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.
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 todays training exercise.
Placer County sheriffs 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.
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.
A man is in critical condition at Mercy Medical Center after he stopped breathing while being restrained by police officers Saturday, Redding police said.
In a dramatic rescue operation involving ropes, pulleys and 30 firefighters, an injured accident victim who fell 60 feet down a cliff in Fair Oaks was pulled to safety and taken by ambulance to a hospital.
The Sacramento Police Department is seeking help to find the suspect in a June 15 hit-and-run of a bicyclist.
A fire along the American River Parkway this evening was small compared with other fires that have occurred along the parkway in recent weeks, but it was of particular concern because people were reported to be in its path.
A Sacramento County jury has convicted a man and woman of charges related to large-scale marijuana growing operations.
A man accused of sexually assaulting an adult on the campus of an Antelope-area school in 2012 has been found guilty by a Sacramento County jury.
A woman with a history of drunken driving is looking at three decades in prison for her conviction in a crash two years ago on Jackson Highway that killed her husband.
Cosumnes Fire Department personnel and Elk Grove police responded to a vehicle accident at a car wash that sent five people to the hospital, one in critical condition.
Fourteen undercover stings conducted around the state this week resulted in 94 people facing misdemeanor charges for contracting without a license, including one Elk Grove woman known as the Sweetheart Swindler.
The names of the two women killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 in Auburn have been released by the Placer County Sheriffs Coroner.
A California prisons program meant to expedite the reunification of inmates with their families – but which excludes male prisoners – is being challenged in federal court as discriminatory and short-sighted.
Two women were killed and a third was injured in a single-vehicle crash Thursday on Interstate 80 in Auburn.
The city of Elk Grove announced that it has become the first Northern California city to implement the national safety database Smart911 in an effort to improve emergency services for residents.
One person died and another was critically injured when their vehicle was rear-ended Thursday afternoon on Highway 50 in El Dorado Hills.
A Sacramento auto body shop owner has been sentenced to 180 days in county jail and five years probation after pleading no contest to insurance fraud.
Three Sacramento men are in jail, accused of breaking into cash registers at a Galt Walmart store during business hours.
Just two weeks after the release of a critical grand jury report, the Herald Fire Protection Districts board of directors voted Wednesday night to place Chief Chris McGranahan on paid administrative leave, said board member Lance Newhall said.
Stockton Police have identified the surviving bank robbery suspect on multiple charges, including homicide, after a prolonged chase and shootout on Wednesday in which a hostage and two suspects died.
For the 30 or 40 Mexican laborers looking for work, the pitch seemed too good to be true.
What happened to the Rocklin Junior Thunder youth football president who was accused of embezzlement?
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office in accepting reservations for its Community Awareness Academy, a program that offers residents an inside look at the law enforcement agency.
In an effort to promote driver safety among teenage motorists, the Elk Grove Police Department will offer a July 29 presentation of the program “Moment of Impact.”
A Sacramento County jury has convicted a 40-year-old man of 14 counts of child molestation in a case involving multiple victims.
The Nevada County Sheriff's Office reported Wednesday morning that a 69-year-old man reported missing earlier this week in the Jackson Meadows area has been found alive.
Placerville police say that a formerly missing at-risk teen has been found.
What ever happened to the Stephen Stowers murder case?
Placer County sheriff’s officials warn that telephone scammers are using new tactics in an effort to extract money from local residents.
The Franklin Field airport in Elk Grove reopened Tuesday afternoon after firefighters extinguished a 120-acre grass fire nearby, according to the Cosumnes fire department’s Twitter.
Prosecutors swallowed a bitter pill last week when the former owner of a Lincoln-based aerospace firm received a much more lenient prison term than they believe he deserved.
What happened with the home invasion of George Edward Haynie Jr.? Did they ever find the people that did this?
A Sacramento Fire Department hazardous materials determined peculiar odor a commercial building in the 8800 block of Fruitridge Road was caused by leaking refrigerant.
Two young boys killed in a vehicle crash Friday morning near Clarksburg have been identified by the Yolo County Coroners Office as 2-year-old Angel Guzman and 5-year-old Alexander Guzman.
A Sacramento man is in custody and another is sought in connection with an assault Thursday near San Francisco’s AT&T Park.
There was a gang shootout between two sides in Del Paso Heights in the ’80s or ’90s. I think it was over gang-related territory. What was the outcome and who was involved?
A man convicted of torture and domestic violence for pouring boiling water over a woman’s head has been sentenced to seven years to life in prison.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in rural Yolo County near the town of Clarksburg.
A Sacramento Superior Court jury found a woman guilty Friday of first degree murder in the stabbing death of 27-year-old Foothills resident.
Roseville police are investigating the death of a man who died from injuries suffered Thursday night when he was hit by a pickup truck while crossing Harding Boulevard.
A three-alarm fire hit the Happy Harbor Bar & Grill in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Friday morning.
A Foresthill man has received a one-year prison sentence for destroying United States mail boxes in several Placer County communities.
A federal grand jury in Sacramento on Thursday returned a one-count indictment against a Seattle man who reportedly escaped while serving a prison sentence in the Federal Correctional institution Herlong in Lassen County.
A Sacramento man accused of pursuing sexual encounters with teenage boys has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Two homes were damaged Wednesday afternoon in south Sacramento after a two-alarm shed fire spread to the houses, according to the Sacramento Fire Department.
A man fatally stabbed in Amador County early Monday has been identified by the Amador County Sheriff’s Office as 26-year-old Jacob Corey Stover of Pioneer.
The former owner of a Lincoln company that repairs airplane parts was sentenced Tuesday in Sacramento federal court to 2 1/2 years in prison for returning parts to customers that had not been properly fixed.
What was the outcome of the boys that killed one of their buddies on the river with a sword or something over a girlfriend?
Sierra College officials issued a notice Tuesday urging students and staff members at the Rocklin campus to use caution after a mountain lion reportedly was sighted in the nature trail area.
A former employee of the Sierra Army Depot in Lassen County was arrested Monday, accused of stealing military equipment.
Six people have pleaded not contest to felony charges of insurance fraud and personal identity theft in a case involving automobile windshield chip repairs.
A big rig has overturned on Interstate 80 in the Sierra.
Two people have been arrested in the slaying of a man who was found stabbed early this morning at a home in Amador County.
Did they ever arrest the person in the 1997 botched robbery attempt in which Arthur Chavez lost his life on Dry Creek Road in Del Paso Heights?
The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible homicide after a man was found fatally shot this morning in Penn Valley.
The man killed Sunday on Highway 99 when his car left the roadway and struck a tree has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroners office.
Sacramento County law enforcement officers arrested 43 people on suspicion of driving under the influence from Wednesday night through Friday night, three more arrests than during the same 48-hour period last year, according to a press release from Andrew Bates, a Folsom Police Department officer.
A man was killed on Highway 99, just north of Florin Road, at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday after his car hit a tree on the side of the roadway.
One man, who is reported to have sustained a life-threatening wound to the head, was taken to hospital by family members.
Authorities believe an arsonist started a late afternoon grass fire that spread quickly and engulfed four buildings in the Sabre City Mobile Home Park near Roseville, said Daniel Berlant, public information officer with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Any update to the fatal 2012 Foothill Farms shooting? The suspect’s name was Tiffany Henry, I believe.
A bicyclist died on Foresthill Road near Auburn after she was hit by a truck Thursday.
Elk Grove Police arrested eight people for buying alcohol for minors in the past several weeks as part of the Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation.
Carl Murphy, 34, was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years plus life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2012 murder of Roderick Alexander, 35.
Elk Grove SWAT officers have taken a 32-year-old man into custody after finding him in the trunk of a car at a home where he had holed up Wednesday afternoon.
Placer County law enforcement agencies are ramping up their drunk driving enforcement for the coming holiday weekend with an “Avoid the 7” DUI task force.
A Sacramento woman accused of defrauding a bail bond company and passing checks stolen from the mail has pleaded guilty in federal court.
A family of five was displaced by a fire that destroyed their Pocket area home this afternoon.
Some years ago, while the California State Fair was open in Sacramento, there was a robbery of the fair operating funds collected from vendors, admission, parking and other revenue. What happened, and were there any arrests or charges?
Sacramento County’s new Veterans Treatment Court will hold its first hearing on July 3, giving veterans with mental health problems or substance addictions an avenue for sentencing designed to help them seek treatment.
Bargain covers two felony counts of conspiracy to manufacture marijuana as part of a corporate venture.
The chief of the Herald Fire Protection District said Tuesday his office will issue a response within the next few weeks to a scathing Sacramento County grand jury report issued over the weekend.
A convenience store on Freeport Boulevard near William Land Park can no longer carry alcohol after the owner was charged with selling to underage customers.
Roseville police today announced the arrest of a fourth suspect in the 2013 slaying of 19-year-old John Paul Alpert, a college student from Palmdale who is believed to have traveled to Roseville by hopping freight trains.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department responded to two home invasions in Antelope in a span of 30 minutes Monday night.
Local law enforcement will be out in force over the July 4th weekend to patrol for drunk driving.
Chief viewed photos of nude and scantily-clad women on his work computer, the report says.
The prohibition applies to rural areas that are not within the boundaries of an incorporated city or town. It also applies to unincorporated communities such as Penryn, Newcastle, North Auburn, Granite Bay, Meadow Vista, Foresthill, Tahoe City and Kings Beach.
A Reno woman died and her husband sustained major injuries when their SUV ran off Highway 20 in Nevada County.
Sierra County Sheriff John Evans reopened a missing person’s case that has produced no leads in 15 years.
Nearly a dozen suspected unlicensed contractors were cited in an undercover sting operation conducted in Folsom last week by the Contractors State License Board.
Suspect Pangagiotis Eliopoulos was shot five times but survived, and remains in custody on charges related to the incident.
A man stopped Thursday on Interstate 80 near Truckee for a traffic violation was arrested and jailed on suspicion of drug trafficking after a police dog located 38 pounds of marijuana.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has identified the woman found shot to death in a south Sacramento business Friday morning as Lan Tran.
Did they ever find the shooter of the man at McDonald’s on Linden Drive in Citrus Heights?
Seven people have been sentenced to 210 days each in jail for filing false academic credentials to obtain registered nursing licenses.
Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman found in a south Sacramento business Friday morning.
Sacramento police arrested a 16-year-old male this morning in connection with the March death of Nicole Duarte, 19.
Has the man been identified who was shot by the police on Marysville Boulevard and Harris Avenue in Sacramento last week?
Citrus Heights Police arrested three men after a two-hour manhunt in a residential neighborhood on Thursday.
A Grass Valley teenager was arrested early this morning following a pursuit that ended when the stolen vehicle he was driving crashed into a telephone pole, which then struck a sheriff’s patrol vehicle.
The Sacramento Police Department will set up a sobriety and drivers license checkpoint Friday on 21st Street near Capital Avenue.
A Galt elementary school was placed on temporary lockdown Thursday after a report of shots fired in a nearby neighborhood, a school official said.
The Redding Police Department released the names of three officers involved in Fridays fatal shooting of Ray Dakota Scholfield.
Three Sacramento men have been sentenced in federal court in Anchorage for their roles in a large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering conspiracy operating between Alaska and California.
As imports of illegal fireworks into California increase, fire officials urged Sacramento-area residents Wednesday to only use those certified as safe and sane and report dangerous fireworks.
A group of juveniles detained at the 13th Street light-rail station for fare evasion assaulted a police officer Monday night.
Was there a conviction in connection with the May 2013 robbery of a sculpture and other art works from Barton Art Gallery in midtown Sacramento? Internet news reports say Gregory Knecht was arrested, but I found no further information.
Check your equipment, wear your life jacket and stay sober, police say.
Two people died in separate incidents that occurred on March 2 and May 23.
From June 19 through June 22, FBI task forces and local authorities in Fairfield, Fresno and Sacramento recovered nine underage girls working as prostitutes and arrested seven suspected pimps as part of an FBI initiative called Operation Cross Country VIII that recovered 168 children nationwide.
The driver of a pickup truck died Monday evening when his vehicle ran off a roadway in south El Dorado County and struck a tree.
Did anybody ever get caught for the murder of Joshua Salvant who was killed on Dry Creek Road in 1996?
A man killed Sunday morning in Roseville when his vehicle struck a tree has been identified by the Placer County coroner as William Martin Wood, 63, of Citrus Heights.
Crews from the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District extinguished a grass fire that also burned two outbuildings and a reservoir covering at a de-commissioned water treatment plant on Sunday night.
A march from Los Angeles to Sacramento to protest big money in politics ended with arrests late Sunday night outside the Capitol.
Twenty crews from the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District fought a 10-acre fire that threatened three structures, including a water treatment facility, on Mather Boulevard and Femoyer Street in Rancho Cordova Sunday night.
A police chase Sunday evening in Arden-Arcade ended with a suspect’s escape and frustration for Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies.
A car crashed into a tree along Industrial Avenue early Sunday, resulting in the death of the driver, a man in his 60s, Roseville police reported.
A man died at a hospital Saturday night after an officer-involved shooting near Dry Creek Road and Bell Avenue in the Robla area, Sacramento police said.
A motorcyclist who was killed Friday morning on Highway 160 when a wrong-way driver slammed into him has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.
U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner and others announced this week that an ongoing investigation has resulted in a new grand jury indictment charging four people with participating in the disability and employment claims case.
Is there an update on the alleged murder in Antelope where the son called 911?
A woman was found dead in smoke-filled townhouse in Orangevale this afternoon.
A federal grand jury has returned a four-count indictment charging a Sutter County woman with making and subscribing false tax returns.
The body could be that of a 27-year-old woman who went missing in the water Tuesday night, according to authorities.
A judge Friday took under submission lawyers’ arguments in McClatchy High School teacher Jerald Glaviano’s attempt to get his job back and the Sacramento City Unified School District’s effort to fire him.
A Sacramento man known by the name of “Dr. Death” was arrested Friday on gun-making charges by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives agents.
A Woodland man convicted of a 1990 murder near Knights Landing has been denied parole.
What happened in the case of the massage therapist Jeremiah Acevedo? Was he found guilty?
A Yolo County jury has convicted two Sacramento men of poaching sturgeon.
A judge’s tentative ruling Thursday upheld an administrative decision that barred the Sacramento City Unified School District from firing a teacher who was beaten last year in an on-campus fight with a McClatchy High School student.
A Davis man has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for the October 2012 murder of a developmentally disabled man for whom he served as caregiver.
A man accused in a gang killing that resulted in two mistrials in the murder charges filed against him Thursday pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to the three years he has already served in jail.
The California Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert regarding three children reportedly abducted in Oroville this morning.
A California Highway Patrol helicopter crew hoisted a Citrus Heights mountain biker to safety Wednesday morning after he was injured on a Placer County trail.
A man with a lengthy criminal history is headed back to prison for robbing an Elk Grove doughnut shop.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s office has identified the man killed late Monday night in Sacramento as Donta M. Henderson.
After FBI and IRS agents raided his Turlock home in August 2006 looking for evidence that he embezzled money from a former employer, Anthony Ray Manuel decided to steer them in another direction and gamble that the move would eventually earn him leniency.
Accused gunman Jake Clark’s jury found him guilty of murder in the killing Afghan émigré Ghulam Ayobi, whose wife, Shajia Ayobi, claimed he abused her and admitted to putting out a $10,000 contract to have her husband killed.
A Sacramento Superior Court jury Tuesday convicted Linda Gabaldon of first-degree murder in the April 23, 2013, shooting death of her roommate Rebecca Brau in the south area home they shared.