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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 ...

DUI driver arrested in Loomis fatality crash

An early morning solo car crash claimed the life of a 23-year-old Carmichael man and injured two others near Auburn Folsom and Dick Cook Roads in Loomis, according to a California ...

Man dies on Western States Trail near Auburn

A sunny afternoon trek Friday on the Western States Trail just outside Auburn turned into a grim – and ultimately unsuccessful – battle to save a man’s life after he suffered ...

First rain promises slick roads

With the first rainfall of the season threatening to arrive in the foothills late Friday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol is advising motorists to slow down and take some e ...

Sacramento man life-flighted from American River confluence

A 23-year-old Sacramento man was life-flighted from the American River confluence in Auburn Friday for injuries related to a near drowning. Krupen Amin was spotted floating aroun ...
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