Top Sacramento news: Homelessness on the rise, new data; 7 injured in multiple crashes; more

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Sacramento.

Sacramento Zoo temporarily closed after giraffe dies

The Sacramento Zoo is temporarily closed following the death of one of its four giraffes. The zoo says Val was found deceased in her sleeping quarters early Saturday. 

Read the full story on KTVU Fox 2.

100 kids live in cars in Sacramento

The number of homeless adults and kids sleeping in cars in Sacramento County has increased, new data shows. Safe parking zones, like camps in San Diego and Oakland, could open to put the homeless in housing.

Read the full story on The Sacramento Bee.

7 injured in multi-vehicle crashes in Sacramento County

Seven people were injured in a series of multi-vehicle crashes Sunday evening in Sacramento County, officials said.

Read the full story on KCRA 3.

First-ever Black Family Day event held at California Capitol

Hundreds of people attended an event at the California Capitol on Sunday that brought together activists, the Sacramento police chief and local officers.

Read the full story on KCRA 3.

Sacramento police find missing man with dementia

John Knowles, 84, was reported missing Sunday morning.

Read the full story on ABC Sacramento, KXTV.

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