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3 in melee with white supremacists plead to lesser charges

Nov. 14, 2019 11:10 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three protesters entered no-contest pleas Thursday to lesser charges stemming from a 2016 melee with white supremacists that injured at least 14 people at the California state Capitol. They include prominent San Francisco Bay Area anti-fascist leader Yvonne Felarca. She goes by...

Fox-less Kings beat slumping Trail Blazers 107-99

Nov. 13, 2019 1:51 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After a slow and sluggish start in their first game without leading scorer De'Aaron Fox, Sacramento eventually found a nice rhythm with Bogdan Bogdanovic running the offense. Luke Walton was even more impressed with his team's defense, something that's been an ongoing issue for...

Analysis: Waiters' future in Miami is very unclear

Nov. 12, 2019 1:32 AM EST

Dion Waiters leads the Miami Heat in suspensions and headlines this season. And his future is very unclear. Waiters won't be with the Heat for at least nine more games — his 10-game suspension for repeated conduct deemed detrimental to the team started Friday when Miami visited the Los Angeles Lakers...

Patton leads Sac State past Simpson University 76-27

Nov. 9, 2019 12:18 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joshua Patton posted a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds and Sacramento State opened its season with a 76-27 victory over NAIA member Simpson University on Friday night. Patton knocked down 9 of 11 shots from the floor for the Hornets and six of his rebounds came on...

Authorities: 2 indicted in deputy slaying in US illegally

Nov. 7, 2019 8:01 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two Mexican nationals charged in the slaying of a Northern California sheriff's deputy are in the country illegally, authorities said Thursday. The two suspects had been tending an illegal marijuana garden during the shooting last month, U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott said. Scott...

California utility meets with governor amid bankruptcy case

Nov. 5, 2019 5:25 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor called the chief executive of a troubled utility to his office on Tuesday for a closed-door meeting as the company struggles to emerge from a high-profile bankruptcy while facing criticism for its practice of shutting off power for millions of people to...

Weber State beats Sac State in battle for 1st in Big Sky

Nov. 3, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Josh Davis ran 25 times for 177 yards and a touchdown on Saturday night and Weber State took sole possession of first place in the Big Sky standings with a 36-17 win over Sacramento State. Kris Jackson added 46 yards rushing and two TD runs for the Wildcats (7-2, 5-0), ranked No....

Sacramento bartender arrested after fatal crash probe

Nov. 2, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California bartender has been arrested on suspicion of providing alcohol to an underage woman who got into a car crash that killed a former University of Oregon football player. The Sacramento Bee reports that 58-year-old Kelly Woodward was arrested Friday following an...

Kings knock off Jazz 102-101 to end 5-game winless streak

Nov. 2, 2019 1:55 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De'Aaron Fox got back to attacking the rim. Buddy Hield and Bogdan Bogdanovic found their rhythm from the perimeter. And Luke Walton finally got his first victory with Sacramento. With one all-inclusive performance, the Kings ended their worst start in nearly 30 years and shook...

Hornets rally from 14 down to beat winless Kings 118-111

Oct. 31, 2019 1:42 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — P.J. Washington controlled the post well enough to keep Charlotte close until the rest of his teammates found their rhythm. The Hornets rookie showed some versatility, too, when he stepped out and made a pair of shots beyond the arc. Washington scored 23 points to lead seven...