Sacramento

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Uber Denies Suspending Drivers For Registering Vehicles As Commercial

Uber has allegedly been under fire for suspending some of its drivers after complying with advice from California officials. But the app-based, commercial ride-booking service says that’s not the case.

01/23/2015

A garbage truck dumping trash at a dump in Woodland. (CBS)

Sacramento-Area Man Escapes Crushing Death While Trapped Inside Garbage Truck

Firefighters are calling it a miracle: A Sacramento-area man became stuck in the back of a garbage truck for hours, while it’s compacting trash, and survives.

01/16/2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

It’s Official: Kamala Harris Formally Announces Run For Senate Seat Vacated By Barbara Boxer

State Attorney General Kamala Harris has formally announced plans on Tuesday that she will run for the Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer in 2016.

01/13/2015

A firefighter knocks down flames from the roof of a home in Sacramento, January 12, 2015. (CBS)

Firefighters Suffer Burns, Smoke Inhalation In Sacramento House Fire

A Sacramento Fire Department spokesman said two firefighters suffered burns and one suffered smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion. All three were hospitalized Monday.

01/12/2015

Napa Valley (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best Martin Luther King Day Weekend Getaways Near The Bay Area

Here’s a look at nearby destinations to visit over the three-day Martin Luther King Day holiday.

01/10/2015

A United Airlines plane comes in for a landing. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Bird Strike Forces Denver-Bound Flight To Return After Leaving Sacramento Airport

A possible bird strike forced the emergency landing of a United flight bound for Denver early Friday morning in Sacramento.

01/09/2015

(Stockton PD)

Stockton Police Dog ‘Rocky’ Stabbed By Man In Fatal Officer Involved Shooting

A Stockton police dog stabbed by a man eventually killed by officers is recovering at a Sacramento emergency vet clinic, police said Wednesday.

01/07/2015

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak San Joaquin Corridor At Near-Record Ridership And Revenue Levels

One Bay Area Amtrak rail corridor nearly set a record for ridership and revenue in November, despite lower gas prices, Amtrak officials have announced.

12/28/2014

A driver under suspicion of DUI undergoes a Breathalyzer test. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

CA Lawmaker Wants To Put Breathalyzers Inside DUI Offenders’ Cars

The law would call for ignition interlocking devices. If the breathalyzers detect alcohol on your breath, the car just won’t start.

12/27/2014

Arden Fair Mall

Fights At Packed NorCal Shopping Mall Force Early Closure

Security had to break up two brawls among shoppers at a the Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento on the day after Christmas.

12/27/2014

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