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The Sacramento Bee
Dead man pulled from Sacramento RiverDave Lauchner said the body was reported at 10:54 a.m. at 2000 Garden Highway,
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 hours ago
Dave Lauchner said the body was reported at 10:54 a.m. at 2000 Garden Highway, about two miles west of Discovery Park. The call was a report of a person floating face down in the water. The Sacramento County coroner was en route to the scene, he sa... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Who stole her grapes? Suspects range from foxes to turkeysRodents are the most likely culprits, but several critters may be suspect, incl
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 hours ago
Rodents are the most likely culprits, but several critters may be suspect, including turkeys. A couple of years ago, Sacramento County master gardeners experienced a similar invasion of their vineyards at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento Sheriff gives a warm goodbye to retiring canine Roningoodbye to retiring canine RoninSep 23, 2017 In a touching video showing Ronin
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
goodbye to retiring canine RoninSep 23, 2017 In a touching video showing Ronin's many years with the Sheriff's Office, Sacramento County Sheriff gave an emotional sendoff to Ronin as the dog heads off to become a family pet after years of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lack of bathroom access linked to hepatitis A outbreak among the homelessAn outbreak of hepatitis A among primarily homeless people in Southern Californ
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
An outbreak of hepatitis A among primarily homeless people in Southern California and Santa Cruz has prompted Sacramento County health officials to ramp up prevention efforts and talk about bathroom access for the homeless. While no cases of the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Gang member sentenced in shooting that left victim paralyzedthe offenses for the benefit and at the direction of a criminal street gang, th
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
the offenses for the benefit and at the direction of a criminal street gang, the Del Paso Heights Bloods, according to a Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office news release. Fair was sentenced Friday by Sacramento Superior Court Judge... Read more
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The Mercury News
Judge: Title of gas-tax repeal initiative ‘misleading’ — will write a new onegave the effort a “misleading” title and summary — and announcing he would rewr
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
gave the effort a “misleading” title and summary — and announcing he would rewrite it himself. At a hearing Friday, Sacramento County Superior Court judge Timothy Frawley reiterated the preliminary opinion he issued earlier in the week,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Another Sacramento neighborhood is getting microphones that detect gunshotsa response to shootings in the area. The Sacramento Police Department will car
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
a response to shootings in the area. The Sacramento Police Department will carry out the project in collaboration with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, which is responsible for the nearby areas that fall in the county’s... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California judge says he'll write gas tax ballot languagesays he'll write the official ballot description himself for an initiative that
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 days ago
says he'll write the official ballot description himself for an initiative that would repeal a recent gas tax increase. Sacramento County judge Timothy Frawley said Friday that he'll uphold his tentative ruling from earlier this week that the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lose ‘Farm-Fork’, Sacramento, or you’ll only get farm-forklift jobsof other cities throughout California could easily contest Sacramento’s claim.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
of other cities throughout California could easily contest Sacramento’s claim. Among the state’s 58 counties, Sacramento County in 2015 ranked 24th in terms of the gross value of its agricultural production. Sacramento’s Farm-to-Fork... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California judge says he'll write gas tax ballot languagesays he'll write the official ballot description himself for an initiative that
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
says he'll write the official ballot description himself for an initiative that would repeal a recent gas tax increase. Sacramento County judge Timothy Frawley said Friday that he'll uphold his tentative ruling from earlier this week that the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Florin Road homicide suspects extradited from Mexico, arrested16, were picked up by FBI agents in Mexico, and brought to Los Angeles, where t
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
16, were picked up by FBI agents in Mexico, and brought to Los Angeles, where they were handed over to detectives from the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, said Sgt. Shaun Hampton, department spokesman. Rodolfo Zavala was booked into the... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Two Suspects Arrested in Fatal South Sacramento Gas Station Shootinglocated 24-year-old Rodolfo Zavala and 16-year-old Ramon Zavala in Mexico. Both
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 2 days ago
located 24-year-old Rodolfo Zavala and 16-year-old Ramon Zavala in Mexico. Both suspects were extradited and booked in Sacramento county on Thursday. Just before 10:30 p.m. on July 25 authorities got a call regarding a shooting at a Chevron... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Gas tax opponents say California is trying to undermine themto pay for road repairs in California are on the verge of their first victory i
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
to pay for road repairs in California are on the verge of their first victory in a campaign to repeal the measure. A Sacramento County Superior Court judge tentatively ruled this week that state Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why the North Sacramento area has a dog-bite problemactivity,” she said. In the report, researchers looked at dogs and cats impoun
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
activity,” she said. In the report, researchers looked at dogs and cats impounded at shelters run by SPCA, the city and Sacramento County and identified the areas where the animals came from. The areas with the highest concentrations of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Doctor convicted of sex assault at medical marijuana evaluation clinicguilty of forcible rape, forcible digital penetration and two counts of sexual
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
guilty of forcible rape, forcible digital penetration and two counts of sexual exploitation of a patient, according to a Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office news release. The assault occurred in March 2015 when the 53-year-old victim... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘Asians don’t believe in bank accounts’: Witness describes alleged home invasion turned homicideelder Le was shot too, killed as he fled. Standing behind him in the doorway, C
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
elder Le was shot too, killed as he fled. Standing behind him in the doorway, Coately said, was David Nguyen, the man who Sacramento County prosecutors say, along with his partner Elijah Johnson, fired the blasts that killed Thanh Le on the lawn... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
After he fought with his girlfriend, Galt man assaulted her dogto a prior strike conviction under California’s “three strikes” law for assault
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
to a prior strike conviction under California’s “three strikes” law for assault with a deadly weapon, according to a Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office news release. He was sentenced Tuesday by Sacramento Superior Court Judge... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sheriff’s Department seeks IDs of two Sacramento burglary suspectsThe Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department posted photos of two burglary suspec
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department posted photos of two burglary suspects, seeking the public’s help with identifying them. The two boys appear to be in their late teens. They allegedly broke into a business in the 4900 block of 47th Avenue... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sheriff’s department asking for help finding young woman in Sacramento CountyThe Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in f
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding 22-year-old Sarah Martin, according to a department press release. Martin has a diminished mental capacity and left her care home in the 4400 block of 14th Avenue... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
What happened to employee and boyfriend accsused of Elk Grove Walmart robbery?armored vehicle. Smith allegedly pointed the gun at the guard, told him to drop
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
armored vehicle. Smith allegedly pointed the gun at the guard, told him to drop the money, then shot him, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department. Smith picked up the money and the guard returned fire, wounding Smith. A trial date... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Loved Ones Cheer on CHP Cadets as They Complete Time-Honored Run to Capitolweeks ago, two CHP officers were shot in Sacramento during an investigation at
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
weeks ago, two CHP officers were shot in Sacramento during an investigation at the Ramada Inn on Auburn Boulevard. Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputy Bob French was killed. The tragedy still weighs heavily on the family. "As a mom, you... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Home sales spiked across the Sacramento region this summerlending standards and rampant speculation. A significant increase in new home
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
lending standards and rampant speculation. A significant increase in new home sales was a big part of the mix this summer. Sacramento County had 270 new homes sales recorded in August, a 37 percent increase from August 2016 and the highest for the... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Judge likely to strike down ballot title for gas tax repealwould likely confuse voters because it focuses on the loss of transportation fu
The Register Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
would likely confuse voters because it focuses on the loss of transportation funding rather than the repeal of taxes, Sacramento County Superior Court judge Timothy Frawley wrote in his tentative opinion on Tuesday. "The problem with the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Judge likely to strike down ballot title for gas tax repealwould likely confuse voters because it focuses on the loss of transportation fu
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
would likely confuse voters because it focuses on the loss of transportation funding rather than the repeal of taxes, Sacramento County Superior Court judge Timothy Frawley wrote in his tentative opinion on Tuesday. Frawley will hear... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
He tried to stay alive to testify against the officer who shot his son. He didn’t make itTed Rose, the pastor whose schizophrenic son died in his arms when he was shot
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
Ted Rose, the pastor whose schizophrenic son died in his arms when he was shot and killed by a Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy called to their home, died late Tuesday at a local care facility, a family attorney said Wednesday. Rose, who for years... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Stockton man dies in fatal motorcycle crash in southern Sacramento CountyA 36-year-old Stockton man died Tuesday night in a motorcycle crash on Intersta
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
A 36-year-old Stockton man died Tuesday night in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 5 in southern Sacramento County. Steven Michael Rivera was traveling northbound near Hood-Franklin Road about 9:30 p.m. when he suddenly veered off the freeway, lost... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
What was the sentence for 2014 crime spree in Antelope, North Highlands?and where is he serving time? Gloria, Antelope A: Latrale Dupree Way and co-d
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
and where is he serving time? Gloria, Antelope A: Latrale Dupree Way and co-defendant Anthony Maurice Cotton remain in Sacramento County Jail awaiting sentencing. Way, 20, was convicted in November of 17 felony counts, including armed robbery,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘I thought I was going to die,’ deputy says of decision to shoot an unarmed, mentally ill manTuesday in a federal civil trial. “I thought I was going to lose consciousness.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday in a federal civil trial. “I thought I was going to lose consciousness.” Ted Rose and his family are suing Sacramento County and McEntire in U.S. District Court in Sacramento over what they contend was the unprovoked and unnecessary... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Board to Decide Professional Fate of El Dorado Hills Chiropractor Convicted of Practicing Medicine Without Licensewomen FOX40 spoke with Tuesday say they feel justice was served, but wished to
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 5 days ago
women FOX40 spoke with Tuesday say they feel justice was served, but wished to remain anonymous. According to the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office, Nguyen's restitution payments to two victim totals less than $15,000. After... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Deputy DA challenges incumbent District Attorney Anne Marie SchubertSacramento County Deputy District Attorney Noah Phillips is challenging incumbe
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
Sacramento County Deputy District Attorney Noah Phillips is challenging incumbent District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert next year, his campaign announced Tuesday. Phillips, 45, is currently assigned to the DA’s homicide unit. A registered Democrat,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Man accused of ramming into police facility now behind barspolice facility, leading officers on a wild chase, attacking a homeowner and in
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
police facility, leading officers on a wild chase, attacking a homeowner and injuring a police dog last week is now in Sacramento County jail. Fernando Sanchez, 42, was released from the hospital Friday and was booked on suspicion of robbery,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bringing the farm (and truly local food) to the cityat its farmers markets. “We’ve been farm-to-fork since 1980,” said Dan Best, w
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
at its farmers markets. “We’ve been farm-to-fork since 1980,” said Dan Best, who manages the Certified Farmers Markets of Sacramento County. “The original concept of farmers markets is to bring farmers and consumers together for mutual benefit. It... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Surveillance video captures stranger returning wallet stuffed with $1,500 in cashSACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. (KXTV) -- Surveillance cameras are usually installed
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. (KXTV) -- Surveillance cameras are usually installed in homes to prevent negative incidents like package thefts or home invasions, but one incident in the Elk Grove area caught on camera was the complete opposite. Melissa... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
The Legislature did its part to fix Sacramento’s housing crisis. Now it’s your turn, Bay Area refugeesin Sacramento was $1,625 in July, give or take depending on the neighborhood. A
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
in Sacramento was $1,625 in July, give or take depending on the neighborhood. And while the most expensive home in Sacramento County went for a cool $1.695 million in July, the median price for a single-family home is only about... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Surveillance video captures stranger returning wallet stuffed with $1,500 in cashSACRAMENTO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA - Surveillance cameras are usually installed in h
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 5 days ago
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA - Surveillance cameras are usually installed in homes to prevent negative incidents like package thefts or home invasions, but one incident in Sacramento County, California caught on camera was the complete... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Farmers market shopping tips: Smart advice from Sacramento expertsis a little different than a trip to a supermarket. Shop smart with this advice
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
is a little different than a trip to a supermarket. Shop smart with this advice from the Certified Farmers’ Markets of Sacramento County: ▪ Always bring lots of small bills and change. You will be paying at each individual farmer’s stand and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Standoff in south Sacramento home ends with police shooting armed suspectofficials said. Homicide detectives and personnel from Internal Affairs, Offic
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
officials said. Homicide detectives and personnel from Internal Affairs, Office of Public Safety Accountability, Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office and Crime Scene Investigation Units are investigating the shooting. The... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
San Joaquin Valley farmers think Sacramento water agencies should help pay for Delta tunnelsfor the tunnels. In addition, north-of-Delta agencies that get Central Valley P
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
for the tunnels. In addition, north-of-Delta agencies that get Central Valley Project water, including the Placer and Sacramento county water agencies and El Dorado Irrigation District, would have to chip an additional $15 for every acre-foot... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fatal shooting at North Highlands party results in 74-years-life sentencein a fatal shooting at a North Highlands party has been sentenced to 74 years a
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
in a fatal shooting at a North Highlands party has been sentenced to 74 years and eight months to life in prison. A Sacramento County jury in May found Ira Johnson, 20, guilty of second-degree murder in the death of 24-year-old Rogelio... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A lonely man and an Alzheimer’s patient. Is it sexual assault or consensual sex?agencies in the Sacramento region played a role in investigating the incident l
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
agencies in the Sacramento region played a role in investigating the incident last February at the facility. In February, Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies responded to the facility at 8336 Fair Oaks Blvd., where both residents were... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Pedestrian struck and killed in Rancho Cordova crashin Rancho Cordova Monday morning as the driver of a vehicle ran a red light and
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
in Rancho Cordova Monday morning as the driver of a vehicle ran a red light and crashed into another car, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department. The incident occurred shortly before 7 a.m. near at the intersection Folsom... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento woman, 50, dies after her car rolls down an embankmentwoman died Saturday after her car rolled down a steep embankment, according to
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
woman died Saturday after her car rolled down a steep embankment, according to the California Highway Patrol. The Sacramento County Coroner identifed the woman on Sunday as 50-year-old Barbara Blankenship. She was driving fast southbound... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento motorist killed in Elverta area crashA Sacramento woman was killed late Saturday afternoon when her car crashed in t
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
A Sacramento woman was killed late Saturday afternoon when her car crashed in the Elverta area of north Sacramento County. The California Highway Patrol said the unidentified woman crashed while driving a gray 2001 Toyota Camry south on East Levee... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Watch Sacramento Fire Department and Sheriff's Office take on Marvel heroes for charityFire Department and Sheriff's Office take on Marvel heroes for charitySep 16, 2
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
Fire Department and Sheriff's Office take on Marvel heroes for charitySep 16, 2017 Sacramento Fire Department members and Sacramento County Sheriff's officers participated in a friendly competition this week with the actors of the Marvel Universe... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bicyclist killed in Folsom collision identifiedThe bicyclist killed in a hit-and-run collision in Folsom early Thursday had be
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
The bicyclist killed in a hit-and-run collision in Folsom early Thursday had been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as 41-year-old Naun Rocha. The coroner’s website did not list a city of residence for Rocha. Folsom police... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Man burned by hot pavement during Citrus Heights police arrest has been releasedJames Nelson wanted three things as soon as he was released from Sacramento Cou
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
James Nelson wanted three things as soon as he was released from Sacramento County main jail Friday night, his stepfather said: two hamburgers and to see his son. Nelson, severely burned and disfigured after Citrus Heights police officers took him... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Man accused of deadly hammer attack faces new charge: lewd act with childwith a defendant adult as a caretaker in 2009, many of the charges followed by
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
with a defendant adult as a caretaker in 2009, many of the charges followed by stints in the California Youth Authority. Sacramento County prosecutors in their initial four-page complaint alleged Chaney, a violent two-strike felon and sex... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Future police K9 named for fallen Sacramento County deputyThe Yuba City K9 Officer’s Association has helped name a puppy set for training
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
The Yuba City K9 Officer’s Association has helped name a puppy set for training as a future police K9 for a Sacramento County deputy slain in the line of duty in 2014. Oliver was named in honor of Deputy Danny Oliver, who died Oct. 24, 2014, in a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Detained for deportation, this undocumented immigrant wound up paralyzed. He blames the governmentis a quadriplegic who is confined to a relative’s home in San Jose. He needs co
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
is a quadriplegic who is confined to a relative’s home in San Jose. He needs constant care and has no money. He blames Sacramento County and the U.S. government, and he’s suing them both. Jimenez, 37, is a native of Mexico who does not dispute... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Placer County Sheriff arrests wanted sex offender at Auburn SafewayOn Sept. 13, Placer County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Sacramento County ma
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
On Sept. 13, Placer County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Sacramento County man and woman in the Auburn Safeway parking lot. David Dean Dodson, 37, and Shaunda Eileen Deweese, 24, were taken into custody by officers with warrants for their arrest... Read more
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