California’s Deluge of Rain Washes Away a Homeless Colony

By ADAM NAGOURNEY April 21, 2017 SACRAMENTO — For Robert Friend, home was a tent pitched down by the American River off 12th Street. It was quiet, secluded in the bushes, a respite from life on the pavement downtown. Or at least it was until the storms...

Officer’s Confrontation With a Pedestrian, Caught on Video, Spurs Investigations

Sacramento police have placed the unidentified white officer on leave after releasing videos that show him repeatedly striking a black man.