A Cameron Park man was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for receiving child pornography.
An apparent arson attempt briefly closed Yolo County’s main Woodland courthouse Wednesday morning as investigators sought leads into the overnight incident.
An El Dorado County jury has rendered a guilty verdict in the 1980 slaying of a 16-year-old gas station attendant in South Lake Tahoe.
The former owner of the defunct Sacramento Capitals professional tennis team plans to plead guilty after being charged with fraud in a massive Ponzi scheme, his lawyer said Tuesday.
What happened to Keith Williams, convicted of killing Paul Ray Cousins in May 2009? Was he the only party involved? What was his reason for killing the young man?
Johnny E. Jay Grivette Jr., the man who went from Paradise to prison, was sentenced Tuesday in Sacramento federal court to 4 1/2 years behind bars for his role as a main player in the biggest financial scam in regional history.
Roseville senior citizens with disabilities or who are housebound can sign up for “You Are Not Alone,” a telephone reassurance program, to receive calls from Police Department volunteers to check on their well-being.
What was the result of the accident that caused a woman’s death in January 2014 at the new Watt Avenue off ramp on Highway 50 east? Was there one death? Did others have injuries?
Citrus Heights police officers will act as “celebrity servers” at the Elephant Bar restaurant Tuesday, April 22, with all tips going to support Special Olympics of Northern California.
A trio of police officers on Easter morning succeeded in pulling a woman to safety who had been hanging off the top of an Old Sacramento garage.
U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller will inherit the bitter, 24-year-old litigation over the quality of care for mentally ill inmates in Californias prisons when U.S. District Judge Lawrence K. Karlton retires later this year.
Rocklin police are looking for two suspects who allegedly shot one teenager, and robbed another in front of a home Friday night.
A distracted driver was arrested in Manteca early Saturday, after she ran into a group of teens walking along a road, killing one and injuring three.
A fire Saturday afternoon caused massive damage to a home in Roseville.
Supporters say the Family Justice Center would meet the needs of victims – from filing the police report to obtaining counseling and shelter – all in one central location.
Two people were seriously injured and a pet dog perished in a fire early Saturday in Orangevale.
In 1995 or 1996, a friend of mine was killed in a crash on Kiefer and South Watt. Two men were arrested for chasing them and causing the accident. What ever happened to them? Are they still in prison?
Yolo County animal services officials seek the public’s help in finding a dog that bit a child in a park in Dunnigan.
A Truckee man was arrested Wednesday after his alleged hash-oil manufacturing attempts went awry, causing his house to explode.
A Yolo County jury has convicted a caregiver of second-degree murder in the death of a 66-year-old man who had developmental disabilities.
A woman and child died this afternoon and another child was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 80 near Madison Avenue.
In the late ’90s or early 2000s, a guy was racing down Franklin Boulevard in Elk Grove and killed two brothers when they were making a left turn, splitting their car in half. Last I heard, he was sentenced to prison. Is he still there?
In a totally unexpected outcome that may not have pleased either side, a Sacramento federal judge on Wednesday acquitted an anti-drone protester charged with penetrating the boundary of Beale Air Force Base.
A man with a previous conviction for sex offenses has been sentenced in Sacramento Superior Court to 10 years in prison for persuading a minor to engage in a commercial sex act.
A homicide victim whose body was discovered at his Nevada City residence Monday night has been identified as Brian Spalding.
The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District is looking for people who are willing to drop what they are doing at the sound of a pager and respond to fire, medical and other emergencies in their community.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department announced that it is partnering with Nextdoor, a private social network for neighborhoods, to help create stronger and safer communities.
An El Dorado Hills resident and chief executive officer for a software development company was arrested today on suspicion of state income tax evasion.
A man’s death in Nevada City on Monday night is being investigated as a probable homicide, Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal said in a news release Tuesday.
What happened with the case of the store clerk that was shot and killed at MC Liquor on 47th Avenue?
A man was arrested for cutting two people, including an employee of a market, according to Sacramento police.
An 18-year-old Sacramento man was shot and killed early Saturday at party near Fruitridge Road and Stockton Boulevard.
Helicopter crews with the California Highway Patrol’s Valley Division were kept busy Friday, rescuing a man who had fallen from a cliff in El Dorado County in the morning and helping recover the body of a drowning victim in Nevada County in the afternoon.
A class promoting safety for older drivers as they adapt to changes that come with age will be held April 29 in Yuba City.
Part of Red Corral Road near the Amador County community of Pioneer will be temporarily closed beginning Saturday while crews work to extinguish a fire inside a mine.
El Dorado County sheriff’s officials say two days of searches by divers and helicopter crews have turned up no evidence of a body that a hiker reported seeing in Cascade Lake near South Lake Tahoe on Wednesday.
A Sacramento man has been sentenced in Yolo County Superior Court to six years and four months for insurance fraud.
Eric Pogue died Feb. 15, days after the assault on Fell Street, police said.
There was a double homicide in September 2013 in the 2000 block of West La Loma in Rancho Cordova that involved an 11-year-old witness. I was wondering who the victims were and if there was ever an arrest?
A 63-year-old Las Vegas man was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Sacramento for allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with a 16-year-old girl during a trip through five states.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has identified a man who died Sunday night trying to cross Interstate 80 on foot as 47-year-old William Orion Goodpasture.
A Sacramento County jury today convicted a 28-year-old man of pimping, pandering and human trafficking of two girls, ages 14 and 15.
A woman died early this morning when she was possibly struck by a train near California State University, Sacramento.
The Sacramento Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver license checkpoint Friday night near California State University, Sacramento.
I am still haunted to this day about taking the call and waking my friend’s roommate. Her younger brother was murdered during the summer of 1990. His name was Shawn Cassinelli. Did they ever catch the people that killed him?
A 9-year-old boy is being credited with ensuring his father’s rescue after a snowmobile accident in the backcountry south of South Lake Tahoe on Sunday .
A panel of three federal judges on Wednesday appointed Elwood Lui, a former associate justice of the California Court of Appeal, as the “compliance officer” empowered to begin releasing state prison inmates if California fails to meet court ordered deadlines to reduce its prisoner population.
Can you find the newspaper article on my father, Mark Contreraz? He was murdered in a drive-by shooting in March 1994.
A Sacramento man has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison for drug trafficking.
Law enforcement officials are asking for help in finding a man who deputies believe attempted to rob a Raleys supermarket in Auburn.
What happened in the murder case of Damon Hasick, who was killed behind the Press Tribune building in Roseville?
The name of a young man killed by intruders at an apartment a week ago has been released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Department.
A Sacramento federal judge Monday approved a settlement that calls for the family of a man who was shot and killed by a police officer nearly three years ago to collect $2.2 million from the city of Manteca.
Assemblyman Roger Dickinson, D-Sacramento, and the California Contractors State License Board will host a seminar aimed at helping senior citizens avoid becoming victims of fraud.
Two teenagers were issued citations in connection with a fire that caused minor damage at the sight of a former elementary school in Sacramento’s Del Paso Heights neighborhood Sunday evening.
Placer County officials may have to wait up to 90 days to gain custody of one of three people suspected in the 2013 homicide of a transient train rider.
Sacramento police investigators are trying to locate a possible witness to a Feb. 13 collision on Riverside Boulevard in which a woman was killed and her husband seriously injured.
A man was chased at knifepoint in Sacramento for looking at another man's female companion, according to Sacramento police.
Placerville police said that the cleanup of homeless camps has included the collection of guns, syringes and garbage.
A Southern California man was killed in a skiing accident around 11 a.m. Sunday at Northstar California ski resort, the Placer County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Please tell me and the Slavic community, what is the status of the Vera Kuzmenko trial? Will it start April 7?
A federal grand jury in Sacramento returned a 28-count indictment Friday against two El Dorado Hills women, accusing them of preparing bogus tax returns and receiving illegitimate refunds.
A Southern California attorney has been sentenced to prison for her role in helping a Gold River businessman conceal assets from his ex-wife.
Yolo County officials have scheduled four community meetings next week to discuss ways to enhance public safety in the wake of the state’s prison realignment.
The California Supreme Court today ruled a juvenile must have the consent of the defense lawyer to plead no contest to criminal charges.
A Sacramento man made his first court appearance today in Sacramento after being indicted by a federal grand jury for credit card fraud.
Parents of a 15-month-old Rancho Cordova toddler who died last year have been arrested.
In the mid-1980s or ’90s, there was a bizarre story in The Bee about a suicide hotline worker who showed up at the home of a frequent caller to the hotline prepared to kill the caller, allegedly to put him out of his misery. I was wondering if you had any information on what became of the hotline worker.
The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency reports that a team effort with the District Attorney’s Office to combat welfare fraud resulted in the referral of more than 200 cases and recovery of more than $340,000 last year.
The Sacramento Police Department is accepting sign-ups for an April 10 driver safety class for teenagers and their parents or guardians.
A Southern California attorney has been sentenced to prison for her role in helping a Gold River businessman conceal assets from his ex-wife.
The Rocklin Police and Fire departments are seeking volunteers to assist in serving the public through a variety of positions.
Auburn police are warning of a scam targeting local residents and businesses, who are told by a caller that they must make a payment on their utility bill or their power will be turned off.
What happened to the Roaming Rapist? Has he gone to trial yet?
A Sacramento County jury has convicted a man and woman of multiple robbery charges, including a 2013 robbery at an Antelope Walmart store.
Sacramento police is investigating a shooting in north Sacramento Sunday afternoon in which at least one person was hurt.
A five-hour police operation Saturday in downtown Sacramento ended shortly before 10 p.m. with the Sacramento Police determining a suspected carjacker was not in a targeted apartment.
The second of two men convicted of conspiring in the attempted murder of a man ambushed on a rural Yolo County Road in 2012 has been sentenced to prison.
A woman in her 20s suffered injuries that are not life-threatening this afternoon in a shooting in Sacramento’s Alkali Flat neighborhood.
Whatever happened to the case of Troy Stratos, who allegedly stole millions from a Granite Bay woman? Last reported, he was in jail in Sacramento.
A Sacramento County jury has found a man guilty of assaulting his roommate and abusing his dogs.
Sacramento police are warning residents of a telephone scam in which the caller claims to be a law enforcement officer with a warrant for the potential victim’s arrest.
A Southern California man has been sentenced to prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme that involved residential properties in Rocklin and Roseville.
Sacramento police searched the school after a third grader reported seeing an armed subject walk onto campus.
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly setting fires in restrooms at Elk Grove High School.
A 28-year-old man wanted on a felony warrant was shot by law enforcement officers after he reportedly tried to hit officers with his car.
A small dog died in a Wednesday morning fire that caused major damage to a mobile home in Rancho Cordova.
A man convicted of the 2012 stabbing death of a homeless man in Rancho Cordova has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.
Zebaria Dolan, 28, of Alturas, appeared in Modoc County Superior Court on Tuesday on felony charges of first-degree murder and assault on a child causing death.
One dog perished, but another was rescued from a duplex fire at McClellan Park on Tuesday afternoon.
Any news on the $1.2 million Caltrans fraud case, USA v. Poursartip et al?
A mistrial was declared Tuesday in the case of Brandon Biagioni, who was accused of murder in the bludgeoning death of an Orangevale man in June.
Five people are in Sacramento County Jail, charged in the shooting death of 54-year-old Michael Sanderson on July 29, 2011.
A Sacramento-area real estate broker has been convicted of 49 felony counts of grand theft for operating a “rent-to-own” program that prosecutors described as a Ponzi scheme.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Davon Brown, 21, of Sacramento.
Westbound Mack Road is closed to traffic at Center Parkway. Drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible, police said.
The name of the driver who was killed early Sunday morning when his car went off Interstate 80 and plowed into a tree was released Monday.
The Sacramento County Coroners office has released the name of a man killed Sunday when his pickup hit a tree, a street sign and a house in the Fair Oaks.
Sacramento Police arrested a suspect in a homicide Sunday night after a two-hour standoff at an apartment complex near the Garden Highway.
Two men were killed early Sunday morning when their vehicles went off the roadway at two separate locations north of Sacramento and ran into trees, with one also going into the side of a house.
A 21-year-old man was shot to death Saturday during an early morning house party in Sacramento, police said.
Three youths were taken into custody with the aid of police dogs after an alert tipster saw them casing a South Natomas home.
A man convicted in the stabbing of a loss prevention officer at a midtown Sacramento Safeway store has been sentenced to 27 years in state prison.
Eight Sacramento-area residents were arrested this week in what federal authorities described as a wide-ranging drug and gun trafficking investigation.
A second member of the California National Guard has been sentenced to prison for his role in the theft and sale of machine guns.
The man, in his late 20s, suffered wounds to his legs but is expected to survive, according to police.
Three youths were taken into custody with the aid of police dogs after an alert tipster saw them casing a Natomas home.
The officers involved in the July 17 and Aug. 2 shootings were justifiable, according to the Sacramento County District Attorney’s office.
A former Elk Grove resident pleaded guilty Thursday in Sacramento federal court to wire and bankruptcy fraud in connection with a multimillion-dollar rip-off of fellow Fiji islanders.
Tougher laws and more money would help California law enforcement combat international organized crime, according to a report released Thursday by state Attorney General Kamala Harris.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s office has identified the 19-year-old woman fatally shot in the Pocket area early Saturday as Nicole Duarte.
Deepal Wannakuwatte, Sacramento businessman and erstwhile owner of the Sacramento Capitals professional tennis team, has pleaded not guilty to federal fraud charges.
A Yolo County Jail inmate has died after being found hanging from a light fixture in his cell.
A man wanted in connection with a fatal stabbing earlier this month at a south Sacramento County apartment complex has been arrested in San Diego County.
The 19-year-old woman died Monday night, becoming the fourth homicide victim among 18 people shot in 11 incidents between Friday and Sunday nights.
At least five years ago or more, a wife of a well-known attorney was killed by a male teenager. She was alone on their property near Danville. The house was under construction. What was the outcome of the trial, or was there a plea bargain?
UC Davis police announced the arrest of a man suspected of using a stolen residence hall access card to enter a dormitory, then enter a room occupied by three women early Monday.
The man, who has not been identified, is likely to face charges of car theft or possession of stolen property, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
Was anybody ever arrested for the killing of Marcus Robinson? I believe his body was found on Bruceville Road.
An Elverta home sustained significant damage in a Tuesday morning fire.
El Dorado County Animal Services officials are looking for a dog that bit a South Lake Tahoe man Sunday.