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Firefighters Make Gruesome Animal Cruelty Discovery After Fire

Fire crews believe that a dog was burned alive inside of a crate early Wednesday morning.



Fast-Moving Fire Tears Through Elderly Woman’s Home

Flames quickly tore through an elderly woman’s home early Thursday morning.


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Code Enforcement, Sheriff’s Department Team Up To Clean Up Sacramento County Trouble Spots

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.


Benjamin Montez (Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff's Dept.)

Father Arrested After Kids Escape From Home On Christmas Day

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.


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Former Sheriff Warns Officers To Be Careful What They Post On Social Media After Shootings

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.



Man Shot And Killed In Arden Arcade Area

Deputies are investigating a homicide in the Arden Arcade area of Sacramento County.


Scene of the crash. (Credit: Metro Fire)

Teacher Arrested On DUI After Crashing Vehicle Into 2 Homes

A woman has been taken into custody on suspicious of DUI after a crash damaged two homes off of Vintage Park Drive Thursday morning.


Sandlin's booking photo. (Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff's Department)

Man, 30, Fatally Shot At Antelope Home

Detectives have arrested a suspect for the fatal shooting of a man at an Antelope home early Thursday morning.


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Thief Caught On Video Breaking Into Sacramento County Business

Deputies are searching for a suspect who was caught on video stealing electronic equipment from a Sacramento County business.


Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones cites the recent shooting of two deputies by an illegal immigrant as evidence the immigration process is broken. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Sheriff Jones Criticizes Obama Immigration Policy In Video

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones cites the recent shooting of two deputies by an illegal immigrant as evidence the immigration process is broken.


Simon and Njoku (l-r) (Credit: Sacrament County Sheriff's Dept.)

Two Women Accused In Fatal Stabbing On Sunday, 3rd Suspect At Large

Detectives have arrested two women in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Sacramento County on Sunday night.


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Sacramento County Mom Accused Of Abandoning Children Over Weekend

Deputies say it came to light on Saturday morning when a stranger found Julianus’ 7-year-old developmentally disabled daughter wandering alone in a park. Investigators say they child was dirty, hungry and didn’t know where her mom was, and apparently spent the night in the park.