Tom Leupp

Mother has “punished herself” for 43 years in Auburn bathtub drowning

  Accused of murdering her daughter in a revived cold case that stretched back to the girl’s 1970 bathtub drowning in Auburn, 67-year-old Patricia Thomas broke her sile ...

Placer court bumps back Robbers Fire arson charge challenge

A Placer County Superior Court hearing on a motion to dismiss arson charges against the man accused of starting the 2,650-acre Robbers Fire last summer was postponed Wednesday for ...

Former sheriff’s deputy sentenced to two years county jail

A former Placer County Sheriff’s deputy who pleaded guilty to sexual acts with minors will face five years of formal probation, which includes a two-year sentence in county jail. ...