Alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran Leyva is believed to have been captured, two Mexican federal officials said Wednesday, which would be the latest in a string of high-profile drug arrests in the country.
A former Elk Grove resident and chief financial officer of a Sacramento-area engineering firm has pleaded guilty to his role in a $2.5 million embezzlement scheme.
A pair of blunders by the Sacramento County elections office that omitted information from the sample ballot booklet sent to thousands of registered voters is costing taxpayers more than $68,000 and has the potential to affect voting in the November election.
A former state employee has been sentenced to 210 days in jail for using his work computers in pursuit of ways to commit identity theft.
A group of current and former law enforcement officials announced Wednesday they were endorsing Measure L, the November ballot measure in Sacramento seeking to increase the powers of the mayor.
Twin pillars of mental health research are unveiled for UC Davis and UCLA, where new research centers will work to develop early treatments.
A man accused of jumping a fence at the White House pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he ran into the presidential mansion while carrying a knife.
Vernon Davis said he is moving around better than he was after Sunday’s game but that his back spasms have not gone away entirely. He missed Wednesday’s practice and declared himself “day to day.”
Three women have sued a New Mexico motel owner and the director of the halfway house where they lived, saying they were repeatedly sexually assaulted at work and threated with being sent back to prison when they complained.
Lyon Real Estate is collecting donated winter coats throughout October at its 17 Sacramento-area offices.
A retired Marine who caught a woman as she jumped from the upper deck of a stadium following an Oakland Raiders game was among 21 people honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.
SAN FRANCISCO - Sergio Romo, the Giants' eccentric relief pitcher, got roped into catching the ceremonial first pitch before a home game in 2010. The team won that night, and the next, and Romo soon embraced the ritual as his own.