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Inmate with Placer County ties chokes doctor at Mule Creek State Prison in Ione

IONE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Northern California prison doctor is recovering after an inmate attacked her.   The California Department of Corrections ...

Auburn area runners, spectators avoid Boston blast by minutes

For some Auburn area runners and their supporters at Monday’s Boston Marathon, a matter of minutes turned out to be the difference from being near the explosions that killed ...

Reader Input: California must regulate pit bulls

The Journal’s March 15 editorial commenting on the recent pit bull attack on a horse in the Bel Air shopping center raised some cogent issues but ignored the most critical on ...

Horse escapes with minor injuries in pitbull attack

A horse escaped with only minor wounds after a run-in with a pitbull at the Bel Air shopping center on Highway 49 in Auburn Tuesday evening. Owner Steve Cadwell had left the anima ...

Pearl Harbor remembered on 71st anniversary

  PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — More than 2,000 people at Pearl Harbor and many more around the country are marking the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that ki ...

Search for mountain lion that attacked camper called off

The search for a mountain lion that attacked a man camping near the Yuba River has been called off by the state Department of Fish and Game, according to a press release. The 63-ye ...

Hiker at fault in lion attack

I do think it’s a shame that the 63-year-old hiker was attacked by a mountain lion (“Hiker attacked by mountain lion near Nevada City,” Journal, July 3), but, I m ...

Hiker attacked by mountain lion near Nevada City

A man camping in the Nevada City area has been released from the hospital after being attacked by a mountain lion early Sunday morning. The state Department of Fish and Game confir ...

Victim, suspect in Lake of the Pines fatal stabbing were friends

AUBURN - In and around Lake of the Pines, Ryan Roth and Branden Riddle-Terrel were seen as friends. But in the early morning hours of this past Thursday, that friendship veered tr ...

Dog attack victim wants supes to toughen up regulations

A North Auburn great-grandmother whose dog died after being attacked by an off-leash pitbull is taking her case for tougher laws to the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Delta W ...

Auburn woman on mission for leash law after poodle’s death

An Auburn woman’s weekend was turned upside down when her poodle, Lucky, was killed after a pitbull attacked it outside a county park. Auburn resident Delta Wilson-Ricky, 76, s ...

Sheriff: Antifreeze attack report now believed to be false

Investigators now believe a Citrus Heights woman’s report of being attacked in Auburn and having antifreeze forced down her throat was false. But preliminary results of tests tak ...

Kudos to the pitbull alerter

Kudos to the woman who alerted others to the pitbull on the loose. Pax to Nalley Murphy who writes that some of us misunderstand the breed (Reader Input, June 3). My experience w ...

Dog attack victim, 91, describes bloody fight for life with 80-pound pit-bull cross

His hand thickly bandaged, 91-year-old Ken Heffren described Tuesday how he fought off a vicious dog attack in his backyard. Heffren, a feisty World War II veteran and retired tel ...

Auburn pit bull mix saves the day as owner attacked by … pit bulls

Auburn’s Stacie Julian is giving her dog Hunter some extra love this week after the pooch fended off an attack by two pit bulls. The irony of the attack Wednesday is that Hunter ...