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Year In Review: The Top 10 News Stories Of February 2015 On CBS Sacramento

10. Girl, 17, Dead After Crash Along Highway 49 South Of Grass Valley

According to California Highway Patrol, the girl was driving southbound in a Subaru wagon on Highway 49. For an unknown reason, the girl lost control of her car just south of Lime Kiln Road and spun across all lanes of traffic.

She was then broadsided by a late model Lincoln heading north on the freeway.

9. What Happened To Baby Justice? 20-Day-Old Boy Found Dead In Knights Landing Slough
8. Mom Arrested For Death Of Baby Justice

Samantha Green and her baby, Justice Rees, went missing, then Green emerged from a Knights Landing slough telling a man who lived nearby to call 911 and that her baby was dead. Search crews worked through the night on Tuesday to find Justice, but it wasn't until Wednesday morning that they found the baby's body.

7. Thieves Targeting Mailboxes For W-2s, So They Can Steal Tax Refunds

A neighbor's surveillance camera caught the crooks in the act in the middle of the night. They pulled up in a car and tried jimmying open the boxes.

6. Series Of Dead, Decapitated Animals Found At Sacramento Park Puzzles Police

Four animals—a lamb, tortoise, goat and chickens—have been found in Reichmuth Park over the last two months either in a box or in paper bags.

5. 100 Cats Taken From Vacaville Home Where Owner Insists She Did Nothing Wrong

She claims she was planning to take the 100 cats to shelters. Instead, they were held as evidence by animal control after officers lined her block and spent an entire day removing them.

4. Study: Megadroughts A Future Reality For Much Of Western United States

As bad as recent droughts in California, the Southwest and the Midwest have been, scientists say far worse "megadroughts" are coming – and they're bound to last for decades.

3. Sheriff: Samantha Green Will Face Murder Charge In Death Of Baby Justice

Investigators previously indicated Green and Justice were the only ones in the car, and that she was likely not the victim of an attack.

2. Support Of Israel Reason House Was Tagged With Swastikas, Frat Says

On a Saturday morning – the holiest day of the week for Jews – swastikas spray painted in red on their Jewish frat house were the last thing these brothers expected to wake up to.

1. San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Calls Out Fan On Twitter, Says 'Get Better At Life'

San Francisco 49ers quarterback and Turlock native Colin Kaepernick lashed out on a fan who he believed was questioning his work ethic on Twitter. It started with Kaepernick Tweeting about his workout, highlighting the physical work he'd done, as well as a two-hour study session. A fan replied to it, saying Kaepernick's ab workout won't help him find an open receiver, with the hashtag "study."

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