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Second death in Highway 49 crash near Lake of the Pines

A 90-year-old Grass Valley man seen driving erratically before a crash that killed an Auburn driver along Highway 49 has died in the hospital. Alford Dale Presser died Saturday ev ...

Sheridan murder suspect’s state hospital placement still on hold

A Placer County judge is asking state hospital officials to admit accused murderer Ana Bejenariu within a month or provide an explanation for what is now a two-month delay in her p ...

Freight train kills man lying on Union Pacific railroad tracks in Auburn

An Auburn man reported by authorities to have been lying on the Union Pacific railroad tracks late Wednesday was killed when he was struck by a westbound freight train. The victim ...

Jail inmate to be remembered with North Auburn candlelight vigil

Placer County Jail inmate Anthony Skeaton’s death July 11 remains unresolved to his family, and they’ll join supporters Saturday at a remembrance candle light vigil out ...

Placer coroner: Auburn jail inmate’s death a drug overdose

  Blood tests have determined that Placer County Jail inmate Anthony Skeaton’s death was caused by an accidental drug overdose, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said Frida ...

Placer County Jail death questions move closer to answers

Both the Placer County Sheriff’s Office and the family of a man who died after being booked into North Auburn’s Placer County Jail are continuing to look for answers. ...

Gold Run man found dead in Mount Shasta park

A Gold Run man who disappeared in the Salinas area on a cross-country bicycle trip only to turn up in Siskiyou County weeks later has died in Mount Shasta. The Siskiyou County She ...

Auburn man dies after Placer County Jail stay

A 24-year-old Auburn man who was being incarcerated at North Auburn’s Placer County Jail has died. According to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, Anthony David Skeat ...

Authorities look into cause of death of rafter on North Fork American River run

AUBURN CA - A Rohnert Park man has died while whitewater rafting on the North Fork of the American River near Colfax and authorities are looking into the possibility of a fatal hea ...

Auburn Symphony conductor Michael Goodwin killed in Highway 20 crash

AUBURN CA - Auburn Symphony conductor Michael Goodwin was killed Tuesday in a two-car crash on Highway 20 in Yuba County, about halfway between Yuba City and Grass Valley. Goodwin ...