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Aggressive, stinging colonies of wasps out early this year in Sacramento County

Yellow jacket infestations are hitting Sacramento County early this year, prompting vector specialists to eradicate the sometime aggressive insects whose sting can cause a life-threatening allergic response in some people.

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Teenage driver livestreams fatal car wreck and sister's last moments

18-year-old Obdulia Sanchez was shooting live video with her cell phone while driving near Merced, California. She was rolling when the car went off the road and flipped, killing her teenage sister. She kept shooting video after her sister died. The California Highway Patrol has not confirmed the validity of the video, but Sanchez's family confirmed to a local TV station. Sanchez faces charges of DUI and vehicular manslaughter.

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Distinguishing between yellowjackets, wasps and look-alikes

Yellowjackets, mud daubers and some wasps look similar. Here's how to tell them apart and how to proceed if you come across them.
University of California Integrated Pest Management
Distinguishing between yellowjackets, wasps and look-alikes 2:00

Distinguishing between yellowjackets, wasps and look-alikes

Mobile bike repair brings new flavor to Sacramento 1:22

Mobile bike repair brings new flavor to Sacramento

Teenage driver livestreams fatal car wreck and sister's last moments 0:57

Teenage driver livestreams fatal car wreck and sister's last moments

Authorities provide details about recovery of woman's body from American River 1:36

Authorities provide details about recovery of woman's body from American River