A 23-year-old student at California State University, Sacramento, died early Tuesday, shortly after he collapsed while playing basketball in a campus gymnasium.

Citrus Heights police are looking for a man who crashed a U-haul truck.

David Chase, creator of ‘The Sopranos’ finally answered the question the world has been waiting to hear for over seven years: Tony Soprano survived the finale. Buzz60 explains why this still doesn’t make you feel better about how the series ended.

The State of Jefferson isn’t waiting around for the Six Californias initiative to qualify to push ahead with its plan for independence.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says.

University of Hawaii anthropologist Christine R. Yano, who has been studying the phenomenon that is Hello Kitty for years, has just dropped some bombshells about the iconic character that has been around since 1974.

Diane Sawyer signed off as anchor of ABC's "World News" on Wednesday, telling viewers that it has been wonderful to be the "home port" of the network's news team each weeknight.

The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.

Officials say a woman was struck and killed by a bus that was carrying passengers around the Burning Man festival in Nevada's Black Rock Desert.

Two men who reportedly put a gun to a woman’s head as she held her infant during a May 2013 kidnapping and robbery have been convicted by a Sacramento County jury.

It started as a novel idea, then became a reality.

A wrong-way driver accused of causing a fatal crash on Interstate 5 near Arena Boulevard in Sacramento has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder.

The forecast for Labor Day weekend is for warm and dry conditions over Northern California.

California's film tax credit is just welfare for the wealthy, Dan says.

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The U.S. is trying to determine if a second American fighting with the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria.

A third day of huge waves, dangerous rip currents and potential flooding was expected Thursday in Southern California as the coast felt the ripple effects of Tropical Storm Marie churning off the Mexican coast.

Hours after reaching an agreement to buy the company, the restored chief of New England's Market Basket supermarket chain celebrated with workers in a rally at headquarters Thursday, saying he loved them and appreciated their efforts in helping him regain control.

Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.

Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. For half a century, they have warmed themselves on chilly mornings with the chain's coffee and Timbits — or doughnut holes to Americans.

Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.

The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions.

In the couple of hours it took an official from the ALS Association to return a reporter's call for comment, the group's ubiquitous "ice bucket challenge" had brought in a few million more dollars.

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

SAN FRANCISCO -- The events of the past two nights have made this statistic look as astounding as ever: In 58 games last season after the All-Star Break, Buster Posey, the Giants’ catcher and former MVP, hit two home runs.

Sacramento leaders will send a letter to Benicia today formally challenging the Bay Area city to do a better job of studying trian derailment risks before it approves an oil company’s plans to ship crude oil on daily trains through Sacramento-area downtowns to a Benicia refinery.

After going more than a year without contracts, unions representing state attorneys, scientists and building equipment operators will soon announce how their members voted on new offers from Gov. Jerry Brown. A few observations about the deals:

U.S. automobile sales are sizzling in part because Americans increasingly are taking out longer and longer loans to purchase used and new vehicles.

The nation’s highest military appeals court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a soldier who killed a Fresno, Calif., native in a sudden rage allegedly induced by the anti-smoking drug Chantix.

Four hours before the first pitch Tuesday, Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum emerged from the home dugout at AT&T Park and made his way down the left-field line, where under the supervision of pitching coach Dave Righetti, he began what amounted to a brief bullpen session, starting with the basics.

Highlights: Man of the match Rodrigo Lopez scored two unassisted goals to give Republic FC a 2-1 halftime lead.

Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport's governing bodies in the United States were made the target of a lawsuit seeking new safety rules.

A federal judge Wednesday denied a request by irrigation suppliers in California's Central Valley to stop emergency water releases intended to help salmon hundreds of miles away in the Klamath Basin survive the drought.

On a night of milestones for Bruce Bochy and Tim Hudson, Buster Posey delivered the timely hit once more.

The Oakland Athletics have rallied to win game after game this season after trailing late.

Driven by shifts in technology and educational expectations across industries, California’s higher education leaders know they face an unexpected economic challenge just six years after the recession ravaged the state’s workforce: a potential shortage by 2025 of 1 million bachelor’s degrees.

Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers on Wednesday touted deals on tax credits for films produced in California and new restrictions on ride-sharing companies, compromising on two prominent remaining issues as the legislative session hurtled to a close.

A massage transaction that “went bad” provided the backdrop to the shooting death of a man in a midtown apartment last year, according to testimony in a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Sacramento Superior Court.

A 46-year-old man has been convicted by a Sacramento County jury of 17 crimes related to child pornography and a number of sexual assaults.

Army Secretary John M. McHugh on Wednesday stripped a star from a general and forced him to retire over his insufficient response to a sexual assault complaint against one of his officers.

Authorities have captured a boat that apparently was trying to smuggle 20 people into the U.S. from Mexico.

A wildfire burning in the dry brush and timber near the south end of Lake Tahoe forced the Nevada Highway Patrol to close a stretch of the Kingsbury Grade on the Carson Valley side of the mountain.

A pediatric nurse in Southern California has been charged with molesting his 2-month-old foster child, and investigators are asking for the public's help to find other possible victims.

A Southern California man has pleaded guilty to helping bilk investors out of nearly $7 million through a Ponzi scheme.

A collective gasp filled the air of the Elliott Ranch Elementary School multipurpose room Wednesday morning as the countdown to a live downlink with the International Space Station began.

Amid a roiling dispute among labor groups over Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s strong-mayor ballot proposal, Bill Camp, the longtime executive secretary of the Sacramento Central Labor Council, was abruptly fired this week.

A man was injured when he reportedly walked into the side of a light-rail train in downtown Sacramento late Wednesday afternoon.

The Davis City Council voted Tuesday night to direct staff members to return within 60 days with options for the military surplus armored rescue vehicle the Police Department recently added to its fleet and to review guidelines for acquisition of such items.

A town on the Utah-Arizona border largely controlled by Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect moved closer to opening its first commercial winery, a new venture and a signal of yet another lifestyle choice that separates the sect from mainstream Mormon teachings.

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