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    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A march Saturday morning in Sacramento was organized to demand justice for Vanessa Guillen, the soldier whose remains were found in June after she went missing for more than two months. Before she was killed in Fort Hood, Texas, the 20-year-old allegedly told her family she had been sexually harassed, but feared to report it. Protestors in Sacramento said Fort Hood should be shut down. “We feel like there’s no protection out there, she should’ve been protected,”...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A call for justice from perhaps the most famous woman on social media is putting a national spotlight on Sacramento. A single tweet sent by Kim Kardashian to her 6.5 million Twitter followers and 179 million followers on Instagram is bringing new attention to Stephon Clark and the Sacramento officers who shot and killed him in 2018. On March 18, 2018 Stephon Clark was murdered by Sacramento police in his grandmother’s backyard. He was a father of...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A bike ride is a family effort for 8-year-old Kenyon Hubbert. Mom and Dad get him strapped onto his special bike and his little sister even gives him a boost from behind. Kenyon has cerebral palsy. He had surgery in December to correct his feet in hopes he wouldn’t need crutches one day. Once he was in recovery and ready for physical therapy, the pandemic shut everything down, including his physical therapy. “It’s very hard. It’s just...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Four months into the coronavirus crisis, the supply chain for testing supplies is backed up and the labs running the tests are overwhelmed. Dana Fleischman, 33, expressed his frustration at the difficulty he was having getting an appointment. Fleischman was exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 and he doesn’t want to bring it home to his 4-month-old son. “He doesn’t have an immune system yet,” Fleischman said. “I just want to know if I have...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Four months into the coronavirus crisis, the supply chain for testing supplies is backed up and the labs running the tests are overwhelmed. Dana Fleischman, 33, expressed his frustration at the difficulty he was having getting an appointment. Fleischman was exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 and he doesn’t want to bring it home to his 4-month-old son. “He doesn’t have an immune system yet,” Fleischman said. “I just want to know if I have...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Coronavirus and public health restrictions are forcing Sacramento to keep most of its pools closed. “There’s no other pools around here that’s open,” Alacya Siler from Sacramento said. Sacramento has 12 public pools and not even half are being used, but the lack of cool down spots this summer could be the least of California’s problems. Florida, Texas, Arizona, and California have all seen a recent surge in coronavirus numbers and the heat could make that worse....
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Election day is only a few months away and the Golden 1 Center may be getting in on the action. The arena has sat empty since March after the coronavirus pandemic canceled NBA games and concerts. Now the G1C may be transformed into a voting center for the election on Nov. 3. In a statement Friday, a Sacramento Kings spokesperson said, “We are incredibly excited to work in partnership with Sacramento County to explore transforming Golden 1...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Are you looking for activities for your kid before the new school year begins? The Sacramento region YMCA is still open for business and ready to help. “While we are social distancing, we are connecting emotionally,” President and CEO Sharna Braucks said. “We never shut our childcare doors.” The YMCA is keeping that peer connection going and still offering programs for children from kindergarten through seventh grade. Braucks says the Y immediately went into “emergency care mode”...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sacramento County is looking at new ways to expand coronavirus testing as a never-ending stream of people looks to put their minds at ease. Jim and Kathleen Harris said they were recently exposed to a family member who tested positive to COVID-19, and they got themselves tested on Friday. “They let us know. We had seen them, we ate outside and were being careful, but we are just being ultra-cautious,” said Kathleen. But getting a COVID-19 test...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Firefighters are battling a grass fire in the rural part of North Sacramento. The scene is near the 600 block of Claire Avenue. Incident info: A Grass Fire is now at 2-alarms near the 600 Block of Claire Ave. pic.twitter.com/4faGd4JA6w — Sacramento Fire (@SacFirePIO) July 10, 2020 According to the Sacramento Fire Department, the fire has prompted a two-alarm response. No other details about the fire were available at this point. Updates to follow. 
    DEL PASO HEIGHTS (CBS13) — Firefighters are investigating a fire that involved at least one structure and several outbuildings Thursday evening. The two-alarm fire happened on the 1200 block of Nogales Street and also burned an RV and personal belonging in the yard of the property. Sacramento Fire says no injuries were reported. A 2-Alarm fire on the 1200 Block at Nogales Street involved a structure, several outbuildings , an RV and lots of personal belongings stored in the yard...
    WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — You can find a lot of forgotten things in an attic. Jason Burt’s entire family had been searching for the treasure found in the attic of his grandfather’s garage last October. “They came across my grandpa’s World War II records. He was in an army band and they recorded an album during the war in the Philippines,” Burt said. Burt and his family hadn’t seen the records since the ’80s but knew they had to be...
    WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — You can find a lot of forgotten things in an attic. Jason Burt’s entire family had been searching for the treasure found in the attic of his grandfather’s garage last October. “They came across my grandpa’s World War II records. He was in an army band and they recorded an album during the war in the Philippines,” Burt said. Burt and his family hadn’t seen the records since the ’80s but knew they had to be...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The demand for coronavirus testing is increasing by the day after the number of confirmed cases in Sacramento county tripled in just a matter of weeks. County health officials partnered with the California National Guard and Sacramento Public Library Authority to offer free testing at rotating Sacramento county public library branches every 1-3 days. On Thursday, a pop-up test site was scheduled to be open all morning at the Valley Hi-North Laguna branch located at 7400 Imagination...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A man sought by the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office and suspected of a hit-and-run in Sacramento was arrested after leading deputies on a pursuit and being discovered as an unregistered sex offender, authorities announced on Thursday. Sutter County authorities said they were assisted by the Sacramento County Sherrif’s Department in searching on Monday for the suspect, George Lloyd, who was being sought in connection to a hit-and-run collision that occurred in Sacramento. A traffic stop was attempted...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is looking to increase his hiring and firing powers at city hall. The mayor is holding discussions with labor groups this week to mount a “strong mayor” campaign that could go before voters on the November ballot. He has only weeks before the August 7 deadline and will need city council support to do it. Sacramento’s last mayor, Kevin Johnson, tried four times to gain strong mayor power and failed each time. Sacramento...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — “Bark not bite” is the Department of Justice’s new recommendation for how Sacramento Police Department K9s should be trained. In the 2020 report and recommendations for the department, the DOJ asked the Sacramento Police Department to modify its canine-related policies. The Sacramento City Council requested a review of the city’s police department tactics after officers killed Stephon Clark in 2018. The department initially shut down the suggestion, but it’s found its way back into the report. “I...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The California National Guard is stepping up to keep several testing sites in Sacramento open — tt least temporarily.  As CBS13 has previously reported, five community-based testing sites were shut down because of a lack of testing materials.  READ ALSO: What’s Behind The Coronavirus Testing Shortage? Guard members will operate four of the sites on different days starting next week.  Patients who had appointments canceled will get priority. The guard will assess each site to see if they...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a California man who died while being detained on suspicion of trespassing at Sacramento’s basketball arena has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, alleging a security guard kept his knee on the man’s neck for more than four minutes and police officers tied his feet and waist as he was being held face down on the floor. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday claimed three security guards and three Sacramento police officers applied an “unreasonable...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A new lawsuit claims that the man who died last year after having a medical emergency while allegedly trespassing inside the Golden 1 Center had a security guard kneel on his neck for several minutes. The incident happened back in the early morning hours of July 2, 2019. Sacramento police say a man had gotten into the building and started acting erratically. RELATED: Police Release Video From In-Custody Death Of Golden 1 Center Trespassing Suspect Security footage...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A new lawsuit claims that the man who died last year after having a medical emergency while allegedly trespassing inside the Golden 1 Center had a security guard kneel on his neck for several minutes. The incident happened back in the early morning hours of July 2, 2019. Sacramento police say a man had gotten into the building and started acting erratically. RELATED: Police Release Video From In-Custody Death Of Golden 1 Center Trespassing Suspect Security footage...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13)  — A decades-old Sacramento ordinance is in question after a lawsuit was filed against the city. The ordinance requires people to stand at attention during the national anthem and implies criminal punishment if the law is broken. ”The city basically said that it is required to stand at attention during the national anthem. This is a 1928 ordinance,” Mayor Darrell Steinberg said. It’s one of several old laws that remain on the city books. Others include a ban...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — As the Christopher Columbus statue was removed from the state capitol Tuesday, Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones turned to Facebook to weigh in on the statue debate. In a lengthy post, Jones argued that society is ignoring the contributions made by these historical figures and only focusing on their “biggest flaws.” The sheriff went on to call out lawmakers, who he says lack courage and do nothing while history is being erased before our eyes. Columbus’ statue was...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The City of Sacramento is being sued over a law requiring people to stand for the national anthem.The Sacramento Bee reports, according to a city code, people who dont stand can face fines of up to $1,000 and up to 6 months in jail.A Las Vegas man filed the suit out of fear he could be arrested if he refuses to stand during the anthem at Sacramento Kings games.A city spokesperson says he was not aware of...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KABC) -- The City of Sacramento is being sued over a law requiring people to stand for the national anthem.The Sacramento Bee reports, according to a city code, people who dont stand can face fines of up to $1,000 and up to 6 months in jail.A Las Vegas man filed the suit out of fear he could be arrested if he refuses to stand during the anthem at Sacramento Kings games.A city spokesperson says he was not aware...