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Police investigate suspicious death after body found near homeless encampment

A suspicious death in the Gardenland area of Sacramento is being investigated after a body was found Tuesday afternoon. The body was found off the side of the road near the Arden Garden Connector and Northgate Boulevard near a homeless encampment by a Sacramento River distributary. County rangers, p

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-17 21:17:00

Essential California: Was the killing of Blaze Bernstein a hate crime?

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It's Thursday, Jan. 18, and here's what's happening across California: TOP STORIES A hate crime? They both went to high school at the elite Orange County School of the Arts, but the classmates weren't particularly close. Blaze Bernste

LA TIMES - 2018-01-18 13:30:00

Man accused of killing NorCal deputies ejected from court during trial

The man accused of killing two Northern California deputies during a shooting spree in Sacramento and Placer counties was kicked out of court Wednesday after swearing at the judge. Luis Bracamontes shouted "F--- you," at the judge and refused to quiet down as the second day of his trial began. Brac

KCRA.COM - 2018-01-18 05:04:00

Any information about the rape and murder of a West Sacramento woman in 1979?

Q: Any info on the rape and murder of a handicapped woman, Barbara Knight, in West Sacramento in the late 1970s or early '80s? Mandarenee, Sacramento A: Barbara Marie Knight was found strangled to death in her West Sacramento home in June 1979, on the night of her 37th birthday, according to stories

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-18 05:47:00

Sacramento Police Respond to Kidnapping, Carjacking

SACRAMENTO - Officers responded to the 1300 block of Florin Road just after midnight early Tuesday morning for a kidnapping and carjacking, Sacramento Police said. According to police, the female victim stopped to find her cell phone in her car and was approached by a suspect who then forced the wom

FOX40 - 2018-01-17 20:58:00

'What is going to change?' Elk Grove School Board grilled over racism in schools

Community questions school leaders about addressing race on campus Updated: 12:08 AM PST Jan 17, 2018 Community questions school leaders about addressing race on campus Community questions school leaders about addressing race on campus Following several high profile episodes of racism on campus, t

KCRA.COM - 2018-01-17 08:08:00

Single Mother Devastated When Her Fixer-Upper is Burglarized

SACRAMENTO -- This single mom doesn't have a free moment, between juggling her rambunctious 2-year-old and her 5-year-old who's on the spectrum, she has her hands full. So adding another thing on her plate is just too much to handle. "Every time I take a step forward, it's like something brings me a

FOX40 - 2018-01-17 07:08:46

Woman reported missing from south Sacramento County home found safe

An 82-year-old south Sacramento County woman who had been reported missing has been found safe, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. Hoa Tran was located by California Highway Patrol officers wandering in the area of Bradshaw Road and Jackson Highway, the Sheriff's Department rep

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-18 05:21:00

The Latest: Body found in woods outside Houston

4:50 p.m. Sheriff's officials in Texas say an 82-year-old woman with dementia likely died from exposure after walking away from her home near Houston. The Harris County sheriff's office said deputies found 4:50 p.m. Sheriff's officials in Texas say an 82-year-old woman with dementia likely died

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-01-17 22:21:48

Large power outage reported in Texas City, La Marque

A large power outage was reported in Texas City and La Marque on Wednesday evening. Texas-New Mexico Power posted around 6 p.m. that they were "restoring a large outage underway." They initially hoped to have the power back to all customers by 8:30 p.m., but later estimated it would be closer to mid

KHOU - 2018-01-18 05:20:07

Hard freeze warning remains in effect

A hard freeze warning remains in effect until 9 a.m. as the Houston region gets back to work and school Thursday morning. Temperatures may be as low as 15 to 25 degrees throughout the southeast region under the warning, according to the National Weather Service -- the third consecutive frigid day. I

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 13:04:00

Galveston house damaged by fire overnight

The Galveston Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 3400 block of Avenue Q 1/2 on Tuesday night. The multiple alarm fire was reported about 9:15 p.m. It was extinguished by 9:45 p.m., although fire crews were continuing to clean up the site about 10 p.m. Galveston Fire Chief Mike Wisko sa

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 15:00:00

Texas 'Tourniquet Killer' set to be 1st US execution in 2018

Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 12:16 am | Updated: 12:33 am, Thu Jan 18, 2018. HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims more than two decades ago is set to become the nation's first prison

FORT BEND HERALD - 2018-01-18 08:16:00

3 Suspects Arrested In Double Murder Of Spring Couple

HOUSTON, TX - The Harris County Sheriff's Office have arrested three men for the execution-style murder of a Spring couple on Saturday. The three suspects, who have not yet been identified, face capital murder charges for the robbery and murders of Bao and Jenny Lam. READ: Investigators Release Vide

PATCH - 2018-01-17 20:48:18

3 arrested after armed robbery, chase in SW Houston

Police say they caught armed robbery suspects in the act after they allegedly stole a car and robbed a southwest Houston convenience store on Wednesday night. About 10:30 p.m., police officers in an unmarked car spotted a truck that had been reported stolen in the Third Ward -- the victim had said t

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 13:15:00

Houston Forecast: Hard freeze warning til 9 a.m.

HOUSTON - A hard freeze warning is in effect until 9 a.m. Thursday, but warmer temperatures are on the way, according to KHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Craft. he hard freeze may result in icy spots for your Thursday morning commute. The good news is we are not expecting any additional rain, sleet or ic

KHOU - 2018-01-18 10:57:58

Man falls to his death in fatal I-10 crash: NOPD

A 57-year-old man was killed early Wednesday (Jan. 17) after he was knocked over a guardrail by another vehicle on Interstate 10 near the high-rise bridge, according to New Orleans Police. Police responded to the accident about 4:45 a.m. on I-10 West near the Franklin Avenue exit and the man's body

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-17 21:25:22

He hid 2 pounds of pot under his bed in Gulfport, police say, but that's not all cops found

Police found two pounds of marijuana under a man's bed along with two semi-automatic weapons, a court document says. Police allegedly found four more firearms in his bedroom at his home on North Street along with assorted ammunition and spent shell casings, and federal firearms agents joined the in

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-01-17 11:00:00

When will Interstate 10, other roads reopen after ice closures?

A second hard freeze in as many days is keeping Interstate 10 closed Thursday morning (Jan. 18) between Lafayette and Slidell, along with I-12 between Baton Rouge and Covington and I-55 from LaPlace to the Mississippi state line. So when will south Louisiana's main throughways be open to traffic aga

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-18 13:31:26

Sound Off for January 17: He stopped in traffic to help a man in need in Gulfport

Change, please I'm burning some coal, tossing a log in the fire, and leaving my car running. Hoping to help create a little climate change.No snitches Nobody likes a tattletale, so all Congress people should quit repeating everything the president says. And if they are really appalled by the languag

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-01-17 11:00:00