Overdose deaths from powerful painkillers are still rising in the U.S., but not like they used to — probably because of new restrictions on methadone, according to government scientists.
The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas.
Burger King wants to dismiss a lawsuit alleging there were needles in a sandwich after the former soldier who made the claim didn't attend a settlement conference.
The U.S. Court for the Eastern District of California, based in Sacramento, is among two dozen federal courts in the nation participating Wednesday in naturalization ceremonies marking the date in 1787 that delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the country’s founding document.
The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting in the Volcanoville area in which one man was wounded.
The family of an Arizona shooting-range instructor who was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi say they're praying for her.
An Arizona-bound jetliner has made an emergency landing at the Oakland airport after its flaps failed to fully retract after takeoff.
A Contra Costa County man accused of defrauding homeowners in California and elsewhere has been convicted in federal court in Sacramento for his role in a multimillion-dollar foreclosure rescue scheme.
The owner of a party bus has been charged with operating an unsafe vehicle in Los Angeles after the death of a passenger who fell out of a defective door.
Lava has begun moving over a vacant lot in a rural subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island.
A workshop to help people avoid falling victim to fraud and scams will be held Thursday in Citrus Heights.
A free Sacramento career fair will be held Tuesday morning for job seekers
The California Department of Transportation announced that it has suspended service of the Delta region’s Real McCoy II Ferry on Highway 84 to perform emergency repairs.
Kuni Chevrolet Cadillac on Monday (Sept. 15) completed its move into new facilities at the corner of Fulton and El Camino avenues in Sacramento.
A wing apparently malfunctioned before an experimental aircraft crashed, killing a retired Air Force pilot from California during qualification heats of the Reno National Championship Air Races in Nevada last week, according to a preliminary crash report.
A meet-up arranged on Facebook ended in a holdup when robbers made off with one man’s Nike Jordan athletic shoes.
Tickets for Saturday’s Republic FC playoff match go on sale at 10 a.m. today.
Newsweek has issued its 2014 rankings for top-500 high schools in the United States, and campuses in three Sacramento-area school districts made the list.