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Manslaughter plea deal in Foresthill Road fatal crash unravels

ROSEVILLE - A Placer County judge has said the driver’s apparent lack of remorse after a fatal crash on Foresthill Road was a key factor in a decision Tuesday to reject a ple ...

Body discovered in Hidden Falls Regional Park parking lot

Sept. 30 2 p.m. UPDATED: A burned body was discovered early Tuesday at Hidden Falls Regional Park, a popular hiking area between Auburn and Lincoln. The body of a man wa ...

Undercover Auburn panhandling session yields food, insight

Walk a mile in a panhandler’s well-worn shoe rubber – in this case a pair of battered running shoes caked with the dust of the American River canyon. Or at least spend ...

Possible third set of remains from burned Eldorado County cabin

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is now suspecting a cabin fire site between Cool and Georgetown could yield a third set of human remains. And authorities have revealed ...

Remains of two people found in burned Garden Valley home

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was releasing the barest of information Monday on the discovery of human remains in the charred wreckage of a home burned to the ground ...

String of battery thefts hit North Auburn

A rash of battery thefts from isolated locations has struck the North Auburn area, highlighting the continuing thefts of recyclables. Two thefts occurred within the past week, lea ...

Sheriff’s Office working to give North Auburn businesses safety tools

Placer County Sheriff’s Office employees are fanning out into the North Auburn business community to spread the word about how to stay safe and keep in touch. Zach Poiesz, S ...

State prison for ex-Auburn school tutor’s sexting with student

ROSEVILLE – A 28-month state prison term was handed down Tuesday to Weimar resident Gerald Keith Heisler, 65, on a felony conviction of committing lewd acts involving a middl ...

Four attackers assault man in North Auburn

A man was assaulted at North Auburn’s Regional Park by a group of four men who were still being sought Wednesday by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. According to a ...

Woman, 66, mugged in Old Town Auburn

A 32-year-old man was behind bars Monday after an attempted purse snatching in Old Town Auburn that left a 66-year-old woman battered after being slugged in the face. Andrew Scott ...

Second drug test crucial in deadly bike crash outcome

While a plea deal meant David Lee Correa would not stand trial on charges connected to the death of cyclist Barbara Crowell, new information released after his sentencing sheds mor ...

Ex-E.V. Cain tutor convicted of illegal relationship with 14-year-old student

Weimar resident Gerald Keith Heisler will be sentenced Sept. 9 after being found guilty of charges connected to an illegal relationship with a 14-year-old student that included sex ...

Media Life: Folsom walks the line for Johnny Cash

Big things are happening at the other end of Auburn Folsom Road. Folsom, Auburn’s prisoncentric neighbor to the south, is moving ahead with more artful components of what is ...

Four-year prison sentence in Foresthill Road bike-death case

The driver of a pickup that struck and killed a cyclist on Foresthill Road July 3, 2014, has been sentenced to four years in prison. David Lee Correa, 39, of Foresthill, was sente ...

$44 million Roseville jail proposal locks down supes support

Placer County is hoping to dip into state coffers to fund most of the construction costs for a new 168-bed medium-security jail in Roseville. And its opening would signal a drop ...