Sacramento police are investigating a shooting late Friday night that left two men wounded and another man dead.
The kids caught a break 25-to-life instead of no-parole terms for their special-circumstance murder convictions. Even the DA said he thought Alexander Marquis Lewis and LaQuwon Warr could be rehabilitated and made eligible for future freedom, when theyll still be in their early 40s.
Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a drive-by shooting in the Fruitridge area that sent three people to the hospital Friday evening.
An Illinois man was sentenced Friday in federal court to 15 years and eight months in prison for orchestrating a marijuana distribution operation from Sacramento.
Sgt. Mark Taylor of the California Highway Patrol said the collision occurred about 6:52 p.m. on Cherokee Road, about a quarter mile east of Highway 70, north of Oroville.
A man accused of a hate crime in the beating of a gay Davis man last year was sentenced Friday in Yolo Superior Court.
Elk Grove police are investigating reports that two teenage girls were sexually assaulted by other teenagers in a local park early Sunday morning.
What happened to the men accused of a home-invasion robbery in Sun City Roseville several years ago?
The California Highway Patrol will hold an open house and informational meeting March 27 in Rancho Cordova for young people interested in participating in the agency’s Explorer Program.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s office has released the name of the man fatally shot by Sacramento police aboard a light-rail train Saturday night.
Between 2003 and 2005, two men were discovered dead in a car in the alley between 23rd and 24th streets and Capitol Avenue and N Street in midtown Sacramento. Was anyone ever caught and charged with this crime?
The California Highway Patrol plans to deploy additional officers along Highway 50 from South Lake Tahoe through Sacramento this weekend in a crackdown on unsafe driving.
An Antelope man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Sacramento to drug and firearm charges.
A Citrus Heights man was injured this morning as he tried to break up a dog fight inside his home.
Placer County sheriffs deputies have lifted lockdowns at the Colfax High School campus and the neighboring Colfax Elementary School aafter three first-graders reported seeing a man with two guns headed toward the elementary school.
The deputies fatally shot a 41-year-old Antelope man in what officials described as a suicide by cop.
A toddler has died after falling into a pond behind his familys Rio Linda home Tuesday, according to authorities.
Redding officers had their hands full Wednesday morning during the arrest of a man who they said swung a pointed stick at them, jumped into the river to escape and kicked a police dog in the face.
In 2010, two high school teens were shot and killed at a barn dance in Wilton by two individuals who were not identified. Did they ever find the shooter or shooters?
The last domino has fallen in a Marysville race-based hate crime being prosecuted in Sacramento federal court.
A teenager was taken to a hospital in critical condition after being shot late Tuesday afternoon in Foothill Farms.
A Sacramento man is in jail in Contra Costa County after leading law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase that began near the state Capitol and ended when his vehicle crashed in Richmond.
The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department reported Tuesday that a missing 58-year-old man has been found.
What ever happened to the defendants Richard Singleton and Jesse Cole in the murder of Danielle Bock and Erys Singletary?
The man fatally shot by Sacramento police aboard a light-rail train Saturday night lunged at officers with a knife and implored them to shoot him, police said Sunday.
Sacramento police officers on Saturday shot a knife-wielding man aboard a light rail train near 13th and R streets about 9:17 p.m.
A 14-year-old boy struck by a moving train Friday in Galt has died, according to authorities. Galt Police Department officials said the teen was struck by a moving Union Pacific train at the tracks near C and Fourth streets in Galt.
A Fresno man whose long rap sheet helped inspire California's Three Strikes Law was charged with felony crimes Friday that could land him behind bars for the rest of his life.
What is the latest status of the court case involving Robert Adams, the principal at Creative Frontiers School?
The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office is warning of two scams, one involving a supposed AT&T prize promotion and the other, an email threat of foreclosure.
Aquelin Talamantes had previously pleaded not guilty to a murder charge in connection with the Sept. 26 death of her daughter, Tatiana Garcia.
One of two inmates who killed a federal correctional officer at U.S. Penitentiary Atwater will spend the rest of his life in prison in exchange for a guilty plea, under a plea bargain reportedly approved by Attorney General Eric Holder.
Elk Grove police are searching for two suspects in a shooting that occurred this evening in the 9800 block of Dartmoor Court.
A Sacramento woman was sentenced Thursday in federal court to 18 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiring to traffic in counterfeit goods.
The motorist who was pronounced dead after his car hit a freeway pillar Wednesday along Highway 50 has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office.
Around 1996, Sandra Lee Tafoya was found dead in a vineyard near Clarksburg. Was the crime ever solved?
Five people have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Sacramento for alleged involvement in a tax fraud conspiracy run from a Citrus Heights business.
A Nevada City man died Tuesday night in a head-on crash on Highway 20 in the Penn Valley area.
A Sacramento Superior Court jury Wednesday convicted a 22-year-old man for shooting at a city police officer during a foot chase out of a liquor store on Mack Road three years ago.
Five people protesting the use of drone aircraft were arrested at Beale Air Force Base on Ash Wednesday.
A motorist was pronounced dead after his car hit a freeway pillar Wednesday morning in Sacramento.
What happened to the man who killed Jeffrey Wright in 1985 in south Sacramento? I think his name was George Payne.
Four people identified as known street gang members were taken into custody Tuesday morning on arrest warrants served by the West Sacramento Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Safe Streets Task Force.
A 62-year-old woman who died of injuries suffered when she was struck by a vehicle in Rancho Cordova early Sunday has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as Sofia Sergievich.
A man accused of an attempted kidnapping in a Woodland shopping center parking lot in November 2012 has pleaded guilty in federal court to distribution of child pornography.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a Monday morning drive-by shooting in Arden Arcade that left a man critically injured.
A California Highway Patrol officer who was arrested last year for inappropriately touching a man in a bathroom in the Arden Fair Mall has pleaded no contest to battery.
A Yolo County judge sentenced a Sacramento man to life without the possibility parole for the 2006 shooting death of a janitor at a West Sacramento bar.
A man was conked on the head with a coffee cup and suffered a superficial stab wound in a fight in Sacramento.
An 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of burglary after he was allegedly stopped while trying prying open a window screen at a Natomas home.
A robber armed with a razor blade tried to hold up a man in midtown on Sunday.
A man attempted to steal one car and drove away with another on Elder Street this morning.
The clean up of illegal homeless camps in Placerville continued Sunday when police and community volunteers dodged raindrops to pick up more than 500 bags of trash.
Both people shot and killed by officers in separate incidents have been identified Monday by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office.
Citrus Heights police officers shot and killed a woman at about noon today after she rammed a car she was driving into two police vehicles and fled, triggering a chase, police said.
Patricia Lee Thomas is trying to reclaim her life after two years fighting charges that she drowned her 4-year-old daughter in a bathtub in 1970.
What happened to the woman from Rancho Cordova who disappeared in the mid-90s before her wedding?
A federal court judge has found two California laws that resulted from ballot initiatives – including the so-called “Victims’ Bill of Rights” – to be unconstitutional.
A former Mendocino County deputy district attorney who shot a man in the stomach during a midnight street fight in downtown Sacramento last year has pleaded guilty to illegally carrying a concealed weapon.
What happened to the defendant Anthony King, who was accused in the 1987 Knights Landing murders?
The sight of a man walking through midtown Friday with a hatchet caused a rush of officers to the scene and the lockdown of a nearby middle school, police said.
El Dorado County Animal Services officials are advising residents to take precautions after a rabid skunk was found in a populated area of Pollock Pines.
A 17-year-old teen was arrested at his high school last week after a probation search revealed contraband in his backpack, according to authorities.
Seven people, four of whom are imprisoned in California and Oklahoma, have been charged in federal court in Sacramento in a conspiracy that allegedly used the identification of prison inmates to make fraudulent tax refund claims.
Deepal Wannakuwatte, owner of Sacramento’s recently departed professional tennis team, will be in jail for at least another week.
Two brothers from Sacramento were indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges of unlawfully manufacturing and selling firearms.
A Mendocino County prosecutor who shot a pedestrian during a fight in Sacramento in October has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and placed on three years informal probation.
What happened to a woman from Rancho Cordova, who disappeared in the mid-’90s prior to her wedding? She was last seen during a pre-wedding party.
A Sacramento man has been sentenced in to 17 1/2 years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
The California Highway Patrol is seeking information from anyone who witnessed a Feb. 15 bicycle crash in Carmichael that seriously injured a teenage bicyclist.
A man who was reportedly walking on Highway 49 north of Auburn died Tuesday night when he was struck by a truck.
Sacramento International Airport rerouted planes to alternate runways and some rural Yolo County roads were closed as a precaution Tuesday afternoon after sheriff’s deputies discovered a possible explosive device in a pickup truck.
The California Highway Patrol has released more information about a motorcycle crash that killed a 25-year-old Sacramento man on Sunday in Antelope.
Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District crews were kept busy putting out two fires Monday night one in Rio Linda, the other in Arden Arcade.
An inmate at the Sacramento County Jail died early Tuesday morning after becoming ill in his cell, according to sheriffs department officials.
The blaze was reported in the 7300 block of Dry Creek Road about 5 p.m.
Aquelin Talamantes will be arraigned on new charges in Yolo Superior Court on Tuesday.
The Yolo County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a phone scam in which a caller claims that a warrant has been issued for the victim because he or she failed to report for jury duty.
A 31-year-old man has died of injuries suffered on Interstate 5 on Feb. 14 when a wheel from a trailer crashed through the windshield of his vehicle.
A man convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman in North Highlands in 2012 has been sentenced to 90 year to life in state prison.
It took just three hours last week to collect 453 abandoned shopping carts in Yuba City, the start of a campaign to make the Sutter County community a bit neater.
A California Highway Patrol cruiser and a car collided Sunday night on Highway 99 in Butte County, sending three people to the hospital with minor to moderate injury.
Two people were shot near a parking lot during the Naughty Gras event at Cal Expo Saturday night.
What happened in the case of Moises Perez Pina, who was gunned down in a robbery on Stockton Boulevard and Lemon Hill Avenue on May 24, 2013?
Two individuals are in custody, accused of firearms offenses, and one is suspected of firing a shot while fleeing from Sacramento police officers Friday evening.
Citrus Heights police are warning people of a phone scam in which the caller claims to be a law enforcement officer with a warrant for the individual’s arrest.
A Dunnigan man has been sentenced to 20 days in jail and three years summary probation for operating an underground cockfighting ring.
A West Sacramento man has been convicted for receiving stolen property in a case involving the theft of beehives.
Jonathon Synclair Britt, 29, and Angelica Monica Torro, were booked into jail on suspicion of multiple charges.
A Sacramento Superior Court jury today convicted Jerry Lee King Jr. of first-degree murder in the Dec. 9, 2012, shooting death of his uncle, Willis Griffin, amid a family dispute at their residence on Purvis Road in Herald.
A man who died Nov. 27 following a fight in the 200 block of O Street in downtown Sacramento has been identified by Sacramento County Coroner Kim Gin as Vincent McKinney, 51, of Olivehurst. Gin said the cause of death has not been determined.
One of two inmates accused of killing a federal correctional officer at U.S. Penitentiary Atwater in California’s San Joaquin Valley has offered to plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence, new court records show.
Authorities may have solved a spate of liquor thefts with the arrest of four young men and confiscation of a couple thousand dollars worth of booze from their vehicle.
In what Placerville police characterized as an outreach operation, officers accompanied by mental health and community resource representatives removed 14 illegal camps throughout the city.
Did they ever catch the guy who shot and killed the young student who worked at KFC on Freeport Boulevard?
Citrus Heights Police Chief Christopher Boyd will be installed next week as president of the California Police Chiefs Association.
There was a family law lawyer by the first name of “Frank” that was gunned down in his downtown Sacramento office sometime between 1996 and 1998. The gunman was later apprehended at his home. Whatever happened to him?
Citrus Heights police announced that the public can follow the department’s activities on Twitter.
A fatal collision on Riverside Boulevard on Thursday has sparked communitywide dialogue among Land Park residents about how to improve road safety.
First-degree murder convictions of two gang members were overturned Tuesday by an appellate court that ruled Sacramento Superior Court Judge Kevin J. McCormick gave the jury erroneous instructions on the law.
A 57-year-old Colusa woman died this afternoon in a collision on Highway 99 in Sutter County.
Placer County sheriffs officials are urging skiers to wear helmets following the recent deaths of two men who suffered head injuries when they skied into trees.
A man accused of threatening his girlfriend and robbing a senior citizen has been convicted by a Sacramento County jury of multiple counts of robbery and firearms offenses.
The name of the baby who is the subject of a death investigation by Sacramento police has been released.
A woman who died from injuries suffered in a Land Park crash last week has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office.
A Sacramento man was injured in his neck at a busy Woodland park on Monday morning.
A California Department of Fish and Wildlife game warden was listed in serious condition Saturday at Sutter Roseville Medical Center after being shot the previous night while on routine patrol in a rural area near Georgetown in El Dorado County.
The Sacramento Sheriffs Department has tweeted that the youth who had been missing is now safe at home.
An accident on Florin Road Friday night left one victim dead and another in the hospital with major injuries.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has released the identities of two people who were shot Friday afternoon in an apparent murder/suicide near Vineyard Way and Crystal Creek Drive.
A mixed martial arts specialist has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison for felony assault on the mother of his child.
Yolo County animal services officials ask the public’s help in finding a dog that reportedly bit a woman in Woodland on Thursday.
A man who was awaiting a retrial after an appellate court overturned his voluntary manslaughter conviction has pleaded no contest to the same charge in a 2008 street-gang shooting death.
LAKE TAHOE -- Prescribed fire operations are planned to resume Tuesday on the south, east and west shores of Lake Tahoe.
A resident of the home suffered burns but was not seriously injured, police said.
An Auburn teenager was killed Thursday morning when his motorcycle hit a tree.
A father has been credited with rescuing four young children from his burning south Sacramento home.
Yolo County Animal Services officials are asking the public’s help in finding a dog that was involved in a biting incident in the area of North Star Park in Davis last week.
A Sacramento judge has overturned a jury’s murder conviction of a purported pimp accused in the fatal ambush of a sex customer who pulled a gun on one of the defendant’s girls.
Woodland police are seeking suspects in the early morning burglary of a BestBuy store.
Police said the driver of the Mercedes was travelling at a high rate of speed.
A series of talks on Rocklin history continues Sunday with a presentation about the driving out of Chinese residents after a triple murder in the 1800s.
Authorities have canceled a statewide Amber Alert issued after an apparent abduction outside a supermarket, saying all three people involved knew each other and police determined there was no carjacking or kidnapping.
Propane leaking from cooking equipment in a garage was identified as the cause of a fire that damaged an Elk Grove home Tuesday.
A federal grand jury in Sacramento today returned an indictment charging an Anderson aircraft mechanic with fraud involving aircraft parts.
Citrus Heights police are warning of a current scam targeting senior citizens in the region.
A fire that apparently originated near a water heater caused an estimated $100,000 damage to a Galt home Monday night.
A man died Tuesday from injuries suffered in a car crash last week on Interstate 5 in South Sacramento.
The Sacramento region is one of a dozen areas nationwide to participating in an FBI reward program aimed at deterring people from pointing lasers at aircraft.
The Sutter County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a telephone scam targeting area residents in which the caller claims to be with the Internal Revenue Service.
Was anyone ever caught and convicted in the March 2012 killing of Sebastian Gutierrez?
The California Highway Patrol’s Valley Division has scheduled two driver safety education classes for teenagers and their parents or guardians.
A Sacramento County jury has convicted five people of four counts of premeditated attempted murder in a January 2012 gang-related shooting at a south Sacramento-area shopping center.
A pedestrian was killed on an Arden Arcade street after being struck by a pickup driven by suspected drunken driver and then by another vehicle.
Back in the early 1980s, I believe, a friend of mine was murdered “execution style” -- shot in the back of the head at his mechanic shop in Citrus Heights. His name was Douglas Kincaid. Was anyone ever arrested for this?
Two 16-year-old Woodland youths were arrested Sunday night in connection with a vehicle theft in Davis.
Written notice has been sent to more than 3,000 clients of Easter Seal Society of Superior California after a laptop belonging to one of the charitys workers was stolen.
An Orangevale man who was reported missing since last Tuesday was found safe in Citrus Heights Saturday.
A Rancho Cordova woman was struck and killed by an Regional Transit train Friday evening, officials said.
West Sacramento police are investigating the shooting of a 16-year-old boy in a car this afternoon.
A 40-year-old woman has been identified as the only fatality in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near Soda Springs last night, according to a California Highway Patrol press release.
An El Dorado Superior Court jury found a Lotus man guilty Wednesday of murder and gross vehicular manslaughter in the 2012 death of woman killed when his truck headed into oncoming traffic and collided with her vehicle.
A fatal incident on Interstate 80 near Soda Springs closed eastbound lanes for more than two hours last night, according to Trafic Management Center reports.
The California Highway Patrol announced that a Woodland man has been arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter in the death of motorcyclist Denis Bartz Sr. near Esparto in July.
An Antelope man has been sentenced in federal court in Sacramento for his in a student loan fraud scheme.
Two men and one woman are behind bars on suspicion of taking part in an armed home-invasion robbery Thursday morning in Loomis, according to the Placer County Sheriffs Department.