Sacramento County Local News: Crime & Justice


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04/08/2024
Thirty years after prisoners with disabilities sued the state of California and 25 years after a federal court first ordered accommodations, a judge found that state prison and parole officials still are not doing enough to help deaf and blind prisoners.

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04/05/2024
Since the center’s founding, Faith Whitmore and employees have served nearly 27,000 victims, including 13,000 children.

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04/05/2024
Gun Violence Expert Dr. Shani Buggs Talks Need For More Funding, Diverse Perspectives.

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03/25/2024
A judge ruled GOP Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene can move forward with their lawsuit against two California cities where rallies were canceled.

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03/22/2024
Leaders from the National Urban League and four California chapters gathered March 13 at the Capitol to lobby for a bill that aims to restrict police from making traffic stops for certain low-level offenses.

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03/22/2024
The former council member and owner of the Viva Supermarket chain had charges of filing false tax documents and wage theft added to his December indictment.

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03/18/2024
California prison officials announced they will move the last 457 condemned prisoners out of San Quentin's death row by summer. They will be transferred to other state prisons and housed in the general population.

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03/14/2024
Over the weekend the Sacramento Sheriff's Department conducted an operation to combat retail theft in the Sacramento area. 96 people were arrested, with 10 people booked into the county jail. The ages of those arrested ranged from 11 to 62 years old.

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03/09/2024
After receiving bipartisan support, California Senate Bill 400, legislation intended to increase law enforcement transparency, was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

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03/08/2024
Proposition E broadens police surveillance powers and Proposition F mandates drug screening and treatment for people receiving county welfare benefits who are suspected of drug use.

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03/01/2024
A report of a 12 month study which ended in February indicates almost half of those cited for drug usage were not residents of the city, leading to questions about city approaches to drug addiction.

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02/23/2024
Of all the races on your ballot, the least information is often available on local judges. Here are some ways to find out more about these candidates.

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02/21/2024
In his decision, a judge agreed that the alleged white nationalists were being selectively prosecuted instead of 'far-left extremist groups, such as Antifa.'

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02/20/2024
License plates are getting stolen from vehicles, Livermore officials say.

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02/20/2024
In April, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that could reshape how cities manage homelessness. The legal issue is whether they can fine or arrest people for sleeping outside if there’s no shelter available.

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02/15/2024
The Table, an empowerment center for survivors of human trafficking and those at risk of exploitation, opened Jan 31 in downtown Sacramento.

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02/14/2024
Commercial beekeeper Andrew Strehlow estimates he’s had 1,000 hives stolen over the years. The latest theft, of 96 hives from a Fresno County orchard, was his last straw.

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02/13/2024
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Gov. Gavin Newsom recently appointed Richard C. Miadich, of Sacramento County, to the Sacramento Superior Court bench.

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