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Couple: Daughter's ashes stolen in Sacramento home burglary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) — A couple are pleading for help after someone stole the ashes of their daughter. Kelly and Elliott Smith, both U.S. Army veterans, got home on Sunday after going out of town to find their apartment had been burglarized.

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Sacramento to host a variety of performing and visual arts events this week

If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in Sacramento this week, from live theatrical performances to impromptu comedy.

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Police: Bicyclist Killed in South Sacramento Crash

SOUTH SACRAMENTO -- A bicyclist died Tuesday night when he collided with a vehicle in South Sacramento. Around 8:40 p.m., the Sacramento Police Department reports a man was riding his bike in the area of Elder Creek Road and Stockton Boulevard when the collision occurred.

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CA Lawmaker’s Plan to Add Housing Near Job Hubs Faces Key Test in Sacramento

A controversial proposal to increase housing near transportation and job hubs faces a key test Wednesday as California lawmakers search for solutions to the state’s housing affordability crisis.

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Victim killed in North Sacramento weekend shooting identified

The man found shot and killed Saturday afternoon in north Sacramento has been identified by the coroner’s office. Alex Spivey, 21, of Sacramento was found with gunshot wounds in the 200 block of Danville Way in Strawberry Manor after police responded to reports of shots fired about 3 p.m. Saturday,

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Top Sacramento news: Burglary suspect held gun to dog; sexual assault lawsuit against King's coach

Missed the the most recent top news in Sacramento? Read on for everything you need to know. Report: Sexual assault lawsuit filed against Kings new coach. According to a TMZ report, new Sacramento Kings head coach Luke Walton is being sued by a woman for sexual assault.

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Report: Sacramento 5th Most Polluted City in the U.S.

The American Lung Association has released its 20th Annual State of the Air report and things aren't looking good for Californians. The report ranks the most polluted cities by Ozone (more commonly referred to as smog), Year Round Particle Pollution (more commonly referred to as soot) and Short-Term

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Why tiny Fort Bragg hospital is looking to Sacramento-area giants for lifeline

Faced with continuing operational losses, the board of Mendocino Coast District Hospital has asked five hospital operators, including Sutter Health and Adventist Health, to take a look at buying or partnering with a facility that serves 23,500 residents along a 70-mile stretch of California’s North

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High School Students to Witness Sacramento`s First Wall Dance Performance

Gary is out at Hiram Johnson High School getting a preview of the dancers from TwoPoint 4 Dance Theatre as they ascend the school's six-story tall for a wall performance.

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Sacramento PD: Bicyclist dies after being hit by vehicle

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) — A bicyclist died Tuesday night after being hit by a vehicle, Sacramento police said. The man was taken from the crash scene to the hospital, where he later died, police said.

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Sacramento City Council approves purchase of Capitol Park Hotel for homeless shelter

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A historic hotel in downtown Sacramento now has the green light to become a homeless shelter. Following a special meeting Tuesday afternoon that lasted three hours, Sacramento City Council members voted unanimously to approve a plan involving the Capitol Park Hotel, which sits a

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Bring on the heat: Wednesday will be another late April scorcher in Sacramento

Have you kicked on your A/C yet? Many in the capital region may be tempted to use air conditioning for the first time this year as temperatures this week will remain unseasonably warm in Sacramento, according to forecasts.

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California driver mows down 8 pedestrians in 'possibly intentional' crash

A driver in California sped through an intersection and plowed into a group of pedestrians on Tuesday night, injuring at least eight people, including a 13-year-old. The crash took place at about 6:30 p.m. in Sunnyvale, a suburb of San Jose, and about 45 minutes south of San Francisco.

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5,000+ marijuana convictions in Sacramento County eligible for dismissal, reduction

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — More than 4,000 individuals will have their marijuana convictions dismissed or reduced thanks to a record clearance partnership between county officials and a non-profit organization.

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2 Measles Cases Confirmed In Sacramento County

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Health officials say they’ve confirmed two cases of the measles in Sacramento County recently. According to a release from Sacramento County Public Health on Tuesday, the two cases of the measles are from one family with a recent history of traveling abroad.

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California lawmakers pass bill to end hair discrimination

SACRAMENTO (KABC) -- State senators have unanimously passed a bill to protect people from being discriminated against because of their hairstyle. The so-called CROWN Act makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against people wearing natural or protective styles, such as braids, dreadlocks and

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Historic Sign Painted Over Without Permission by Old Sacramento Business

OLD SACRAMENTO -- A sign that had been in Old Sacramento for nearly a century is now gone. "They basically defaced the building," said city historian Marcia Eymann. Eymann says the Boss of the Road Overalls sign had been on the side of the old Eureka Bathhouse building since the early 1920s. She bel

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Gov. Newsom Seeks Explanation For High Gas Prices

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s governor wants to know why gas prices are higher than in the rest of the country, blaming potential “inappropriate industry practices” Tuesday rather than the state’s higher taxes and tougher environmental regulations.

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Suspect in East Area Rapist case arrested one year ago

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) — On April 24, 2018, Joseph DeAngelo was arrested at his Sacramento-area home. A day later investigators announced he was the suspect in the East Area Rapist, Visalia Ransacker and Golden State Killer cases. The crime spree spanned the 1970s and 1980s. Prosecutors believe D

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Family of pregnant Rio Linda woman hit in DUI crash faces suspect in court

Tuesday was an emotional day for the family of the Rio Linda woman, whose baby died after a suspected drunk driver crashed into a car that hit them. According to investigators with the California Highway Patrol, 23-year-old Ronny Ward's blood alcohol level was three times the .08 legal limit at the

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