| Dec 26, 2009
A desperate plea from the SPCA of Solano County.
They need donations for a hundred puppies removed in an animal cruelty raid.
The SPCA of Solano County is taking care of 100 sick Yorkie dogs following a raid at the California Pets and Supply Store...
| Feb 26, 2010
A former sex crimes investigator for the Solano County District Attorney's office has been accused of a sex crime of his own.
Police say Jan Layfield sexually assaulted his girlfriend's 18-year-old disabled daughter.
"There was an incident of...
| Sep 4, 2009
A grass fire burning near Vacaville that threatened homes early Friday is nearly contained, firefighters say.
The "Cherry Fire," burning along Interstate 80 just before the Cherry Glen exit in Vacaville, is 50% contained and as burned more than 250 acres...
| Mar 23, 2009
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says 17 people are dead in a plane crash in Montana.
Spokesman Mike Fergus says the single engine turboprop plane departed from Oroville, Calif., and that the pilot had filed...
| Oct 15, 2008
SACRAMENTO - The California Correctional Peace Officers Association is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of a shooter who claimed the life of a peace officer earlier this morning.
Authorities say 39-year-old Steve Lo...
| Nov 26, 2008
SACRAMENTO - Are you living in a city with the nation's highest crime?
According to Congressional Quarterly, both Stockton and Sacramento rank high in crime among the nation's cities, at numbers 45 and 51 respectively. The publication looks at crime...
| Dec 11, 2008
VACAVILLE - An animal rescue sanctuary in Vacaville is trying to find homes for about 650 chickens.
According to Kim Sturla, Executive Director of Animal Place, the egg laying hens were brought to the sanctuary by an anonymous volunteer who...
| Mar 23, 2009
BUTTE, Mont. - A small plane carrying a group of people from California to Montana crashed into a cemetery not far from the airport in Butte and burst into flames, killing seven adults and seven children.
"There was nothing left of it," said Steve...
| Oct 5, 2009
The parents of a two-year-old girl fatally shot by her eight-year-old brother two weeks ago in Vacaville have been arrested.
Authorities with the Vacaville Police Department contacted Michael and Daniela Shanahan at the Solano County Courthouse in...
| Oct 5, 2009
James Warren, a retired lieutenant colonel with the US Army Air Corps, faced racism as a Tuskegee airman. Now, more than 60 years later, the 86-year-old pilot claims the Nut Tree Airport is discriminating against him because he's black.
According to a...
| Oct 13, 2009
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Update at 4:00pm: FOX40 News at 5:30pm will air as a special report, "After The Storm." Be sure to tune in to see your photos and hear your storm stories, including what to do about...
| Oct 20, 2009
The discovery of marijuana in an infant being treated at a hospital has led to the arrest of a Vacaville man.
Authorities with the Vacaville Police Department report 22-year-old Jonathan Velasquez was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare...