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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.

Anti-Police Brutality March Remains Peaceful in Sacramento — SACRAMENTO- About 30 to 50 people took to the streets of downtown Sacramento Thursday night to rally against police brutality. Only one lane of 3rd Street was closed by police as demonstrators walked mainly on the sidewalks around the Downtown Plaza.

Teen Killed by Fallen Tree in Tahoe Storm — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE- The body of a missing 14-year-old South Lake Tahoe boy has been found. Police say the teen was crushed by a falling tree in Thursday's storm. Dejon Smith was a freshman at South Lake Tahoe High School "I just feel so so so sad for his family it just like breaks my heart," said Tresa Bell, who lives down the street from where Smith's body was found.

Elk Grove Police Clamp Down on Holiday Shoplifters — ELK GROVE- We are now twelve days away from Christmas, thirteen from the start of Kwanzaa and three days away from the start of Hanukkah. Whatever you celebrate, needless to say, it's a busy time at shopping malls across the country. Locally, police departments are doing what they can to make sure shoppers don't become the victims of thieves.

Mysterious Allergic Reaction Kills Roseville Girl during Hawaii Trip — ROSEVILLE- A Roseville family is grieving this holiday season after their 11-year-old daughter died during a Thanksgiving trip to Hawaii. Paige had an unknown allergic reaction that put her in a coma. "Usually, I could get it under control and this time I just knew something was wrong," mom Karin Carpenter said.

4 Kayakers Rescued from Dry Creek — PLACER COUNTY- Four teens were rescued from Dry Creek after their kayaks capsized Friday evening. "I think that they probably very quickly got themselves in far deeper than they were anticipating," Cal Fire Captain John Hotchkiss said. The kayakers became trapped just a thousand feet downstream from where they entered.

Rain Wreaks Havoc on Valley Roads — SACRAMENTO- As expected, Thursday's rain made a mess of Sacramento traffic. "It's very dark back there, there was no lighting, and there was a little bit of a puddle, so I continued forward," Ingrid Sierra said. Her rented SUV became stuck in a flooded Arden Way restaurant parking lot.

Modesto Man Killed while Calling Daughter — MODESTO- Dozens of relatives, friends and neighbors stood in front of the Stop N Save liquor store Monday night in Modesto to mourn the death of 57-year-old Richard Bernal. "He's been my best friend for 42 years," Bernal's wife, Jeanie, rold FOX40.

Flu Shot Losing Effectiveness, Doctors Say — SACRAMENTO- The Centers for Disease Control sent an advisory Thursday to doctors across the country, saying this year's flu vaccine only partially protects against the season's predominant strain of the virus. Experts believe the shot lost some of its efficacy because the virus is changing.

Company Blames Ferguson Unrest for Pet Expo Cancellation — SACRAMENTO- Terri Ricket runs Ruff Life Rescue Wear, an online clothing company for dogs and humans alike. The Sacramento Pet Expo was going to be a great opportunity for her. "Of course the merchandise gets purchased. For my company, we're able to give donations to local rescues," Ricket told FOX40.

Wreck after Wreck on Snow Covered I-80 — DONNER SUMMIT- As Thanksgiving weekend came to an end, there was wreck after wreck on Interstate 80 as snow blanketed the Donner Summit. For many, driving in a 2-wheel-drive car was a nightmare. "Just caught a slippery part, and just slid," said one driver who skidded off the road.
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Dec 16, 2014

UPDATE: Sacramento Police say they've found Aubrey Andrews' Prius in a Walmart parking lot in Elk Grove. An...

Dec 16, 2014

Sacramento police say Aubrey Andrew's Prius was discovered around 9pm & has since been processed for evidence and towed from the lot.

Dec 16, 2014

Sacramento police say identification of the body found inside pregnant woman's car will come from the coroner office, typical protocol.

Dec 16, 2014

Sacramento Police say they found the Prius belonging to Aubrey Andrews in an Elk Grove Walmart parking lot. A body was found inside.

Dec 16, 2014

@Bosco16 you know what else cats like besides surf music? @TrevorJordan getting Duck sacked!

Dec 16, 2014

As Sacramento police search for a missing pregnant woman, FOX40 has uncovered past problems with her husband.

Dec 15, 2014

@AJ_XVII my friend @TrevorJordan thinks you can't score more fantasy points than @KSTiLLS ... We BOTH know that's not true! Good luck!

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