Interstate 80

Freeway honor for slain CHP officer from Auburn

Raymond Carpenter – a California Highway Patrol officer from Auburn who was killed while on duty 43 years ago – will gain a rare honor Wednesday. Thanks to efforts by ...

Colfax pedestrian hit on Interstate 80

A 27-year-old Colfax resident, Joshua Daniel, was hit on eastbound Interstate 80 east of Laing Road Friday, according to a press release issued by the California Highway Patrol Gol ...

Placer High soccer player still listed in serious condition

Andrew Carducci, a Placer High School soccer player, is still listed in serious condition at Sutter Roseville Medical Center, according to a spokesperson with the hospital. Carduc ...

Eight Placer High students involved in rollover accident

Eight Placer High School students, including some athletes, were in a rollover crash on Interstate 80 Friday afternoon. Six of the eight students were taken to area hospitals foll ...

Auburn man arrested after running through traffic on I-80

AUBURN CA - An Auburn man was taken into Placer County Sheriff's Office custody after running through traffic on both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 80 near t ...

Cal Fire doing prescribed burns near Colfax Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 9 and May 16, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), in cooperation with the Colfax City Volunteer Fire Department, Placer County F ...

Suspected driver in Auburn I-80 tow-truck death arrested

AUBURN CA - A Newcastle man was behind bars Monday on charges that he hit a tow-truck driver with his car and fled the scene last week in Auburn. Christopher Michael Keller, 25, ...

Tow truck driver killed in Auburn I-80 hit-and-run ID'd

AUBURN CA - A tow truck driver, David Garfield Robinson, Jr., 30, of Citrus Heights, died in the hospital after being struck Tuesday by a hit-and-run vehicle on westbound Inte ...

Caltrans begins work on Highway 49, Interstate 80

Locals can expect to slow for flashing lights as Caltrans starts on basic roadside maintenance along Highway 49 and Interstate 80. Rochelle Jenkins, a spokeswoman for Caltrans, s ...

I-80 partially open

Crews expect to have both directions of Interstate 80 open by 2 p.m. today. The freeway was fully shut down at Colfax due to poor visibility Thursday afternoon. Westbound I-80 open ...