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Dutch Flat cyclist dies in crash near Foresthill Bridge

A cyclist is dead, and the driver of the pickup that authorities say struck her Thursday morning on Foresthill Road near Auburn was arrested on a felony driving-under-the-influence ...

Newest data on Realignment paints cloudy picture

The newest independent study on California’s sea change in handling criminals was unveiled Friday, June 27, near the state capital, showcasing positives, negatives and questi ...

UPDATE: Police arrest 4th suspect in train-hopper slaying

UPDATE: A fourth suspect was arrested Sunday in connection with the murder of John Alpert, a 19-year-old who was allegedly killed in March 2013 by train hoppers in Roseville. The n ...

Realignment triggers nonstop jail releases in Placer, new crimes

On May 15, detectives from Roseville’s Vice and Narcotics Enforcement Team moved through a shopping center in the south end of the city, arresting Travis Layton by surprise a ...

UPDATE: Gang charges attached to Roseville drive-by shooting near popular businesses

A low-crime business center in Roseville experienced a highly visible shooting incident Wednesday, after three suspects allegedly attempted to gun down a citizen from their car. B ...

Deadly chase started in Auburn

A pursuit that began in Auburn ended Wednesday with a violent car crash that killed two people near the Antelope area of Sacramento. Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Depar ...

Sentencing postponed in widespread Placer County mail-theft case

Sentencing has been postponed until June in the case of a Foresthill resident convicted of crimes connected with a string of letter-box thefts in Placer County. Richard Gray, 56, ...

Police make inter-state arrests in Roseville train-hopper murder

A little over a week after John Alpert’s family held a candlelight vigil to mourn the one-year anniversary of his brutal killing, Roseville police detectives made arrests in ...

Media Life: Wild Willie Slade's 1970 hoax inspires Ophir Prison Marching Band

  A humbug can be defined as a hoax meant in jest. Journey with us now to the days of yore – actually the late 1960s and early 1970s – to learn about one of the ...

Lockdown of Colfax schools lifted; no gunman or guns found

COLFAX -- Colfax Elementary and Colfax High School went into lockdown Wednesday afternoon after students reported seeing a gunman coming toward campus. Lt. John Poretti o ...