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Elk Grove 8-year-old boy missing


The Elk Grove Police Department says 8-year-old Torin Weaver has been found safe.

Police tweeted the boy had boarded a Kinder Care bus.

Torin ended up at a Kinder Care facility on Peets Street in Elk Grove, according to the day care operator.

Spokesperson Torreyana Johnson with the Elk Grove Unified School District said third-grader Torin, who goes to Arlene Hein Elementary School, did not meet his mom at their usual pickup place after school. He was last seen at school about 2:30 p.m.

A search was launched for Torin with Elk Grove police, the Sacramento County Sheriff Department and school district personnel.

Johnson said a reverse phone call message about Torin was sent to all numbers within a two-mile radius of the school.

Torin was located a little after 5 p.m.


Elk Grove Swears-in Two New Members, Two Incumbents to City Council

Elk Grove Swears-in Two New Members, Two Incumbents to City Council

In a crowd not seen since its incorporation in 2000, the city council chambers at the Elk Grove City Hall were overflowing with well-wishers tonight for the swearing-in ceremony of four Elk Grove City Council Members.

The four taking the oath were incumbent members Mayor Gary Davis and Pat Hume, both of whom were reelected unopposed. Also taking their oath were District 4 City Council Member Steve Ly, who was elected to a four-year term, and Darren Suen, who was appointed to the two-year term to fill the District 1 vacancy created upon former Elk Grove City Council Member Jim Cooper, who was elected to the Ninth District of the California State Assembly... Read More

Second suspect arrested in Elk Grove triple stabbing


Police have arrested a second man in connection with the stabbing of three people Friday following a fight about speeding in an Elk Grove apartment complex parking lot.

On Saturday, Johnny Van Tran, 18, turned himself in to police. His jail booking sheet shows he is accused of assault with a deadly weapon or instrument and conspiracy, both felonies, Bail was set at $50,000.

Loc Nguyen, 20, was arrested Friday night at at Kaiser South hospital, Elk Grove police said. Three residents of the apartment complex suffered multiple cuts during the fight from what police believe was a folding pocket knife. Their injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

Multiple people injured in Elk Grove stabbing


Three people were taken to the hospital after being stabbed during a road rage incident in Elk Grove Friday evening.

It happened in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Elk Grove Florin Road, south of Calvine Road shortly before 5:30 p.m.

Cosumnes Fire Department and Elk Grove Police responded to the scene. Witnesses told police that two cars were driving through a nearby apartment complex, and some people told those cars to slow down. Detectives believe that's when people got out of those cars and stabbed the victims.

"One of the occupants of the vehicle went into his apartment, came out with a friend, and right after that, an altercation ensued," said Detective Joshua Magdaleno.

"It's ridiculous," said one resident who did not want to be identified. "No one in their right mind would stab someone over something like that."

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

1 killed, 5 injured in Elk Grove 3-vehicle crash


One person was killed and five others were injured in a three-vehicle crash in Elk Grove Saturday afternoon.

Elk Grove Officer Christopher Trim said 22-year-old Crystal Proffitt, of Elk Grove, who was driving a Ford Edge SUV was killed in the crash. Three children and two other adults suffered minor to moderate injuries and were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

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