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Transit administrator racks up tickets

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — South Lake Tahoe’s BlueGo transit administrator has racked up several vehicle code violations and at least one more serious charge, yet still sits at the helm.


Armed robber hides inside bookstore

SACRAMENTO — Authorities are hoping someone can identify an armed robbery suspect who held bookstore employees at gunpoint last week just before closing. At 10:39 p.m. on Feb. 3, employees


Roommate dispute turns deadly

SACRAMENTO — A father and son have been arrested for the fatal stabbing of a Sacramento man inside his residence. City police arrested 24-year-old Nicholas Koppe for murder on Sunday,

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Sacramento man sent to prison for bank robbery

Sacramento — A 52-year-old man has been sentenced to four years in state prison after pleading guilty to robbing a Roseville bank. Steven Kenneth Homes entred the First Bank on


Animal shooter violates parole; faces more than 6 years in prison

ROSEVILLE — A man who terrorized rural residents of Lincoln by randomly killing and wounding pets and farm animals with a rifle during a three-day spree in 2007 may be


Reward offered for information in hate crime

SACRAMENTO — The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for recent hate crimes. Two incidents in particular are of


Double-murder suspect apprehended after 18 years on the run

SACRAMENTO — A double-murder suspect who has been on the run for 18 years was apprehended by police in Pennsylvania earlier this month, Sacramento authorities said Tuesday. Ricky Van Tran,


Police release composite sketch in Sacramento sexual assault

SACRAMENTO — Police have released a composite sketch the man responsible for a sexual assault near Jacinto Creek Park nearly a month ago. Around 12:30 a.m. on Dec. 29, 2009,


Weekend shooting leaves Sacto man dead, open investigation

SACRAMENTO — Police is investigating an overnight shooting that left a man dead early Saturday morning. At 1:33 a.m. Saturday, police officers responded to the area of Dixieanne Avenue and


Masked robber hits Sactown bank

SACRAMENTO — A masked criminal terrorized a bank employee and escaped with her car after robbing the employee’s place of business Friday morning. The gun-wielding suspect entered the unnamed financial