DEL PASO HEIGHTS (CBS13) – A doctor’s mission to gets vaccines into the arms of people who live in Del Paso Heights hit a major roadblock as allocations for first doses have now been halted with more than 3,000 people eager to get the shot. Dr. Kawanaa Carter told CBS13 that just as Gov. Gavin Newsom announced big plans to prioritize getting vaccines to the state’s most underserved communities, she learned about first dose appointment supplies getting cut off by the county. READ MORE: Boy, 8, Hailed A Hero After Discovering Baby Sister Unresponsive In Pool “I’m not sure what happened, but all of a sudden the county started acting like we were doing something wrong,” she said. The Sacramento County Department of Public Health says a Del Paso Heights vaccine clinic was originally set up as a small pop-up intended to serve just 60 people, but demand has soared. So far, the site has administered at least 2,500 shots and has more than 3,000 people eager to make an appointment. … [Read more...] about Del Paso Heights Vaccine Clinic Gets Supply Cut Off – What Happens Now?
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A sad blues song playing from a car radio filled the air as heavy hearts stood in McClatchy Park on Sunday night to honor 17-year-old Jaylen Betschart. Friends and teachers at Sacramento High School said the baseball and football player was shot and killed in one of a series of Sacramento shootings this weekend. READ MORE: Boy, 8, Hailed A Hero After Discovering Baby Sister Unresponsive In Pool “He was taken from us way too soon. It’s hard to come to the reality of that,” said Domina Stamas, Jaylen’s science teacher. “I denied and denied it, and then it started hitting me,” Semaj Jessie, Jaylen’s good friend, said. This pain is also hitting the family of Makaylah Brent – a 9-year-old who was killed in a different Saturday shooting in Del Paso Heights. “And when it happens to your family, when death knocks on your door, you understand what I am saying? When it knocks on your door, are you ready? Because we’re not,” Debra Cummings, … [Read more...] about Families, Friends Mourn Loss Of Young Child, Teen Killed In Different Sacramento Shootings
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents found groups of migrants locked inside the cargo area of a U-Haul truck and two tractor-trailers. The migrants had no means of escape. Eagle Pass South Station agents assigned to the Highway 57 immigration checkpoint near Eagle Pass, Texas, on March 3 stopped a U-Haul truck for an immigration check. Agents conducted a search of the truck’s cargo area and found several migrants packed inside, according to a tweet from Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Austin Skero. Eagle Pass South Station agents stopped this truck Wednesday, discovering several illegal aliens trapped in the storage area. With no way to exit the vehicle and no seatbelts, the dangers of this smuggling attempt are clear. Luckily, no one was harmed during this attempt. pic.twitter.com/niLZu9usX1 — Chief Patrol Agent Austin Skero (@USBPChiefDRT) March 5, 2021 Chief Skero said there was no way for the migrants to exit the cargo area as the smugglers had secured the rear … [Read more...] about Smugglers Lock Migrants in Multiple Cargo Trucks near Border in Texas
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A teenager has been arrested in connection to the shooting death of 17-year-old Jaylen Betschart. Sacramento police said Betschart was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound after crashing into a pole near Granite Regional Park on Saturday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at the scene. READ MORE: Boy, 8, Hailed A Hero After Discovering Baby Sister Unresponsive In Pool READ: Families, Friends Mourn Loss Of Young Child, Teen Killed In Different Sacramento Shootings On Thursday, Sacramento police said detectives arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with the homicide. Because of his age, the suspect’s name has not been released. Police say they are continuing to investigate this shooting and ask anyone with information about the homicide to contact the police department. Friends and teachers at Sacramento High School gathered Sunday to remember Betschart, a baseball and football player. READ MORE: Man Apologizes After Video Shows Street … [Read more...] about 17-Year-Old Arrested In Connection To Shooting Death Of Jaylen Betschart, Police Say
The Senate on Saturday approved a sweeping coronavirus relief bill on a strictly party-line vote after a marathon session, giving Democrats their first legislative victory since reclaiming the majority. Democrats cheered the 50-49 vote as it was gaveled closed. Sen. Dan Sullivan Daniel Scott Sullivan Senate GOP gets short-lived win on unemployment fight McConnell makes failed bid to adjourn Senate after hours-long delay Sullivan returns to Alaska for family funeral amid Senate debate MORE (R-Alaska) missed the vote. Sen. Lisa Murkowski Lisa Ann Murkowski Senate rejects Sanders minimum wage hike The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Virus relief bill headed for weekend vote Hillicon Valley: YouTube to restore Trump's account | House-passed election bill takes aim at foreign interference | Senators introduce legislation to create international tech partnerships MORE (R-Alaska), seen as the only potential swing vote in the … [Read more...] about Senate approves sweeping coronavirus measure in partisan vote