What ever happened in the case where a couple of youths tracked down and shot a couple, while walking on Land Park Drive, approximately 16 years ago?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Skeletal remains found near Donner Lake by hikers last month have been identified as Duane Colin, 60, of Truckee, who was reported missing in March.

Sacramento City Fire Department crews were able to safely drain the remaining fuel from a bus in a recycling yard near downtown where a propane tank exploded Wednesday morning.

After hours of discussion, the Davis City Council on Tuesday night voted to ask staff to return within 60 days with options for the military surplus armored rescue vehicle the police department recently added to their fleet.

Three of the 40 members of the California State Senate have been arrested this year, more than double the statewide arrest rate and higher than the rate in any of California's 25 largest cities.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal restricted use of the Napa County Hall of Justice and Jail Annex after a safety inspection Tuesday morning found that the exterior and interior walls of the building had sustained minor damage in Sunday’s earthquake, county officials reported.

After hours of discussion, the Davis City Council on Tuesday night voted to ask staff to return within 60 days with options for the military surplus armored rescue vehicle the police department recently added to their fleet.

The lawyer for Lynnsey Evakarla Braun argued at a preliminary hearing Tuesday that her client fired out of self-defense in the Jan. 23 killing of a man on a light-rail train in downtown Sacramento.

A federal judge on Tuesday threw out the death penalty of a transient who fatally stabbed a man 33 years ago on a bank of the American River in Sacramento, then fled in the victim’s car.

In his first public comments on his case, Nicholas Teausant said he is not dangerous but the victim, in part, of his own words and boasts to an informant and an undercover FBI agent.

Yolo County prosecutors preparing for a Davis teenager’s murder trial hurled misconduct accusations Friday against a public defender before a judge admonished lawyers on both sides to avoid personal attacks.

Roseville fire crews and hazardous materials specialists are assessing risks following a fire in a machine at a recycling facility Tuesday morning.

A man shot and wounded by a California Highway Patrol officer during a Yolo County traffic stop last week faces arrest on suspicion of possessing a weapon and driving under the influence, a CHP official said Monday.

Sacramento police have arrested a man after they said allegedly broke into a business and drove around on a forklift.

Smoke from an electrical outlet led to the temporary evacuation of a state building on Broadway early this morning.

Mike Wise’s life changed a little bit last week, when a Sacramento Superior Court jury found his client innocent of all charges in a high-profile murder case.

Second-degree murderer Christopher Dunaway, who stabbed a man 23 times when he killed him 20 years ago in southeast Sacramento, has cleared his first hurdle to get out of prison.

Can you give us an update on the status of Reena Ashlie Sanchez? She was the drunk driver who killed a man on El Camino Avenue in North Sacramento last year.

The Colusa County Coroner’s Office has released the names of the four people who died Saturday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 20 near Colusa.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s office said that man who died in the American River over the weekend was from the Bay area.

A former officer with the Placerville office of the California Highway Patrol suffered major head injury in a motorcycle crash on Saturday.

Jury selection is set to begin today in the murder trial of teenager Daniel William Marsh, who stands accused of fatally stabbing an elderly Davis couple more than a year ago in a crime that shocked the Davis community.

Police officers across the country are reporting an increase in encounters with mentally ill people who are deemed a threat to themselves or others. Following a rash of fatal police shootings of people having psychiatric episodes, California law enforcement agencies are training officers in techniques to help quell volatile situations without bloodshed.

Sacramento firefighters pulled a man out of the American River in the Gilligan’s Island area Saturday evening and took him to a local hospital.

Two people were injured during a shootout in a Fairfield neighborhood on Friday.

Sacramento County police agencies are beefing up their DUI enforcement in anticipation of the Labor Day holiday.

In an unprecedented trial, four persons charged with mortgage fraud were acquitted Friday by a jury in Sacramento federal court after defense attorneys argued the real culprits are the so-called “victim lenders.”

The program sparked controversy in Davis this week when it was revealed that city police recently obtained a mine-resistant armored vehicle, something that local political leaders sharply questioned.

A photo of lawmakers partying on a Capitol balcony Thursday night took on added significance Friday as news broke that one of them was arrested hours later on suspicion of drunken driving.

What sentence did Devonte Fields get for shooting a gun at a Sacramento police officer?

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office was served with a federal subpoena earlier this month, a department spokeswoman confirmed Friday.

Police have filed possession of marijuana charges against a woman from Elk Grove and two Pittsburgh Steelers running backs following a traffic stop.

The Sacramento County jail’s website registers a Benjamin Hueso being booked with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher at 3:27 a.m. The arrest was made at 2:39 a.m. at 15th and X streets, according to the sheriff’s office.

Police found evidence of methamphetamine sales and stolen identity information belonging to roughly 100 victims

Smoke apparently coming from a large alfalfa fire outside of Dixon could be smelled Thursday morning in Sacramento.

After more than two years of legal battles, The Sacramento Bee has prevailed in a court fight to force the release of the names of police officers involved in the November 2011 pepper spray incident on the University of California, Davis, campus.

In addition to the names of officers involved in the November 2011 pepper spray incident at UC Davis, The Sacramento Bee has obtained confidential interviews of the officers conducted as part of the internal affairs report that led to the dismissal of Lt. John Pike, the officer seen on video spraying the students.

The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District is investigating the circumstances surrounding a woman’s death in sheriff’s custody last week after she was medically cleared by Metro Fire personnel.

A 14-year-old Rocklin High School student was arrested Wednesday for reportedly bringing a gun onto campus.

Larry Dean Jones Jr., the defendant in the barbershop murder trial who was found innocent of all charges, has bailed out of the downtown jail.

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Placer County deputies say the arrests of three people could solve a series of baby formula thefts at grocery stores from the Bay area to Reno.

A telephone scam has surfaced in Sacramento County in which the caller threatens jail unless payment is made to clear a warrant.

The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office on Thursday released the names of the couple found dead earlier this week in a Placerville area home.

Davis police have acquired a hulking tank-like vehicle from the military, the same type of surplus equipment that has drawn criticism from civil libertarians and others for possibly increasing tensions between officers and citizens.

A Sacramento Superior Court jury returned verdicts in the case of four men who shot it out with each other in the parking lot of a south Sacramento barbershop and killed a young mother as she protected her son from a storm of bullets.

Local law enforcement became the highlight of a community forum Wednesday night in Sacramento that tried to make sense of the shooting of a teenager and the subsequent clashes that have taken place in Missouri.

Attorneys agreed Wednesday to delay proceedings for Twin Rivers Unified trustee Cortez Quinn, who faces felony charges for allegedly falsifying his paternity test and accepting illegal gifts from a school district employee.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the woman who earlier this month died after becoming unresponsive in the back of a sheriff’s department patrol car.

Fairfield police released an image of a man they believe either made suggestive remarks or sexually assaulted two female joggers and a pedestrian earlier this month.

Remains determined to be those of a “prehistoric Native American,” according to the Yolo County Coroner.

A bat found by children in a Davis park has tested positive for rabies.

Jeffrey Towe lived with delusions and profound mental illness, family members say. On Monday, he became the ninth person in the Sacramento region to die of police gunfire this year.

The shooting left one man dead and six others, including a 7-year-old girl, injured

Nicholas Michael Teausant, an Acampo man arrested in March as he tried to cross into Canada aboard an Amtrak bus, made a brief appearance Tuesday in federal court in Sacramento, where prosecutors said the case involved classified information. Teausant was ordered to return to court in October after undergoing more mental testing.

A North Highlands woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to four counts of bank fraud, one count of aggravated identity theft and two counts of possession of stolen mail, according to a statement released by United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner.

An an at-risk adult last seen Monday morning in Arden Arcade has been found in an area hospital.

Murder proceedings have been suspended in the fatal beating case against a Citrus Heights man who has been found psychologically incompetent to stand trial in connection.

Demonstrators took to the street in a Woodland neighborhood Monday night after police there shot and killed a man. Police say the man, 53-year-old Jeffrey Towe, charged them with a knife when he was fatally wounded. The Bee’s Andrew Seng took video of the protest.

A man was shot to death at a Woodland apartment complex after allegedly running at an officer with a knife.

A motorist who allegedly reached for a gun was shot by a California Highway Patrol officer.

Searchers on Monday recovered the body of a Folsom man missing since Saturday in the south fork of the American River.

A San Jose man has been identified as the person killed in a plane crash over the weekend in El Dorado County.

The name of the young man shot and killed over the weekend in a Del Paso Heights neighborhood has been released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office.

A 40-year-old Elk Grove man was struck by a vehicle and killed along Interstate 80 late Saturday night in Davis. California Highway Patrol officials identified the deceased as Larry Vidaurry.

El Dorado County Sheriff's officers are investigating a dead body found Sunday afternoon near the intersection of Highway 50 and Missouri Flat Road.

A 23-year-old man was shot multiple times and killed early Sunday morning at a residence on Lily Street in Sacramento, police said.

Twice a week, Roy Osborne puts on a light blue uniform and climbs into a large SUV to begin his patrol, looking for wrecked or abandoned vehicles.

Local activists are planning a demonstration today at Sacramento County Main Jail in response to the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by police in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has released the names of the two motorcyclists killed Friday night in a collision with a vehicle.

Kurt Henke, chief of the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, informed the district’s board of directors Thursday that he plans to retire in October after 33 years with the fire service.

Has anyone been arrested in the murder of Shalvin Singh, who was shot last year?

A man accused of orchestrating the sexual assault of a child to obtain pornographic photos while he was in prison has been convicted by a Sacramento County jury.

A 30-year-old man was arrested by Sacramento police Friday morning at an apartment in 2100 block of 10th Street after he allegedly fired a handgun.

All lanes of northbound I-5 near Arena Boulevard in Sacramento have been reopened after a closure due an overturned big rig.

A Homeland Security employee arrested last week in a sting involving a sordid Craigslist ad has been indicted in federal court in Sacramento.

Yolo County sheriff’s and coroner’s officials responded to a narrow beach along the Sacramento River after an individual walking in the area Friday morning discovered bones and teeth protruding from the mud.

Comic Katt Williams, in his new HBO stand-up special, alludes to his myriad legal troubles in 2012, including those stemming from two incidents in the Sacramento region.

A teen hopped a bus after he allegedly drew a gun during a confrontation with a Walmart security officer in South Sacramento, according to the sheriff’s department.

A man who was convicted a decade ago for the traffic death of a Folsom prison correctional officer was involved in another crash overnight that injured a driver.

Sacramento police took a man into custody who they say discharged a weapon outside a home at Tenth and U streets in the Southside Park neighborhood.

Barely half of all murders in California are solved and cleared by police.

Mild weather is predicted through the weekend in Sacramento, the Delta and the mountains.

Minor injuries were reported Thursday morning when a school bus collided head-on with a suspected drunken driver in El Dorado County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A Citrus Heights man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for credit card fraud and manufacturing marijuana.

A 35-year-old woman taken into custody after showing signs of intoxication died Thursday afternoon while being taken in a Sacramento County sheriff’s patrol vehicle.

In the latest twist in an increasingly bizarre case, admitted Ponzi scheme operator Deepal Wannakuwatte on Thursday swallowed a verbal beating from a federal judge, who accused him of lying in court and blamed him for delaying the case.

The prosecutor on Thursday belittled the self-defense arguments made for the four men accused of murder in the shooting death of a woman outside a south Sacramento barbershop four years ago. Afterward, the jury was sent to begin deliberations in the 2010 killing of Monique Roxanne Nelson.

Twenty abandoned watercraft are targeted for removal from Sacramento County waterways under a grant the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department received from the state Division of Boating and Waterways.

A bicyclist has been struck by a light rail train in South Sacramento.

A Carmichael pastor caught in a prostitution sting has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor soliciting for prostitution, according to the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office.

Material believed to be potentially explosive at a Citrus Heights home was detonated overnight for safety.

Folsom police say a man who fatally stabbed his infant cousin and seriously injured his aunt last week arrived at the victims’ apartment armed with two knives.

The man who fired the bullet that killed Monique Nelson during the south Sacramento barbershop shootout was defending himself from gunmen who were shooting at him and should be acquitted of murder charges, his lawyer said in his closing argument Wednesday.

A man dubbed the “evil clown-masked robber” by law enforcement authorities was convicted Wednesday by a Sacramento County jury.

A grand jury report critical of Sheriff Ed Prieto left Yolo County supervisors with more questions than answers. Now they want a new panel to re-examine claims that he ran his department under a cloak of harassment and intimidation.

An inmate of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department’s Rio Cosumnes Correctional Facility in Elk Grove is reported back in custody following an early morning escape.

A teenager outside the Galleria Mall loaned his cell phone to a driver who promptly drove away with it - but Roseville police were able to get it back in short order.

The Elk Grove Police Department is extending an offer to citizens who want to learn the ins-and-outs of policing.

A prosecutor said Tuesday that the four defendants in the barbershop murder trial launched “urban warfare” the day a mother was killed by a stray bullet while protecting her 2-year-old son.

Was anyone convicted in the June 1985 stabbing death of a teenager from gang violence in a housing project?

A Redding woman and three young children were rescued from a burning vehicle Tuesday morning following a collision on Highway 70 north of Marysville.

A Truckee man who had been missing since July 25 has been found dead.

A 22-year-old man who served as a leader at a youth camp in Tuolumne County is in El Dorado County Jail, accused of sending sexual text messages to a teenage boy.

The Sacramento Police Department is calling attention to some behind-the-scene crime fighters during National Forensic Science week.

The San Juan Unified School District’s insurance pool will cover losses tied to last week’s burglary of the metal shop at El Camino Fundamental High Schoool, district officials reported late Monday.

A motorist impatient with a vehicle ahead not moving along fast enough, rear-ended the car and then fired a shot during a dust-up in Oak Park Monday afternoon.

Auburn police say a suspected burglar foiled his own getaway when he crashed a stolen motorcycle vehicle while fleeing a home break-in.

The owner of four dogs that succumbed to heat after he allegedly left the animals in a hot car at a Fair Oaks Boulevard apartment complex has been cited for endangering their health.

More than three weeks after a violent bank robbery and chase left one victim dead and shook the Stockton region, police confirmed Monday that hostage Misty Holt-Singh was killed by police gunfire that struck her repeatedly while she was being used as a human shield.

How much time did Jeffery Gray get for killing his girlfriend Agnes Elias Ortiz at a cemetery on Stockton Boulevard?

A man in his 30s was shot Monday afternoon in a Land Park area apartment and taken to the UC Davis Medical Center in serious condition, Sacramento police officials said.

An Orangevale man has been sentenced to prison in federal court in a child pornography case.

Roseville police are investigating eight recent break-ins that have struck a variety of businesses in the same general area.

The defense rested today in the trial of four men accused of murder in the Dec. 14, 2010, death of an innocent woman who was killed by a stray bullet during a mid-day shootout in front of a south area barbershop.

A Sacramento man surrendered to authorities this morning after an hourslong negotiation at his south Sacramento apartment, according to police.

After a finding that a prosecutor dismissed a potential juror because she was African American, a federal judge in Sacramento has ordered the release of a man convicted of murder in 1998 unless the district attorney moves to retry him by Aug. 25

Several Sacramento-area residents, described by federal authorities as members and associates of an outlaw motorcycle gang, have been indicted on drug-trafficking charges.

Police fatally shot a man brandishing a knife outside a Folsom apartment building Thursday afternoon after a woman and her infant son were stabbed, authorities said.

A Sacramento Superior Court jury convicted a career-criminal methamphetamine addict Friday in the robbery killing of a Vietnam War veteran two years ago at the Selby Ranch apartment complex.

In newly released court documents, two Lodi police officers give their account of the fatal shooting of Army veteran Parminder Singh Shergill. They say Shergill charged them with a knife. Two witnesses dispute that account.

Folsom police on Friday continued to try to determine what led to the stabbing spree that left an infant dead and his mother in critical condition.

Whatever happened to immigrants from the former Soviet Union who falsified their paperwork seeking asylum, citing false religious persecution? What happened to the two lawyers, brothers, who assisted them?

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday once again blocked the release from prison of Bruce Davis, a former Charles Manson follower, reversing a decision of the state parole board.

Authorities in Butte County are investigating the death of a 53-year-old Oroville man who was found unresponsive in a sobering cell at the county jail Thursday evening, shortly after he was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.

A two-alarm grass fire at Laguna Star and Fieldale drives near Elk Grove’s Laguna Creek area has been contained after burning between 3 and 4 acres.

Stacy Welsh went missing after telling her daughter that she feared for her safety.

Tye “Glenn” Champ, a former gubernatorial candidate best known for his status as a registered sex offender, was arrested Friday in connection with the shooting of a neighbor and a horse, The Fresno Bee reported.

Four of six people who pleaded not contest in a case involving fraudulent insurance claims for automobile windshield chip repairs have been sentenced to prison or jail.

Two men convicted of first-degree murder in the the 2013 shooting death of 21-year-old Alexander Brian Chavez in the Rosemont area have been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole.

Larry Dean Jones Jr. testified he was only out for a day’s Christmas shopping, that a pal’s wife first dropped him and a pal off at the barbershop, so the friend could get a haircut.

Two suspects were shot in separate incidents on June 19 and June 21.

El Dorado County law enforcement officials announced the seizure of 296 pounds of marijuana trimmings during a search of a South Lake Tahoe residence Thursday morning.

Runway, a retired K-9 who worked at Sacramento International Airport, died this week.

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating a Truckee man who has been missing for nearly two weeks.

The rental car of a suspected drunken motorist that ran off the road and into a tree on Thursday was located southwest of Grass Valley thanks to an onboard crash-activated locater system.

A Placerville man has been arrested on suspicion of attempting lewd acts with a child after allegedly placing an online ad seeking a minor to be his “sex pet.”

The Citrus Heights Police Department released statistics Thursday from a DUI checkpoint conducted on Aug. 1 that screened more than 800 cars.

South Lake Tahoe police are asking the public’s help in confirming the identity of a man seen recently in the community who is thought to be an Alameda County man reported missing by his family in 2010.

A former Sacramento sheriff’s deputy was convicted Wednesday on two felony firearms-related charges, one for providing a large-capacity ammunition clip to a federal undercover agent and another for possession of an illegal shotgun.

Two men have pleaded guilty to robbing two senior citizens in June.

The founder of Rancho Cordova-based Telomolecular Corp. has pleaded guilty to securities fraud.

An American River College counselor and instructor who was reported missing last week has been found and is safe outside the Sacramento area, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.

Nine people were taken to area hospitals with injuries Wednesday morning following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 113 near the community of Robbins in Sutter County.

An employee for Homeland Security has been arrested in connection with a sting that alleges he used a Craigslist ad in an effort to get a mother and an underage daughter to have sex with him.

What happened with Leonid Yakovlev? He was arrested on suspicion of multiple counts of loan fraud five years ago.

The deputy district attorney summed up the firearms prosecution against a former Sacramento sheriff’s deputy as a matter of “simple case, simple verdict.”

Channel 40 (KTXL) anchor Sabrina Rodriguez, who is accused of stealing $2,500 worth of wallets at the Folsom Coach outlet store in 2013, has submitted her resignation from the Sacramento station.

Sabrina Rodriguez, the Fox40 anchor who resigned Tuesday morning after being charged in a shoplifting case, has issued her first public statement about the case since it came to light late last week.

The I Street bridge was closed for about two hours Tuesday when a man threatened to jump into the Sacramento River.

Three shoplifting incidents in Roseville last week resulted in four arrests and two store employees being assaulted.

A Woodland woman is suspected in the Sunday night shooting death of her husband.

Testimony is likely to conclude Tuesdayin the murder trial of four men accused in the shooting death of a young mother outside a south Sacramento barbershop four years ago.

A couple was killed in a boat crash near Meeks Bay early Sunday morning on Lake Tahoe, officials of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said.

What was the outcome of the arrest of Carmichael Pastor John Oselsky? Was he found guilty?

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office reported that a Southern California man has died from injuries suffered in a crash near Galt late last month.

An at-risk man reported missing over the weekend has been found and returned to the safety of his care facility.

A man has been arrested for pushing a rider off her bicycle Sunday morning on the American River bike trail and threatening her with rocks.

Robin Glen James, a co-defendant in the 2011 murder of off-duty Susanville Police Officer Robert McElrath, 37, will face a special prosecutor in his trial on multiple felony counts.

A grass fire swept through more than 30 acres on the American River Parkway near Cal Expo on Saturday afternoon before being contained by firefighters.

A local Emmy-award winning news anchor is facing grand theft, burglary and conspiracy charges, according to court records filed in Sacramento Superior Court.

The Sacramento Fire Department said a biodegradable material leaked near Sutter Landing Regional Park and will be cleaned by the property owner.

Explosions, fires and hospitalizations stemming from homemade hash oil operations have lead to a spike in prosecutions of hash oil manufactures in Sacramento County.

Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries Friday afternoon when a helicopter assisting with the annual Jeepers Jamboree crashed along the Rubicon Trail.

Two people were taken to hospitals with injuries after being extricated from a BMW sedan that crashed into the rear of a big rig on Interstate 80 near Norwood Avenue late Friday afternoon.

State prison officials unveiled new policies Friday that they characterized as a “sweeping culture change” aimed at limiting the use of pepper spray and other force against mentally ill inmates.

El Dorado County prosecutors are reviewing the case to determine whether child endangerment charges will be filed against the boy’s grandfather, who is a peace officer, according to authorities.

A man initially identified as a “person of interest” in the July 24 death of 75-year-old Xihao Huang on an Elk Grove walking trail has been arrested on suspicion of homicide in the case.

Two fires sparked by lightning earlier in the week mushroomed in size Friday, forcing around 60 rural residents to evacuate their homes in the Modoc County community of Day.

A Sacramento man faces charges of receipt and distribution of child pornography after officers recovered a computer with pornographic videos from his home.

Two flags that fly in front of the Sacramento LGBT Community Center were ripped from their poles and stolen Thursday night or early Friday morning.

Two men were sentenced today to life terms in prison without parole for a residential robbery murder they committed five years ago in Oak Park.

Law enforcement agencies and the business community in Rancho Cordova are partnering to create a safer business district.

The woman was transported to the South Lake Tahoe Airport and then transported by ambulance to Barton Hospital for treatment.

D'Andre Leon Monroe is likely to be sentenced to 40 years to life in prison when he faces Sacramento Superior Court Judge Eugene L. Balonon on Sept. 26.

A 26-year veteran of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department spent several hours in Yuba County jail last week after he was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication while attending a concert at Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Wheatland.

A man accused of repeatedly posing as a helicopter pilot and flying at least once for KCRA Channel 3 pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to aggravated identity theft.

The Stingray device collects some cellphone data of targeted phones by mimicking a tower.

A Placerville man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to two counts of filing false tax returns.

A former Folsom swim coach was sentenced Thursday in Sacramento’s federal court to 12 years in prison for attempted enticement of a minor.

A Sacramento man is in custody and two other suspects are being sought in connection with the early morning burglary of a Tahoe City jewelry store.

Residents of the rural community of Day were moving out Thursday afternoon as flames from a 2,500-acre fire prompted the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office to issue a mandatory evacuation notice.

Police officers in Rancho Cordova are stepping up patrols in areas frequented by motorcyclists in an effort to reduce the number of motorcycle related deaths.

A suspicious water cooler found taped to the back of a railway car near McClellan Airport this morning was detonated and made safe around 1 p.m. allowing roads in the area to be reopened.

On the second day of jury selection, two men who were about to go on trial in the $200,000 robbery of Cal Expo’s food vendor during the State Fair four years ago decided to plead no contest in the case.

A yellow Camaro crashed into a Starbucks in Folsom at 2 a.m. Thursday, sending driver and passenger to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

I knew a woman whose son walked into a police department while under the influence, with a gun, and started shooting. I believe it was the Roseville Police Department and occurred during the 1980s. What happened to this man? Is he still in jail?

The former executive director of a Woodland homeless relief agency pleaded no contest Wednesday to grand theft after embezzling more than $30,000 from the organization, a day after a deadlocked jury resulted in a mistrial.

A raid on an illegal marijuana growing operation in Butte County on Tuesday netted more than 4,000 marijuana plants, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.

The Citrus Heights Police Department is advising motorists of traffic congestion at the Greenback Lane-San Juan Avenue intersection due to a power outage that has affected the traffic signal.

The California Highway Patrol will conduct a DUI checkpoint in the area of 47th Avenue and Steiner Drive on Friday night.

A man who went missing after leaving work in south Sacramento County last week has been found safe, out of state.

An Elk Grove woman was struck in the face when a stranger entered her home just before 7:30a.m. Wednesday, ransacking her house and taking several possessions.

As the search for Michael Williams continued, Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes took to social media to ask for the public’s help in finding the man accused of killing his aunt.

Do you have any information regarding Leonard Williams, indicted in Sacramento on money laundering, real estate fraud and tax evasion?

Sacramento police are seeking witnesses to a July 23 crash in the Greenhaven area in which a woman and small child were injured.

Two workshop buildings were damaged and several homes were threatened by a grass fire Tuesday afternoon on a large parcel in south Sacramento, near Cosumnes River College.

A man who was reported missing from his Rosemont residence has been located in the Bay Area and is safe, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.

The public’s help is sought in locating a man who went missing a week ago after reportedly leaving work in an emotional state.

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a theft-prevention seminar on Aug. 25 to show the public how criminals gather information and how to prevent identity theft from happening to them, according to a news release from Placer County officials.

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Greta Curtis Fall sentenced Jake Clark to 28 years to life in prison for his first-degree murder conviction in the Dec. 18, 2011, shooting death of Ghulam Ayobi.

A drone spotted flying near the Sand fire on Sunday could have endangered firefighting aircraft working in the area, fire officials say.

Sacramento County detectives have arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting women in three separate instances.

What happened to Rico Lyntice Riley, who was convicted of sexual assault? What was he sentenced to?”

A 2-year-old found floating in a duck pond at Elk Grove Regional Park on Saturday afternoon died after being taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to the Elk Grove Police Department.

Shortly after 1 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded a silent hold-up alarm at the American River Bank, 26395 Buckhorn Ridge Road. When deputies arrived, they learned that an armed man had stolen an undisclosed amount of currency and was last seen on foot heading toward Buckhorn Ridge Road.

A woman injured while hiking in a rugged area near Lake Tahoe was rescued late Sunday night.

The latest suit, filed in federal court in Sacramento on behalf of 58 current and former inmates, accuses the state of knowing for years that its Central Valley prisons were incubators for the incurable sickness, but doing nothing to address the problem.

Ashleigh Smith, 27, and Terry Scott, 19, were booked into Sacramento County Jail Thursday night on suspicion of felony child abuse and neglect in connection with the death of their 3-month-old son, according to the Sacramento Police Department.

After three years of delays, the trial for Robert Adams has again been scheduled. Will it commence on July 29?

Sacramento County homicide detectives are seeking identifications of four men they believe can provide information in the killing of Tyrell Hall outside an Arden Arcade business.

Crews have repaired a gas leak that prompted the evacuation of roughly 20 people from six buildings in Oak Park on Friday morning.

Federal prosecutors have added a charge of racketeering to the corruption and gun-running case against state Sen. Leland Yee, filing an amended indictment this week that includes new allegations that the San Francisco Democrat traded official favors for campaign cash.

The person of interest, who has not been identified, was arrested on a charge unrelated to the death of Xihao Huang, 75.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department reports that an at-risk teen from Fair Oaks has been found.

A man walking on railroad tracks in East Sacramento was hit by a train and killed Friday morning.

Authorities are offering the money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a fourth, unknown suspect who dropped three other suspects at the bank.

A 45-year-old man suspected of tending a large marijuana grow in the Sequoia National Forest is being charged with starting a 1,600-acre wildfire there July 11, the second suspected marijuana grower believed to have sparked a major blaze this year.

Placerville police are asking the public’s help in finding a 45-year-old woman who has been missing since Tuesday.

A Chicago man has pleaded guilty to a sex trafficking offense involving an underage girl in the Sacramento area.

The man’s body was discovered in the area of Whitelock Parkway and Bellaterra Drive.

Oksana Lyamin’s arrest is the first since the city’s Report Illegal Dumping campaign started July 5.

Two guests were injured and 35 people displaced Wednesday night by a fire that caused an estimated $2.5 million worth of damage to South Lake Tahoe’s Deerfield Lodge.

Sacramento police spent the night investigating the death of a man who was hit by two cars on Meadowview Road.

The discovery of a prowler at a residence in southeastern Sacramento erupted into baseball bat swinging and gunfire.

Sacramento Police said suspect Michael Lee Williams is believed to still be in the south Sacramento area

Whatever happened to the Tower Bridge operator whose negligence resulted in a car driving off the bridge and killing, I believe, three people?

The Cal Expo Police Department has stepped up its surveillance of the venue’s parking lots following reports of several catalytic converter thefts during this year’s California State Fair.

A federal jury has convicted a Sacramento man of possessing cocaine for sale.

A San Jose man has been sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a copyright infringement conspiracy that involved selling counterfeit music and video CDs and DVDs at flea markets in Glenn and Yuba counties.

A Northern California man is accused of stealing a gold nugget valued at $1,900 from an Alaska mine where he was working, according to a story posted online Wednesday by the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.

This week’s Most Wanted List has been released by Sacramento’s Crime Alert Reward Program. The new names on the list (see the entire list and details in a photo gallery here) are:

A toddler was badly injured in Yuba County.

Whatever happened to the man who killed Sacramento school teacher Greg Beach at his vacation home in Volcano in the early 1990s?

A 21-year-old man is in jail, accused of burglary and using forged credit cards, following an investigation by the Cal Expo Police Department.

Woodland police announced the arrest of a suspect in a series of robberies that have occurred in the city since July 7.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder and robbery in a weekend shooting in Fair Oaks.

Sacramento and West Sacramento firefighters joined the U.S. Coast Guard for today’s training exercise.

Placer County sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man who attacked a woman at her north Auburn home early Tuesday.

A Davis teen has died of injuries suffered in a fall from the back of a car. Christopher Argumedo, 18, was injured July 11. A police spokesman said charges against the car’s driver are unlikely.

A body was recovered on Monday in bushes near the Sacramento River.

A man was found dead near Garden Highway and Interstate 5 Monday night.

One person died Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash west of Woodland.

Citrus Heights police report that six people were arrested Sunday during an operation to locate and arrest individuals with active warrants for offenses related to driving under the influence.

Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man Sunday night in Fair Oaks.

The body of a man in his 40s or 50s was recovered along the Sacramento River Monday morning.

An outbuilding in South Sacramento suffered considerable damage during a grass fire Saturday afternoon.

Driver whose car hit tree pronounced dead at scene.

A fight left two men unconscious and in critical condition early Sunday, Redding police said.

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