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  • 4 People, Including Children, Dead in South Land Park Homicide, Suspect Detained in San Francisco

    SACRAMENTO — Police are investigating a homicide in Sacramento’s South Land Park neighborhood where four people, including two children, were found dead. Officers have closed part of 35th Avenue, near Lonsdale Drive, for the day as detectives investigate. Police say officers went to the home on 35th Avenue to do a welfare check after a family member called, and found four bodies inside. Detectives did not reveal how or when the four victims were killed. Crime scene investigators are expected to […]

  • Six People Transported to the Hospital After Collision Involving Police Vehicles

    SOUTH SACRAMENTO —  Six people were transported to the hospital after a traffic collision involving police vehicles on Franklin Boulevard and Boyce Drive. Authorities were making a traffic stop and was in the process of arresting two people early Thursday morning for a stolen vehicle when the incident happened. Around 1:50 a.m. a female driver with three passengers – a man and two kids – hit a parked police vehicle causing a chain reaction. Both adults were taken to the hospital […]

  • Persian Community Celebrates New Year

    Now that spring is here, it’s time to say “Happy New Year” to the Persian community. The occasion, known as Nowruz, is being observed and celebrated around the world. That included the state Capitol, where members of the local Iranian community held a gathering. Nowruz has been celebrated for over 3,000 years in western and central Asia as well as parts of the Black Sea and Balkans. A typical celebration involves gift giving and eating a feast.

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    Alturas Police Chief May Have Given False Testimony in Cherie Rhoades Trial, Modoc Sheriff’s Department Says

    MODOC COUNTY — New information has been released that could affect the case against the woman convicted of killing four people at a tribal meeting in Alturas. The Modoc County Sheriff’s Department said the former Alturas police chief may have given false testimony at the trial of Cherie Rhoades. Three years ago, Rhoades opened fire inside the Cedarville Rancheria tribal office, killing four people, including three family members. Her trial was held in Placer County, and in January, a jury […]

  • French Air Force Group Joins California Capital Airshow

    MATHER FIELD — An elite French Air Force group will be joining the California Capital Airshow this year. “Patrouille de France” will do a special performance on Saturday, April 15, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States entering World War I. April 15 is the only West Coast performance the group will be do, out of an eight-city U.S. tour. Tickets are available to Airshow Insiders only. More information, including how to become an Airshow Insider, can be found here.

  • Detectives Arrest Modesto Man in Connection to 2016 Homicide

    MODESTO — Detectives arrested a man in connection to a 2016 shooting and high-speed crash homicide case that left a teen dead. On August 19, about 2:20 a.m., police received reports of gunfire near Prescott Road and West Rumble Road. Shortly after additional calls came in reporting a crash at Prescott and Mt. Vernon. Officers and first responders found a 1998 Honda Civic with catastrophic damage. During the investigation, officers found the vehicle had been stolen and had been hit by […]

  • Sacramento Republic FC Cancels Match after Field Floods

    SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Republic FC has canceled Wednesday’s friendly match against the San Jose Earthquakes after heavy rains flooded the pitch at Papa Murphy’s Park. Season ticket holders will be given tickets to a future friendly match. Single game ticket holders will be given a refund through Ticketmaster. In just 30 minutes Tuesday, heavy downpours brought over half an inch of rain to the Sacramento area. The Republic FC’s next home match will be April 1, against the Orange […]

  • National Weather Service Issues Tornado Warning for Stanislaus County

    STANISLAUS COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for central Stanislaus County. Locations impacted include Oakdale, Waterford, East Oakdale, Eugene and Hickman. Funnel clouds have been seen in that area, meteorologists said. Around 1 p.m. the storm moved past Turlock, Denair and Keyes. Around 12:45 p.m. the Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado. Winds are traveling at 20 mph and hail is expected to fall in the area as well. This […]

  • Bill Would Provide More Parking Ticket Payment Options for Low-Income Drivers

    SACRAMENTO — A new bill introduced by state legislator Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, would make it so low-income drivers could pay parking tickets with payment plans. If Assembly Bill 503 passes, cities would be required to offer 12-month payment plans. No income level was included in the bill, which Lackey announced Monday alonside the American Civil Liberties Union. The bill also prohibits cities from tacking on fees to opt in for a payment plan. In a news release Monday, Lackey’s office […]