Police say someone tried to blow up a fraternity house near the campus overnight by turning on gas burners on the kitchen stove and then trying to light a fire in the bathroom.
The chase hit 70 miles an hour on city streets according to police, coming full circle as it ended where it began.
A 13-year-old boy was fatally wounded by a California sheriff’s deputy before a second officer was able to get out of a patrol vehicle and take cover, investigators said, bolstering accounts of just how quickly the shooting occurred.
Police say a drive-by shooting victim was hit multiple times, including twice in the eye.
A 19-year-old who was a passenger in a group of cars that had stopped to change a tire is Vallejo’s 20th homicide of the year after being hit by bullets fired from a passing vehicle on Saturday.
The sole survivor from her family in the crash was 9-year-old Jorge. He’s currently fighting for his life at a Sacramento hospital.
Police say a man was shot during a fight just after midnight near the state capitol grounds.
Mayor Gary Davis says the city has spent around $1 million a year on gang prevention. That’s an amount he says is the same as Sacramento spends, despite Elk Grove being one-fourth the size.
Police arrested a man who allegedly broke into a Sacramento residence on Saturday afternoon, made himself at home and even had a snooze.
The girl was sleeping in her Hayward home early Thursday when a stray bullet from a nearby shooting wounded her in the buttocks.
California is receiving nearly $20 million in federal grants to help hire more than 100 new law enforcement officers across the state.
Animal lovers are questioning a policy where Merced Police officers take injured animals out to the police shooting range to kill them. The penal code has been on the books for decades.