FATAL

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 ...

Colfax motorcyclist's death comes as CHP backs off on lane-splitting advice

Witnesses have told California Highway Patrol investigators that a motorcyclist killed Friday on Interstate 80 near Colfax was trying to split freeway traffic when the crash occurr ...

UPDATE: Motorcycle rider killed in I-80 crash ID'd

Authorities have released the name of the motorcycle rider killed in a crash today on Interstate 80 near Colfax. Killed was James Lee Browning, 46, of Colfax, the Placer County Sh ...

Motorcycle rider killed on I-80 near Colfax

Witnesses have told California Highway Patrol investigators that a motorcyclist killed Friday on Interstate 80 near Colfax was trying to split freeway traffic when the crash occurr ...

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 ...

Placer DA: No charges in fatal SUV crash into Old Town Auburn restaurant

The driver in a crash of an SUV into an outdoor dining area of an Old Town Auburn restaurant will not be charged with a crime, the Placer County District Attorney’s Office an ...

Popular Auburn restaurant server, 3-year-old son die in crash

  Patrons and employees of Auburn’s Club Car bar and restaurant are mourning the loss of popular server Janelle Dieteren. Dieteren, 25, was killed along with her 3-yea ...

Del Oro, Newcastle Elementary students killed in SUV crash near Auburn

  Two teenage girls were killed when the sport utility vehicle they were riding in left Auburn Folsom Road and overturned Sunday night. The girls – ages 13 and 17 &nda ...