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DAVIS - A A teenage boy, once honored for saving his father's life, remained in custody Tuesday night accused of torturing and killing an elderly Davis couple.
FAIRFIELD - A fast-moving grass fire in Fairfield spread to a nearby motel Tuesday evening, fire officials said.
ELK GROVE - Since prison realignment took effect, news of jail overcrowding, early release and funding issues became headlines. But now, there's an unexpected success story in a Sacramento County jail to share.
TODAY: Slightly warmer with highs in the low 80s. Sierra highs in the 60s. There is no Red Flag Warning for today.
Many of you have written in to ask about or share photos of the halo effect encircling the sun over Northern California Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO - A 14-year-old Northern California girl has told a jury that she was burned, brutalized and tortured by her father's fiancee while he was in prison.
COHASSET - A seemingly routine traffic stop resulted in a call out for the Butte County bomb squad Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO - The public health official for Sacramento County warned of a Hepatitis A outbreak in association with the consumption of Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend frozen berries purchased from Costco.
MARIPOSA - Nearly half the people who had to evacuate their Northern California homes are being allowed to return as firefighters catch up with a wildfire near the main route into Yosemite National Park.
SACRAMENTO - A mother accused of driving under the influence when she crashed her SUV Sunday morning, killing her 12-year-old son, was charged with five counts Tuesday.
PLACER COUNTY - A man who was released from custody earlier this year when a Placer County judge ruled there was insufficient evidence to try him for a nine-day wildfire last year has been indicted on the same charges.
RIO LINDA - A man is looking at some expected stiff charges including attempted murder for a firebombing at a Rio Linda home Monday night, according to a sheriff's spokesperson.
CITRUS HEIGHTS - Citrus Heights police want to hear from anyone who has seen an at-risk woman who walked away from a care center Monday morning and hasn't been seen since.
Each day, Americans take 260 million trips over structurally deficient bridges, says the report from Transportation for America.
SACRAMENTO - A 12-year-old boy is dead and his mother is in jail, booked on DUI and felony manslaughter.
SIERRA BUTTES - Two teen boys were rescued after being stranded 8,600 ft above the valley floor on a peak in the Sierra Buttes.
DAVIS - A 16-year-old boy arrested Monday in the slayings of a Davis couple found dead in their home will be tried as an adult, according to the criminal complaint filed with Yolo County Superior Court.
WASHINGTON - The Republican-led House of Representatives approved a far-reaching bill to ban a woman's ability to seek an abortion after 20 weeks on a mostly party-line 228-196 vote Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO - A man died after being found at the bottom of an apartment complex pool Tuesday afternoon.
DETROIT - Chrysler says it has resolved its differences with the government and will recall older Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs that could be at risk of a fuel tank fire.
ELK GROVE - Twenty-two firefighters from the Cosumnes and Sacramento Fire Departments headed to Mariposa County overnight to help battle the 1,600-acre Carstens Fire.
CARMICHAEL - There was a large police presence around a Carmichael apartment complex late Tuesday morning as officers responded to a barricaded burglary suspect.
CORRECTION June 18: A man possibly connected to a burglary and making terrorist threats to a woman in Rancho Cordova led police on a pursuit into Amador County Tuesday morning.
GALT - Who is this man? That's what Galt police want to find out.
STOCKTON - A speeding vehicle led Stockton police officers to a stash of stolen catalytic converters and a loaded handgun Monday, say police.
UNION CITY - A young Dixon boy staying with family members in Union City died after being bitten by the family dog Monday.
After years of deep budget cuts, several states are poised to boost higher education funding this year, often in exchange for a promise by public colleges and universities to freeze tuition.
Afghanistan officials will open a U.S.-backed office in the Gulf nation of Qatar as early as Tuesday to facilitate direct peace talks with the Taliban, according to three senior administration officials.
MARIPOSA - Scores of additional homes have been evacuated, as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire near the main route into Yosemite National Park in the Sierra foothills.
VACAVILLE - A couple have their neighbors to thank for their wellbeing Tuesday morning after a fire broke out at their Vacaville home while they were sleeping.
VALLEJO - One woman was killed, and a man and woman are in hospital following a shooting on the 100 block of Frisbee Street in Vallejo on Monday.
SACRAMENTO - Sacramento fire crews worked a 20-acre grass fire in the Natomas area Monday evening.
ATLANTA - The results of the latest national health survey by the government finds the percentage of smokers in the United States has dropped to 18 percent in 2012.
WASHINGTON - The nation's teacher-training programs do not adequately prepare would-be educators for the classroom, even as they produce almost triple the number of graduates needed.
BRENTWOOD - A woman who was killed in a head-on collision in Brentwood Saturday was identified as a resident of Calaveras County, the Contra Costa County Coroner's Office said.
MARIPOSA - Cal Fire says about 150 residences were threatened in the 900-acre Carstens Fire burning in the Sierra National Forest. Fire crews had 15 percent containment as of 2 p.m. Monday.