Helmet camera footage shows firefighters from Engine 12 rescuing a cat that week that had been stuck in a tree for three days. After a brief bit of coaxing, a firefighter gets a firm grab by the scruff of the kitty's neck and brings it down to safety - and to a very happy owner and a can of tuna.
Sacramento Fire Department said via Twitter that all of the occupants in this burning RV got out safely, although one person was transported to the hospital. This happened Wednesday, April 26, 2017, on El Camino Boulevard in Sacramento. The fire was reportedly near Van Ness Street.
Defense attorney Claire White and Sean Thompson address reporters Thursday at the Sacramento County Courthouse. Jury selection could begin as early as Monday in Thompson's criminal trial. The Sacramento activist faces a felony assault charge for striking former Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson with a pie during a benefit event in September 2016 at Sacramento Charter High School.
Police dog Eros alerted on a vehicle at the campsite on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. A search and a records check resulted in four arrests. The suspects are: Douglas Dow, 57 from Mattinez, for outstanding warrants, Kenneth Durbin, transient out of Couley, WA., for outstanding warrants, John Lemas, 54 out of Colfax, for outstanding warrants and Vicki Moman, 50 out of Auburn, for outstanding warrants and possession of methamphetamine.
Aisha Cleveland and Cory Hodges were shocked to hear that their daughter, Ahjanique Hodges, who was killed outside a suspected marijuana grow house in south Sacramento, is suspected in what investigators believed to be a home invasion. They said their daughter is not a person to commit such crime.
A video from a traveler on Highway 101 shows a landslide that closed the road about six miles north of Leggett in Mendocino County on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. About one minute into the video, you can see hillside really come tumbling down as Caltrans workers run to get out of the way. The road had just reopened before the new slide. Video is from Wendy Kornberg.
Kayy Botelho, 17, and Paige Kazanjian, 15, both students at Highlands High School, respond to a homicide investigation under way Wednesday morning, April 26, 2017, after a body was found on the school's soccer field.
The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department is investigating whether the fatal stabbing of a woman at the Bell Oaks Apartments on Bell Street is connected to the death of a man identified as her nephew, whose body was found early Tuesday in the 2300 block of Fair Oaks Boulevard.
Candles remain lit after a vigil for two young adults killed in a shooting early Sunday outside a suspected marijuana growing house in south Sacramento. Sacramento police said the shooting occurred around 4 a.m. on the 5900 block of 68th Street.
The Turlock Fire Department responded to a fully-involved vehicle fire on the southbound Highway 99 off-ramp at Lander Avenue on Monday around 3 p.m. Firefighters extinguished the vehicle fire and prevented it from spreading into the surrounding vegetation. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Sacramento Police Department spokeswoman Linda Matthew describes the details of the shooting on the 5900 block of 68th Street Sunday. Two people are dead after an attempted home invasion on an illegal marijuana grow, Matthew said.
This is one of the videos filed in U.S. District Court in Sacramento in 2013 of mentally ill inmates being forcibly removed from cells inside California prisons. The videos were part of a legal fight by attorneys for the inmates to force landmark changes in what type of force may be used against mentally ill prisoners.
Sacramento Fire Department crews battled a house fire Friday morning in the 8300 block of La Riviera Drive. Two adults were evacuated safely and no injuries were reported, according to the fire department. The fire's cause is under investigation.