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Stolen ice cream truck leads authorities on chase

Jul. 17, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have captured a man they say carjacked two vehicles in Northern California — one of them an ice cream truck — and led sheriff's deputies on a wild chase. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Office says the man stole the truck in Rancho Cordova at around...

Dickerson hits go-ahead RBI single, Giants beat Rockies 8-4

Jul. 17, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Newcomers Alex Dickerson and Mike Yastrzemski are making their presence felt during the San Francisco Giants' surprising mid-season surge. Dickerson had a career-high four hits, including the go-ahead RBI single in San Francisco's four-run 10th inning as the Giants recovered from giving up a...

Study: California's 12 oldest prisons need major fixes

Jul. 16, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's 12 oldest prisons, some dating to the mid-1800s, need major repairs or replacements if they are to continue housing about a third of the state's inmate population, according to a new state-commissioned study made public Tuesday. "In nearly all cases, the building and...

Kings sign free agent F Richaun Holmes

Jul. 16, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have signed free agent forward Richaun Holmes. General manager Vlade Divac announced the deal to add depth to his frontcourt on Tuesday. The Athletic reported Holmes will be paid $10 million over two seasons in Sacramento. Holmes averaged 8.2 points, 4.7...

Man arrested after roommate found dead on Sacramento street

Jul. 16, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say deputies have arrested man after his roommate was found dead on a Sacramento street. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Office says 21-year-old Grant Sherman was arrested and booked into jail Saturday. The office said in a Monday news release...

Crawford has 2 HRs, 8 RBIs as Giants overwhelm Rockies 19-2

Jul. 16, 2019 1:23 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Crawford capped a big day at the plate with a defensive gem. Crawford homered three times and drove in nine runs over the course of two games Monday, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 2-1 in the nightcap to complete a sweep of a split doubleheader. He finished off...

California man gets 30-year child pornography sentence

Jul. 15, 2019 9:04 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 62-year-old Sacramento man who paid to direct child sex abuse and watch it live through a webcam has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison. Mark Corum was sentenced Monday for producing and distributing child pornography. Prosecutors say Corum sent people in the...

Beede's pitching, hitting lead Giants past Brewers 8-3

Jul. 14, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After having 11 days off between starts, Tyler Beede had to shake off some rust in the first inning before he quickly took control on the mound. He looked sharp at the plate, too, in leading the San Francisco Giants to an 8-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Beede pitched...

California lawmakers consider new rules for political ads

Jul. 13, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Elections come and go, but the season for political advertising sometimes seems to never end. Facebook users in California, for example, may have noticed ads in recent months showing a woman with duct tape over her mouth and text that warns: "Legislators are leaving sexual assault...

NBA Summer League runs end for international invitees

Jul. 13, 2019 12:33 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NBA's decision to invite a pair of international teams to the Summer League showed promise, even as it also demonstrated the competitive challenges facing the host team for the 2019 Basketball World Cup. China struggled to beat NBA-affiliated squads made up largely of rookies or...