The Bay Area has traditionally been a tough place to legally carry a concealed loaded gun. But that may be changing.
A South San Francisco man and his wife have been charged with bringing women from the East Coast to a circuit of brothels across Northern California.
Four people were arrested and more than a dozen women who were held as sex slaves were rescued after authorities broke up a complex prostitution ring in San Mateo and Sacramento counties Thursday.
Sheriff’s officials say a 10-year-old girl is dead and her parents are hospitalized after gunmen walked up to the front door of a home in the North Highlands area of Sacramento County and started shooting.
Sheriff’s Sgt. Jason Ramos said the shooting occurred a little after 11:20 a.m. Tuesday after police responded to reports of a burglary.
The suspect in the fatal shooting of an animal control officer trying to retrieve pets from a Sacramento County home is in custody after an all-night standoff.
A former Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded guilty to a federal charge stemming from the illegal sale of dozens of weapons, some of which were used by criminals.
Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in California and sickened at least 76 others.
State health officials say a Northern California resident is the lone known death in a spate of salmonella poisonings across the country that appear to be linked to eating ground turkey meat.
The National Weather Service said no damage has been reported after the tornado was spotted in a rural area about 5 miles north of Yuba City around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.