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

CHP’s Valley Division Puts Eyes in the Sky — SACRAMENTO-- Recently, the Valley Division of the California Highway Patrol has taken to the skies, using a new plane, which has given it a bird's eye view. Officers said it is a new generation of police plane: the GippsAero CHP unit Air-21. "This is high tech.
Feb 12, 2016

SPECIAL REPORT: The CHP has a new plane above the Central Valley, which can see almost everything below it.

Lodi Residents Voice Gang Concerns to Police, District Attorney — LODI -- After two homicides in less than 24 hours last month, the city of Lodi is addressing issues it's having with gang violence. Tuesday night a public forum was held for citizens to have their concerns answered by the police and district attorney's office.
Feb 10, 2016

Tuesday night the Lodi community voices their concerns to police and the District Attorney about the city's gang...

Girl Hit in Face with BB While Riding Roller Coaster at Scandia — SACRAMENTO COUNTY -- A 9-year-old girl was shot in the face by a BB gun pellet while she was on a ride at Scandia in Sacramento County. An adult woman was also hit by the pellet gun. "It's pretty scary just to think about it, you know, they're doing it to innocent kids," said Jordan Costa, who lives next door to Scandia.
Feb 09, 2016

A 9-y-o girl was hit in the face with a BB while riding a roller coaster at Scandia this weekend. Deputies said...

Firefighter Recovering After Being Struck By Car While Working Another Accident — SACRAMENTO -- A Cosumnes firefighter is recovering after he was struck by a car while working an accident scene on the shoulder of Interstate 5 Friday night. It happened in south Sacramento County near Lambert Road. The Cosumnes Fire Department told FOX40 another car came sliding off the road on the grass shoulder before it hit the fire fighter.
Feb 09, 2016

A firefighter is revovering after he was stuck by a car while working a different accident along I-5 this weekend.

Sacramento City Council Passes Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance — Tuesday night the Sacramento City Council voted to allow cultivation permits for medical clinics to grow indoors within the city limits. That vote has paved the way for the city to be able to tax and license commercial marijuana growing, which could bring in millions of dollars to the city's coffers each year.
Feb 03, 2016

The Sacramento City Council passed a medical marijuana cultivation ordinance Tuesday night.

Potential Soda Tax in Davis Draws Criticism, Approval From Residents — DAVIS -- The debate over a soda tax in Davis is heating up. A group in favor of the new tax held a rally Monday calling on city council to get the initiative on the ballot. Some Davis city leaders spoke in favor of the potential 1-cent per ounce of soda tax.
Feb 02, 2016

A potential soda tax in Davis has some applauding and others shaking their heads, while some in the beverage...

Man Attacked by 7-Year-Old Boy in Stockton — STOCKTON -- Stockton Police are searching for a group of suspects much younger than usual. Officers said a man was mugged by a group of preteen males in the Weberstown Mall parking lot.
Feb 01, 2016

A man was attacked & robbed by a 7-year-old boy in Stockton along with a group of pre-teens & slightly older kids.

Brother of Man Shot In Face During Robbery Speaks Out — CITRUS HEIGHTS -- Citrus Heights police are looking for several suspects who robbed an apartment and shot a man who lived there in the face. Police said the shooting happened at the Sierra Glen Apartment complex near I-80 and Auburn Boulevard. Family of the victim said he is expected to survive.
Jan 31, 2016

The brother of a Citrus Heights man shot in the face during a robbery hopes suspects are caught soon. Says his...

Sinkhole Opens Up on Lincoln Property — LINCOLN- A sinkhole opened up Monday on a property in Lincoln's Peek Hill neighborhood. The homeowner says it's the third sinkhole to appear in the last 30 years. His family believes there was a mine on the property in the 1880's, and that the recent rain helped the earth collapse.
Jan 25, 2016

A Jackson family believes a sinkhole which opened up on their property was once an old gold mine.

Sacramento Regional Transit to Consider Rate Hike — SACRAMENTO -- Sacramentans who take the bus or light rail could soon be paying more. Sacramento Regional Transit could be raising its rates as much as 20 percent by this summer. On Monday night, RT's board members will be holding a meeting to discuss the hike in fares.
Jan 25, 2016

Heads up RT commuters. Sacramento Regional Transit District to Consider Fare Hike via @FOX40

Jan 25, 2016

Be prepared to pay more to ride Sac RT buses and light rail trains in July. The system has been running at a...

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Feb 13, 2016

@mohiclaire intersection of 99 Frontage Road& Woodson Rd. Woodson was shut down to traffic at last report

Feb 13, 2016

San Joaquin Co. Deputies described accident as "hard landing", say parachuter hit wall next to road, didn't survive

Feb 13, 2016

San Joaquin Co. Sheriff has confirmed a skydiver has died due to a malfunctioning parachute.

Feb 13, 2016

RT @TySteeleNEWS: Here's what we know about the possible homicide of a 74-year-old woman in Lodi. @FOX40

Feb 13, 2016

Unconfirmed but it appears this skydiving accident was fatal. Awaiting official word from San Joaquin Co. Deputies

Feb 13, 2016

Possible sky diving accident at the Lodi Airport. Still awaiting details from on scene emergency crews.

Feb 13, 2016

RT @TySteeleNEWS: MT @LodiPolice:investigating a homicide in the 2300 block of Woodlake Circle.@DougJohnsonFX40 reports on @FOX40 at 7

Feb 12, 2016

The CDC said a Yolo County resident tested positive for the Zika Virus, but there's no reason to panic according...

Feb 12, 2016

SPECIAL REPORT: The CHP has a new plane above the Central Valley, which can see almost everything below it.

Feb 11, 2016

Coming up on @FOX40 at 10:30pm, my special report on CHP's new plane above the skies of Sacramento.

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