| Mar 3, 2010
| 2:30 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Republican state senator from Bakersfield has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving near the state Capitol.
California Highway Patrol Lt. Jay Bart says Sen. Roy Ashburn was spotted driving erratically about 2:10 a.m. Wednesday in...
| Mar 8, 2010
| 10:33 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Republican state Sen. Roy Ashburn said Monday he is gay, ending days of speculation that began after his arrest last week for investigation of DUI after leaving a gay bar.
Ashburn, who consistently voted against gay rights measures during...
| Dec 18, 2009
A Sacramento County prosecutor accused of driving while under the influence of alchol last month has been formally charged with DUI, the Sacramento Bee reports.
Deputy District Attorney Ross Huggins allegedly drove with a blood alcohol level exceeding...
| Apr 13, 2010
Sacramento may begin feeling the effects of a severe shortage of law enforcement power following last year's $60 million budget cut that saw the severance of over 300 employees -- including more than 100 deputies.
Metropolitan areas statistically see a...
| May 5, 2010
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A baby's death in Rancho Cordova, exposing a potential problem between the Sacramento Sheriff's Department and Child Protective Services. It was potentially a life-or-death case file, and it sat on someone's desk for...
| May 8, 2010
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and friends made Saturday clean-up and upgrade day at hundreds of parks throughout the Sacramento region.
The project is part of the Mormon Church's "Helping Hands" campaign to perform park maintenance...
| Dec 23, 2009
A scary South Sacramento hostage situation ended peacefully Wednesday morning after a man accused of barricading himself in a home with his three-year-old daughter surrendered to authorities.
Sacramento Police arrived at the 4500 block of 14th Avenue...
| Dec 31, 2009
A woman arrested for driving under the influence Sunday night in Folsom has now been charged in connection with a horse carriage accident earlier this week in Old Sacramento.
Twenty-five-year-old Nicole Nash was serviced with a police warrant by the...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 2:48 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Friday furloughs are back on for California state employees, after the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that had temporarily stopped them.
The high court decided Wednesday to put all furlough litigation -- including the...
| Jan 1, 2010
The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department are investigating what could turn out to be a massive overnight vandalism spree in the Sacramento area.
FOX40 News first learned of a vandalism attack on the Kenneset Israel Torah Center located off Morse Avenue...
| Jan 6, 2010
A teacher at Sierra Oaks Elementary School in Sacramento County has been arrested, accused of performing lewd acts on multiple children.
Investigators arrested 25-year-old instructor Shane Vicars shortly after 3:00pm Wednesday following allegations the...