Sacramento News

Third Defendant Convicted in California Arson Fraud Scheme

A federal judge on Thursday sentenced the last of three defendants involved in an arson fraud scheme, which led to seven Sacramento fires, to four years, nine months in prison. U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England Jr. also ordered 76-year-old …

Tornado Hits Northern California Town

A tornado touched down north of the state capital Monday, ripping shingles off rooftops, scattering patio furniture and blowing down trees and power lines as a series of funnel clouds caused damage in a wide area stretching from south of …

Heat and Smoke Make Things Miserable in California

Sweltering heat and a blanket of smoke from California wildfires are making it a miserable week for Sacramento residents. The Sacramento Bee says wildfires burning in most every direction are sending smoke into the region. Day care centers are keeping …