Folsom Road, near the Lees Lane intersection. (credit: Auburn Police Department) Officers say a pickup truck was heading southbound when, for an unknown reason, the driver veered to the right and went off the roadway. The truck then crashed into a tree and a fence. Medics pronounced the driver dead at the scene. His name has not been released, but officers have identified him as a 31-year-old Atwater resident. Auburn is located roughly 40 miles northeast of Sacramento.
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Brinks Driver Teeters Over Edge of I-5, Rescued From Brink of Disaster

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Brinks truck driver was rescued from his armored vehicle as it teetered over the edge of Interstate 5 on Tuesday. Dispatch audio recordings describe one officer’s first sight of the scary situation. Officer: “…I have a visual, looks like the Brinks truck is hanging off the north guard rail? Start CalTrans for a closure…” CBS13 video shows the Brinks truck hanging over the side of the Interstate 5 Yolo Bypass. The driver was stuck inside as the armored vehicle teetered 40 feet above the ground. Woodland Fire Department Battalion Chief Jim Dahl responded to the scene. “As we arrived, we noticed...
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Coroner identifies three women killed in collision with Amtrak train

BRENTWOOD, Calif. - The coroner on Monday released the identities of the three women killed when an Amtrak train slammed into their car in Brentwood. Authorities said Mercedes Regalado, 50, of Antioch; Maria Nieves, 27, and Julia Mondragon, 40, both of Dixon, died Sunday after the commuter train smashed into their Honda Civic that was crossing the railroad tracks.

California EV fire casts doubt on 'green' energy claims

(The Center Square) – When an electric vehicle caught fire in California, emergency services dumped 4,500 gallons of water on it. Critics say the example explains how EVs can harm the environment. The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District posted on Facebook on June 11 the Tesla caught ablaze three weeks...

Southbound Interstate 5 near Sacramento International Airport reopens after crash

DAVIS, Calif. — Southbound Interstate 5 near the Sacramento International Airport has reopened after a crash involving a Brinks home security truck, road officials said. The solo-vehicle crash happened along the Yolo County Bypass near Old River Road just west of the Sacramento River, according to Caltrans. The crash was first reported around 5:05 p.m.

Crews Contain 500-Acre Vegetation Fire South Of Davis

YOLO COUNTY (CBS13) — Firefighters contained a large vegetation fire that flared up Tuesday south of Davis. The fire grew to 500 acres in size and was burning near County Roads 104 and 36, near the Yolo and Solano county lines. Firefighters were performing mop-up duties heading into the night. The Davis Fire Department said there have been no reports of injuries and no structures are threatened, though, it appears firefighters initially responded to the area for a structure fire a little after noon. The fire was causing poor air quality all through the area. Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District reports that the smoke from the fire was making sensors register moderate to unhealthy for sensitive groups into the West Sacramento and Natomas areas.

Man Arrested For Fatal Shooting At Sacramento Truck Stop

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A 32-year-old man was arrested over the weekend in connection to the fatal shooting of a woman at the Sacramento 49er Travel Plaza on Friday. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says Quentin Raynal Respers, of Sacramento County, was arrested Sunday for the killing of 38-year-old Abrina Gabriella Abraham. Respers is currently being held at the Sacramento County Main Jail pending murder charges. (credit: Sacramento County) According to investigators, the shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. Friday at the truck stop on Sacramento’s west side. While it’s yet unclear what led up to the shooting, authorities say that Respers and Abraham knew each other. At the time of the shooting, Respers was on probation for a 2017 firearms conviction. Investigators say no other suspects are being sought.
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Report: Pacers offered Duarte, 6th pick for Kings' selection

The Kings drafted Keegan Murray with the No. 4 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, but there reportedly was a lot more intrigue to it than a simple selection. Sports Illustrated’s Jeremy Woo, citing sources, reported that at least four teams – the Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs, New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks – were interested in trading up with the Kings in order to select Purdue's Jaden Ivey or Murray.

Sacramento-made film ‘Last the Night’ to have Hollywood debut July 1

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Sacramento-made movie ‘Last the Night’ will make its debut in Hollywood on Thursday night.  The feature-length film celebrated its world premiere in Sacramento over the weekend at the Crocker Art Museum. With scenes shot all over Sacramento, the major backdrop for this thriller was El Camino High School. Its star is […]

Roseville 4th of July Fireworks @the Grounds

Roseville, Calif. – The 4th of July fireworks mark their return to Roseville with a colorful celebration of family-fun this July 4th. Presented by @the Grounds and the City of Roseville, admission is free and gates will open earlier this year at 4:00 pm. Food concessions and children’s activities will be available. Guests are invited to bring blankets and chairs.

Police Searching For 2 Suspects Following Chase In West Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Authorities arrested two suspects Monday night following a brief chase in West Sacramento. Local police say a short car chase ended on the 1000 block of Freemont Boulevard, where the two suspects fled on foot. Traffic was briefly blocked in the area as officers searched for the suspects. The area has since reopened to traffic. Authorities have not detailed what prompted the chase.

First, supply issues, now inflation: Fireworks prices increase in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Tuesday was the first day of sales for fireworks in California, and some shoppers have noted a dramatic increase in costs. Tuesday was the first day of fireworks sales for "Safe and Sane" products in California. Those products are legal for purchase in the state. These fireworks usually don't fly or explode.