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Motorcyclist Killed After Crashing In Placerville

PLACERVILLE (CBS13) — A 48-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Placerville early Sunday morning, California Highway Patrol Placerville said. Authorities said the victim, of Orangevale, was traveling northbound on Salmon Falls Road at a high rate of speed on a 2017 Ducati Monster. The man reportedly lost control as he entered a curve in the roadway and was ejected from the motorcycle. Officials said the victim then slid across the roadway and hit a wooden post connected to a guardrail. Despite lifesaving measures by responding personnel, the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. CHP Placerville said the incident is the 25th fatal collision and 27th overall fatality in their jurisdiction so far in 2019 — which they said already equals the 2018 total.

Driver Of Car At Center Of Placer County Rescue Mission Arrested For DUI

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — The driver of the vehicle that went of the roadway and over an embankment near Yankee Jim’s Road in Placer County has been arrested for driving under the influence, California Highway Patrol Auburn said. Officials said all five people in the SUV were not wearing their seatbelts and were ejected at the time of the crash. (credit: CHP Auburn) Occupants of the vehicle included the 20-year-old driver and four minors. The driver reportedly climbed up the hill to the roadways to flag down other vehicles for help, officials said. Multiple injuries were reported though the extent of the injuries is not known at this time. All passengers were taken to the hospital, officials said. Placer County Sheriff’s Department said the vehicle was stuck for over one hour. Multiple crews — with Cal Fire and California Highway Patrol — were on the scene where the five victims were reportedly trapped.

43-Year-Old Woman Facing Charges For Allegedly Throwing Blood On Senate Floor

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A bloody and bizarre attack on state lawmakers on the Senate floor has one woman facing serious charges. State Senator Steve Glazer was one of the lawmakers hit with fluid the California Highway Patrol said appears to be blood. The woman who threw it — 43-year-old Rebecca Dalelio — said it was her own menstrual blood. “One hit me on the head, covered my suit and my desk,” Glazer said. Glazer showed photos of the bloody looking drops that hit him while he was sitting at his desk on the Senate floor. “I have gone through health check-ups to make sure I have not been infected with anything,” he said. Dalelio is facing assault and vandalism charges for the attack that came as lawmakers were voting on the Senate floor. In recorded audio from Cal Channel, you can hear a woman shout “That’s for the dead babies.” As the chamber was cleared by the CHP, a video showed Dalelio in a Capitol hallway — surrounded by officers wearing protective gloves — shouting the fluid she allegedly threw is her own menstrual blood.…

Ask Amy: I was appalled by her gift card maneuver

DEAR AMY: On occasion my wife and I will go out to dinner with two other couples. Since none of us drinks, we always split the bill and tip evenly between us. Columnist Amy Dickinson (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune)  However, the last time we all went out one of the couples insisted on separate checks. When the checks came, the wife pulled out a gift card to obviously be applied to their bill. Quite frankly my wife and I don’t need a gift card contribution when we dine out, but I was appalled by her actions. If my wife and I had a restaurant gift card, I would have applied it to the total bill — or at least I’d have bought appetizers for the table! Related Articles Ask Amy: Our neighbors sneak their trash into our can. Is it petty that I’m upset? Ask Amy: How do I make sure no one finds my uninhibited diaries? Ask Amy: When I say I don’t want to get married, they argue with me Ask Amy: She throws money at her loser son and ignores the amazing one…

Report: 1 dead, 4 firefighters injured after downtown San Jose fire

SAN JOSE — A body was found in the basement of a building where four firefighters were injured after a three-alarm fire in the city’s downtown, according to a report Sunday. San Jose Fire Department firefighters respond Sunday, September 15, 2019 to a third-alarm fire on East Santa Clara Street between First and Second streets. (Courtesy San Jose Fire Department)  Shortly before 6 p.m., firefighters responded to East Santa Clara Street between First and Second streets for the fire, and called a second alarm moments after arrival. A third alarm was declared around 6:35 p.m. In a tweet, firefighters advised visitors to stay out of the area and said all roads nearby were blocked. Shortly before 11 p.m., KRON said four firefighters had been injured and an unidentified person’s body was found in the building’s basement. Check back for updates. @SJFD on scene of a second alarm fire on Santa Clara between 1st and 2nd. All roads closed. Stay out of the area. pic.twitter.com/Sc3MvxZOAV — San Jose Fire Dept. (@SJFD) September 16, 2019 This is now a 3 alarm fire. Stay away from the area.…

4 Firefighters Injured, Body Found in Downtown SJ Fire

Four firefighters were injured and a body was found late Sunday in a three-alarm fire at a building in downtown San Jose, according to police and fire officials. Firefighters and police responded to the blaze at a building in downtown San Jose that likely was intentionally set, according to police and the fire department. After they extinguished the blaze, firefighters found a body in the basement of the building. Brazen Burglary Attempt Shakes Pleasanton Neighborhood The fire ignited about 5:30 p.m. at the Adult Superstore on East Santa Clara Street between First and Second streets, fire officials said. Police were initially called to the scene on reports of a former employee or disgruntled customer who returned to the business after he was asked to leave. “He came back and entered the business and set fire to the building in multiple places,” San Jose fire Capt. Mitch Matlow said. 2 Dead in Wrong-Way Crash on Highway 85 in Mountain View Witnesses told NBC Bay Area they heard what sounded like gunshots from inside the building, but police said no shots were fired. However, police did warn…

San Joaquin Community Mourns Woman Who Died In Delta Boating Collision

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) — The boat dock at the popular hot spot Union Point Bar & Grill was filled with saddened boaters who were mourning the sudden loss of a friend “We just wanted to pay respects to our friend who passed yesterday. Just left some flowers there…nothing really more we could do,“ said Misha Usunov, who drove out to Ski Beach where 24-year-old Kelly Blake was killed. The 24-year-old woman died Saturday evening when two boats collided head-on in the delta. “We’re out here a lot and the boating family’s very close and she was part of it,” Usunov said. ALSO: Father Nearly Loses 2 Daughters In Scary Placer County Crash Usunov said his friend had an addictive personality. “You meet her, you have an instant bond with her,” he said. The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said Blake was killed and five others were injured near Ski Beach around 7:15 p.m. Saturday when the boats crashed into each other around a curve. Christine Alfaro, who regularly boats on the Delta, said the crash had to be a human error because the boat…

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