CRIME & SAFETY
BNSF train hits a pedestrian in Sacramento. Railway investigation is underway
Sacramento police officers responded to the incident near 20th and H streets.
Man goes missing in Sacramento River during family reunion
SACRAMENTO — Crews were searching for a man who went missing in the Sacramento River during a family reunion on Sunday.The Sacramento Fire Department said they had divers and watercraft in the river searching for the 20-year-old man near Sand Cove Park. A helicopter was also in the area assisting with the search from above.Officials say three people went into the water to recover a football when they all started to get pulled downstream. A bystander in a boat was able to rescue two, but the 20-year-old got pulled under the water.Rescue crews spent hours searching for the man but were unable to find him. Sacramento Fire said search efforts would continue until sundown.
Water rescue crews searching for man in Sacramento
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Rescue swimmers are searching for a man who is stuck in water near Garden Highway in Sacramento, the fire department said. (Video player above: Sunday's Top Stories) The man is in his 20s and the swimmers have not yet seen him. According to the fire department,...
Car crashes into house in south Sacramento. Driver expected to face charges, sheriff says
The Sheriff’s Office said it conducted a short pursuit of the white Toyota Camry.
Woman shot down by cops after pointing pellet gun at midtown crowds, K9 officers
A California woman unleased terror after allegedly pointing a pellet gun at crowds of people in midtown Sacramento, including police officers. The post Woman shot down by cops after pointing pellet gun at midtown crowds, K9 officers first appeared on Law & Crime.
Fire spreads into storage containers with 'hazardous materials' in Sacramento
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An outdoor fire extended into storage containers with "hazardous materials" in them on Opportunity Street in Sacramento, according to Sacramento Fire Department.
All 11 people in Sacramento crash where 3 died are related, family says
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — All 11 people involved in aSacramento crash that left three dead were related, according to the family. The driver of the sedan carrying all 11 passengers, for reasons unknown, lost control and crashed into a tree, according to the Sacramento Police Department. Two women were in the car, one of them died at the scene, and another was seriously injured. The other nine passengers were children ages 3-8.
2 hospitalized after head-on car collision in Sacramento
Multiple people were critically injured in a crash involving three vehicles on Saturday according to California Highway Patrol's South Sacramento division. Sacramento Metro Fire said that the crash at Bradshaw Road south of Jackson Highway required two to be transported to the hospital, and two other patients were released on the scene.
Suspect arrested in shooting of Grant High student who died day before his graduation
The suspect, identified by the Sheriff’s Office as a 17-year-old male, was arrested for shooting and killing Billy Ray Scott, 18.
Three-vehicle crash in South Sacramento results in major injures
(KTXL) — All lanes are blocked along Bradshaw Road, south Jackson Highway following a three-vehicle collision, according to the California Highway Patrol South Sacramento station. Photos from CHP show that a white work truck, a blue Toyota SUV and a third SUV were involved in the crash. Metro Fire of Sacramento said that four people […]
Suspect, 17, arrested in shooting that left Grant High student dead hours before graduation
SACRAMENTO – Detectives say they have arrested a suspect in connection to the shooting that left a teenager dead hours before he was set to graduate from high school. On Saturday, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office announced that a 17-year-old boy had been arrested for the May 31 shooting in North Highlands. Billy Scott Jr. was in a car with two other people that night when someone shot into their car. The victims were able to drive away and were able to flag down an officer. Scott was rushed to the hospital, but he was later pronounced dead. Scott, 18, was set to graduate the next day from Grant Union High School. His father instead donned a cap and gown and walked in Scott's place. No other details about the suspect arrested have been released by the sheriff's office. No motive for the shooting has also been detailed.
Vigil held for slain Grant High senior Billy Scott Jr.
SACRAMENTO - Family and friends gathering tonight to remember a Grant Union High School senior murdered just hours before his graduation. The memorial was held at Karl Rosario Park.Eighteen-year-old Billy Scott Junior was shot and killed Thursday while in a car with friends. Sacramento County investigators are going door to door in North Highlands to find out exactly where the shooting happened. Officials say they drove away from the scene toward Grant Union High School to flag down an officer for help. At graduation last night, Billy Scott Senior walked across the stage in a cap and gown, receiving a diploma on his son's behalf. His family says he had been looking forward to graduation night."I know that's what he wanted so bad, I was so proud to put on that cap and gown and represent him... because that's me," said Billy Scott Sr.
Woman reunited with toddler after Sacramento deputies say man steals car with her child inside
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. — A man was arrested Friday in Sacramento County after authorities said he stole a car with a 1-year-old child inside. The man stole the vehicle on the 3000 block of Laurelhurst Drive around 12:30 p.m., the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said. He was identified as Aaron Lemus, 25.
California drug ring shipped 1 million fentanyl-laced pills — some hidden in toys
“On several occasions, the drugs were packaged and shipped inside of children’s toys.”
Attempted armed robbery in Folsom ends in two arrests for parole violation and DUI
One suspect approached a group of people, pointed a gun at them, demanded that they give him their wallets and threatened to shoot them.
Every shooting in the Sacramento area in the past 24 hours
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. — The Sacramento area withstood a devastating period of violence over the last 24 hours with separate shootings in the area. Some were left wounded, but others died from their injuries. Victims in the various shooting included a Grant Union High School student, a bystander, a...
1 dead, 1 injured after being shot inside an apartment in Stockton Boulevard
SACRAMENTO -- One man is dead and another injured in an early morning shooting in Sacramento, said authorities. The shooting occurred early Thursday morning just before 6 a.m., in the 7400 block of Stockton Boulevard. According to a spokesperson from Sacramento County Sheriff's Office, both men knew each other and shot each other after getting into an argument inside an apartment. One of the victims, a 56-year-old man, was hit in the chest and eventually died at the hospital. The other victim, a 49-year-old man, was hit in the neck and is expected to recover from his injuries.Deputies say the 49-year-old man has been identified as Julian Brooks and he has now been arrested.
Man arrested in connection with deadly shooting in Sac County apartment, sheriff’s office says
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. — A man was arrested Thursday in connection with the deadly shooting inside a Sacramento County apartment earlier that day, according to the sheriff’s office. | PREVIOUS COVERAGE ABOVE | 2 dead after 4 separate shootings within 24 hours in Sacramento County, sheriff’s office says...
One dead, 10 injured including children ages 3 to 8, after car crashes into tree in California
The single-vehicle wreck in Sacramento sent 10 people to hospitals, including nine children between the ages of 3 and 8.
9 dogs rescued after going missing during a garage fire in Sacramento
SACRAMENTO -- Fire crews rescued nine dogs who went missing during a garage fire, said authorities. According to Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, the fire broke out in a converted garage of a duplex. Upon arrival, fire crews put out the blaze and searched for victims. All occupants managed to get out safely, but nine dogs were reported missing. The dogs were eventually found, with seven being resuscitated with CPR and oxygen. One dog and her litter were sent to the vet clinic.
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