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Sacramento, CA
Reporter — Fox 40 Sacramento

Northern California Native, University of Oregon alumnus, now reporting for FOX40 News in Sacramento, California, by way of Las Vegas, NV & Bend, OR.

Thanksgiving Busy for Bail Bonds Companies — SACRAMENTO- Thanksgiving is typically a busy day for bail bonds companies. "Families get together and they ask where their loved one is. They're in jail, they talk about and say, 'Hey, let's put our money together,' and they get together and sometimes come down and bail them out," bail bondsman Greg Padilla said.

Sacramento Police Investigate Del Paso Heights Shootout — SACRAMENTO- Sacramento Police are investigating an apparent gun battle that happened Wednesday evening in Del Paso Heights. After hearing gunshots, neighbors along Cypress Street reported seeing a man with a shotgun run down the street and into a home. Sacramento Police and SWAT officers searched the home and found no one, but did recover a shotgun.

Locals Await Ferguson Decision — SACRAMENTO- Like the rest of the nation, many in Sacramento are also awaiting the grand jury's decision surrounding Ferguson officer Darren Wilson. The President of Sacramento NAACP branch tells FOX40 he wants to see people keep the peace whatever the decision is.

ISIS Refugees Gather for Thanksgiving Meal — ARDEN ARCADE- As the holidays approach, one group of refugees is especially thankful. Dozens who fled their home countries in Iraq and Syria gathered at a church in Arden Arcade on Saturday night, getting the chance to experience Thanksgiving in America. The Arab-American Center has been helping hundreds of refugees come to the US.

MRAP Comes to Woodland, to Mixed Reactions — WOODLAND- A Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, is a bullet and bomb proof vehicle designed for a war zone that will soon be on the streets of Woodland. "It's not a piece of equipment that we use on a day to day basis.

San Juan School Board Votes Down Charter School — CARMICHAEL- The San Juan Unified School Board voted against a new charter school Tuesday, much to the disappointment of many parents. "I think that this is a political vote and we're not done fighting and I think that ultimately PCA [Paramount Collegiate Academy] will succeed," parent Mary Tiller said.

Local Pastors Head to Ferguson Ahead of Grand Jury Decision — SACRAMENTO- Sacramento-area clergy are preparing to travel to Ferguson, Missouri to help keep potential protests peaceful ahead of the impending grand jury decision. "It was definitely engaging and, at times, it was a state of real concern," Pastor Les Simmons, of ACT Sacramento, said Monday of the last time he was in Ferguson.

Building Belonging to Modesto Church Burns Over Night — MODESTO- An early morning structure fire has left a Modesto church and charity deeper in debt. The fire started early Saturday morning on Dale road near Pleandale Avenue. The building that caught fire is separate from the actual church, but it was often rented out for weddings and other events.

Carmichael Neighborhood Terrified after 2nd Home Invasion — CARMICHAEL- A Carmichael neighborhood east of American River College is terrified after the second home invasion in the span of a few months. "Yeah a little disconcerting for this neighborhood, you know, it's a Carmichael neighborhood," neighbor Chris Hanson said. Police say a man broke into a home on Hixon Circle on Nov.

Caltrans Suspends Installation of Sometimes ‘Faulty’ Guardrail — SACRAMENTO- Caltrans announced this week it would suspend installation of a piece of guardrail along California's highways. The move comes after months of controversy surrounding the ET-Plus guardrail system, which critics say has a faulty design. The ET-Plus guardrail head is supposed to take the guardrail and push it out to the side of the vehicle while slowing the vehicle to a controlled stop.
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Nov 27, 2014

Sacramento Police are still putting together the pieces of a gun battle which happened in Del Paso Heights...

Nov 27, 2014

Sacramento Police have opened back up all streets, still searching Del Paso Heights home where shooter entered.

Nov 26, 2014

Sac police tell us they're still not sure what started Del Paso Heights gun battle, but say no one was hit in gun fire exchange

Nov 26, 2014

Sac Police say they detained a vehicle full of men they believe opened fire on another armed man. PD trying to work through the details

Nov 26, 2014

SWAT Team has cleared the house, found no one inside but did retrieve a shotgun from backyard.

Nov 26, 2014

Police have released a K-9 unit into house involved in SWAT Team standoff in Del Paso Heights.

Nov 26, 2014

Several people on the streets tell us the house in question is a music studio, and just one 37-y-I man lives inside.

Nov 26, 2014

Officers on scene are unsure if anyone is still inside house on Cypress St. near Harris.

Nov 26, 2014

Sacramento police involved in a SWAT standoff in Del Paso Heights after neighbors heard gunshots.

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