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Sacramento County court workers strike over wages, aim to shut down court operations
Sacramento County court workers seeking cost-of-living wage increases headed out to picket lines early Tuesday, saying they hoped to shut down court operations across the county.
School staff accused of restraining autistic teen boy face-down & accidentally killing him, violated rules: Officials
A private California school where staff reportedly restrained a 13-year-old autistic boy who stopped breathing and died late last month violated state restraint rules, education officials have determined.
Music events worth seeking out in Sacramento this week
If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house. From a chorale concert to a live rap performance, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.
Man arrested on arson charges after setting fire to apartment closet in North Highlands
A suspect was arrested on arson charges Monday after Sacramento Metro Fire personnel responded to an apartment fire in North Highlands, according to Metro Fire. Victor Jerome Lee, 43, of Sacramento County, was arrested near the scene of the fire after being identified by witnesses as the person who
Lifetimes: The marvellous metamorphosis of Mary Young
KITCHENER — When young Mary Flanagan's father died at age 30, he left his widow to raise 15 children on her own. It had not been the first tragedy to shape Mary's life. Born in Scotland, Aug. 20, 1934, premature, weighing as much as a pound of butter, Mary had been a twin but the other child, a litt
Man Who Rammed Cars In Parking Lot With Front-End Loader While Fleeing ‘Zombies’ Gets 15 Years
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi Gulf Coast man who rammed vehicles because he thought zombies were chasing him has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. The Sun Herald reports 32-year-old Shaun Michael Stroud of Kiln pleaded guilty last week to aggravated assault, grand larceny and malicious mi
CSD director moves on to Galt City Council
Rich Lozano learned that he won the Galt City Council race a week after Election Day.
Elk Grove police start undercover operation to catch package thieves
ELK GROVE, Calif. — If viewing on the ABC10 app, click here for multimedia. Elk Grove Police are sending out bait packages throughout the city at various days and times to stop package theft.
Galt pastor writes upcoming musical production
“Open Mic Nite at the Inn” is an original musical production, written by Tim Stevenson of Galt. The play takes the concept of an “Open Mic” night at a bar/restaurant, set back in time to the Inn at Bethlehem.
Protesters demand closure of school where teen with autism was restrained, later died
A small group of former students, advocates and parents gathered in front of the California Department of Education Monday to demand the closure of a school where a teen with autism stopped breathing and later died after being restrained by staff.
Man killed after leaving his car and walking into I-5 traffic after crash, CHP says
A man was killed when he exited his vehicle and walked into traffic after crashing into the Interstate 5 median divider early Sunday, California Highway Patrol officials said. Just after 1 a.m., CHP officers responded to a call and arrived to find a man fatally injured in the No. 3 lane of northboun
Motorcycle Leads Galt Police In High Speed Chase
(source: Galt Police Department) GALT (CBS13) - A 29-year-old man is in jail after leading police in a high-speed chase early Monday morning. Just after midnight on Monday, Galt police said they attempted to make a traffic stop on a motorcycle near North Lincoln Way. But when the officers attempted
Probe into Northern California student’s death finds private school violated rules
SACRAMENTO — An investigation into a 13-year-old student’s death at a Northern California private school has found the school violated state rules when its staff put him in a face-down restraint position for nearly an hour.
Thousands of Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Professionals Begin Strike
SACRAMENTO -- Thousands of mental health workers for Kaiser Permanente started a five-day strike Monday morning. The strike is expected to last through Friday and take place at Kaiser medical centers across California.
Folsom Middle student back at school as alleged bully transfers after assault, officials say
A Folsom Middle School student who was bullied and assaulted by a classmate on a field trip will return to campus as the alleged perpetrator has voluntarily switched schools, according to the attorney for the victim’s family.
Hometown Reporter Says Goodbye to Viewers in Sacramento
Hometown reporter Frances Wang is leaving KXTV, the station she grew up watching. She made the announcement on Friday on Facebook. “It’s been a dream come true and now a dream fulfilled…it’s now time for me to pursue a new dream. My time at ABC10 has come to an end and so has my time here in my home
‘Mountain lion attack’ actually was assault by human, sheriff in Sierra says
What was initially reported as a mountain lion attack Sunday near Grass Valley was actually committed by a human, the Nevada County sheriff’s office says. A couple driving near the Sierra foothills community of You Bet found the 50-year-old man at the side of the road at 5:40 p.m. Sunday. He had a 6
Sacramento State alum Ryan Coogler is a finalist for Time Person of the Year
The latest honor for Sacramento State alum Ryan Coogler is a big one. The “Black Panther” director has been announced as one of the 10 finalists for Time Person of the Year, the magazine announced Monday morning.
This Sacramento intersection wins 1th place for spelling
It’s easy to miss, but a sign on the corner of L Street and 32nd Street contains a minor error. The sign, which is directly across from the Sutter Imaging center in East Sacramento, should read “32nd,” but instead reads “32st,” prompting a trending post titled “Thirty-seconst Street?” to appear on S
School Where Student With Autism Died Violated State Regulations, Officials Say
A school in California where a student on the autism spectrum died last week after being physically restrained violated several state regulations, according to findings from a preliminary investigation by the state's Department of Education.