Sacramento County

Chopper 5 over a grass fire on Brannan Island on July 30, 2015. (CBS)

Fast-Moving Fire On Brannan Island Destroys Half A Dozen Homes

A fast-moving fire on Brannan Island in the Delta has damaged at least half a dozen homes Thursday.

07/30/2015

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Sacramento County Man Who Stuffed Pills Into Teddy Bears Sentenced To 12 Years

A Sacramento County man who stuffed illicit pills inside teddy bears and shipped them to Boise was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

05/27/2015

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Murder Charges Filed Against Suspects In Crime Spree That Killed 2 Sacramento-Area Deputies

Prosecutors filed murder charges Tuesday against two Utah residents in the slayings of two Northern California sheriff’s deputies during a shooting rampage that also left a motorist and third deputy wounded.

10/28/2014

Juvenile offenders would have an easier time putting their pasts behind them under bills working their way through the Legislature.

Democratic State Sen. Ben Hueso Arrested For DUI In Sacramento

The California Highway Patrol said Democratic state Sen. Ben Hueso has been arrested on charges of drunken driving early Friday morning.

08/22/2014

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Sacramento-Area Mom Suspected Of Dealing Marijuana, Meth From Her Bra

A mother from Sacramento County has been arrested and her child has been taken into protective custody for allegedly selling drugs out of her bra.

08/07/2014

Kings Bowl (Credit: AECOM)

1000s Of Signatures Submitted To Force Vote On Sacramento Kings Arena

A group fighting the city of Sacramento’s plan to subsidize a new basketball arena for the Kings has submitted tens of thousands of signatures in an attempt to force a public vote on the matter.

12/14/2013

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Lawsuits Prompt Bay Area Sheriffs To Issue Concealed Weapons Permits

The Bay Area has traditionally been a tough place to legally carry a concealed loaded gun. But that may be changing.

11/20/2013

Authorities raided a brothel inside this South San Francisco Apartment complex on McLellan Drive on June 13, 2013. At least 15 women were rescued and four people were arrested on suspicion of pimping and pandering. (CBS)

South San Francisco Husband & Wife Charged With Operating Brothels

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.

06/18/2013

Ken Wong, Xiu Bai and Yoon Chin were arrested on suspicion of running brothels in South San Francisco and Sacramento County on June 13, 2013. The mugshot of a fourth person arrested has not been released, pending a police lineup. (Sacramento County Sheriff)

Agents Break Up Prostitution Ring In South San Francisco, Sacramento

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.

06/15/2013

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Girl Killed, Parents Shot In Gunmen’s Brazen Assault On Sacramento Area Home

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.

05/19/2013

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