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4 officers hospitalized after they were sprayed at protest

Apr. 18, 2021 03:20 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four Sacramento police officers were hospitalized with injuries after they were sprayed with a liquid irritant during protests Saturday night, police told KCRA TV. The demonstrators had gathered at the state Capitol downtown to protest the...

Signs of recovery as California adds jobs for 2nd month

Apr. 16, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California employers added 119,600 new jobs in March, the second straight month of growth following a topsy-turvy year of enormous losses and inconsistent gains during an unpredictable pandemic. New unemployment claims, both for traditional...

Missing California woman found safe, mother says

Apr. 15, 2021 19:40 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California woman who disappeared for more than two weeks while vacationing in Miami has been found safe, her mother said Thursday. The mother of Angela Morrisey, a 23-year-old mother of two from Sacramento, made the announcement in a Facebook...

Westbrook posts 24th triple-double of season in Wizards' win

Apr. 15, 2021 01:28 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Russell Westbrook recorded his 170th career triple-double, Bradley Beal scored 31 points, and the Washington Wizards ended their longest road trip of the season by beating the Sacramento Kings 123-111 on Wednesday night. Westbrook had 25 points, 11...

California Gold Rush town to remove noose from city logo

Apr. 15, 2021 01:15 AM EDT

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The California Gold Rush town of Placerville will change its logo to remove a noose that stems from its mid-19th century reputation as “Hangtown” following lynchings of criminal suspects by mobs of miners. The City Council voted Tuesday...

California woman reported missing while on vacation in Miami

Apr. 14, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

An Arizona woman is pleading for the public’s help after her daughter, a 23-year-old California mother of two, disappeared last month while vacationing in Miami. Darnella Melancon, of Yuma, recently traveled to Florida to help search for her daughter Angela Morrisey, a...

Man arrested in California after 16 dogs found in his SUV

Apr. 13, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, Calif. (AP) — A man was arrested in Northern California after 16 dogs were found inside his SUV, some of them dead, authorities said. A report about a suspicious vehicle on Friday sent El Dorado County sheriff's deputies to Bridal Veil Falls, a rural...

Security guards for anti-abortion group charged with battery

Apr. 09, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — Two security guards hired by an anti-abortion group are facing misdemeanor charges after using pepper spray on counter-protesters outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in a San Francisco suburb, authorities said Friday. Ishatpal Momi, 27, of...

Feds charge 3 more in massive California unemployment fraud

Apr. 09, 2021 19:59 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Friday that they have charged three Southern California women with using prison inmates' names to bilk a state agency out of a combined nearly $1.25 million in coronavirus-related unemployment benefits, the latest allegations in an ongoing...

Joseph scores 24, Pistons beat Kings 113-101

Apr. 09, 2021 01:19 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Cory Joseph had a season-high 24 points and seven assists in his first game against his former team, Jhalil Okafor made a timely return after missing nearly two months following knee surgery, and the short-handed Detroit Pistons beat the Sacramento Kings 113-101 on...