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California reconsiders life sentences for nearly 4,000 third-strike criminals
FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, prisoners from Sacramento County await processing after arriving at the Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy, Calif. California will reconsider life sentences for thousands of nonviolent third-strike criminals by allowing them to seek parole under a ballot
DUI driver who killed mother and baby in Livermore sentenced 30 years to life
"I hope he goes to jail for many, many years and he never comes out," said Susanna Morales after the verdict.
Elk Grove Parks Suffer Under Funding Setbacks
With maintenance and water costs rising, grass in the 20 parks in question is slowly turning brown. Maintenance on basketball courts, tennis courts and playgrounds have been suspended.
Step inside Old Sacramento's 'haunted' tunnels
In December 1861 and January 1862, Sacramento experienced the worst flooding in California history, according to City Historian Marcia Eymann. The city was raised to prevent future flooding, leaving behind dark, muggy tunnels of the original town. And som
Man Shares Heartbreaking Photos of Wife, Unborn Child Killed by Drunk Driver
HEMET -- "A drunk driver speeding down a two-lane highway at 85+ mph in the wrong lane around a blind corner destroyed my family," writes Zach Kincaid. If you want to know what that destruction looks like, Kincaid makes it plain to see. The father of four posted a series of photos on Facebook from t
Warrant Search Uncovers Stash Of Weapons, Drugs In Sacramento County Storage Unit
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) - A search of a suspect's storage unit uncovered a stash of weapons, ammunition and drugs in Sacramento County. According to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, detectives have been investigating a suspect and recently served a search warrant at the person's home and stora
Teen Baked Her Grandfather's Ashes into Sugar Cookies for Her Classmates
If you are what you eat, then a group ofhigh school studentsin California received some disturbing news when they were told by a classmate they’d eaten cookies baked with her grandfather’s remains.Yes, this is a real story.Police in Davis, CA, have confirmed a high school student mixed her cremated
Apple to expand Elk Grove campus
Apple Inc. is planning an expansion of its Elk Grove campus.A representative of Apple last week confirmed, in a conversation with the Citizen, that the company recently purchased an office building at Laguna Boulevard, near Harbor Point Drive. This structure previously housed a DeVry University loca
Man shot, killed at North Highlands apartment complex
© KCRA 3A person was shot and killed Thursday night at a North Highlands apartment complex, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said.The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body; he was pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff’s department said.The shooting happened around 8
Sacramento Police Investigating Shooting in South Sacramento near Indian Lane
SOUTH SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a shooting in South Sacramento near Indian Lane and Wah Avenue. Investigators at the scene were seen searching the nearby train tracks for evidence. Police have not confirmed if anyone was injured during the shooting or if they ar
1 shot in North Highlands neighborhood, suspect at large
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- At least one person was injured in a shooting near the Sacramento McClellan Airport in North Highlands, Thursday night.
Police Pursuit Ends near Golden 1 Center as Kings Fans Leave Season Opener
When they got to the scene, a woman involved in the incident was spotted in a nearby vehicle. As officers tried to stop her near 16th Street and Broadway, the woman drove away.
Students Share Cookies With Classmates - Plot Twist: Cookies Were Made Out Of Grandparent's Ashes And Were Eaten
Did your grandma put a little bit of herself into her baked goodies? Well, not like this she didn’t. Students brought cookies into high school and served them to their fellow classmates. The high school students sprinkled in a special ingredient — their grandparent’s ashes. People ate the cookies. L
Sacramento man sentenced for operating Target REDcard fraud scheme in garage
A Sacramento man was sentenced to six and a half years in prison Thursday for possession of stolen mail and fraud-related charges after operating a credit card falsification facility out of his garage. Frank Her, 39, was the leader of an organization of as many as 50 people which created fraudulent
Novato auto theft suspect arrested with stun gun, drugs
William Shane McCormack, 28, of Antelope, was stopped in the Vineyard Road area while driving a Honda Civic that had been reported stolen that morning in Novato, said sheriff’s Sgt. Ryan Petersen.
Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK Says It Was 'A Huge Honor' To Pay Tribute To VINNIE PAUL At AFTERSHOCK Festival
FormerMEGADETHand currentACT OF DEFIANCEguitaristChris Brodericksays that it was "a huge honor" to take part in a special tribute to latePANTERAandHELLYEAHdrummerVinnie Paul Abbotton Saturday, October 13 at theAftershockfestival in Sacramento, California. JoiningBroderickfor a cover of thePANTERAcla
Police Find Murder Victim, Still Looking For Where He Was Shot
Police believe the two locations, separated by nearly 10 miles, are linked by the same deadly shooting.
Police: Shooting Victim From Sacramento Incident Found In North Highlands
NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) – Authorities are investigating a shooting involving at least one victim late Tuesday night in Sacramento.Sacramento police say the shooting happened within city limits, but it’s unclear exactly what time.The shooting victim was later found along the 5600 block of Canary Driv
Could the County’s Shelter Crisis Declaration Shift the Approach to Homelessness in Sacramento?
"They move you from here. There’s really nowhere to go," Bell said. "Where’s the next thing? You can’t go over there, you can’t go over here. You've got to go just out there."
Police Investigate North Natomas Shooting after Victim Found in North Highlands
Around 10:30 p.m., officers were called to North Natomas, where residents along Arnold Gamble Circle reported hearing several gunshots, according to the Sacramento Police Department. At the time, officers did not find any shooting victims.