SCUSD moves to fire Kit Carson, teacher who used N-Word – CBS Sacramento

SCUSD’s New Race and Equity Liaison Talks District’s Decision to Fire Teacher for Using N-WordSeven months after CBS13 broke the story, the school district decided to fire the Kit Carson Academy teacher — but what took so long?

Community mourns one in rising number of officer deaths involving DUI driversThe flag outside the Elk Grove Police Department was slowly lowered Thursday night as the department and community mourned Officer Ty Lenehan. Lenehan was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver last week.

CBS13 PM News Update – 01/27/22The latest weather and news.

185-pound bullmastiff up for adoption at Sacramento SPCAThe newest animal to be adopted at the Sacramento SPCA could break records. In fact, he weighs more than any of the shelter volunteers.

Foresthill Bridge reopened after fatal hazmat incidentA fatal hazmat incident closed the Foresthill Bridge near Auburn for several hours Thursday afternoon.

SCUSD moves to fire Kit Carson, teacher who used N-WordIn June, CBS13 received an audio recording of a Sacramento City Unified School teacher using the N-word in front of students.

RAW: Interview with Mark Harris, SCUSD’s First Race and Stock LiaisonHarris recently told CBS13 that he plans to bring transparency and accountability to the two recent high-profile cases.

This Week in Politics with Gary DietrichCBS13 political analyst Gary Dietrich joined us to discuss the upcoming political battle for the 3rd congressional district.

Evening forecast – 01/27/22Here is your extended 7-day forecast!

Sacramento City Unified extends vaccination mandate deadlineThe district postpones the mandate for a month. So far, 52% of students have reported being at least partially vaccinated.

Foresthill Bridge is open again after the Hazmat incidentThe chemical discovered during the investigation was hydrogen sulphide.

Sacramento man charged, accused of conspiring to kill or kidnap Biden, HarrisThe 25-year-old is also accused of uttering threats against Barack Obama.

Rocklin Unified Teacher’s disturbing tweets resurfaceThe Rocklin Unified School District was aware of tweets that had an allegedly derogatory tone, made by a current staff member, before they were employed by RUSD, earlier this year. The staff member is still employed and an RUSD spokesman said there had been an investigation and “appropriate action had been taken”.

Roadblocks set up for the Foresthill Hazmat incidentCalifornia Highway Patrol says both directions on the bridge are closed. Officers say there was a vehicle parked on the east shoulder of the bridge that was located by the sheriff’s deputy.

SCUSD moves to fire teacher who used N-Word in classA teacher who was allegedly recorded using derogatory language in front of students at a Sacramento school has been fired.

Foresthill Bridge closed in both directions due to possible hazmat incidentAuthorities say Foresthill Bridge is closed due to a possible hazmat incident on Thursday afternoon.

Raw: Rocklin High Parent opens up about daughter seeing racist tweetsA parent at Rocklin High School tells CBS13 she is upset that her child saw derogatory racist tweets made by a staff member. She said, in part, “I don’t feel like the district is transparent about how they handled the situation. It’s very worrying as a parent.”

Thursday noon forecast – 01/27/22Jordan Segundo has the latest forecast for the Sacramento area.

Health experts hope CA is past the worst part of Omicron’s surgeThe daily average of new COVID cases in California has fallen to 87,000 over the past week, and the infection rate, the number of tests coming back positive has now fallen below 19%. Both of these numbers are down significantly from last week. Health experts are now hoping California is past the worst of the Omicron push.

UC Davis treats patients with new antiviral pillDoctors at UC Davis Medical Center are now treating COVID patients with Pfizer’s new antiviral pill. In trials, the drug reduced the risk of hospitalization or death by 89% in high-risk patients. UC Davis says it has an extremely limited supply of the pills, but they hope more will be available soon.

Investigation continues into teenage shooterA 16-year-old girl was in a car with her mother and brother when she was shot in the head. Marlee Ginter spoke to a family affected by the shooting.

Man dies after crash on West El Camino overpassAn investigation is ongoing after a man was found dead after a hit-and-run accident on the West El Camino/I-80 overpass.

Candlelight vigil scheduled for Fallen Elk Grove OfficerThe vigil is due to begin Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Sacramento solid waste fees rise due to new state composting mandateThe Sacramentans will see an increase in their solid waste disposal rates after the city council approves a new plan.

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