An 18-year-old Sacramento woman died today after she was struck by a vehicle while trying to run across Madison Avenue in heavy traffic, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Responding to patron requests, Sacramento International Airport today will open a new pedestrian walkway from the daily surface parking lot to both air terminals. Officials said the walkway will allow fliers to chose a five-minute walk, rather than wait for a shuttle bus.
At least two people were injured tonight when a car was driven into a house in the 8900 block of Bridalsmith Drive, causing a fire in the south Sacramento residence, a fire spokeswoman said.
Detectives are investigating how a 7-year-old Bay Area boy was injured Saturday while shooting at targets on his familys property in Georgetown. The boy was flown to a Sacramento-area hospital to be treated, El Dorado County Sheriffs officials said Monday.
Celebrated Brazilian designer Sergio Rodrigues, whose "Mole" armchair is among the most iconic pieces of Brazilian mid-century design, has died. He was 86 years old.
Walter Mazzone, a decorated World War II submarine officer who later was instrumental in the Sealab program and other deep-diving research, has died in California. He was 96.
The Mexican government says it is increasingly turning to the use of the army and drones in security patrols, reducing the role of the once-successful Marine forces.
A woman has died after getting caught in a rip current during a Labor Day visit to a Northern California beach.
The Mexican Navy says it has rescued 13 badly dehydrated Cubans who were drifting in a makeshift boat far offshore in the Gulf of Mexico.
Police say they used a Taser on a 14-year-old girl after she attacked an officer at the Monterey County Fair.
Fire crews battling a 9.5-acre blaze near Mount Aukum in El Dorado County said it was fully contained Monday, but temporarily caused minor evacuations of a few residents.
A man who shot and wounded a shopper while robbing a drug store died after a gunbattle with police near a Reno casino.
Crews demolishing the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge have run into an unusual challenge: birds that won't leave.
Police say at least 40 rounds were fired during a gun battle outside a Birmingham, Alabama, motorcycle club that killed two people and wounded two others.