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Explosion rocks downtown Sacramento

Explosion rocks downtown Sacramento

Area of explosion Google Maps

Area of explosion
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SACRAMENTO, CA – A propane tank exploded this morning at a recycling center sending shock waves throughout downtown.

According Sacramento Fire Spokesman Robert Padilla, an old Regional Transit bus was being broken down and recycled at approximately 10 a.m. at the Sims Metal Management facility on N 12th Street, when the propane tank attached to the bus exploded.

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#12th Street  #B Street  #Explosion  #propane tank  #sacfiredept  #Sacramento Fire  #Sims Metal Management  #Sims Recycling Center 
State of emergency declared after Napa quake

State of emergency declared after Napa quake

Buckled road in Napa Twitter: Jeff Ranieri

Buckled road in Napa
Twitter: Jeff Ranieri

SACRAMENTO, CA – Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency after a major earthquake struck Northern California Sunday morning.

The 6.1 magnitude quake ignited fires, damaged buildings, knocked out power for thousands, and sent scores of people to local hospitals. It was the largest earthquake to hit the region in 25 years.

Read: 6.0 quake strikes…

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#American Canyon  #Earthquake  #Governor Jerry Brown  #Major earthquake  #Napa  #Northern California  #Santa Rosa  #state of emergency  #USGS 
6.0 quakes strike Northern California

6.0 quakes strike Northern California

Downtown Napa Twitter: DJ Rotten Robbie

Downtown Napa
Twitter: DJ Rotten Robbie

AMERICAN CANYON, CA – The largest earthquake to hit the Bay Area since 1989’s Loma Prieta, struck Northern California just after 3 a.m. Sunday morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey the quake registered a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 and was centered about four miles northwest of American Canyon, striking at 3:20 a.m.

The temblor, which took place…

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#American Canyon  #Earthquake  #Major earthquake  #Napa  #Northern California  #Santa Rosa  #USGS 
3 arrested in baby formula thefts in Auburn

3 arrested in baby formula thefts in Auburn

Damon Nash Credit: Placer County Sheriff

Damon Nash
Credit: Placer County Sheriff

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Torryiel Griggs Credit: Placer County Sheriff

AUBURN, CA – Three Bay Area suspects were arrested on Wednesday after stealing a large amount of baby formula from a Bel Air store in Auburn.

According to the Placer County sheriff’s Department, at approximately 6:50 p.m. Wednesday two women and two men entered the Bel Air store located on Highway 49. They were…

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#Arrests  #Auburn  #Bel Air  #Charday Mariah  #Charday Mariah Monique Brown  #Damon Nash  #Placer County Sheriff  #theft  #Torryiel Gayla Griggs 
8 arrested for drug and identity theft

8 arrested for drug and identity theft

Victoria Lewis

Victoria Lewis

Marc Lucero

Marc Lucero

ROSEVILLE, CA – Yesterday Roseville Police detectives arrested 8 people in connection to drug sales and identity thefts involving scores of victims.

According to Roseville Police Department Spokesperson, Dee Dee Gunther, the case stemmed from a vehicle stop made earlier this month.

On August 15, a narcotics detective stopped a car in the 900 block of Parry Street in…

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#Ladislao Carrasco  #Marc Anthony Lucero  #Monica Elisa Delacruz  #Robert Carrasco  #Sabrina Sosa Padilla-Pimentel  #Victoria Carrasco Lewis  #Victoria Lisa Lucero 
Rocklin student arrested after bringing gun to school

Rocklin student arrested after bringing gun to school

Police-lightsROCKLIN, CA – Only two days into the school year and Rocklin High School hits the news after a student brings a gun to class.

The principal of Rocklin High School, David Bills, said in a statement that a 14-year-old student was showing off a handgun to another student just after school ended on Wednesday.

The school immediately contacted Rocklin Police and officers were able to determine that the…

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#Arrested  #handgun  #Rocklin High School  #Rocklin Police Department  #Student 
Cattle scattered on I80 in Roseville

Cattle scattered on I80 in Roseville

CHPROSEVILLE, CA – A number of cows were killed early Thursday morning after the fifth-wheel trailer they were riding in slammed into a guard rail along Interstate 80 in Roseville.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver of a pickup was hauling 23 head of cattle at approximately 2 a.m. Thursday, when the driver said he swerved to avoid something in the middle of the freeway, causing…

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#California Highway Patrol  #cattle  #cows  #fifth-wheel  #Interstate 80  #Placer County Sheriff  #Roseville Police  #vehicle accident 
New details in Woodland officer involved shooting

New details in Woodland officer involved shooting

Police-lightsWOODLAND, CA – The Woodland Police Department has released additional information in Tuesday’s officer involved shooting that killed 53 year-old Jeffrey Towe.

According to officials, Towe was shot and killed Monday morning by Officer Darryl Moore, a 13-year veteran of the department. Moore is a fire arms instructor and field training officer. He’s also taken crisis intervention courses that help…

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#College Manner Apartments  #Fatal shooting  #Jeffrey Towe  #Officer involved shooting  #shooting  #suicide by cop 
Kaiser patient being tested for deadly Ebola virus

Kaiser patient being tested for deadly Ebola virus

Kaiser-Logo CDCSOUTH SACRAMENTO, CA – Could Sacramento be ground zero for Ebola in the United States?

A Kaiser patient that was admitted to the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center is currently undergoing testing for the Ebola virus.

According to hospital officials on Tuesday, the Sacramento Public Health Lab has sent blood samples to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for testing.

In…

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#California Department of Public Health  #CDC  #Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  #disease  #Dr. Ron Chapman  #Ebola virus  #Kaiser Permanente  #Sacramento  #scare  #South Sacramento 
2 arrested for birthday party shooting

2 arrested for birthday party shooting

Kelly Thomas Credit: Sacramento PD

Kelly Thomas
Credit: Sacramento PD

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Police Department has arrested two men for the shooting at Peregrine Park that left one man dead and a 7-year-old girl injured.

At a news conference today, the Sacramento Police Department announced the arrest of 22-year-old Kelly Thomas and 28-year-old Orlando Rhinehart for the murder of Jacoby James and other related charges.

Orlando Rhinehart Credit: Sacramento PD

Orl…

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#Jacoby James  #Kelly Thomas  #Orlando Rhinehart  #Peregrine park  #Sacramento  #Sacramento Police  #shooting