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  • Man Found Dead Along Levee in Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO — Sacramento Police are investigating a homicide in the area of Norwood and Fairbanks avenues, the agency announced in a tweet Sunday morning. Around 7:20 a.m., a citizen was walking in the area and found a man with at least one gunshot wound lying on the levee. The man hasn’t been officially identified, but neighbors say he went by the nickname “Dirt.” They say he was known affectionately around the neighborhood. And neighbors often gave him food and clothes. […]

  • Two Killed in Alleged Racing Incident in East Sacramento

    EAST SACRAMENTO — The California Highway Patrol is investigating a double fatal crash caused by apparent street racing early Sunday morning. Just after 2 a.m., a driver of a Honda Accord was driving at high speeds westbound on Highway 50 near Mather Field Road, appearing to be racing another car. According to the CHP, the driver lost control of the car and veered into another lane, where a Hyundai Santa Fe struck the Honda on its right side. The passenger […]

  • North Highlands Hotel Fire Being Investigated as Arson

    NORTH HIGHLANDS —  A two-alarm fire that damaged rooms at a North Highlands hotel Sunday morning has been ruled as arson, Sacramento Metro Fire said. The fire began just before 10 a.m. Sunday at the Courtyard Inn on Orange Grove Avenue. The fire was primarily contained to one upstairs unit in the hotel with additional smoke and water damage to three downstairs units. Sacramento Metro Fire said in a statement Sunday afternoon the room had evidence pointing toward forced entry, leading […]

  • Suspect with Lengthy Criminal History Shot by Officer in Citrus Heights

    CITRUS HEIGHTS — A 24-year-old man was taken to the hospital early Sunday morning after a Citrus Heights police officer shot him during an altercation in a motel parking lot. The shooting occurred around 2:45 a.m. Sunday near the 6200 block of Auburn Boulevard, Lt. Dave Gutierrez with the Citrus Heights Police Department confirmed. Gutierrez said the officer approached a man and a woman in the parking lot of a nearby motel. As the officer searched the man, the suspect […]

  • 70-Year-Old Security Guard Dies Following Attack at Modesto Parking Garage

    MODESTO — A 70-year-old security guard has died after a late night assault Friday at a Modesto parking garage. Don Lacey, 33, of Modesto, was arrested and booked into Stanislaus County Jail in connection to the assault, police said Saturday morning. The assault occurred at a parking garage on the 900 block of 11th Street. When officers arrived on scene, they found the victim, Karl Whitehead, unconscious with injuries to the head. According to Modesto police, he was taken to a […]

  • CHP: Road Rage Likely Led to Fairfield Freeway Shooting that Left Man Injured

    FAIRFIELD — The California Highway Patrol is investigating a freeway shooting in Fairfield Saturday morning that left one man injured. Just before 9 a.m., a shooting occurred on eastbound Interstate 80 near the Travis Boulevard and Airbase Parkway exits. CHP believes road rage prompted the gunfire. According to David Harvey with CHP Solano County, two black males in a grey SUV began shooting at a Toyota Camry. The driver of the Camry was shot as he entered the freeway. The […]

  • Shots Fired at Stockton Party Friday Night

    STOCKTON — Stockton police are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday night at a large party at the American Legion auditorium on West Lane. Shots were fired just after 10 p.m. at the auditorium, police confirmed. According to police, no victims or suspects have been identified. Authorities say partygoers were uncooperative in the early stages of the investigation. A representative with Stockton’s American Legion had no comment Saturday morning on the shooting, but said no one was struck in the […]

  • South Sacramento Pursuit Ends With Arrest

    SACRAMENTO — A man led police officers on a lengthy pursuit through South Sacramento neighborhoods Sunday morning, hitting speeds of 70 mph, according to police. Sacramento police said the pursuit began at 10:54 a.m. after officers tried to stop the man for a traffic violation on eastbound highway 50 near 34th Street. The man failed to stop and then led police through the streets of South Sacramento, according to authorities. The pursuit ended in the area of Thurman Way, where […]

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    Marysville Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

    MARYSVILLE — A man is dead after a shooting in Marysville Saturday night. Just after 11 p.m. Saturday, police received multiple reports of a shooting in the area of East 13th Street and Yuba Street. When officers arrived on scene, they found a male victim with two gunshot wounds, one to the face, according to police. The victim was found along the 1200 block of Yuba Street. While being transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital, the victim was pronounced […]