Someone called police to report the woman had been stabbed in the apartment on the 3200 block of Laurelhurst Drive. Rancho Cordova police officers found the woman, believed to be between 50 and 60, dead inside.
Work will go forward on a hotel at the Sacramento International Airport after Sacramento County supervisors approved the project today.
Five partnering agencies and 30 individual donors are offering a $17,000 reward to find who set a live dog on fire inside a crate on Becerra Way near Marconi Avenue.
The Sacramento County Department of Public Health is testing a possible measles case. Results are expected to come out today. If it is measles, it would be the first case in Sacramento County since the California outbreak was first reported.
The reward being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who set a dog on fire earlier this week has been increased.
Fire crews believe that a dog was burned alive inside of a crate early Wednesday morning.
Flames quickly tore through an elderly woman’s home early Thursday morning.
For years, the stretch known as The Avenues has been considered one of the most crime-ridden areas in Sacramento County. Drugs and gangs keep law enforcement in the area that stretches from 47th Avenue to Highway 99, Franklin Boulevard to the 600 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard.
Two local children were reportedly forced to escape a life of abuse and neglect at the hands of their father. Sacramento County investigators say the boys, ages 7 and 8, roamed the streets Christmas Eve and day. A good Samaritan found them and called police.
Former Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness says most officers in California wear bulletproof vests, but he believes they should be just as vigilant in protecting themselves and their families on social media.
Deputies are investigating a homicide in the Arden Arcade area of Sacramento County.
A woman has been taken into custody on suspicious of DUI after a crash damaged two homes off of Vintage Park Drive Thursday morning.