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Fire damages Turlock city buses

 

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TURLOCK — City bus service continued Monday morning despite a fire that damaged four buses over the weekend.

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Keep Your Home California Receives $383.3 Million in Funding to Help More Homeowners

Keep Your Home California Receives $383.3 Million in Funding to Help More Homeowners

SACRAMENTO – Keep Your Home California will receive an additional $383.3 million in funding from the federal government, allowing the mortgage-assistance program to help prevent foreclosure for more homeowners struggling with financial hardships.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the additional funding Wednesday, the second phase of additional funding approved for the Hardest Hit Fund program during the past two months.

The combined $383.3 million will allow the state-managed program to help at least 12,000 more homeowners. Qualifying homeowners can receive up to $100,000 in mortgage payment assistance from Keep Your Home California.

Suspect remains at large in Roseville stabbing, robbery


Roseville Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding one of six suspects connected with a January robbery and a stabbing.

Five suspects connected with the separate crimes have already been arrested, but Alex Conwell, 21, remains at large, police said.

Police believe Conwell, along with at least three other suspects, broke into a home in the Highland Reserve neighborhood through a window in the home on January 8 and robbed the home while holding the people inside at gunpoint.

During the investigation police found evidence linking Conwell to a January 9 robbery, during which a man went to a Galleria Boulevard parking lot, got in a car with several men, attempting to sell them marijuana, according to police.

During the deal, one of the buyers pointed a shotgun at the seller. Police report a struggle ensued, resulting in the seller being stabbed multiple times.

Roads reopen after fatal car accident in Roseville


Roads have reopened in Roseville Friday morning following a fatal single vehicle wreck that occurred Thursday night.

The intersection of Douglas Boulevard and East Roseville Parkway reopened at about 4:45 a.m., following the investigation of the fatality, Roseville Police report.

At 11:18 p.m. Thursday, officers and rescue crews responded to a report of a vehicle that crashed into a pole.

The driver, a man in his 30s, was declared dead at the scene, police said.

Officers determined that he was driving his Toyota Prius west on Douglas Boulevard at East Roseville Parkway when for unknown reasons he swerved suddenly and collided with a light pole, according to police. He did not have any passengers, and no other vehicles were involved.

Police report there were no obvious signs of alcohol or other drug use; however, the driver was not wearing his seat belt.

Single fatal car accident closes Cirby Way in Roseville


A portion of Cirby Way in Roseville will be closed for several hours Monday morning after a car fatally collided with a wall and tree.

Westbound Cirby from Vernon Street to Cirby Oaks Way will be closed while an investigation is underway.

Roseville police confirmed one person is dead at the scene and said they suspect the person was driving under the influence.


Suspected package thieves arrested in Roseville


A pair of alleged package thieves were arrested in Roseville Wednesday, with the assistance of sure-sighted eyewitness, Roseville police report.

The “pair of purported porch pirates” were seen on January 6 stealing a package off of a neighbor’s front porch on Wheat Court, police said.

According to police, the eyewitness was not the only neighbor to call on the suspects, either.

Following the descriptions reported by the eyewitnesses, an officer in the area stopped a vehicle that matched the description on Fiddyment Road and Pleasant Grove Boulevard.

Officers conducted a probation search and found stolen packages, which were returned to the victim, and other suspected stolen property inside the SUV, police said.

First Sacramento baby born in 2016


 

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The first baby of 2016 in the Sacramento region is a girl.

Ashlynn White was born exactly at midnight on January 1, 2016 at Kaiser Permanente in Roseville. She was 5 pounds and 2 ounces and 18 inches. 

She was scheduled to be born through C-section next Wednesday but her mom had high blood pressure and doctors decided it was best to deliver her as soon as possible.