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Phillip Raymond Hernandez (credit: Sacramento P.D.)

Sacramento Man Convicted Of Murdering Son In 2013 With Hatchet

A Sacramento man has been found guilty of killing his 9-year-old son with a hatchet in 2013. Phillip Raymond Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder — with enhancements for using a weapon — in his son’s death.

03/23/2015

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Mexican Authorities Capture Man Accused Of Killing Woman In Elk Grove

A man sought in the fatal shooting of a woman in her Elk Grove, California, apartment has been arrested in Mexico and turned over to U.S. authorities at an Arizona border crossing.

03/09/2015

Forty-seven-year-old Timothy Varmall (Credit: Sacramento P.D.)

Man Accused Of Stabbing Woman To Death In North Sacramento

A Sacramento man is in police custody, accused of stabbing and killing a woman.

02/17/2015

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Bay Area Rapper ‘The Jacka’ Shot And Killed In Oakland

A Bay Area rapper was shot dead on the east end of Oakland but police have yet to make an arrest.

02/03/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Introducing Right-To-Die Legislation

Colorado Democrats are introducing legislation to allow the terminally ill choose when they die, with the help of doctor-prescribed medication.

01/27/2015

Joan and Melissa Rivers in 2013 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1)

Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.

01/27/2015

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Family Of Brittany Maynard Joining Calif. Lawmakers To Propose Right-To-Die Legislation

California lawmakers are pursuing legislation to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives after the highly publicized case of Brittany Maynard.

01/20/2015

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Stockton Man Found Shot To Death In His Driveway

Detectives are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in Stockton on New Year’s Eve.

12/31/2014

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a plan Tuesday to equip 7,000 Los Angeles police officers with on-body cameras by next summer. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Number Of Police Officer Deaths By Guns In U.S. Jumps 56% In 2014

A new report finds that the number of law-enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent in 2014.

12/30/2014

Steven Dean Gordon told authorities he and an accomplice raped and murdered five women while the registered sex offenders wore electronic tracking anklets. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Three Men Found Guilty Of Murder In 2011 Burglary That Ended In Shooting

Three men accused in the death of a Sacramento County man have been found guilty of first-degree murder.

11/25/2014

Scene of the crash Thursday morning. (Credit: California Highway Patrol-North Sacramento)

Driver In Carmichael SUV Crash Dies

The driver of an SUV that crashed and injured a child and teenager last week has died.

11/24/2014

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Surgeon With Ebola Dies In Nebraska

A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said.

11/17/2014

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