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ARC student dead after suffering gunshot wounds from shooter

On Oct. 5, a shooter entered the halal market pictured above on El Camino Avenue and struck three victims. The first victim, identified by the college as Shujauddin Omar Kheil, was an American River College student, and died in a hospital shortly after he was transported there. (Photo by Ariel Caspar)
Shooter pronounced dead at the scene
October 20, 2020

An American River College student, identified as Shujauddin Omar Kheil, died by fatal gunshot wounds on Oct. 3 after a 33-year-old gunman entered a halal market in Arden Arcade and opened fire, striking...

Police still investigating shooting near Folsom Lake College

The Rancho Cordova Police Department has yet to identify the suspect involved in the shooting of a non-student at the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center on April 12, 2020. (File Photo)
Suspect who fled the scene has yet to be identified
May 6, 2020

The Los Rios Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault that happened at the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center on April 12. According to the LRPD, the attack happened on the sidewalk...

LRPD releases 2019 Clery Report crime statistics

The 2019 Clery Report was published by the Los Rios Police Department on Sept. 27, 2019 showing a trend of fewer reported crimes across Los Rios Campuses. (Courtesy Art)
November 6, 2019

The Los Rios annual Clery Report for 2019 was published by the Los Rios Police Department on Sept. 27, 2019 in a district-wide email. The Clery Report is an annual report that is published every year by...

“White lives matter” graffiti found in ARC restroom

File photo.
March 20, 2019

On Monday evening, the phrase “white lives matter,” a slogan associated with white supremacy movements and far-right political ideologies, was found scrawled in a restroom on the American River College...

Sacramento police arrest suspect in deadly shooting near ARC’s Natomas Center

File photo.
December 12, 2018

Sacramento Police responded to a deadly shooting that took place Tuesday night in the 2400 block of Del Paso Road, near American River College’s Natomas Center campus. Police posted a report on Twitter,...

Surveillance increased after Art Department locker break-ins

Signs were posted throughout the Fine and Applied Arts Department warning students about the lockers which were vandalized on the weekend of Oct. 12, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Luis Gael Jimenez)
October 29, 2018

On the weekend of Oct. 12, multiple lockers were broken into outside of the Fine and Applied Arts Department at American River College, according to staff in the Fine and Applied Arts offices. Public...

Breaking News: Student arrested at CRC for weapon violation

The Rancho Cordova Police Department has yet to identify the suspect involved in the shooting of a non-student at the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center on April 12, 2020. (File Photo)
October 25, 2018

The Los Rios Police Department arrested a student near the parking structure at Cosumnes River College on Wednesday for an on-campus weapon violation. The incident prompted the LRPD to send out a district-wide...

Breaking News: Two students charged with battery on first day of classes

Los Rios Community College officer Joe Quirarte and a fellow officer detain two suspects of a potential altercation at American River College on Aug. 27, 2019. (File Photo)
August 27, 2018

The Los Rios Police Department arrested two female students after a third female student reported being assaulted Monday morning. American River College’s Public Information Officer, Scott Crow spoke...

Are we prepared for a school emergency?

After the shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead, American River College officials are re-examining many of their secuirty protocols. (Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
March 14, 2018

By Brienna Edwards and Luis Gael Jimenez Parkland, Florida became home to one of the world’s deadliest school massacres when Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was victim to a mass shooting on Feb....

Breaking News: Man allegedly threatens to assault two female students in library

Los Rios Police Department patrol car. (Photo by John Ennis)
September 28, 2017

According to an email sent out by the Los Rios Police Department, officers were dispatched to the ARC library after receiving reports that a suspicious subject allegedly made threatening statements to...

American River College Crime Log January 1, 2017-Present

Los Rios Police Department patrol car. (Photo by John Ennis)
April 18, 2017

  Burglary - MisdCrime: 459 PC Crime Type: Burglary Crime Classification: Misdemeanor Address: 4700 Block of COLLEGE OAK DR City: Sacramento Occurred: 1/25/2017 at 1215 Case #:...

Beaver Bookstore vandalized

The Beaver Bookstore's front door, replaced by a plank of wood after the store was vandalized. The store was vandalized early Friday morning. (Photo by Hannah Darden)
November 28, 2016

The Beaver bookstore was vandalized Friday, according to bookstore employees and the Los Rios Police Department crime logs. The bookstore’s glass front door appears to have been shattered, and has...

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