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Alvarez at his conviction hearing in February. (Credit: CBS13)

Former Police Officer Given Life In Prison For Raping Women While On Duty

A former West Sacramento Police officer has been sentenced to life in prison following his conviction on sexual assault charges.


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7 People Arrested In Connection With Woodland Burglaries

Law enforcement officers in Woodland arrestedĀ seven people in connection with a series of burglaries that happened in the city near the end of 2013.



West Sacramento Police, Businesses Collecting Toys For Families In Need

Police officers often see the worst of society, but they also get the chance to help in some of the saddest situations during the holiday season.


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West Sacramento Man Beaten With Pool Cue During Home Invasion

A homeowner was left beaten after two men broke into the West Sacramento residence overnight, say police.


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LAPD Captain Announced As Incoming West Sacramento Police Chief

The city of West Sacramento has appointed a Los Angeles police captain as the incoming chief of police.


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Internet Cafe Raid Reveals Gambling, Drugs, Booze in West Sacramento

Our hidden cameras caught what appeared to be illegal gambling at an Internet cafe, a day before police raided it.

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West Sacramento Police, Fire Departments Honor Exceptional Performance

The West Sacramento police and fire departments were honored Wednesday, recognizing officers and firefighters for exceptional performance and courage in the line of duty.


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UPDATED: Police Arrest Bay Area Parolee Fleeing In West Sacramento

A man in a stolen vehicle ran from police on foot in West Sacramento on Friday afternoon.


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Walmart Shoplifting Suspect Arrested On CBS13 Station Property

A man suspected of shoplifting at a West Sacramento Walmart store tried to make his escape through the CBS13 property and instead was caught on camera as police arrested him.


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UPDATE: Teen Charged With Murder In Police Chase That Killed Pedestrian

A 17-year-old is being charged with murder after a pedestrian was killed during a high-speed chase Tuesday night.



UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck, Killed By West Sacramento Police Responding To Pursuit

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a West Sacramento police officer responding to a stolen vehicle pursuit Tuesday night.


A stray cat found set on fire at a West Sacramento park was treated at UC Davis Veterinary School of Medicine but ultimately had to be euthanized. (courtesy: Yolo County Animal Services)

Teen Arrested For Setting Cat On Fire In West Sacramento Park

An arrest has been made stemming from a disturbing case of animal cruelty earlier this month when a cat was set on fire at a West Sacramento park.