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Roseville woman run over, killed by own vehicle


A Roseville woman died from injuries she suffered when she was run over by her own SUV.

Bernadette Ann Richardson, 54, was hurt last Friday morning, Aug. 21, on Rosemary Court, according to Officer Dee Dee Gunther with the Roseville Police Department. Police learned Richardson had driven to the court and parked her 1997 Ford Explorer at the curb on the level street when she got out, leaving the engine running. She was taking her bicycle out of the SUV's rear compartment when the Explorer rolled back, knocking her down and pinning her underneath the carriage.

Richardson was transported to Sutter Roseville Medical Center where she passed away Wednesday, Gunther said.

Police continue to investigate what happened.


Roseville police seeking man suspected in car break-ins


SACRAMENTO – A man captured on a surveillance camera is sought in connection numerous vehicle break-ins in a Roseville neighborhood.

Roseville Police Spokesperson Dee Dee Gunther said officers responded to Cambridge Court in the Cirby Ranch neighborhood at 7:22 a.m. in response to a report of a man getting out of a van and peering into the windows of cars parked in the court. Officers searched the neighborhood but were unable to locate the man.

Police subsequently received reports of five vehicles on Pine Valley Circle and Daisy Court either being broken into, or having items taken from them, Gunther said.

The suspect was described as a white man in his 20s with short brown hair and a thin build. He was last seen wearing a plaid shirt and blue jeans with suspenders.

The van from which the man exited was described as resembling a Chevy Astro van.

Teen arrested for having gun on Rocklin HS campus


A Rocklin High School student was arrested after school Wednesday for having a gun on campus.

The 14-year-old boy is accused of brandishing a handgun about 15 minutes after school ended for the day, Rocklin High School Principal David Bills said in a news release.

The incident was reported to administrators within an hour. Bills said the Rocklin Police Department was notified and investigated the incident, leading them to the suspect.

"We applaud students and parents coming forward with information regarding any safety issues on campus as well as the swift action by the Rocklin Police to identify and apprehend the offending student," Bills said.

No other information about the incident was released.

The classes usually end at 2:40 p.m. The school campus is located at 5301 Victory Lane.


Clock ticking for Sacramento-area couple looking for missing service dog


Sarah Himmelman and Matt Idler said their 3-year-old dog Tessa is a vital part of their family.

"I cant imagine her gone," Himmelman said. Tessa works as Sarah's service dog. Himmelman said she and her boyfriend Matt are both hard of hearing and Tessa is trained to let them know when a doorbell rings or when their phone goes off.

Over the weekend Tessa went missing while they were at Folsom Lake near the Granite Bay Boat launch. Tessa was in the car while they were packing up and leaving, but moments later she vanished.

She was last spotted in the nearby woods.

"We have just been everywhere and every time we drive home we are always looking," Idler said.

Fans head to Levi's Stadium on the train

Fans head to Levi's Stadium on the train


With the San Francisco 49ers' first game at their new Levi's Stadium set for Sunday, some in the Central Valley are seeing the Capitol Corridor Amtrak train as the best way to get there, while saving both time and money.

"I cannot wait. I cannot wait. I mean, the first train - I will probably be on it because I want to go to the 49er game. I do not like the drive," said Carrie Croteau, as she stood in line at the Sacramento Amtrak station ticket window.

Several Sunday trains can get you Levi's Stadium in time for 49ers games for $55.50 round trip, that includes a 25 percent discount Amtrak is providing through April 2015. The trip should take about 2 hours and 40 minutes, according to Amtrak.

The trains drop passengers within a short five minute walk of the stadium, eliminating the need to pay for parking.

Roseville race car driver upgraded to serious condition after crash


ROSEVILLE, Calif.– A local race car driver is in stable condition after crashing her car into a wall at All American Speedway in Roseville on Saturday night.

Family members said Lisa Young was still in the hospital, but she is improving and in good spirits. They said she is talking, laughing, and joking with family and other members of the racing community.

The Roseville Fire Department said Lisa crashed head-on into the wall at about 50 miles per hour.

Lisa's dad, Dain Lyon, said they're still trying to piece together exactly what happened but so far it appears that as the cars were racing and coming out of turn 2, another car may have bumped Lisa's car, spun her out and into the wall.

Lyon said he had just finished his own race before Lisa's accident. Lyon said Lisa had been racing for the last two years with him. It's a sport they both love and wanted to share together.

Woman critically injured after crashing at All American Speedway


ID=13888613A woman was upgraded from serious to critical condition Sunday morning after she crashed at the All American Speedway Saturday night.

Roseville Fire said the driver, identified as Lisa Young according to the speedway's website,crashed into a wall at an estimated speed of 50 mph.