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Police investigating fatal officer-related shooting in South Sacramento

Sacramento police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened late Sunday night in the 7500 block of 29th Street. No officers were injured. A male suspect is dead. Detectives are on the scene. Police said there are no other suspects involved in the incident.. The area around the sc

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-03-19 13:25:00

Former McClatchy High student says she was gang raped by classmates. She plans to sue district. | The Sacramento Bee

A former McClatchy High School student alleges she was drugged and gang-raped by classmates at a party two years ago. Now, she's planning to sue the Sacramento City Unified School District for mishandling an investigation and discouraging her from pursuing recourse. She initially filed a claim for d

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-03-18 07:01:00

Sacramento police shoot, kill man after chase

Sacramento police officers shot and killed a man who led them on a chase after he was seen breaking into vehicles, investigators said. The shooting happened about 9:25 p.m. Sunday on 29th St near 69th Avenue. A police helicopter was the first to arrive in the area just after 9 p.m. after someone rep

KCRA.COM - 2018-03-19 05:10:00

A vial of his child's ashes hung on his rearview mirror. Then a cop tested it for drugs | The Sacramento Bee

Anthony Butler says a deputy's carelessness cost him one of his last remaining links to his daughter, Mariah, who died 11 days after her birth in 2014, when her ashes spilled from a pendant he normally wears around his neck following a traffic stop drug test March 11 in Illinois. WFLD Anthony Butler

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-03-18 22:10:00

Woman dies in West Sacramento apartment fire

A 93-year-old woman died Saturday after her West Sacramento apartment caught fire. A 93-year-old woman died Saturday after her West Sacramento apartment caught fire, according to a statement released by the West Sacramento Fire Department. Fire crews responded to the apartment on the 400 block of

ABC10.COM - 2018-03-18 17:50:00

Homeless people have few options when nature calls. Sacramento may open new bathrooms soon | The Sacramento Bee

With the population of people living on the street at a record high, Sacramento City Hall is focusing on sheltering the homeless. But advocates for months have consistently pushed for action on another front: providing places for people to relieve themselves. There are 85 public restrooms within the

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-03-19 07:01:00

Two injured by gunfire in Old Sacramento

Two men were injured early Sunday morning in a shooting in Old Sacramento, Sacramento police confirmed. Shots were fired around 1:30 a.m. on the 1000 block of 2nd Street, police spokesman Sgt. Vance Chandler said. When officers arrived on scene, they learned that a victim had been rushed to a local

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-03-18 17:21:00

Sacramento LGBT Center Receives 'Faith-Based' Death Threats (Video)

A hate crime investigation is now underway in California after the Sacramento LGBT Community Center received two letters containing death threats this week. The Sacramento LGBT Community Center, which began in 1978 as a special assistance program, "works to create a region where LGBTQ people thrive.


Before he died last week, this man changed how we vote in California. Do you know him? | The Sacramento Bee

Some giants are never fully recognized for their greatness during their lives. Joaquin Avila, an influential voting rights lawyer who died from cancer complications at 69 last week, was such a giant. Avila's work broke down barriers that were keeping Latinos and others away from ballot boxes across

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-03-18 07:01:00

West Sac felon arrested in connection to shooting

The man matches descriptions to other West Sacramento crimes, police say Updated: 3:08 PM PDT Mar 17, 2018 Courtesy of West Sacramento Police Department SOURCE: Courtesy of West Sacramento Police Department A man was arrested Friday night in connection to a shooting that occurred in West Sacramen

KCRA.COM - 2018-03-17 22:08:00

White Castle customer caught cooking up some meth in fast food restaurant, Indiana police say | The Sacramento Bee

Most people go to White Castle for a burger and fries. But police say one customer at the fast food restaurant in Hobart, Indiana, was cooking up something completely different: meth. It happened Friday, when police say that they caught one person making methamphetamine in a "one pot" meth lab, acc

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-03-17 20:09:00

Sacramento Paralegal Services Just Opened in Sacramento

California licensed attorney, Justin Anton McCrea has just opened business in Sacramento. His aim is to provide Sacramento paralegal services to those who may not be able to pay for attorney representation throughout their legal dispute. He is also bringing estate planning documents, wills, trusts,

DAILYTELESCOPE.COM - 2018-03-18 08:09:48

One Fatality in Sacramento Apartment Fire

DEVELOPING - Engine 20 crew responded to an apartment fire in the 400 block of Jefferson Boulevard. A crew discovered an adult male in a smoke-filled apartment and pulled him out while another crew extinguished the fire. The victim was transported to a hospital under CPR but died en route. The fire

FOX40 - 2018-03-18 06:16:45

Sacramento kitchen fire claims life of 93-year-old woman

An elderly woman died Saturday night in an apartment fire in North Sacramento, according to the Sacramento Fire Department. The fire was reported at 9:37 p.m. at 445 Jefferson Ave. When fire crews arrived, they found heavy smoke coming from the front door of the apartment, spokesman Chris Harvey sa

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-03-18 16:39:00

Local toy stores march on amidst Toys 'R' Us closures

'You can put a value on a toy, but a memory, something you had, I think it's hard to put a dollar value on that.' Updated: 7:53 PM PDT Mar 17, 2018 'You can put a value on a toy, but a memory, something you had, I think it's hard to put a dollar value on that.' 'You can put a value on a toy, but a

KCRA.COM - 2018-03-18 02:53:00

SLO County Jail inmate died naked on the floor as deputies watched, chilling video shows | The Sacramento Bee

Note to readers: This story contains graphic information. After releasing an inmate who'd been bound naked in a restraint chair for 46 hours, sheriff's deputies at the San Luis Obispo County Jail watched as the man writhed on the floor, lost consciousness and later died, video obtained by The Tribun


North Sacramento is cleaner thanks to these homeless people

Dan Hoagland is congratulated by Sacramento Downtown Streets Team project manager Rachel Davidson on Wednesday as he is inducted in the program. The Sacramento's Downtown Streets Team are homeless people who clean up hotspot areas around the city in exchange for weekly stipends of gift cards to Targ

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-03-18 07:01:00

Bus breaks man's fall from Highway 99 overpass in Elk Grove

A bus was maneuvered underneath a Highway 99 overpass in Elk Grove where a man appeared ready to jump on Friday, March 16, 2018. When the man lost his grip on the overpass fence, he fell on top of the bus, according to Elk Grove police.. Elk Grove Police Department A bus was maneuvered underneath a


CHP Investigation Results in Arrests of Davis Tow Employees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A two-year criminal investigation by the California Highway Patrol, Valley Division Investigative Services Unit, culminated yesterday in the arrests of five employees from Sacramento County-based Davis Tow Incorporated (Davis Tow), which included the owners. The investigation re


Health code violations discovered at Sacramento State residential dining facility

The residential dining facility at Sacramento State was found in violation of several health codes that posed "an immediate threat to public health" last month, according to Sacramento County health inspection reports. The Servery, part of Sacramento State's Dining Commons, violated 14 total codes,

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-03-17 22:30:00