President Barack Obama on Wednesday decried the slaying of U.S journalist James Foley by the Islamic State, saying the entire world was “appalled” as he vowed to protect Americans by whatever means necessary.
President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to continue to confront Islamic State militants despite the beheading of an American journalist in Iraq, standing firm in the face of the militants' threats to kill another hostage unless the U.S.
Police have a beef with a man they say stole meat worth $2,700 from three Safeway stores in Portland, Oregon.
Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.
In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S.
Eight of Sacramentos best bartenders brought their A-game to Harlows Tuesday night for the Midtown Cocktail Week cocktail competition.
Chris Dooley’s winning drink from the Midtown Cocktail Week cocktail competition.
Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.
When Team USA plays the Dominican Republic in an exhibition tonight in New York, look for DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay of the Kings to be key players off the bench.
Remains determined to be those of a prehistoric Native American, according to the Yolo County Coroner.
Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.
Sarah Palin has lost the magic.
A bat found by children in a Davis park has tested positive for rabies.
Mexican free-tailed bats fly out from under the Yolo Causeway for their night of feeding Friday June 4, 2010.
SANTA CLARA -- Three weeks ago when he was asked about a possible contract extension for receiver Michael Crabtree, the best face Trent Baalke could put on the matter was that the 49ers were “going to try.”
Twitter and some other social media outlets are trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers publicity is also gaining momentum.
Even as voting by mail becomes increasingly common in California elections, more mail ballots are not being counted, according to a study of mail voting in three counties, including Sacramento.
Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.
Fairfield police released an image of a man they believe either made suggestive remarks or sexually assaulted two female joggers and a pedestrian earlier this month.
Composite image of Fairfield sex assault suspect
Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen said Tuesday the team will decide by next week whether cornerback DJ Hayden is healthy enough to start the season on the active roster or if he will go on the physically unable to perform list.
Fire officials expect to soon lift the remaining evacuations ordered because of a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park.
Jennifer Piccolotti and James Mierkey talk about their home Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014, in Oakhurst, Calif., that burned to the ground.
Jackie Chan said Wednesday he's ashamed and saddened over his son's detention on drug charges in Beijing, and he apologized to the public.
FILE - In this June 14, 2010 file photo Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan attends a premiere of his new film " Break Up Club " in Hong Kong.
SPI Solar, the Roseville-based solar-energy developer, reported a net loss of $1.3 million, or a penny a share, for the second quarter ended June 30. That was a substantial improvement from a loss of $6.8 million, or 3 cents a share, in the second quarter of 2013.
Hundreds of residents of a seaside slum in Liberia's capital clashed with security forces Wednesday to protest an armed blockade of the peninsula that is their neighborhood as part of the government's desperate efforts to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
Hall of Famer Mike Ditka had some strong words about the controversey swirling over the Redskins name and mascot.
Fears of an Ebola outbreak in the United States hit home Tuesday with the news that a patient at a Sacramento hospital was being tested for the virus that has killed an estimated 1,200 people in west Africa.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s office has released the name of the woman who earlier this month died after becoming unresponsive in the back of a sheriff’s department patrol car.
Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who helped popularize yoga around the world and wrote 14 books on the subject, died Wednesday at age 95.
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, left, leaves the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center after he was booked, Tuesday, Aug.
Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S.
The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.
Mo'ne Davis has really hit the big time.
Mo'ne Davis is the first Little League player to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated.