Exonerees, including Zavion Johnson, share their experiences at the Capitol in January 2018. The gathering in Sacramento was part of an effort by the non-profit group Exonerated Nation to describe challenges the newly freed face they reenter society without the resources they need to start over.
An official portrait of Sen. Tony Mendoza is removed from a display of active Senators in a hallway outside the Senate chambers on Thursday. Mendoza resigned from office just as his colleagues considered whether to expel him.
Police in East Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, responded to an unusual report about a dinosaur on the loose near an elementary school, posting footage of the unusual sight to Facebook on February 20. A clip shared to the East Lansdowne Police Facebook page shows officers surveying the T-Rex (most likely a fun-loving parent) as the “creature” diligently crosses the road with a child and another adult. Police say they’ve no problems with the T-Rex, and gave it the all clear.
NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch appeared on a CNN Town Hall on guns in Sunrise, Florida and said law enforcement could have done more to stop the Florida school shooting. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Loesch had her facts wrong.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and other mayors from a group representing California's 11 largest cities came to the Capitol on Feb. 21, 2018 to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to commit $1.5 billion in state funds to combat homelessness.
National Weather Service Sacramento times out our next round of mountain snow, with the heaviest snow expected overnight and again for Thursday afternoon. Carry chains and plan for delays if you're traveling in the mountains, forecasters say.
A gaping hole was discovered in the Oroville Dam main spillway on Feb. 7, 2017, marking the start of a crisis that eventually led to the evacuation of 188,000 downstream residents. A little over a year later, work continues between the emergency spillway weir and cut-off wall, prepping the ground for the splashpad.
The Sacramento Police Department released video of a car they believe was occupied by two suspects in the murder of Brandon Campbell on September 28, 2017, that occurred in the 5100 block of Ehrhardt Avenue. This maroon 1997 Buick LeSabre was captured on video surveillance passing through the intersection of Center Parkway and Cosumnes Boulevard at 2:54 a.m. on the morning of the homicide.