| Nov 4, 2010
| 1:57 PM
An El Dorado County Judge has agreed to consider a motion by the Sacramento Bee and other media outlets to release documents related to the Phillip and Nancy Garrido case.
Judge Douglas Phimister agreed to consider releasing grand jury transcripts and...
| Apr 7, 2009
Jerome Waldie, the former Northern California assemblyman and congressman who became an early advocate of impeaching President Nixon during the Watergate scandal, died Friday at his home in Placerville. He was 84.
Waldie had been in poor health the...
| Mar 14, 2008
The beige stucco home in Van Nuys looked nice enough from the front yard, but the kitchen and bathroom needed fresh paint and new tile. One by one, men advertising themselves as contractors stopped by to offer services to two women, Susana and Bertha, who...
| Dec 7, 2009
The following schools in the FOX40 viewing area are closed due to the winter storm:
El Dorado Trade
Charter Smith Flat
Charter Home Study Academy
Charter Community Day School
Charter Community School
Black Oak Mine Schools
Buckeye Union School District...
| Dec 10, 2009
Utility crews continue to work around-the-clock with hopes of restoring electricity to much of Northern California's foothill communities blasted with icy cold weather earlier this week.
Several residents without power are unable to perform everyday...
| Dec 11, 2009
| 3:16 AM
A lab technician is missing from Yale University, where a graduate student was found slain about three months ago.
John DiNello hasn't shown up for work in four days and hasn't been seen at his West Haven home in nearly three days, university spokesman...
| Aug 18, 2009
A shocking and disturbing case of animal cruelty in El Dorado County. Two kittens were brutally tortured and killed, then left in a cardboard box on the doorstep of the El Dorado County Animal Shelter in Placerville. Many are shocked to hear about such...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The painter Thomas Kinkade, whose mass-produced landscapes have made him one of the most-collected artists in America, has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. Kinkade, 52, was pulled over outside Carmel on Friday night because his 2006 Mercedes-...
| Sep 23, 2008
RED HAWK CASINO NAMES HEIDI HAMERS VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING
PLACERVILLE, Calif. - September 23, 2008 -Red Hawk Casino announced today that Heidi Hamers has been named Vice President of Marketing. Ms. Hamers has more than 16 years of marketing...
| Mar 22, 2009
PLACERVILLE - Two men were killed Saturday in what the California Highway Patrol is calling an alcohol-related crash. The accident happened at Greenstone and Studebaker Roads in Placerville. The CHP says it was raining at the time of the crash and...
| Jan 24, 2010
On January 24, 2010 at about 1:00 a.m., the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the vacant land behind Kmart, located at 3968
Missouri Flat Rd., Placerville, for a possible homicide.
The Reporting Party told dispatch that one of the...
| Nov 13, 2009
| 3:47 PM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- An animal research technician charged with killing a Yale graduate student raised suspicions when he began scrubbing floors after the crime and tried to move a box of bloody wipes from the view of an investigator, according to an...