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Local law enforcement agencies, public figures respond to violent video of Tyre Nichols' arrest

SACRAMENTO — Law enforcement agencies and officials from around the Greater Sacramento Region have reacted to the newly released video of the violent arrest of Tyre Nichols in Memphis earlier this month.Five former Memphis police officers were fired and charged with second-degree murder in the death of Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man who died three days after the traffic stop.Nichols lived in Sacramento before moving to Memphis and his death and the video of the arrest have garnered a major response from all across our region.Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg tweeted a statement out Friday evening, which can be seen below."On behalf...
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Longtime friends of Tyre Nichols remember skating days in Natomas

SACRAMENTO — They were all just teenagers at Regency Skate Park in Natomas: Austin Robert, Harry Silva, Ryan Wilson, and Tyre Nichols.  "Thay's our escape from everything else in the world is to go skate hang out with all the good people, and just, it's always good vibes and that's one of the biggest things that Tyre brought to everybody," Austin Robert said.As time went on, Jerome Neal met the group as well. "So we just became friends due to you know same place, same time, all the time. It's like it just naturally happened," Neal said.As adulthood arrived, the...
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Whole Foods coming to Elk Grove

Development information posted on the City of Elk Grove website shows a Whole Foods grocery store being built near the intersections of Elk Grove Blvd and Big Horn Blvd. The store will be part of a future development called The Village, located at the southwest corner of the intersection. The developer is Pappas Investments, also the developer of The Ridge project which features Costco as well as several restaurants and retailers.
ELK GROVE, CA

Sub-freezing temperatures coming to the Sacramento Valley

(KTXL) — Much of the Sacramento Valley is expected to see temperatures drop to near-freezing or below-freezing temperatures at the beginning of next week, according to the National Weather Service. On Monday, the northern portion of the valley near Redding and Red Bluff will see the beginning of the cold weather move in. Redding will […]
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Storm Tracker Forecast - Quiet Much Of Saturday With Another Storm On Our Doorstep

Clouds reappeared over northern California Friday, but the bigger change was the lack of strong wind. Saturday will begin with fairly quiet weather, but another storm will bring more rain, snow and wind this weekend. Today's clouds were associated with a weak disturbance moving over our region, but it lacked the moisture and energy to deliver rain or snow. We'll have a northerly valley breeze tonight under a mostly clear sky, but it won't be as windy as most of the week was. Lows will range from the 10s and 20s in the mountains to the 30s and 40s in the valley and foothills. Saturday will be mostly sunny and seasonably mild, with breezes increasing late. Highs will range from the 40s in the mountains and foothills to the 50s in the valley.
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Three-vehicle crash on I-5 in Sacramento leaves at least 1 dead

SACRAMENTO — At least one person was killed in a multi-vehicle crash along Interstate 5 in Sacramento, officials said Thursday evening.The Sacramento Fire Department said the three vehicles collided in the southbound lanes of the freeway near J Street.At least two of the vehicles sustained severe damage.It is unclear if anyone else involved was injured and hospitalized.The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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Elk Grove Citizen

EG Western Festival to return this year

Elk Grove’s 66-year-old springtime tradition will finally return to Elk Grove Regional Park and the streets of Old Town this May. The Elk Grove Western Festival will be held on May 6-7. Festival board member Cheryl Greiss told the Citizen that organizers are working on bringing back the festival’s...
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Multi-car collision at Fruitridge Road and 65th Expressway

(KTXL) — At least three cars were involved in a collision on Friday morning in the area of 65th Expressway and Fruitridge Road, according to the Sacramento Police Department. Officers said that no major injuries have been reported and there has been some impact to traffic in the area. The cars have been cleared from […]
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Santa Barbara Independent

FEMA Ensures Equal Access to Recovery Assistance for All Survivors

Press releases are posted on Independent.com as a free community service. The state of California and FEMA are committed to providing equal access to all state and federal disaster assistance programs while helping residents recover from the severe storms and flooding that began Dec. 27, 2022. All residents of Calaveras,...
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Memphis officers face murder charges after death of Sacramento native

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Five fired Memphis police officers are now facing second-degree murder charges after the death of a Sacramento native. It started with a traffic stop in Memphis and ended three days later with the death of 29-year-old father and FedEx worker, Tyre Nichols. Nichols’ family says officers...
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Deadly Fires Evoke Neighborhood Safety Checks

Fire Crews Install Smoke Alarms in Impacted Neighborhoods. Communities throughout Sacramento County have been struggling with tragedy since the holiday season. After three Sacramento area neighborhoods suffered four deadly house fires within two weeks of each other in December 2022, the Red Cross and Sacramento Metro Fire teamed up to help prevent similar tragedies from happening again and provide safety tips.
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