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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.

Lodi Police Defuse Pipe Bomb with Controlled Explosion — LODI- While a controlled explosion by Lodi police put onlookers on edge, the bomb squad says the two explosive devices they found inside the Jeep could have been much worse. "One was a pipe bomb, the other was an incendiary device set to blow up and give a fireball effect," said Bomb Squad Sergeant Steve Maynard.

Turlock Woman Critical after being Shot by Ex-Husband — TURLOCK- A Turlock woman is in critical condition in a Bay Area hospital after she and another man were shot by her ex-husband near Crows Landing Saturday night. The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office said Maricela Martinez was shot by her ex-husband, Mario Martinez, who also shot and killed a Modesto man, Mario Medina, before turning the gun on himself.

Orangeville Church Vandalized with Messages of Hate — ORANGEVILLE- A church in Orangevale was vandalized overnight on Friday, with someone spray painting hate symbols and profanities along the building. Neighbors discovered the graffiti at the Calvary Chapel near Greenback Lane and Madison Avenue when they woke Saturday morning. "What is this? This is not in our neighborhood.

Week Before Super Bowl means Spike in TV Sales — ROSEVILLE- Many consumers are in a mad rush to buy the largest and sharpest televisions before the Big Game. "It seems like there's a run on them right now," said Sam Garland, who was shopping for a TV on Saturday.

Crews Begin to Pour Concrete Foundation at Downtown Arena — SACRAMENTO- Construction crews began pouring the concrete foundation of the downtown Sacramento arena Friday night - a process expected to take until the end of February. "About 2,000 cubic yards of concrete, and this is the first pour of what will be many more than that," Sacramento Kings Chief Marketing Officer Ben Gumpert told FOX40.

Sac Sheriff’s Dept. Investigating Deputy for Parking in Disabled Spot — SACRAMENTO- The Sacramento Sheriff's Department is investigating one of its own after video of a deputy parking in a disabled spot surfaced. The man who shot the video on his cell phone told FOX40 exclusively he spotted the deputy in that space in front of the Circle K on Hemlock Street near Auburn Blvd.

Third Burned Sacramento Firefighter Still Recovering — SACRAMENTO- Two Sacramento firefighters who were injured last week have been released from the hospital and are expected to return to work soon. But the third firefighter hurt in the house fire is still recovering in the burn unit. Now Fire Chief Walt White hopes the community will help support his recovery.

CAL Fire Transitions Responsibility to New Marysville Fire Dept — MARYSVILLE- Cal Fire handled the begging of one of their last calls in Marysville. Soon that agency will be handing over their responsibility to the newly formed Marysville Fire Department. The Marysville City Council voted last fall to begin their own department, as part of a money-saving measure.

Vigil Held for 3 Teens Killed by Wrong-Way Driver — EL DORADO HILLS- Friends, family and the community came together to honor three young adults who were killed when a driver going the wrong way on Interstate 80 crashed into their vehicle. January 10th, 20-year-old Matt Azar was driving 18-year-olds Kendra Langham and Matthew Beard-Witt home west of the Madison Avenue exit.

Reactions Mixed to Pope’s Plan to Canonize Father Junipero Serra — SACRAMENTO- As news of a new saint echoes through the air, some are rejoicing Pope Francis' decision to canonize Father Junipero Serra. "I was astonished first of all because I thought it would take years," Sierra Club member and retired UC Davis English professor Jerry Murphy told FOX40.
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Jan 27, 2015

Stockton police say that 3 teenage men and a 20-y-o have been shot, one teen dead.

Jan 27, 2015

Stockton police say that four teenage men have been shot, one teen dead.

Jan 26, 2015

Lodi police still searching vehicle which had pipe bomb and incendiary device inside. Officer pulling those items out

Jan 26, 2015

A Turlock woman is in critical condition in a Bay Area hospital after being shot by her ex-husband. Her best...

Jan 26, 2015

Police yell "fire in the hole" before control detonating suspicious device.

Jan 26, 2015

A look from our zoomed in camera Lodi police checking out suspicious device found inside a vehicle in shopping center

Jan 26, 2015

Police robot checking out bomb threat in Lodi shopping center parking lot.

Jan 26, 2015

RT @TIA_EWING: A love triangle turns deadly, as one woman clings to life. @DougJohnsonFX40 has the story on @Fox40 at 10pm.

Jan 25, 2015

RT @knowmorewp: What the supercontinent Pangea would look like with modern borders

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