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Man Arrested in Solano County Child Sexual Abuse

A 57-year-old Solano County man was arrested last week following an eight-month investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse, according to the Solano County Sheriff's Office.


Lion dances, food, music herald Chinese New Year in Vacaville

Love, laughter and community reigned Saturday at Yin Ranch in Vacaville, where hundreds of attendees celebrated Chinese New Year. From local and state dignitaries to friends and family, everyone shared in a cultural tradition important to the county’s Chinese population.


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.


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


At the Library: Teens can view film ‘Fresh Dressed: The Evolution of Rap Fashion’

VACAVILLE — Celebrate Black History Month at the Vacaville Public Library-Cultural Center by watching a film offered by Kanopy, a movie-streaming service, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday.


Coroner IDs Man Struck, Killed By Big-Rig On I-80

VACAVILLE, CA — The Solano County coroner's office has identified Thomas Utu, 37, as the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a big-rig on Interstate Highway 80 in Vacaville Wednesday morning.


Structure Fire Near Vacaville Controlled

VACAVILLE, CA — The Vacaville Fire Protection District has controlled a structure fire at 6064 A St. South near Elmira Road in unincorporated Solano County, according to a District Facebook post.


2 Southern California highways reopened after storm

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities have reopened two major Southern California highways that were closed because of ice and snow, stranding hundreds of motorists overnight. The California Highway Patrol says Monday that traffic started moving again around 11 a.m. Monday in northbound lanes of Interstat


This California mansion and buffalo farm owned by $180 million lottery winner is now for sale

A California construction executive who won a $180 million lottery is selling his ridge-top mansion and 865-acre property in Santa Barbara County for $26 million. Rick Knudsen, who won the Mega Millions jackpot in August 2014, is in search of another project beyond the chateau-style mansion, buffalo


No, Gov. Gavin Newsom didn’t kill high-speed rail. But what’s his Plan B?

It’s been a dream for years in California’s sprawling Central Valley. Sleek bullet trains would race workers to and from booming Silicon Valley in the Bay Area, bridging the economic and cultural gap between urban and rural California.


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.


CHP officer stabbed during traffic stop on I-5

WILLIAMS, CALIF. — A Martinez woman was arrested Friday after stabbing a California Highway Patrol officer during a traffic stop on northbound Interstate 5. The Williams area CHP was stabbed in the back and taken to a Chico trauma center for his injuries. Department officials told ABC10 he is now at


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.


18 trillion gallons of water has fallen in California so far this month

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - It's been a stormy 2019 for California so far, and we're only a little more than two months into the new year!. So exactly how much water has fallen in California this month?


Southern California man arrested following death of 6-month-old daughter

SAN BERNARDINO (AP) - Authorities say a Southern California man has been arrested following the death of his 6-month-old daughter. The Sun reports Alfonso Ornelas was arrested on suspicion of murder and assault on a child causing death after the baby died at a hospital Saturday.


Napa Sheriff's deputy fatally shoots armed motorist

The Napa County Sheriff's Office reported that a deputy fatally shot an armed motorist in the south county Sunday night while investigating a parked car on a rural road. The incident occurred shortly after 11 p.m. on the 1100 block of Henry Road. The male driver, who was seated behind the wheel, die


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.


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


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.


California teen makes chocolate roses for every girl in school

LOS BANOS (KSEE) - A Los Banos teenager made hundreds of chocolate roses to make sure every girl in his school got one for Valentine’s Day. Daniel Herrera is an 11th grader at Pacheco High School.