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Update: Suspect arrested in Sac State smash and grab thefts, police say

Two suspects in a series of smash and grab thefts on Wednesday, Sept. 12, and their vehicle as captured by campus security cameras. The suspect in red was arrested by police early Monday while driving the pickup truck.

Cory Jaynes, news editor

September 24, 2018

A suspect was arrested on Monday following a series of smash and grab thefts that occurred on campus Wednesday, Sept. 12, according to Sacramento State Police Department Chief Mark Iwasa. The suspect was spotted and arrested Monday morning while driving the white Ford Ranger pickup truck that was also seen on security footage of the theft. Iwasa identified the arrested su...

Sheriff’s deputy killed in Rancho Cordova shooting attended Sac State

Mark Stasyuk is seen in this video from an official Sac State YouTube channel. Stasuk was shot and killed Monday afternoon after responding to reports of a disturbance at a Rancho Cordova Pep Boys Auto Shop.

Cory Jaynes, news editor

September 17, 2018

A Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputy that attended Sacramento State was shot and killed Monday afternoon at a Rancho Cordova Pep Boys Auto Shop, according to Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones. In a video posted by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, Jones said that deputies Mark Stasyuk, 27, and Julie Robertson, 28, were responding to a ca...

Crash victim identified as Sac State student through social media

The GoFundMe page set up by Alejandro Gonzalez’s family. Family and friends confirmed via social media that the Sac State freshmen died in a car collision on Freeport Boulevard and McAllister Avenue Friday, Sept. 14.

Adria Watson, news editor

September 17, 2018

A Sacramento State freshman has been identified via social media as the victim of a two-car collision in the Freeport area Friday night. Friends and family indicated on social media that Alejandro Gonzalez was killed in a crash on Freeport Boulevard and McAllister Avenue. Official identificati...

Sac State smash and grab suspects still at large

Sac State Police are looking for two men, recorded by campus security cameras, in relation to a series of smash and grab thefts on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

Cory Jaynes, news editor

September 14, 2018

Sacramento State Police are looking for two suspects in connection to several smash and grab thefts that occurred on campus Wednesday, according to CBS Sacramento. At the time of publication, a crime alert has not been sent to Sac State students by campus police, nor has a release been issued on th...

Large tree branch falls on woman at Sac State

The victim being treated by paramedics.

Adria Watson, news editor

August 29, 2018

A large tree branch fell on a woman today in front of the library at Sacramento State while student organizations were tabling during Weeks of Welcome. According to campus police, a call came in just before 3 p.m. reporting the incident, which occurred in the quad near the fountain. The vic...

Phishing email compromises more than 600 accounts, Sac State says

An email that a student received in a phishing attempt in April 2018.

Thomas Frey, sports editor

August 20, 2018

In an email sent to all students and faculty on Tuesday, the Office of Information Resources and Technology reported that “there were approximately 600+ compromised accounts between Friday afternoon and Monday” after a phishing email attack. Mark Hendricks, a Sac State information security officer, said t...

Man drives stolen CHP car to Sac State, police say

A man drove a stolen CHP car onto campus on Friday.

Claire Morgan and Adria Watson

August 17, 2018

A man drove a stolen California Highway Patrol car onto Sacramento State’s campus  Friday at 12:30 p.m., according to the Sacramento State Police Department. Police say they apprehended the suspect, and that there is currently “no danger to the campus community.” The incident started when ...

Driver arrested for DUI on campus in final week of instruction

A facilities management crew stands in front a pile of damaged guard rails after a driver collided with them and a fire hydrant on Thursday morning. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence according to Sgt. Jeff Reinl of Sacramento State Police.

Emily Rabasto, visuals editor

May 10, 2018

A man was arrested for driving under the influence Thursday after colliding with and damaging several yellow bollards and a fire hydrant on State University Drive outside of Del Norte Hall, according to University police. The man was handcuffed and led into a police vehicle after failing a field sobriety t...

Sac State tennis program placed on 3-year probation following NCAA violations

Former Sacramento State head coach Vyacheslav “Slava” Konikov talks with former player and current volunteer assistant Christopher Clayton after a match at the Rio del Oro Raquet Club. Konikov resigned after 11 years with the men's tennis program to coach professionally in Europe.

Will Moon, Digital editor

April 20, 2018

The Sacramento State women’s and men’s tennis programs are under three years of probation through April 18, 2021, according to an NCAA report published on Thursday. The report cites numerous infractions involving the University, former players, coaches and the director of tennis. While the report di...

BREAKING: Sexual battery reported at Parking Structure I

A man drove a stolen CHP car onto campus on Friday.

Claire Morgan, managing editor

March 27, 2018

An instance of sexual battery at Parking Structure I was reported early Tuesday morning, according to an announcement from the Sacramento State Police Department. The victim reported that a man grabbed her buttock while she was walking on the west walkway of Parking Structure I at 7:25 a.m., accor...

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