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Car 'flies' off Auburn-Folsom Road

A vehicle that missed a curve on Auburn-Folsom Road Sunday morning left behind a wide swath of damage and sent the driver to the hospital. Bonanza Way resident Matt Konar said he h ...

Del Oro grad makes mom's birthday despite rollover

A former Loomis Basin resident has a seatbelt to thank for saving his life. Greg Connolly, a 2001 Del Oro High School graduate, was recently driving northbound on Interstate 5 in C ...

CHP, Cal Fire team up to rescue woman on Bear River near Colfax

Cal Fire firefighters and a California Highway Patrol helicopter crew are being credited with rescuing a woman who had become lost in the darkness along an isolated stretch of the ...

Two suspects arrested for Loomis home burglary

Jon Roman is a very grateful man who has nothing but praise for the Placer County Sheriff’s Department. Within hours of reporting a burglary at his rural Loomis home yesterday, t ...

Don't risk biking without a helmet

Wearing a bike helmet is mandatory for kids, but look around – how many youth are really doing it? Liza Berry, 17, of Loomis, doesn’t ride bikes that often any more, but when ...

Tests show alcohol, drugs present in two Auburn-area road deaths

Two Placer County motorists who lost their lives within days of each other in single-vehicle crashes had something else in common. Toxicology tests taken after Newcastle’s Sandr ...

Deadliest intersections: Experts weigh in on the Auburn area’s baddest of the bad

There are no bad intersections. Just bad drivers and bad decisions. But the elements for accidents are more apt to come together in a collision course at a select few Auburn-area ...

Colfax driver suffers major injuries after swerving to avoid deer on I-80

A Colfax woman suffered major injuries Monday when her car was broadsided after swerving to avoid a deer on Interstate 80. Officer David Martinez of the Auburn California Highway ...

Two injured in Penryn crash

The drivers of two vehicles that crashed into each other in Penryn Friday morning, Aug. 21, were taken to the hospital. The accident occurred about 8:50 a.m. on Taylor Road, at the ...

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 ...