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Man allegedly sparks two fires in Colfax business

A 26-year-old man who allegedly broke into a Colfax business early Monday morning and started two fires was apprehended by Placer County Sheriff’s deputies minutes later, accordi ...

Interstate 80 overpass jumper injured at Newcastle

A man jumped from the Newcastle overpass onto Interstate 80 and apparently survived not only the fall Friday but avoided being run over by westbound traffic. Don Holter, an Auburn ...

UPC-code-switching scam discovered after arrest of two Reno men

An elaborate UPC-switching scam came unraveled in the parking lot of North Auburn’s Home Depot earlier this week, leaving two Reno men facing multiple charges related to the thef ...

Placer County pair held in tri-county car-jacking, assault spree

Two Placer County men were in custody Tuesday after a three-county, three-day crime spree that the Placer County Sheriff’s Office believes started Saturday with a kidnapping and ...