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Brittany Johnson


Sacramento, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Brittany:

FBI: Active shooter incidents in the U.S. increased by 52%

This latest shooting follows a trend highlighted in statistics by the FBI showing a surge in active shooter occurrences across the United States. → Read More

See if you are owed unclaimed cash in California

There are millions of dollars in California waiting to be claimed, and some of that cash could be owed to you. → Read More

Judge denies Omar Ameen bond, considers him ‘flight risk'

Sacramento refugee Omar Ameen was deemed a "danger" and "flight risk" and was denied bond, which means he will remain in detention while the removal case against him plays out. → Read More

What is 'great replacement' theory, how is it connected to Buffalo shooting?

Following Saturday's deadly shooting rampage in Buffalo, N.Y., a 180-page purported manifesto attributed to the suspect has surfaced, which outlines the shooter's motives, details how he had been radicalized and how he "planned to kill as many Blacks as possible," according to officials. → Read More

How long will it take to move PG&E's power lines underground?

KCRA 3 Investigates answers your questions on PG&E's plan to bury 10,000 miles of power lines. → Read More

New bond hearing underway for Sacramento refugee Omar Ameen

Sacramento refugee Omar Ameen is asking to be released on bond while waiting to see if he will be granted asylum in an immigration hearing. → Read More

Students receive hands on-training in San Joaquin County

Students at Manteca Adult School in San Joaquin County are receiving hands-on training while learning everything from metal shaping to building hot rods. → Read More

Judge weighing arguments for, against releasing Sacramento refugee from detention

If District Judge William Orrick rules in favor of this, it would allow Ameen to remain at home with his family during the remainder of his immigration case. → Read More

Timeline: Sherri Papini's faked kidnapping and her plea deal

Sherri Papini, 39, of Redding, accepted a plea deal with prosecutors Tuesday and acknowledged she made up the story that prompted a frantic search and drew national media attention. → Read More

Sacramento mass shooting: How cellphone, surveillance video can be analyzed

Paul Endo, Managing Partner at Think Twice Legal Inc. helps lawyers make sense of video evidence in criminal cases. He is not involved with the K Street shooting but spoke with KCRA 3 about things he would look for in videos from the scene to help clarify the video for attorneys. → Read More

California catalytic converter bill faces opposition in Capitol

A bill that would make possession of a detached catalytic converter a crime and punishable with jail time faced stiff opposition on California's Capitol Hill on Tuesday. → Read More

Judge: Omar Ameen cannot be sent to Iraq due to likely torture

Now that an immigration judge put Sacramento refugee Omar Ameen's deportation on hold, what happens next? → Read More

CA lawmakers introduce bills to tackle catalytic converter thefts

As KCRA 3 Investigates has reported, over the past three years, there were nearly 3,000 reports of catalytic converter thefts in Sacramento County alone. → Read More

Assemblyman Jim Cooper stopped by airport security with loaded gun in carry-on bag

California Assemblymember Jim Cooper was stopped by airport security after a loaded gun was found inside one of his possessions on Thursday. → Read More

Q&A: Josh Harder, Tom Vilsack discuss ways to help Central Valley

Following the SOTU address, KCRA 3's Brittany Johnson spoke exclusively to United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Harder about federal funding coming to California to help provide relief to farmers and rural economies, some of which was discussed in Biden's speech. → Read More

Man who killed his 3 girls in Sac County church had restraining order

KCRA 3 Investigates obtained the domestic violence restraining order filed against David Mora Rojas that outlines the court-approved supervised visits he was able to have. The order was filed in April 2021. → Read More

How PG&E plans to fix Cellon-treated poles

In our digging, KCRA 3 Investigates found PG&E has known about concerns with Cellon-treated poles for more than a decade. → Read More

San Joaquin County to get grant to reduce flood risk, upgrade levees

On Wednesday, Representative Josh Harder (D) Modesto announced that $35-million from the Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act will go toward improving levees in San Joaquin County this year. → Read More

Here’s why Sacramento’s housing market is home to stiff competition

Sacramento’s housing market is hot, literally. Offers for this burned-out home went for above the asking price. → Read More

California pushes for more EV charging stations as federal government beefs up infrastructure

The U.S. Departments of Energy and Transportation announced on Thursday that they will allocate nearly $5 billion over the next five years to help states beef up their infrastructure of charging stations. → Read More