Four arrested in teenage death, Stockton femur discovery sparks questions, US adds 428,000 jobs

KCRA 3 brings together all the information you need to get a head start on your day. Here you’ll find what you missed overnight, what’s happening throughout the day, forecasts and how your journey is progressing. You can also watch our morning newscasts live from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. here. WHAT’S HAPPENING IN NORCAL 17-year-old boy shot dead in Sacramento County was not meant to be targeted, officials say | Four people have been arrested in connection with the death of a 17-year-old girl in Sacramento County, officials said Thursday. Alynia Lawrence was shot and killed on January 13 while in a car parked near a liquor store near Stockton Boulevard and Lindale Drive. Read more here. Femur found sparks Stockton woman’s three-year search for answers | “I had all the driftwood and I had the small pieces and the medium large pieces,” said Jeanie Serpa, who was looking for driftwood as part of the San Joaquin County Succulents Club. “I went to the big guys and picked it up and just said, ‘Whoa, you know, it’s a femur! Overworking, underpaying and taking tips — these are some of the charges a Sacramento-area taqueria chain faces, detailed in a new complaint filed this week by the US Department of Labor. Read more here. ‘It’s alarming’: Senator Alex Padilla reacts to leaked Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion | California Democratic Senator Alex Padilla sat down with KCRA 3’s Brandi Cummings on Thursday to share his reaction to the Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion that the court may be on the verge of reversing the landmark decision on the abortion Roe v. Wade. Learn more here. Lodi fire chief seeks to equip his crew with ballistic equipment | The Lodi Fire Department is working to equip its personnel with ballistic equipment so that crews can benefit from additional protection when responding to active fire events. Learn more here. WHAT’S ELSEWHERE? We added 428,000 jobs in April despite soaring inflation | U.S. employers added 428,000 jobs in April, extending a strong hiring streak that defied punitive inflation, chronic supply shortages, Russia’s war on Ukraine and much higher borrowing costs. Read more here. Passenger taken into custody after opening emergency exit and stepping on plane wing | A United Airlines passenger was taken into custody Thursday morning at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport after opening a plane door and stepping on the plane’s wing as it taxied. Read more here. ‘It was a great ride’: SpaceX brings home 4 astronauts, then launches 53 satellites | SpaceX brought home four astronauts with a midnight splash in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, capping the busiest month yet for Elon Musk’s taxi service. Read more here.Official: US provided information before Ukraine sank Russian warship | The United States said it shared intelligence with Ukraine on the location of the Russian guided-missile cruiser Moskva before the attack that sank the warship, an incident that was a high-profile failure for the military Russian. Read more here. WHAT’S GOING TODAY Congresswoman Doris Matsui holds a press conference today at 10 a.m. to announce details of $3.5 million in federal funding for storm and sewage improvement projects in Sacramento. Attorney General Rob Bonta is in Long Beach today with other lawmakers to speak on abortion rights in the state of California at 10 a.m. WEATHER OUTLOOK TODAY Meteorologist Melanie Hunter says most of Northern California is waking up to a rather mild start. Friday will look like Thursday, but we will also notice an increase in winds by afternoon. Overall temperatures will remain below average in the low 60s at 9 am. By noon, we will be in the low 70s, reaching the upper 70s around 3 p.m. (App users, click here to view Doppler Radar). -TIME TRAFFIC MAP (App users, click here to see our interactive traffic map.) DOWNLOAD OUR APP FOR THE LATEST Here is where you can download our app.

KCRA 3 brings together all the information you need to get a head start on your day.

Here you’ll find what you missed overnight, what’s happening throughout the day, forecasts and how your journey is progressing.

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

WHAT HAPPENS AT NORCAL

17-year-old boy fatally shot in Sacramento County was not the intended target, officials say | Four people have been arrested in connection with the death of a 17-year-old girl in Sacramento County, officials said Thursday. Alynia Lawrence was shot and killed on January 13 while in a car parked near a liquor store near Stockton Boulevard and Lindale Drive. Learn more here.

Femur discovery sparks Stockton woman’s three-year search for answers | “I had all the driftwood and I had the small pieces and the medium large pieces,” said Jeanie Serpa, who was looking for driftwood as part of the San Joaquin County Succulents Club. “I went to the big ones and just picked it up and I was just like, ‘Whoa, you know, it’s a femur!'” Learn more here.

Sacramento taqueria faces complaint of underpayment and overwork of staff | Overworking, underpaying and taking tips — these are some of the charges a Sacramento-area taqueria chain faces, detailed in a new complaint filed this week by the US Department of Labor. Learn more here.

‘It’s alarming’: Senator Alex Padilla reacts to leaked Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion | California Democratic Senator Alex Padilla sat down with KCRA 3’s Brandi Cummings on Thursday to share his reaction to the Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion that the court may be on the verge of reversing the landmark decision on the abortion Roe v. Wade. Learn more here.

Lodi fire chief seeks to equip his crew with ballistic equipment | The Lodi Fire Department is working to equip its personnel with ballistic equipment so that crews can benefit from additional protection when responding to active fire events. Learn more here.

WHAT HAPPENS ELSEWHERE

US added 428,000 jobs in April despite soaring inflation | U.S. employers added 428,000 jobs in April, extending a strong hiring streak that defied punitive inflation, chronic supply shortages, Russia’s war on Ukraine and much higher borrowing costs. Learn more here.

Passenger taken into custody after opening emergency exit and stepping onto plane’s wing | A United Airlines passenger was taken into custody Thursday morning at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport after opening a plane door and stepping on the plane’s wing as it taxied. Learn more here.

‘It was a great ride’: SpaceX brings home 4 astronauts, then launches 53 satellites | SpaceX brought home four astronauts with a midnight splash in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, capping the busiest month yet for Elon Musk’s taxi service. Learn more here.

Official: US provided information before Ukraine sank Russian warship | The United States said it shared intelligence with Ukraine on the location of the Russian guided-missile cruiser Moskva before the attack that sank the warship, an incident that was a high-profile failure for the military Russian. Learn more here.

WHAT IS TODAY

  • Congresswoman Doris Matsui is holding a press conference today at 10 a.m. to announce details of $3.5 million in federal funding for Sacramento’s storm and sewage improvement projects.
  • Attorney General Rob Bonta is in Long Beach today with other lawmakers to speak about abortion rights in the state of California at 10 a.m.

TODAY’S WEATHER OUTLOOK

Meteorologist Melanie Hunter says most of Northern California is waking up to a fairly mild start. Friday will look like Thursday, but we will also notice an increase in winds by the afternoon. Overall temperatures will remain below average in the low 60s at 9am. By noon we will be in the low 70s, peaking in the upper 70s around 3 p.m.

(App users, click here to view Doppler Radar).

REAL-TIME TRAFFIC MAP

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

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