Derick Milgrim is the sudden face of the Cosumnes Oaks Wolfpack. He has taken over a program nearly rocked to its foundation when college buddy Ryan Gomes was not retained after summer workouts.

Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.

Jake Browning downplays his unfathomable numbers, deferring credit to linemen, skill players and coaches. On Friday, the Folsom High School quarterback etched his name into the Cal-Hi Sports record books after passing for 520 yards and seven touchdowns (four to Cole Thompson) with no interceptions in The Bee No. 1 Bulldogs’ 55-10 rout of San Diego Section power Cathedral Catholic.

Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups.

Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.

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 family’s property in Georgetown. The boy was flown to a Sacramento-area hospital to be treated, El Dorado County Sheriff’s 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.

A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball's earliest greats.

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.

There was live music, pans of barbecue and union-friendly politicians making the rounds Monday at the Sacramento Central Labor Council’s annual Labor Day picnic, with hundreds of union members and their families showing up with lawn chairs and umbrellas.

Just as 143 games had not been enough to separate the River Cats and Reno Aces in their Pacific Coast League division race, neither were the first nine innings of Monday’s do-or-die affair at Raley Field.

The 2014 fall/holiday movie season – a.k.a. the awards season – brings with it four candidates for McConaissance-style comebacks: Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, Michael Keaton and Shia LaBeouf. All have films on tap that could alter their career trajectories.

Sacramento City Unified School District students are learning how to utilize aquaponics to produce plants, fruit and vegetables in an urban garden at Luther Burbank High School as a component of the Summer of Service program.

Preventing future water shortages will require a three-pronged approach that includes investment in infrastructure; improving the balance between north state and south state needs; and addressing the projected effects of climate change.

The warmly lit classroom of It’s All Yoga was silent Monday morning but for the sounds of deep, contemplative breathing and the light thud of bare feet on foam mats. On the other side of the studio window, curious onlookers crowded a registration table and a free massage stand, seeking to join a healthful Labor Day alternative.

The fired-up Oakland Athletics came out swinging, and Chris Young's day was short-lived.

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.

A fashion photo shoot featuring five victims of acid attacks is drawing wide attention in India. While the country keeps no official statistics on acid attacks, there are regular reports in the media of attackers targeting victims to disfigure or blind them, often because of spurned sexual advances.

Alexis DeJoria raced past John Force to win the Funny Car division at the NHRA's U.S. Nationals on Monday.

The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert.

The new kids got things rolling and the familiar face with the bushy beard brought the win home.

Spain and Greece are headed to the round of 16, and Senegal is in position to join them after shaking up Group B with an upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup.

Mexican authorities say a mass die-off of fish at a lake in western Mexico was not due to natural causes, but the causes are still being investigated and one research said that low water levels could have been responsible.

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.

Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their first child.

A man who shot and wounded a shopper while robbing a drug store died after a gunbattle with police near a Reno casino.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage.

Alex Boone, as expected, passed his physical with the 49ers today after his months-long holdout. The team has been granted a roster exemption for Boone; the right guard must be added to the 53-man roster before he can play in a game.

The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.

Crews demolishing the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge have run into an unusual challenge: birds that won't leave.

McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers.

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.

Donnie Wahlberg's "Favorite Girl" Jenny McCarthy is now his wife.

It's unknown how long it will take Alex Boone to seize the 49ers' starting right guard position after missing the team's entire preseason. But he'll arrive at team headquarters today in very good shape, said the man who trained with him in Cleveland.

September starts with a sizzle, then simmers below 100 for rest of the week.

Joe Davidson, longtime high school sports reporter for The Sacramento Bee, and Mike Finnerty look at the best of high school sports in The Bee Preps Show.

A new outdoor music festival in downtown Los Angeles reflected the city's diversity with a lineup that included rap, rock, punk, blues and Latin music. Kanye West, Cypress Hill, Weezer, Rise Against, John Mayer and Juanes were among Sunday's performers.

Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education.

The intergalactic misfits of "Guardians of the Galaxy" are the summer's box-office superheroes.

Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry.

The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization."

Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.

Playing mostly mistake-free tennis, top-seeded Novak Djokovic reached the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open for the eighth year in a row — and at a 22nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament overall.

His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him.

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