Latest University of California Davis News

Sacramento police officer killed during domestic call

Jun. 20, 2019 6:33 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento police on Thursday were trying to negotiate the surrender of a gunman suspected of killing a police officer during a domestic dispute. Tara O'Sullivan, 26, died at UC Davis Medical Center hours after the gunman opened fire on her Wednesday, Deputy Chief Dave Peletta...

Officials capture bear that climbed tree at UC Davis campus

Jun. 4, 2019 11:54 AM EDT

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Officials at the University of California, Davis say a bear spotted on campus has been captured and removed from the university. UC Davis says in a tweet and a message to students that fish and game officials "safely detained and removed" the animal. UC Davis spokesman Andy Fell tells...

UC Davis suspends marching band after reports of misconduct

May. 29, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Officials have suspended a university marching band following a newspaper investigation into allegations of hazing, binge drinking and sexual misconduct. The University of California, Davis Cal Aggie Marching Band was placed on interim suspension Wednesday , less than a week after the...

Lake Tahoe's famed water gets clearer after all-time low

May. 24, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The clarity of Lake Tahoe's cobalt blue water improved last year from its worst level in a half-century after weather and runoff returned to more normal conditions at the alpine lake straddling the California-Nevada line. A dinner plate-sized disc used to measure clarity was visible at an...