| Aug 2, 2010
A surprise plea change in the murder case of a California Highway Patrol officer came Monday after Columbus Allen, Jr. admitted guilt in the shooting death of Earl Scott in 2006.
Allen's lawyers approached the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office...
| Aug 4, 2010
The following is a collection of responses by various political leaders and activisis after a federal judge announced California's same sex marriage ban through Proposition 8 was unconstitutional.
| Jan 9, 2011
| 7:48 AM
A pursuit lead to an officer-involved shooting, early Sunday morning.
The California Highway Patrol was involved in a pursuit around 3 a.m. with a with a driver that failed to yield to them for traffic violations, in the area of McClellan Park, in...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 10:35 PM
In the wake of Jared Loughner's Tucson rampage, California again finds itself staring down the barrel of gun control controversy. Assemblymember Anthony Portantino of La Canada has introduced AB 144, which would end California Open Carry law.
| Jan 16, 2011
| 10:34 PM
Another night, another animal, rescued from a storm drain. We've seen a lot of those in Sacramento lately. This time it was a 3-month-old kitten. So what would you have done?
In this story we take the ‘pick your own ending approach.’ Some...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 2:03 PM
Four people were arrested, and 14 computers seized during a state-wide operation to find suspected traders and possessors of child pornography.
Operation "Gigabite" involved 20 law enforcement agencies from Los Angeles, north to Redding; about 150...
| Aug 19, 2010
It's being called the biggest drug bust in our area ever. The end result? Up to 100 million dollars worth of methamphetamine and cocaine, seized from a northern California home.
It started more than a year ago with an undercover bust in Sacramento....
| Aug 24, 2010
| 6:40 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's attorney general sued "tax lady" Roni Deutch for more than $34 million on Monday, alleging that her law firm regularly violates state law by making false promises that it will help people resolve disputes with the...
| Aug 24, 2010
Four area schools in just the last week to have copper thieves strip the a-c units. But it's not just schools, and it's not just in air conditioners.
Consider a copper penny: the metal inside this coin has long ago become more valuable than the worth...
| Sep 10, 2010
Condoms in the county jail! It's being done in San Francisco, why not Sacramento? Slowing the spread of HIV is the motivation. But the Sheriff says: NOT ON MY WATCH!
Sex among inmates is against the law in county jails; but that doesn't mean it's not...
| Sep 25, 2010
The Drug Enforcement Agency is holding a nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday September 25th.
The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department is partnering with the DEA and collecting potentially dangerous, expired, unused or unwanted...