Police arrested a naked man on suspicion of fatally assaulting a woman at Hacienda Motel in Tracy Saturday night, police said.
Authorities were looking for an inmate who escaped a San Joaquin County minimum security prison.
CHP officers found the car belonging to 63-year-old Ray Halsell down an embankment near Interstate 580 and Corral Hollow Road. Halsell was inside the car and apparently died in the crash.
A search is underway for a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority employee who vanished on his commute home from work on Thursday.
California prisons marked a milestone Friday, when officials said they had removed the last of nearly 20,000 beds that had been jammed into gymnasiums and other common areas to house inmates who overflowed traditional prison cells.
A high-tech water-treatment system is making some of Northern California’s cleanest water even cleaner.
Firefighters fully contained a grass and brush fire near the Altamont Pass Tuesday evening, authorities said.
Search crews have found the wreckage of a small plane flown by a winery owner that disappeared on a flight from Nevada to Tracy.
A central California man was sentenced Monday to three life sentences in prison for torturing a boy who said he was burned and beaten while being held captive for more than a year.
A lawyer for a teenager who was held captive and abused inside a Central California home for a year has filed a claim against the county for allegedly failing to protect him.