Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies

Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies

41ngzNk5TXL._SL500_AA280_FAIR OAKS, CA – Country music singer and Northern California native, Kevin Sharp died Saturday at his mother’s Fair Oaks home. He was 43.

Sharp recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a battle with cancer when he was a senior in high school.

According to Sharp’s sister, Mary Huston, he died at his mother’s Fair Oaks home just before 11 p.m. Saturday night. He died due to complications…

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#cancer  #country music  #dead  #Fair Oaks  #Kevin Sharp  #music news  #obituary  #singer 
Fire destroys Roseville home

Fire destroys Roseville home

Courtesy Roseville Fire

Courtesy Roseville Fire

ROSEVILLE, CA – A fire ripped through a Roseville home on Saturday, causing the roof to collapse and leaving three occupants displaced.

Officials said the call came in just before 5 p.m. on Saturday for a home in the 1200 block of Crescendo Drive, just east of Riverside Avenue.

When crews arrived there were flames shooting from the garage and shortly after the fire made…

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#blaze  #Crescendo Drive  #destroyed  #Riverside Avenue  #Roseville Fire Department 
Man shot after responding to Instagram party in Rocklin

Man shot after responding to Instagram party in Rocklin

Police-lightsROCKLIN, CA – A late night message went out on the popular social website, Instagram, on Friday, regarding a party at a home located on the 1600 block of Abilene Circle in Rocklin. However, when two separate groups showed up and saw the house was dark, things turned ugly.

According to the Rocklin Police Department, officers responded to the home just before midnight on Friday, after receiving…

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#Abilene Circle  #house party  #Instagram  #Party  #Rocklin Police  #shooting 
Distracted driver kills teen injures 3 others

Distracted driver kills teen injures 3 others

distracted-drivingMANTECA, CA – A 14-year-old boy is dead and three others were hospitalized Saturday after a distracted driver slammed into a group of people.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal crash happened last night near the intersection of Yosemite Avenue and Comconex Road in Manteca.

Investigators said a group of four teens, ranging in age from 14 to 16-years-old, were walking along the…

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#California Highway Patrol  #distracted driving  #fata vehicle accident  #fatality  #Manteca  #vehicular manslaughter 
Man killed teen injured in Fairfield shooting

Man killed teen injured in Fairfield shooting

Police-lightsFAIRFIELD, CA – Officers were called to the NorthBay Medical Center after two gunshot victims went to the emergency room of the hospital with gunshot wounds.

According to the Fairfield Police Department, when officers arrived just before 11 p.m. Saturday, they found out that one of the victims, a 27-year-old man from Fairfield, had died from his wounds.

The second victim, a 15-year-old boy, was…

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#deadly shooting  #Fairfield Police  #homicide  #murder  #NorthBay Medical Center  #shooting 
Sac Metro has busy Saturday morning

Sac Metro has busy Saturday morning

sac-metro-fireSACRAMENTO COUNTY, CA – Sacramento fire crews were kept busy Saturday morning after three blazes were reported within six hours of each other.

The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department said, that just after 4 a.m. Saturday, the first of three fires was reported in Citrus Heights. The fire was located at a closed-down mini mart at Auburn Blvd. and Sandalwood Drive.

Fire crews were told that…

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#Auburn Blvd  #Citrus Heights  #Eastridge Drive  #Greenback Lane  #North Highlands  #Orangevale  #Sac Metro  #Sacramento County  #Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department  #Sandalwood Drive 
Escaped convicts captured near Plymouth

Escaped convicts captured near Plymouth

Johnny Maciel

Johnny Maciel

IONE, CA – The two inmates who escaped from Mule Creek State Prison in Amador County earlier this week were found by a rancher on Saturday morning.

According to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), the pair was taken into custody at about 8:20 a.m. on Saturday, after a rancher spotted the two sitting near the intersection of Willow Creek and Highway 16…

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#Amador County  #captured  #Ione  #Ione Police  #Johnny Maciel  #Mule Creek State Prison  #Patrick Raines  #Plymouth  #prison escape 
Body found in Fairfield canal identified

Body found in Fairfield canal identified


Area where body was found
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FAIRFIELD, CA – Fairfield Police have released the identity of the body discovered in the Putah South Cana on April 10.

With the assistance of the Solano County Fingerprint Analysis Unit and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, police say the body has been identified as 41-year-old Delicia Wilkerson-Smith of Fairfield.

The cause of…

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#body found  #Delicia Wilkerson-Smith  #Fairfield Police  #Federal Bureau of Investigation  #Putah South Canal  #Solano County Fingerprint Analysis Unit  #South Putah Creek 
Coachella concertgoer dies

concertINDIO, CA – A concertgoer from Oakland has died from an apparent overdose while attending the wildly popular Coachella Valley Music Festival in Southern California.

According to the Riverside County Coroner, 24-year-old Kimchi Truong of Oakland was at the festival on Saturday when she collapsed. She was rushed to the hospital and died yesterday.

Officials are working with the coroner’s office to…

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#Coachella  #Coachella Valley Music Festival  #drug  #Indio  #Kimchi Truong  #Oakland  #overdose  #Southern California 
Strong quake hits Mexico

Strong quake hits Mexico

Area of Quake USGS

Area of Quake

GUERRERO, MEXICO – An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale has struck near Petatlan, in Guerrero, Mexico, this according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was was felt strongly in Mexico City and was centered 22mi NNW of Tecpan de Galeana.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says that no tsunami alerts have been issued at this time.

Mexico City reported a rolling…

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#Earthquake  #Guerrero  #Mexico City  #Petatlan  #Tecpan de Galeana  #USGS