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Topless Car Wash Raises Cash For Deputies Shot In Rastafarian Pot Farm Gun Fight

In a weird news story that’s getting weirder by the day, a strip club in Yuba County held a topless car wash to raise funds for deputies injured in a …

Crime

CHP: WB I-80 in Sierra closed due to deadly 16-vehicle crash

PLACER COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) —<p>All lanes of westbound Interstate 80 are closed Thursday in the Sierra due to a deadly 16-vehicle crash near Crystal Springs in Placer County, the California Highway Patrol said.<p>The crash happened about 11:05 a.m. between Cisco Grove and Emigrant Gap.<p>As many as 16 …

Drought

Jessica Chastain rallies fans to find fugitive wanted for a family friend's murder

Kurt Andrew Collins is wanted by Nevada police in connection with murder.<p>Oscar nominated actor Jessica Chastain has issued an extraordinary plea to …

Crime

Sierra snow on last full day of summer causes fatal crash

Snow and hail brought winter driving conditions to the Sierra on the last full day of summer — the earliest that Caltrans officials could ever recall — leading to a fatal 16-car collision on Interstate 80.<p>The snow led to the chain-reaction pileup Thursday on westbound I-80 near Cisco Grove (Placer …

Skiing

Yuba County officials find more than 6,000 illegally grown marijuana plants in last 30 days - The Cannifornian

A Yuba County Code Enforcement inspection Friday morning of an illegal marijuana grow site in Linda may seem rather routine … and that’s the problem: …

Northern California

Placerville Man Accused Of Making Sexually Explicit Calls To Women

PLACERVILLE (CBS13) – A Placerville man has been arrested on suspicion of making sexually explicit phone calls to El Dorado County women.<p>The El …

Crime

The first thief got all the cash from Subway. The second thief just got spare change.

Two men robbed the same Subway within five minutes, leaving the second thief with nothing more to show for his crime than spare change, according to …

Crime

DA reveals how California dad allegedly killed his children

Prosecutors charged a father with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his children

Crime

California Dad Allegedly Murdered His 3 Young Kids — Using a Belt as a Weapon on 2 of Them

California prosecutors have accused a man of using a belt to kill two of his three children in a domestic violence incident last week that left all …

Crime

Yuba County shootout ends with suspect killed, two deputies wounded

A topless car wash organized by a strip club near Marysville, Calif., raised $2,565 for two Yuba County sheriff’s deputies injured in a shootout …

Northern California

Motive still a mystery for man accused of murdering his 3 kids

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The father suspected of killing his three children in California has been interviewed by investigators, though they still aren’t …

Crime

911 calls came too late for 3 children slain in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police say 911 calls came too late to save three children found slain inside a California apartment.<p>Police late Wednesday found the bodies of 11-year-old Kelvin Hodges, 9-year-old Julie Hodges and Lucas Hodges, who was born in January and was a few days shy of eight months …

Crime

This strip club wants to help wounded deputies with a topless car wash

Dancers from a Yuba County strip club plan to stage a topless car wash Saturday to raise money for two local deputies injured in a shoot out earlier …

Crime

Find fresh olive oil during California's fall harvest

High-quality extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is one of the most delicious ingredients available to chefs and consumers, and the cornerstone of the lauded Mediterranean diet. It is one of the few foodstuffs specifically approved by the FDA to carry health claims, and has been linked to myriad benefits …

Travel

Man allegedly pees on officer while being arrested for drugs

A California man was arrested on drug charges after he was seen loitering and acting strangely in a nearby nature reserve.<p>Steven Holley, 55, was …

Offbeat News

'Scary' drug suspect allegedly urinates on Placer cop

Steven Holley, 55, of Sacramento, was arrested Thursday in a Roseville park by Placer County Sheriff's Office deputies on suspicion of methamphetamine possession. He allegedly urinated on an officer while struggling with police.<p>Sheriff's deputies cracking down on public boozing came upon a man …

Crime

California’s homelessness crisis moves to the country

Image 1of/23<p>Caption<p>Close<p>California housing costs are spiraling so high that they are pushing the state’s homelessness crisis into places it’s never …

Poverty

More opioid prescriptions than people in some California counties

Trinity County is the state’s fourth-smallest, and ended last year with an estimated population of 13,628 people.<p>Its residents also filled …

Drug Use

A California ‘blanc blend’ from off the beaten path

If your travels rarely take you to northern California, you may not be familiar with Yolo County’s vineyards. Lindsay Howard, wine director at the …

Boston

What Roadkill Is Costing California

Collisions between vehicles and wildlife cost California $276 million in 2016, up about 20 percent from the previous year, according to an annual …

UC Davis

South Sacramento Boy, 8, Beaten With Hammer Dies

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Police say the boy injured in an assault in south Sacramento last week has died.The incident happened last Friday at a home …

Crime

Yolo County implements ‘track and trace’ cannabis program

Known as SICPA, the company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland. It’s a privately owned firm providing secured …

Cannabis