Sacramento County Deputy DA Rod Norgaard explains to the jury during his opening arguments Tuesday how Luis Bracamontes allegedly went on a crime spree, killing two law enforcement officers in October 2014.
Barely two hours into the first day of trial for accused cop killer Luis Bracamontes, the proceedings devolved Tuesday, January 16, 2018, into a spectacle of the defendant threatening to kill more people, giggling as a prosecutor described his 2014 crime spree and his own lawyers once again questioning his sanity. NOTE: Contains graphic and disturbing language.
A Placer County Sheriff's deputy found found a couple of masked bandits off Cincinnati Avenue in unincorporated Rocklin. The raccoons ran away shortly after he shot this video posted on January 15, 2018.
A month of tragedy continued to build for one Colusa family Sunday afternoon when 21-year-old Karen Garcia’s body was found in her car and police declared her ex-boyfriend, Salvador Garcia Jr., the lone suspect in her killing.
A California Highway Patrol helicopter crew assists California State Park rangers with a search and rescue of a lost female hiker near the Cardiac Bypass Hill Loop Trail in the Auburn State Recreation Area around 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018.
With steady rain over the past few days, a tree in the 2200 block of American Avenue couldn't stand any longer and came down on a Honda just outside the owner's house The tree, which was also on his property, took down an AT&T phone line when it fell. City crews cleaned up the mess.
Sacramento Fire Boat and Rescue crews were one scene Tuesday morning for a water rescue at the north end of of Railroad Boulevard. Rising waters trapped individuals on an island under the Garden Highway overcrossing.
The Sacramento Fire Department had 91,205 calls for service in 2017, the most in its 167 year history, and a 3 percent increase in call volume over 2016. The department put out a 2017 Year in Review video that contains highlights of crews at work, a breakdown of calls by type and other statistics.