A judge has ordered the owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods to pay $2.8 million to settle allegations more than 280 of its stores in California improperly disposed of hazardous waste.
After decades on the Sacramento City Council, Steve Cohn aspires to vault into an open Assembly seat. He stopped by The Sacramento Bee Capitol Bureau on Tuesday to answer questions about his record, his vision for state office and the ever-present debate over a new Kings arena.
The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night.
Ray Rice, right, and his wife Janay Rice attend the Ramapo versus New Rochelle high school football game at New Rochelle High School Saturday, Sept.
When Major League Soccer executives visit Sacramento on Thursday to discuss a potential expansion team, they’ll get high-level briefings with the corporate community –and a chance to party with fans.
NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.
In this undated image provided by NASA, astronaut Randy Bresnik prepares to enter The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft for a fit check evaluation at the company's Houston Product Support Center.
In a deal of two major regional wholesalers. Markstein Beverage Co. of Sacramento is buying the beer distribution business of Nor-Cal Beverage Co. Inc.
Sacramento City Unified School District will hold its annual college fair on Sunday, when representatives of more than 70 colleges will be available to answer questions and provide information.
Heres an update on some of the 49ers injured players as they began preparing for the Arizona Cardinals today:
Vernon Davis was diagnosed with a badly bruised ankle, but there is no structural damage and the hope is he can play Sunday in Arizona.
A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don't fully trust the media to portray their communities accurately, a statistic that could be troubling for the news industry as the minority population of the United States grows.
E! News confirms Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are new parents of a baby girl.
Major renovations are underway in the busiest terminal at Los Angeles International airport.
A man sought by police in connection with a fatal July bank robbery in Stockton met with investigators Tuesday and was then released.
The House of Representatives is expected to approve a short-term measure Wednesday that would keep the federal government open after the fiscal year ends Sept. 30 and temporarily authorize the training and arming of Syrian rebels to battle the Islamic State.
Kate Stonecypher awoke Monday and thought about wearing boots to work but decided on sneakers instead.
Kate Stonecypher, 22, walks through the burned remains of the garage of her home. Tuesday, Sept.
Folsom police say information provided by a citizen led to the recovery of church audio and visual equipment reported stolen last week, along with other stolen property, guns and drugs.
An oasis in the mountains high above the American River, the Swansboro Country community of El Dorado County has always found safety in its isolation.
A member of an inmate crew works to gain control of the King fire near Pollock Pines in El Dorado County.
Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL's biggest sponsors, says it isn't happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league.
The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.
Federal officials have changed their minds about the Valley elderberry longhorn beetle: It will remain protected by the Endangered Species Act. The decision is a disappointment to developers and flood-control agencies, which had hoped to avoid the expense of dealing with the bug.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday enacting sweeping new regulations on groundwater pumping in California, making the state the last in the West to regulate the practice.
Gov. Jerry Brown speaks at a bill signing ceremony before signing groundwater legislation in Sacramento on Tuesday, Sept.
The World Health Organization warned Tuesday that the agency now expects tens of thousands of people will be infected with the Ebola virus before the current epidemic is contained, and it called for nations to commit far more resources to combating the outbreak, which is ravaging the poor African nations of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
In a break from the recent slate of doom-and-gloom reports of catastrophes, wars and destruction, a United Nations report released Tuesday says the number of children under 5 who die each year fell by 49 percent between 1990 and 2013, from 12.7 million to 6.3 million, saving 17,000 lives every day.
A propane truck driver is fighting for his life after a sudden blast burned him from head to toe.
After months of rancorous talks over pay and a threat to strike, California’s state building operators have ratified a contract with Gov. Jerry Brown.
Sacramento police announced the arrest of a third suspect in the May shooting at a Natomas park in which a man was killed and six other people, including a 7-year-old girl, were injured.
Grocery Outlet, a privately held discount supermarket chain with Sacramento stores, announces it’s being acquired by new investors.
Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.
Rapper Tim Dog, who was accused of swindling women out of thousands of dollars, was dead when a warrant was issued for his arrest last year, according to a death certificate filed in Georgia.
Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a potential threat to global security, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S.