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Mother Who Set Daughter on Fire Faces First Hearing

SACRAMENTO—A local mother faces a preliminary hearing in August in Sacramento Superior Court after allegedly setting her seven-year-old daughter on fire in April at their El Camino Avenue home. The child survived, but Porche Latrice Wright, 27, was arrested and charged on suspicion of attempted murder and aggravated mayhem, connected to the incident at her duplex on the 600 ...Full Article

Serial Bike Thief Charged for the Third Time

SACRAMENTO—Obviously in need of transportation, a Sacramento serial bicycle thief was arrested for the third time on Saturday, July 25 for stealing a “bait bike”. Police quickly spotted John ...Full Article

Child Molester Gets 290-Year Sentence

SACRAMENTO—A Sacramento man has been sentenced to nearly 300 years in prison after a jury convicted him on multiple counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor. On ...Full Article

Man and Woman Arrested on Pimping and Assault Charges

SACRAMENTO—A Sacramento man and woman in their 20s were arrested last week on charges relating to pimping, pandering and unlawful sex acts with a minor girl. Devonte Wright, 25, ...Full Article

Strip Club Intruder Shot by Worker

SACRAMENTO—A man was shot and seriously injured at a local strip club early Wednesday morning after a worker at the club responded to a burglar alarm and found the ...Full Article

Police Search for Elk Grove Grocery Store Robber

ELK GROVE— Police are continuing their search for a man suspected of robbing a Raley’s grocery store in Elk Grove on Friday, July 17. According to police reports, the ...Full Article

Police Arrest Young Female Bank Robber

SACRAMENTO—With help from the public and social media, Sacramento Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a young Sacramento woman who is accused of robbing five banks since July 1, 2015. Sheriff ...Full Article

Police Search for Young Female Bank Robber

SACRAMENTO—A young woman is being sought by the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department for a series of bank robberies that began on the first day of this month. Robbery detectives are ...Full Article

One Shot Dead and Two Wounded at House Party

SACRAMENTO—One man was shot and killed, and two others injured at a house party in North Highlands early Sunday morning, July 11. Following multiple emergency phone calls, Sacramento County ...Full Article

Man Gets 55 Years to Life for Numerous Charges

SACRAMENTO—A Sacramento man was sentenced on Friday, July 10 to more than 50 years in prison for attempted murder and attempted voluntary manslaughter. The jury also found Webster Lee, ...Full Article
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