The 87-foot paddlewheel boat The Spirit of Sacramento began taking on water late Saturday night and capsized early Sunday morning near Bethel Island in Contra Costa County, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Thomas Herzog recounts what he saw and heard as a fire broke out in the small Delta community of Locke on Sunday, July 3, 2016. The fire completely consumed some second-story apartment units, damaged the business below and also a third residence, but due to the exterior sprinkler system and the quick action of the fire department, the fire was contained to just the one structure.
Sacramento Fire Department crews rescued multiple cats and birds from a house fire Saturday on Norbert Way in South Natomas. Two adults were evacuated safely. There were no injuries reported, and cause of the fire remains under investigation.
A man was shot on the morning of Saturday June 24, 2017 during an altercation with a suspect outside a liquor store. Police are working to find the suspect. The victim is in serious condition at an area hospital, but expected to survive, police said.
A 12-year-old Mormon girl named Savannah came out as a lesbian to her church in Utah on May 7. “I do believe he [God] made me this way on purpose. No part of me is a mistake," she said to her church congregation.