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Woman’s body found near Sac State, possible homicide

Jacob Abbott

April 29, 2016

UPDATED: A woman’s body was found floating in the American River near Sacramento State on Friday morning. Sacramento Police Department Lieutenant Glen Faulkner said the body had signs of trauma inconsistent with a drowning accident. Faulkner called in homicide detectives to help determine the cause of...

Body found in American River

Body found in American River

Natalie Gray and Alex Poggione

March 5, 2013

Update: The Sacramento Bee is reporting the body found in the American River on Tuesday is that of 59-year-old Mark Lauchli, who was reported missing in February. A body was found in the American River this morning at approximately 7:02 a.m. An employee of the E.A. Fairbairn Water Treatment Plant,...

Runners brace for cold

Runners brace for cold

James Heck

November 28, 2012

During the winter months, sporting events can face unexpected scheduling issues, facing either suspensions of games or canceling of games altogether.   Many sports have the luxury of being played indoors on dry surfaces and ideal environments.   While track and field meets are h...

Head injuries a concern

Head injuries a concern

State Hornet Staff

September 18, 2012

A brain-jarring hit after colliding with an opponent leaves an athlete dazed, but the coaching and training staffs are left unaware so the player toughs it out and continues on. “I woke up (the next day) and felt dizzy,” said former Sacramento State soccer player Kasey Cox. “I felt sick and I coul...