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Placer County Sheriff's Office searching for suspect in deadly Tahoe City mall shooting

TAHOE CITY, Calif. - The Placer County Sheriff's Office is on the hunt for the gunman in a deadly mall shooting. The shooting happened just outside Boatworks Mall in Tahoe City on Saturday night.


Roads open as wet weather leaves Northern California

Roads are open in the Sierra as wet weather leaves the forecast for the week, but traffic is still heavy. “Traffic on US 50 is moving slowly headed out of town this morning,” the city of South Lake Tahoe said in a tweet Monday. “Lots of cars on the road, and ski traffic at Sierra slowing things down


Gov. Newsom Calls for Tougher Restrictions as California’s Illegal Pot Market Stifles Legal Sales

Before he was elected governor, Gavin Newsom was instrumental in legalizing marijuana for recreational use in California. Now, as he settles into office, he faces the challenge of fixing a system that has been slow to bloom.


Long night for motorists stranded in snow as storm hits Southern California mountains

Hundreds of drivers were stranded in the Grapevine when a powerful snowstorm closed Interstate 5 for hours. As of Monday morning, the southbound 5 was back open with California Highway Patrol escorts. Northbound 5 was still closed but could reopen later this morning.


About Town, Week of Feb. 18

• Pinto Lake is full. It’s so full that city officials closed the gate to Pinto Lake City Park last week. They reopened it Monday but under guarded conditions. A big hunk of reeds, like a little island, has drifted into the boat launch area and parked itself there. A few years ago a huge island of r


Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 11: Pet and animal evacuation preparedness

February 18, 2019 – Your emergency plan and preparedness includes everyone in your household and your pets – of course, they are part of the family. Have your pet microchipped and keep the information up to date, especially your phone number. If possible, add contact info for an emergency contact ou


Town of Truckee: Taking over library might not be feasible

Despite calls from the community for the town to take over control of the Truckee Library, a recent study concluded that it may not be a feasible option right now. According to a study by Management Partners, a consulting firm that specializes in local government, library revenues are projected to i


California woman stabbed officer after driving over 100 mph on Interstate 5, police say

A California Highway Patrol officer was stabbed in the back on Friday after pulling over a woman who had been traveling over 100 mph on Interstate 5, officials said. Haile Neil, 25, is facing attempted murder charges after stabbing the officer during the traffic stop near the town of Williams, locat


Southern California highways reopened after icy storm

LOS ANGELES — Two major Southern California highways reopened Monday after ice and blowing snow forced closures that stranded hundreds of motorists, including some who spent a frigid night in their vehicles.


California May Do Away With Speed Limits For Certain Lanes Of I-5 And Hwy. 99

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California may do away with speed limits for certain lanes on I-5 and Highway 99, in order to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases. Senator John Moorlach (R- Orange County) introduced SB 319 on Friday. If passes, it would require the Department of Transportation to built tw


Endless line of ducks stops traffic amid California storm

Traffic was brought to a complete stop during a blizzard in Kings Beach, California, but it wasn’t due to snowy road conditions. Instead, it was a huge flock of ducks crossing the road, seeking shelter from the storm.


Nevada County Police Blotter: Man eating poisoned chicken wings asks for Jennifer Aniston’s phone number

9:01 a.m. — A caller near the intersection of the Golden Center Freeway and Idaho Maryland Road reported a tow truck pulling a vehicle with a tire smoking and on fire. 12:06 p.m. ­— A caller from the 600 block of Sutton Way reported three people in a vehicle in a parking lot since 8:30 a.m. The call


California man faces hate crime charges after punching 7-Eleven clerk, saying he 'hated Muslims'

A homeless California man was charged with a hate crime after he allegedly punched and threw hot coffee on a 7-Eleven employee on Wednesday and claimed he "hated Muslims," officials said.


Truckee Police on scene of a head on collision with a snow plow

TRUCKEE, Calif. (News 4 & Fox 11) -- Truckee Police are on the scene of a non-injury head on collision involving a vehicle and a snow plow. Officials would like to remind everyone to please reduce your speeds in snow conditions and allow plenty of room between you and other vehicles, especially snow


Series of February Storms Dumps 18 Trillion Gallons of Water in California

There’s still more than a week left in February, but already California has received about 18 trillion gallons of water thanks to a series of storms this month, according to the National Weather Service.


California's gun seizure program hits hurdles

Authorities in California are struggling to enforce a state law that permits officials to seize firearms from people with previous criminal convictions or mental health issues – running into staffing and budgetary issues that have contributed to a massive backlog of guns marked for confiscation.


What you need to know: Feb. 18

Cal Fire is at the scene of a travel trailer fire in Palermo. The fire broke out near Irwin and Bohemia Avenues. Cal Fire said when they arrived the trailer was fully involved with propane tanks venting. Two people were able to escape without injury.


Off-duty deputy killed in suspected DUI crash in California

CHINO, Calif. — Officials say an off-duty San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputy was killed in a traffic collision, and the driver of the other car was arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter.


This new California law is supposed to protect immigrant home cooks. It may help tech giants instead

I’ve personally pondered this question because the number of dumplings I want to eat rarely corresponds with the recommended serving size. But this question also happens to come up when you read the text of California Assembly Bill 626, a new law decriminalizing the sale of home-cooked food.


Mountain lion removed from tree in California backyard

(CNN)Firefighters are well known for their cat-rescuing skills. But members of San Bernardino County Fire department faced a bigger challenge than your average trapped tabby when called to a home in California on Saturday.