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Auburn’s Riverview Drive shootout street honors Detective Mike Davis

Evidence of a gun battle on Auburn’s Riverview Drive has been replaced with a memorial honoring Detective Mike Davis. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office peace officer ...

Weimar double-murder case on track for January preliminary exam

ROSEVILLE – The Placer County District Attorney’s case against Lee Konnerth will be tested in January at a preliminary hearing. Konnerth, 35, was charged with two murder count ...

Man dead after officer-involved shooting in Granite Bay

A 33-year-old Roseville man was shot and killed by a Placer County Sheriff’s deputy in a Granite Bay parking lot Monday evening. Robert Sean Clifford was reportedly sitting in h ...

Weimar man charged with double murder in deaths of girlfriend, fetus

A Weimar man was arraigned on two murder counts Wednesday in the shooting deaths of his girlfriend and their unborn child. Making his first courtroom appearance since being arrest ...

Chilling effect of Arizona shootings drifting to Auburn, Placer County?

Will Saturday’s assassination attempt and slaying of six in Arizona have a chilling effect on the way politics plays out in Placer County? U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Roseville, ...

Auburn bank-robbery suspect shot by officers dies in hospital

A bank robbery suspect shot by deputies Thursday in Colfax has died. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement today reporting that Gregory Ray Deford was pronounced ...

Gold Run CHP arrest Bay Area toll-plaza double-slaying suspect

Two Gold Run California Highway Patrol officers had little doubt early Wednesday morning that they had discovered the suspect in the shotgun slaying hours before of two people at a ...