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Woman fatally stabbed in Rancho Cordova

Sacramento County sheriff's detectives are investigating the fatal stabbing of a woman at a Rancho Cordova apartment complex Tuesday.

The victim, described by the sheriff's office as between 50 and 60 years old, was found in an apartment in the 3200 block of Laurelhurst Drive.

Several people at the apartment were detained for questioning.

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Local 'child genius' competes in reality TV show

Local 'child genius' competes in reality TV show

Tanishq Abraham, 10, of Sacramento, was one of the youngest people to graduate high school.

His intelligence was ranked in the top 10th of a percent in the nation. Now at 11, the child prodigy was vying for the title of "Child Genius" through America Mensa's TV competition.

The Lifetime reality show featured 20 of the brightest young minds in the country as they competed for a shot at a $100,000 scholarship. "I know it's a very big prize but it's just for fun as well," said Tanishq Abraham, whose goal is to get a PhD by the time he's eligible for his driver's license.

The full time college student, who attends American River College, admitted he was a bit nervous going into the eight-week competition, but took it all in stride.

"I wasn't scared. I was having fun, playing with the other kids," said Tanishq.

Sacramento deputies involved in early Tuesday morning chase

Sacramento sheriff deputies were involved in a high-speed vehicle chase Tuesday morning according to deputies.

The chase involved three suspects, who were all placed in custody at 4:30 a.m. after they crashed the vehicle while trying to exit Interstate 80 at Newcastle Road, deputies on the scene of the crash said.

Two bags were found inside the car containing what appeared to be prescription drugs, according to deputies.

The chase initially began in Rancho Cordova
after the suspects were spotted in a white sedan after a burglar alarm went off at a Walgreens in the 400 Block of Sunrise Boulevard just south of Fair Oaks.

3 arrested for dealing in date-rape drug substitute, say Roseville police

Roseville police detectives took three people off the streets suspected of supplying the local area and Sacramento County with a synthetic narcotic similar to the "date-rape" drug GHB.

Investigators obtained a search warrant about a suspected source and served it at a residence in Rancho Cordova on Dec. 9, according to Officer Dee Dee Gunther. Police reported recovering a large amount of a GHB substitute disguised and sold as massage oil, Gunther said.

Additionally, officers stated they found more than $20,000 in cash, guns, methamphetamine packaged for sale and other drug-dealing paraphernalia.

Gunther added the house had multiple security cameras and a fortified front door.

The investigation also led to a search of another location where they found more large quantities of the synthetic GHB.

Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Sacramento and Roseville earn prestigious cancer care accreditation

Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Sacramento and Roseville earn prestigious cancer care accreditation

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted Three-Year Accreditation with commendation to the cancer programs at the Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Sacramento and Roseville.

The medical centers have been designated as Comprehensive Community Cancer Programs by The Commission on Cancer (CoC).

To earn voluntary (CoC) accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care. Three-Year Accreditation with commendation is only awarded to a facility that exceeds standard requirements at the time of its triennial survey. 

Central Valley commute patterns signal regional shift

Central Valley commute patterns signal regional shift

STOCKTON — Over the past 35 years, the northern San Joaquin Valley, including San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced counties, has become increasingly tied to the economy of Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area. Nowhere is that more obvious than in the explosive growth in the numbers of Central Valley workers who commute north and west every day... Read More

ACE train schedule changes for holidays

ACE train schedule changes for holidays

The Altamont Corridor Express is modifying its train schedule for the holidays... Read More