Man, 40, Stabbed To Death In Stockton; Suspect Arrested

STOCKTON (CBS13) — A suspect has been arrested after a 40-year-old man was found stabbed to death in Stockton on Wednesday. Stockton police say officers responded to the area of Wilson Way and Mormon Slough a little before 7 p.m. to investigate a reported stabbing and found the victim. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives were able to identify a suspect as 54-year-old Rafael Pimentel-Hernandez. He was arrested later in the night. Pimentel-Hernandez is now facing homicide charges. The name of the victim has not been released at this point.

Suspects Crash While Trying To Get Away From Stockton Police; 4 People, Including Bystanders, Hospitalized

STOCKTON (CBS13) — Four people, including two innocent bystanders, were taken to the hospital after suspects trying to get away from officers in Stockton crashed. Stockton police say, just after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers saw a car run a red light at the intersection of MLK Boulevard and Lincoln Street. As officers moved in for a traffic stop, however, the suspect started driving erratically to try and get away. The suspect ended up driving the wrong way on Center Street – then crashed into a bystander’s vehicle near Church Street. Get the app: Download the new and updated CBS Sacramento News app for iOS and Android Police say a total of four people have been taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition. A handgun was later found by officers inside the suspects’ car. The suspects, only identified as 18-year-old and 16-year-old males, are facing weapons charges.

Sheriff: Oxycontin Pills Seized During Placer County Arrest Were Laced With Fentanyl

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — Authorities are warning residents after tests done on pills seized from a man arrested back in June revealed they were laced with Fentanyl. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says 20-year-old Sacramento resident Edmond Danny was arrested back on June 18 for a felony probation no-bail warrant on burglary charges. While taking him into custody, deputies discovered he had about 1,000 pills of Oxycontin. Detectives sent the pills off to a lab to be tested. On Thursday, the sheriff’s office revealed that the lab found that the pills were laced with Fentanyl – a powerful synthetic opioid responsible for a rash of overdose deaths across the country. The sheriff’s office says there have already been 14 documented Fentanyl overdose deaths in Placer County since January. Law enforcement officers urge residents to obey the law and never buy prescription medications for opioids off the street, as many times the pills could be laced with drugs like Fentanyl.

CHP: Wrong-Way Driver Crashes, Gets Struck And Killed After Walking Onto Highway 50

SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — A woman has died after officers say she ran out onto Highway 50 and was struck by two cars Thursday morning. The crash happened in Sacramento County about 100 yards from the El Dorado County line. According to California Highway Patrol, a woman was driving in the wrong direction along the eastbound side of Highway 50. She then veered off the freeway and rolled down a steep embankment. Get the app: Download the new and updated CBS Sacramento News app for iOS and Android Officers say the woman was able to climb out of the overturned car. She then ran out onto the freeway and was struck by at least two vehicles. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Both drivers who struck her are cooperating with the investigation. Westbound lanes of Highway 50 were closed from El Dorado Hills Boulevard through the early morning hours. The lanes were reopened a little after 7 a.m.

August 6 declared ‘Officer Jonathan Wiese Day’ to honor his cliff rescue of two young girls

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – After performing an act of heroism,  August 6th is being dedicated to San Diego Police Officer Jonathan Wiese. You may recall Officer Wiese rescued two little girls in June, after their father drove his car off Sunset Cliffs with them inside. Because of his heroic efforts, the San Diego City Council decided to make August 6th, “Officer Jonathan Wiese Day.” The proclamation of the day will be presented at the Rancho Bernard Community Council meeting virtually via Zoom. Officer Wiese has been a part of the San Diego Police Department for 20 years and is also a veteran of the Marine Corps. He discussed what it means to be honored in this way on Good Morning San Diego. Categories: Good Morning San Diego, In Studio Guests, Local San Diego News Tags: Jonathan Wiese

Chula Vista City Council votes to increase affordable middle-class housing in Otay Ranch

CHULA VISTA (KUSI) – This week, the Chula Vista City Council voted to approve a deal to build 181 low-income and 150 moderate-income housing units in the Otay Ranch neighborhood of District 3 at no cost to taxpayers. Councilmember Steve Padilla says, “this affordable housing in East Chula Vista reflects my long-standing commitment to ensuring working families can afford a roof over their head, and seniors aren’t priced out of their hometown.” Padilla discussed the vote in more detail on Good Morning San Diego. Categories: Good Morning San Diego, In Studio Guests, Local San Diego News Tags: Steve Padilla

Carl DeMaio working to suspend AB 5 to protect parents from being penalized for hiring at-home tutors

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – California law, Assembly Bill 5 has caused thousands of people to lose their ability to earn money working as an independent contractor in. The “gig-worker” bill’s author, San Diego Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher, designed the bill to convert the state’s independent contractors into employees of who they work for. Her bill has attracted criticism from various industries, and KUSI News has interviewed dozens of people personally impacted by it. The former independent contractors say they preferred the freedom of not being an employee, something Gonzalez says they will still have once converted to an employee. On KUSI News, Gonzalez claimed that “there is no proof thousands of jobs have been lost from AB 5.” Now, a new industry of workers may be facing tightened restrictions as a direct result of Assemblywoman Gonzalez’s bill. Amid the coronavirus, schools across the state may be deciding to stay closed for the upcoming school year, under guidance from Governor Gavin Newsom. Wednesday, a coalition of parents, teachers and education advocates led by Chairman of Reform California, Carl DeMaio, called on Governor Gavin Newsom to immediately suspend…

Oceanside man killed in crash into back of Semi-Truck on SR-163 in Linda Vista

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A 43-year-old Oceanside man was killed when he slammed into the back of a semi truck on state Route 163 in the Linda Vista area, authorities said Thursday. The crash was reported around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday on northbound SR- 163, south of Genesee Avenue, California Highway Patrol Officer Salvador Castro said. A 43-year-old man from Oceanside was driving a Nissan pickup at an unknown speed when he slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer traveling at a slower speed directly ahead of him, Castro said. The Nissan driver was pronounced dead at the scene, the officer said. The victim’s name was withheld pending family notification. The semi truck driver, a 50-year-old man from Tijuana, was uninjured and remained at the scene to cooperate with investigators, Castro said. Categories: Traffic & Accidents

LA Regional Food Bank, County Hold Drive-Thru Food Distribution In Paramount

PARAMOUNT (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, in collaboration with others, will host a drive-thru COVID-19 relief food distribution Thursday to provide food for those in need. The “Let’s Feed LA County” Food Distribution at Bianchi Theatres will take place on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 7770 Rosecrans Ave. in Paramount. Los Angeles County and Supervisor Janice Hahn have partnered with the L.A. Regional Food Bank to hold the event. On Wednesday, another “Let’s Feed LA County” Food Distribution was held at Belvedere Park. Supervisor Hilda Solis and L.A. County hosted Wednesday’s event. Those attending are asked to wear a face mask while picking up.

Woman Accuses Migos Member Takeoff Of Sexual Assault In Encino

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A woman has filed a lawsuit against rapper Takeoff, a member of the popular hip hop group Migos, accusing him of sexually assaulting her in Encino back in June. Takeoff (R) of the group Migos performs during the Astroworld Festival at NRG Stadium on Nov. 9, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Getty Images) The woman, identified only as Jane Doe, filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Wednesday against 26-year-old Kirshnik Ball alleging sexual battery, assault, false imprisonment, both intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress and civil rights violations. She seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages. According to court papers, the alleged victim was invited to the home on June 23 by another man, Daryl McPherson. Ball arrived sometime later. Ball began staring at her, began talking to her and offered her marijuana, all of which made her feel uncomfortable, according to the plaintiff. Ball later encountered the victim and McPherson on a staircase and began arguing with McPherson, the lawsuit states. She went to McPherson’s room to lie down, and Ball later entered the room and sexually assaulted her,…

Photos: Mama bobcat – and her bobkittens – make cameo appearance in photographer’s yard

My yard in the Santa Clarita area backs up to a large barranca, so I’m used to seeing all types of wildlife. But I noticed a new, more unusual visitor a few months ago —  a female bobcat began appearing regularly,  “marking” the grass. A mother bobcat and her three kittens play in our backyard in Santa Clarita, CA. We first spotted the mother hanging around the yard a few months ago, thinking she looked pregnant, then she disappeared and we didn’t see her until our neighbor said he thought he spotted some little kittens down in the barranca the previous week. It was wonderful to see the family all looking great and playing just like kittens in our back yard. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) A mother bobcat and her three kittens play in our backyard in Santa Clarita, CA. We first spotted the mother hanging around the yard a few months ago, thinking she looked pregnant, then she disappeared and we didn’t see her until our neighbor said he thought he spotted some little kittens down in the barranca the…

Dump Truck Overturns on Eastbound 10 Freeway at Overland, All Lanes Blocked

Share this article:A dump truck overturned on the eastbound Santa Monica (10) Freeway in Los Angeles Thursday morning, prompting a stretch of the freeway to be closed for more than three hours. The crash was reported at the Overland Avenue onramp about 4 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. The freeway lanes were reopened about 7:15 a.m., the CHP reported. No injuries were immediately reported. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Dump Truck Overturns on Eastbound 10 Freeway at Overland, All Lanes Blocked was last modified: August 6th, 2020 by Contributing Editor

DWP to Shut Utilities in Response to ‘Egregious’ Gatherings Amid COVID

Share this photo by John Schreiber. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will have the authority to shut off utilities to homes and businesses that host “egregious” gatherings amid the COVID-19 pandemic, says Mayor Eric Garcetti. “We’re Angelenos, we like to be with each other, we like to be around people, we want to see our friends and family, and I know how tough these months have been for all of us,” Garcetti said Wednesday, one day after a gang-related shooting at a large party at a mansion in Beverly Crest north of Beverly Hills left a 35-year-old mother of three dead and two other people hospitalized. “Everything that we are doing, though, everything we individually and collectively are sacrificing depends on each one of us doing our part to reduce infections, hospitalizations and deaths.” Garcetti said the house parties usually take place at short-term rental homes, but the city’s house party ordinance prohibits gatherings that could cause risks to people’s health and safety. That law includes a series of escalating fines on both the party host and homeowner, as well as…

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