Special Reports

Teens having sex at home: Are you OK with it?

12:58 PM, Jun 19, 2012

TAMPA BAY - Patty Skudlarek strives to be a responsible parent. That's why she told her 18-year-old son that if he wants to have sex, she's not only okay with him having sex in the home, she'd prefer it.

Faces of surrogacy: Couple turns to best friend to become surrogate

11:21 PM, May 28, 2012

SACRAMENTO - Tough economic times have impacted many families struggling to have a baby. Instead of turning to a stranger or a surrogacy agency for help, some hopeful parents are going right next door or down the street to find a surrogate.

Single women go to sperm banks to become mothers

11:29 PM, May 14, 2012

SACRAMENTO - Instead of waiting for their biological clock to run out, single women head to sperm banks to find the perfect DNA to be their baby's daddy.

INTERACTIVE: Cheap gas tracker

4:57 PM, Feb 21, 2012

Gas prices keep going out.  Where can you find the cheapest gas in the area? Find cheap gas.

Natomas families still waiting to for playgrounds to reopen

1:29 PM, Feb 6, 2012

NATOMAS - Families in Natomas are still being fenced out of their neighborhood playgrounds while the City of Sacramento's Parks and Recreation Department finishes an improvement project.

IN-DEPTH: Black History Month

12:51 PM, Feb 2, 2012

Four generations alive today have direct connections to the Civil Rights Movement spawned in the South nearly 60 years ago. Each generation has important stories to tell, to pass on, and to hear.

Browsing the videos on this page and stories and you will find entries on civil rights notables, both wellknown and unsung. For example, right now at the site, you can see:

– Former Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman talks about being 5 years old and with her activist father as he faced down the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama;
– Video interviews with House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on the creation of SNCC and his time in jail during protests in South Carolina;
– The story of Annie Cooper, 100 this year, who went down in Alabama history for her scuffle with a sheriff during a voting rights demonstration;

Black History Month website

GAME: 2012 Election Candidate Match Game

12:11 PM, Jan 13, 2012

Answer the following questions to see which candidate is most like you.

INTERACTIVE: How the Iowa caucuses work

12:11 PM, Jan 13, 2012

On caucus night, both the Democratic and Republican parties in Iowa gather to conduct precinct caucuses.

When minutes mattered, Delta ferry was a no-go

6:44 PM, Dec 26, 2011

RIO VISTA - News10 has learned a problem-plagued Caltrans ferry led to a delayed response by paramedics racing to save a man who'd fallen from the mast of his sailboat.

INTERACTIVE: 2012 Election Presidential Poll Tracker

3:15 PM, Dec 20, 2011

Follow who's up and who's down in the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination with this Presidential Poll Tracker.

INTERACTIVE MAP: The Casualties of War

8:45 AM, Dec 15, 2011

Interactive map demonstating the devastating toll the war in Iraq had on so many soldiers and their families around the world.

Jeff Maher's San Francisco trip, pt. 3

8:57 AM, Nov 24, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO - News10's Jeff Maher wraps up his three-part series on his adventures in San Francisco.

Jeff Maher's San Francisco Trip, pt. 2

10:44 AM, Nov 23, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO - News10's Jeff Maher continues his San Francisco excursion, taking in Fleet Week and then discovering a winery on Treasure Island.

The "other" big one threatens California

10:33 PM, Nov 22, 2011

SACRAMENTO - The next "big one" that hits California and causes massive destruction, may not be an earthquake. The "other" big one is the ARkStorm, and California is unprepared for it.

TONIGHT at 11 p.m.: Is the state prepared for the ARkStorm?

4:49 PM, Nov 22, 2011

The ARkStorm is very real and the valley is overdue for the big one. Tonight at 11 p.m. Dale Schornack goes finds out how prepared California is for the big ARkStorm.

Discovering San Francisco's groundbreaking City Lights Bookstore

7:09 AM, Nov 22, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO - News10 reporter, Jeff Maher, heads to San Francisco in the first installment of his series chronicling a newcomer's first taste of the city by the bay.

Metal theft: A global epidemic

7:48 AM, Nov 21, 2011

While metal theft has directly impacted thousands of those in the Sacramento area, it is in no way confined to the valleys boundaries, or American borders for that matter.

MAP: News10 chronicles 2011 valley metal thefts

7:31 AM, Nov 21, 2011

News10 takes a city-by-city look back at the stories on which we've reported in 2011 involving copper and other metal thefts.

What is your state doing to stop metal thieves?

7:31 AM, Nov 21, 2011

Following is a list of laws imposed by 34 states in efforts to prohibit the metal theft epidemic plaguing the nation.

RESOURCES: Buy, sell or donate breast milk online

6:08 AM, Nov 18, 2011

Here is a list of websites that could help answer your questions about the purchasing, selling or donating of breast milk.

How to screen breast milk donors

6:07 AM, Nov 18, 2011

Like the saying goes, "breast is best," but how do you know the breast you are getting your milk from is really the best.

Tonight at 11 p.m.: Buying and selling unscreened breast milk

10:50 PM, Nov 17, 2011

Some mothers aren't able to produce enough milk to feed their babies.  Tonight News10 investigates the latest trend of buying and selling unscreened breast milk from strangers.

IN-DEPTH: Penn State scandal

12:25 PM, Nov 11, 2011

Joe Paterno won 409 games, more than any other major-college coach, and two national titles, and that forever secures the legendary Penn State coach's place in the history of his sport.

INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: Follow the Lucky Pal saga

1:20 PM, Nov 10, 2011

Follow the entire story of Lucky Pal through each event along his journey from the side of the road in Wilton, to a new home and family in Ione. 

Wilton horse one of the 'Lucky' few

1:20 PM, Nov 10, 2011

The story of Lucky Pal captivated thousands in Sacramento and the surrounding areas, but the tale of the palomino yearling who was abandoned and left to wander onto a Wilton highway in October is also one of thousands that do not end as happily.

PHOTOS: From roadside to ranch, Lucky Pal finds a home

1:19 PM, Nov 10, 2011

Earleene Friend and her daughter Dori were captivated when they heard the story of a horse hit by a car that was left for dead on the side of the road until a News10 producer showed up. 

'Lucky Pal' survives surgery and finds new home

10:19 AM, Nov 10, 2011

WILTON - Watch the dramatic conclusion to the ongoing saga of a horse hit by a car and left for dead by the side of the road. Tonight on News10 at 11 p.m.

PHOTOS: Lucky Pal undergoes surgery

5:46 AM, Nov 10, 2011

It took a team of three surgeons and seven assistants more than two hours to repair Lucky Pal's elbow.

Why are rape kits left untested?

12:56 PM, Nov 8, 2011

SACRAMENTO, CA - News10 contacted a dozen different agencies in seven different counties to determine how many rape kits remained untested and why.

Parents of Kristin Smart "cautiously optimistic"

10:02 PM, Oct 31, 2011

STOCKTON - Denise and Stan Smart are encouraged by DNA analysis that's testing old evidence in the case of their daughter Kristin who was last seen on Memorial Day weekend, 1996. 

HCG: Diet dream or danger?

1:31 PM, Oct 28, 2011

Imagine losing 30 pounds in a month. That's the claim made by HCG, a pregnancy hormone now being used for rapid weight loss. But is it safe?

HCG Drops: Weight Loss Dream?

10:43 PM, Oct 27, 2011

SACRAMENTO - News10 at 11 p.m. Cornell Barnard does an in-depth investigation on HCG weigth loss drops. Do they really work? Or are they just a new gimmick?

Local hospital celebrates excellence in heart care

9:53 AM, Oct 27, 2011

SACRAMENTO - Mercy General Hospital enjoys phenomenal success rates in terms of heart bypass surgeries, and their surgeons attribute it to a new era in cardiovascular care.

Special Report: Cold and Flu Season

12:54 PM, Oct 26, 2011

LOTS OF HALLOWEEN: Haunted houses, events, slideshows and more!

4:57 PM, Oct 15, 2011

Trick or Treat! Find out what's happening in your neighborhood this Halloween.  Have an Halloween event, email writer@news10.net and find out how can get it posted on our My Neighborhood websites.