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A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the homicide of a 75-year-old man who was found in an Elk Grove field last month.
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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San Francisco fire officials say 20 people were taken to hospitals, one with serious injuries, after two separate crashes involving city transit vehicles just minutes apart.
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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Two rainbow flags were taken overnight Friday from the Sacramento LGBT Community Center in downtown, the center said in a social media post.
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ELK GROVE (CBS13) – Police say they have arrested a person of interest in the murder of a 75-year-old man. Kyle Smith, 21, has been arrested on a charge of homicide, according to the Elk Grove Police Department. Smith had already been in police custody a few hours after the incident that left Xihao Huang dead. Huang was found in a field near Whitelock Parkway and Bellaterra Drive just before 1 p.m. July 24. Police say that
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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Because of Miyamoto International’s success in Haiti, the government of Liberia invites the company’s CEO, Kit Miyamoto, to look at how residents there can be trained to build safe, affordable housing.
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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San Francisco-based Dignity Health and Anthem Blue Cross have reached an agreement on a multi-year contract, Anthem spokesman Darrel Ng said today (Aug. 1).
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EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) – A helicopter crash in the Eldorado National Forest has left four people injured, officials say. The crash happened around 1 p.m. in a remote area near Buck Island Lake, about seven miles from Loon Lake. A Eldorado National Forest official tells CBS13 that four people were injured in the crash: one person has sustained major injuries, another person has sustained moderate injuries, while the other two sustained minor injuries. A California Highway Patrol helicopter
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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SACRAMENTO (AP) – A state appellate court ruling is giving new life to Gov. Jerry Brown’s $68 billion high-speed rail project. It gives California access to billions of dollars in voter-approved bond funding and clears up some of the uncertainty the project has faced since a lower court ruled against it last year. Ron Diridon of the Mineta Transportation Institute said Friday that it sends a signal to the world that California’s bullet train is legally sound
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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Two flags that fly in front of the Sacramento LGBT Community Center were ripped from their poles and stolen Thursday night or early Friday morning.
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The attorney for the family of a woman who was killed after being taken hostage during a Northern California bank robbery said he wants to know whether police made mistakes or suffered a communication breakdown, a newspaper reported.
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An autistic child was visiting South Lake Tahoe with his grandparents when he accidentally shot himself in the hand with a gun that was inside a vehicle, officers said Friday.
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Two men were sentenced today to life terms in prison without parole for a residential robbery murder they committed five years ago in Oak Park. Elias Nicholas Garcia Roman Lewis Hooker
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Sacramento-area hotels saw a fourth consecutive month of year-over-year improvements in occupancy and per-room revenue in May, according to the latest report from hotel industry tracker PKF Consulting USA.
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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USA Properties Fund Inc., a Roseville-based developer of affordable housing, will host groundbreaking ceremonies Monday in Sacramento County for a 60-unit apartment community for low-income seniors.
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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286040384 80 80 Attorney In Deadly Stockton Bank Robbery Requests Records
STOCKTON (AP) – The attorney for the family of a woman who was killed after being taken hostage during a Northern California bank robbery said he wants to know whether police made mistakes or suffered a communication breakdown, a newspaper reported. The woman, Misty Holt-Singh, was found dead at the end of last month’s robbery and kidnapping in Stockton, which included a running gunbattle between police and the suspects. Police are investigating whether Holt-Singh was shot
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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Firefighters from the Sacramento City Fire Department were dispatched early Friday morning to assist with a 4,500-acre blaze that is burning in Modoc County.
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VACAVILLE (CBS13) – Police say they are investigating the stabbing death of a 22-year-old man. The man was driven to Vaca Valley Hospital by a friend just after 7 p.m. Thursday, according to the Vacaville Police Department. Hospital staff says the man had stab wound to his chest and was unresponsive when he arrived. Despite lifesaving efforts, the man was soon pronounced dead at the hospital, police say. Detectives later learned that the incident happened near Markham Avenue,
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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People from the Sacramento area have gained fame in everything from law to film, philanthropy to athletics. Test your knowledge and see how well you know Sacramento's most famous folks. Shoppers sift through bins of free compact disks Friday, October 6, 2006 outside Tower Records on Watt Avenue, a location of the music retailer slated for closure. The Sacramento Bee / Carl Costas
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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ALTURAS (AP) – Firefighters in Northern California were battling several lightning-sparked wildfires on Friday, including a blaze in rural Modoc County that forced the evacuation of about 120 people. The fire near the community of Day had burned through nearly 11 square miles of brush and heavy timber and was threatening 200 structures on Friday, two days after it began. It was only 5 percent contained. Officials were expected to send additional fire crews to supplement the
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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The president of the Sacramento Kings basketball team was all smiles Friday morning as he shook hands with construction workers in the predawn hours.
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Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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