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Marnette Federis was formerly the digital news editor at Capital Public Radio.
Before joining CapRadio, Marnette worked as a digital producer at KGTV in San Diego, a multimedia producer for Bay Area News Group and was a local editor for an AOL/Patch.com news site.
Her work has been published in the Seattle Times, Reuters and Washingtonpost.com. Marnette has a masters degree from the UC Berkeley School of Journalism.
January 7, 2016
Sacramento officials say they're aware of YouTube videos that claim to be from the hacker group Anonymous. The video issues a warning to the city of Sacramento if officials do not impose a moratorium of its camping ordinance.
January 4, 2016
Activists are demanding the repeal of Sacramento’s camping law, which they say forces the homeless to sleep outside illegally. The city says the law ensures public health and safety standards. One man talks about how he's dealt with camping tickets.
December 16, 2015
In the aftermath of the San Bernardino shootings, Sacramento area Muslim leaders say non-Muslims in the region are urging them to resist Islamic radicalism. A unity and peace rally is planned for this weekend.
October 23, 2015
Authorities have identified the suspect killed in a Carmichael shooting involving Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies and released more details on what led to the incident Friday.
October 9, 2015
Sacramento Police continue to search for the men suspected of stabbing Airman First Class Spencer Stone in a brawl outside a midtown Sacramento bar. Doctors at UC Davis upgraded Stone's condition to "fair" Friday.
October 1, 2015
Capital Public Radio filed California Public Records Act requests for details on use of force incidents with 22 law enforcement agencies in the greater Sacramento region. We found each department tracks the data differently.
Calls for greater police accountability have grown louder in recent years. Yet experts say there’s not enough consistent data to get the full picture of policing practices in the U.S. and whether they’re unfair toward certain communities.
September 22, 2015
A bill requiring California police departments to report officer-involved shootings to the state is awaiting approval from Governor Brown.
September 4, 2015
Forty minutes after gunfire at Sac City College, students received alerts via texts and emails from the school. Meanwhile, news of the shooting spread rapidly on social media and students are asking whether they should have been notified sooner.
September 3, 2015
The California Department of Justice has launched a new website that it says will make statewide law enforcement data more accessible to the public.