Construction theft scheme thwarted, gas prices decrease slightly, grass fires keep crews busy

KCRA 3 is rounding up all the information you need to know to get a head start on your day.Here you’ll find what you missed overnight, what’s happening throughout the day, the forecast and how your commute is shaping up.You can also watch our morning newscasts live from 4-9 am here.WHAT’S HAPPENING IN NORCALArrests: 3 Sacramento men dressed up as construction workers in attempt to steal materials | Three men from Sacramento were arrested in Lincoln after they dressed up as construction workers and attempted to steal materials from a construction site in Lincoln, authorities said. See more here.Sacramento fire crews battle several grass fires Sunday afternoon | At least three separate grass fires kept Sacramento County firefighters busy on Sunday. All three fires were near homeless encampments that had to be evacuated, authorities said. No one has been reported to be injured. Read more here.Sacramento’s annual Juneteenth Festival delights, educates crowds Saturday | Music, families and history filled Sacramento’s William Land Park Saturday for Sacramento’s annual Juneteenth Festival. Read more here.Sky high gas prices decrease over Father’s Day weekend | Prices at the pump finally decreased on Saturday, but only ever so slightly. AAA attributes the marginal dip in price per gallon to a decrease in demand, though travel across Northern California shows no signs of slowing. Read more here.1 arrested after allegedly burglarizing Modesto hunting store, multiple firearms recovered | One person was arrested shortly after burglarizing a hunting store in Modesto, authorities said. Modesto police officers responded to reports of a break-in at Turner’s Outdoorsman located on Parkway Plaza on Sunday morning, the department said. Read more here. WHAT’S HAPPENING ELSEWHEREThe FDA has authorized COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5. What should parents know? | The US Food and Drug Administration gave emergency use authorization on Friday for both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for young children. Vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted unanimously on Saturday in support of giving babies and other kids as young as 6 months a COVID-19 vaccination. Read more here. Florida deputies disciplined for leaking news of Bob Saget’s death | Two Orange County, Florida, deputies have been punished for leaking the news about comedian Bob Saget’s death before the Saget family was notified, documents show. Read more here. Texas House expects to issue a preliminary investigative report on the Uvalde tragedy by mid-July | The Texas House Investigative Committee on the Robb Elementary School shooting expects to complete a preliminary investigative report on the Uvalde tragedy by mid-July, according to a source close to the committee. Read more here. World swimming bans transgender athletes from women’s events | World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday. Read more here.WHAT’S COMING UP TODAYThe California Legislative Black Caucus will celebrate Juneteenth on the west steps of the State Capitol at 12:30 pm today. TODAY’S WEATHER OUTLOOKMeteorologist Melanie Hunter says Monday will be warmer across Northern California. For the morning, the area is waking up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s. Satellite view shows clouds approaching the northwest corner of California, but we’ll have plenty of sunshine along with a northwest breeze. By noon, temperatures will be in the upper 80s, topping out in the low to mid-90s by 6 pm NorCal is expected to hit the triple digits later this week.TRACK OUR REAL-TIME TRAFFIC MAP(App users, click here to see our interactive traffic map.)

KCRA 3 is rounding up all the information you need to know to get a head start on your day.

Here you’ll find what you missed overnight, what’s happening throughout the day, the forecast and how your commute is shaping up.

You can also watch our morning newscasts live from 4-9 am here.

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN NORCAL

Arrests: 3 Sacramento men dressed up as construction workers in attempt to steal materials | Three men from Sacramento were arrested in Lincoln after they dressed up as construction workers and attempted to steal materials from a construction site in Lincoln, authorities said. See more here.

Sacramento fire crews battled several grass fires Sunday afternoon | At least three separate grass fires kept Sacramento County firefighters busy on Sunday. All three fires were near homeless encampments that had to be evacuated, authorities said. No one has been reported to be injured. Read more here.

Sacramento’s annual Juneteenth Festival delights, educates crowds Saturday | Music, families and history filled Sacramento’s William Land Park Saturday for Sacramento’s annual Juneteenth Festival. Read more here.

Sky high gas prices decrease over Father’s Day weekend | Prices at the pump finally decreased on Saturday, but only ever so slightly. AAA attributes the marginal dip in price per gallon to a decrease in demand, though travel across Northern California shows no signs of slowing. Read more here.

1 arrested after allegedly burglarizing Modesto hunting store, multiple firearms recovered | One person was arrested shortly after burglarizing a hunting store in Modesto, authorities said. Modesto police officers responded to reports of a break-in at Turner’s Outdoorsman located on Parkway Plaza on Sunday morning, the department said. Read more here.

WHAT’S HAPPENING ELSEWHERE

The FDA has authorized COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5. What should parents know? | The US Food and Drug Administration gave emergency use authorization on Friday for both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for young children. Vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted unanimously on Saturday in support of giving babies and other kids as young as 6 months a COVID-19 vaccination. Read more here.

Florida deputies disciplined for leaking news of Bob Saget’s death | Two Orange County, Florida, deputies have been punished for leaking the news about comedian Bob Saget’s death before the Saget family was notified, documents show. Read more here.

Texas House expects to issue a preliminary investigative report on the Uvalde tragedy by mid-July | The Texas House Investigative Committee on the Robb Elementary School shooting expects to complete a preliminary investigative report on the Uvalde tragedy by mid-July, according to a source close to the committee. Read more here.

World swimming bans transgender athletes from women’s events | World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday. Read more here.

WHAT’S COMING UP TODAY

  • The California Legislative Black Caucus will celebrate Juneteenth on the west steps of the State Capitol at 12:30 pm today.

TODAY’S WEATHER OUTLOOK

Meteorologist Melanie Hunter says Monday will be warmer across Northern California. For the morning, the area is waking up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s. Satellite view shows clouds approaching the northwest corner of California, but we’ll have plenty of sunshine along with a northwest breeze. By noon, temperatures will be in the upper 80s, topping out in the low to mid-90s by 6 pm NorCal is expected to hit the triple digits later this week.

TRACK OUR REAL-TIME TRAFFIC MAP

(App users, click here to see our interactive traffic map.)

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