VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California’s firefighting agency is in talks with the National Guard and California Conservation Corps about providing reinforcements as an already devastating wildfire...
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — When he closes his eyes at night, Hank Hanson hears sirens in his dreams -- a byproduct of living nearly 30 years in the wildfire-prone wilderness of Northern California...
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of wildfires raging throughout Northern California have now claimed at least five lives and threaten tens of thousands of homes, authorities said...
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Crews worked in blistering heat Wednesday to beat back wildfires that ignited across Northern California, sending thousands of people from their homes into smoky air,...
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — One evacuation order was lifted Sunday after firefighters gained the upper hand on a wildfire that destroyed three structures and threatened another 100 in a rural...
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Three people were killed when a helicopter contracted by Pacific Gas & Electric struck one of the utility's power lines and crashed into a Northern California hillside on...
SAN JOSE (AP) — California health officials on Friday confirmed the second case of novel coronavirus in the United States believed to have been transmitted to a person who didn’t travel...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two inmates were killed during attacks a minute apart Wednesday in a Northern California prison, state corrections officials said.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — When Nevada quarterback Carson Strong and kicker Brandon Talton attended high school in Vacaville, California, neither paid too close attention to each other.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Records released under California's new police transparency law show a former state corrections officer was fired last year after he was charged with sexually assaulting a...
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A woman who smuggled a deadly dose of methamphetamine to a California prison inmate has been sentenced to two years in prison.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Northern California authorities say a man was fatally shot by police after he stabbed two people and set a home on fire, burning a child in the process.
The Vacaville Police Department said Tuesday that officers responded Monday to reports of a home on fire.
They found a 43-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl with multiple stab wounds, and a 4-year-old girl with burn injuries. The three were taken to a hospital, where they are in stable condition.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a California man they say tried to steal his roommate's $10 million winning lottery ticket.
Vacaville police arrested Adul Saosongyang on Monday at a California Lottery office in Sacramento where he'd been told to go to collect his winnings.
Police say the winning Scratchers ticket was bought on Dec. 20 in Vacaville. But when the winner went to collect the next day, he was told he had a losing ticket that had been altered.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A California man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for shipping methamphetamine to Rapid City through the U.S. mail system.
The U.S. attorney's office says 56-year-old James Ferguson, of Vacaville, California, was arrested after law enforcement intercepted one of his packages in April 2017. He later pleaded guilty to distributing a controlled substance.
Ferguson will be on supervised release for four years following his prison time.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A psychologist at a California prison is receiving $275,000 to settle her lawsuit alleging that she was twice locked in a room with a dangerous inmate in retaliation for reporting mistreatment of gay and transgender inmates.
MOSCOW, Pa. (AP) — A California woman has been identified as the victim of a deadly bus crash in Pennsylvania that injured at least three others.
State police say 33-year-old Rebecca Blanco of Vacaville was killed when the private charter bus she was riding on veered off Interstate 380 near Scranton and crashed into trees about 9 p.m. Sunday. State police say multiple passengers were injured and taken to hospitals.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Northern California police say they arrested a school bus driver after she forcibly removed a special needs student who did not want to get off the bus.
The Vacaville Police Department said officers arrested 64-year-old Kim Klopson after reviewing bus surveillance video that showed the abuse of the second-grader at Browns Valley Elementary.
Authorities said the Vacaville Unified School District contacted police last week to report the incident and fired Klopson.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say multiple homes and other structures have been destroyed or damaged in two wildfires that broke out Saturday in Northern California.
KCRA-TV (http://bit.ly/2fH2lyr ) reported fire officials in Auburn northeast of Sacramento said flames that erupted in the afternoon damaged several structures. The California Department of Fire and Forestry said multiple structures were involved in the fire but could not specify how many.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — State transportation officials are warning of likely travel delays when a section of Interstate 80 in Northern California is closed overnight to allow for demolition of a bridge.
Caltrans says the key route between San Francisco and Sacramento will see closures just east of Vacaville from late Saturday through Sunday morning.
Detour signs will be posted, and the California Highway Patrol will help direct drivers.
CAPE NEDDICK, Maine (AP) — A plane crash reported in the waters off Maine wasn't a crash at all.
Vacaville, California-based airplane manufacturer Icon said Tuesday that one of its A5 amphibious aircraft landed in the water and was lifted by crane onto a yacht — all by design.
Witnesses who saw the plane skip across the water Friday thought they'd seen a crash and notified the York Police Department, which responded accordingly.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A psychologist at a California prison facility has alleged she was twice locked in a room with a dangerous inmate in retaliation for reporting mistreatment of LGBTQ inmates.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A young sea lion spotted in a Northern California farmland canal was feasting on carp as it made its way home Wednesday, a day after rescue crews tried to get him out to be evaluated.
Dr. Cara Field of the Marine Mammal Center said the 400-pound sea lion spotted Tuesday in a canal in the inland city of Vacaville started heading back toward the Sacramento-San Joaquin River delta.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a stranded sea lion in California (all times local):
Marine experts have suspended their effort to rescue a sea lion from a farmland canal because he seems to be headed home on his own.
Dr. Cara Field of the Marine Mammal Center says the 400-pound sea lion that got into a canal in the inland city of Vacaville started going back toward the delta of the Sacramento River on Wednesday.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An environmental group has sued the city of Vacaville over the amount of a naturally occurring carcinogen in groundwater.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2nEy84W ) the federal lawsuit was filed Monday at the U.S. District Court in Sacramento.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Wildlife experts are frustrated by a young sea lion that evaded their attempts to rescue him from a canal that cuts through farmland and an inland Northern California neighborhood.
An animal services official spotted the sea lion Tuesday morning in Vacaville and contacted The Marine Mammal Center, according to spokesman Giancarlo Rulli.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A suspect was arrested in the slaying of a Northern California teenager who went missing after attending a neighbor's party 34 years ago, police said Wednesday.
Marvin Ray Markle, 51, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the 1982 killing of 14-year-old De Anna Lynn Johnson. A longtime suspect in the case, Markle was 17 years old at the time, Vacaville Police Chief John Carli said.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Northern California authorities have found the body of a man who was seen drowning in a Vacaville irrigation canal.
Police say they received calls around 7 a.m. Saturday about a man yelling and apparently drowning in a 10-foot-deep Solano Irrigation District canal.
Rescue crews arrived but couldn't see anyone. Divers were called in.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a swift end to a long legal battle, a brain-dead California toddler died Thursday after being taken off life support.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge made the surprise ruling to dissolve the restraining order keeping Israel Stinson on life support.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California prison inmate found in a pool of blood has died, and officials say they suspect foul play.
California Medical Facility spokesman Lt. Andre Gonzales said in a statement Tuesday that the 66-year-old inmate was found face down in a pool of blood late Monday.
Gonzales says the death is considered a possible homicide.