Dec 282012
 
They could have been anybody's kids

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 26, 2012 – ‘MY BACK PAGES’: Daryl Fisher’s column So, just what is the “Bushmaster .223 AR-15” assault rifle that was used to slaughter 20 grade school children and six of their female teachers and administrators a week ago last Friday in Newtown, Connecticut? To begin with, it’s actually a demilitarized version [...]

Dec 012012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 1, 2012 – A spokesman for the West Sacramento Police Department reports that an arrest has been made after the shooting early this morning in a Christmas tree lot at 1000-block of Sacramento Avenue. Police arrested Brian Brinsfield a 20 year old West Sacramento resident, at about 2 p.m. He will [...]

Dec 012012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 1, 2012 – A man allegedly trying to steal a Christmas tree from a lot at the Russian Church of Evangelic Christian Baptists shot at a security guard before fleeing. Sgt. Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department said officer responded to the church at Jefferson Blvd. and Sacramento Avenue [...]

Jun 012012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 1, 2012 – West Sacramento police are looking for help from the public in solving a shooting that occurred late last night on the 1100-block of Hobson Avenue.   Police responded to a report of a shooting at about 11:40 p.m., said Sergeant Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department. [...]

May 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, published April 25, 2012 Friday’s (April 20) crime drama caught the region’s attention. Apparently, a lone gunman shot at West Sacramento citizens and police, rammed a patrol car, caused at least one other car crash. He carjacked several vehicles, beat up a birdwatcher, and eventually was cornered in a Sacramento apartment, where he [...]