California Highway Patrol

Travelling this weekend? Expect company

Travelers taking to the highways over the holiday weekend can expect a lot of company, roadwork delays and high law enforcement visibility. AAA of Northern California estimates a ...

No one found after police swarm neighborhood

No one was found in a home involved in a possible burglary Thursday morning At about 11:08 a.m., Auburn Police received a 911 call from April Wong, the daughter of the owners of a ...

No one injured in truck rollover

A truck rolled over after losing control of its trailer near the on-ramp for eastbound Interstate 80 at Bell Road. No one was injured in the crash, said Officer Kelly Baraga of the ...

Lincoln airplane crash claims two lives

LINCOLN -- Two people died in a plane crash in Lincoln Monday night. According to Jill Thompson, public information officer for the city of Lincoln, two occupants on board an Ult ...

Holiday travel expected to jump this year

While the weather this week has been less than summer-like, surveys predict that more people will travel this weekend to celebrate the kickoff to warmer temperatures. According t ...

Accident sends one to hospital via helicopter

A Roseville woman was flown to an area hospital with major injuries after her car was hit by another Wednesday afternoon. At about 1:45 p.m., 19-year-old Amanda Dias was reported ...

Put granola bar on speed dial

Warning Auburnites! As I was driving down Highway 49 yesterday, eating a granola bar, I was pulled over and given a ticket for talking on my cell phone. I explained to the office ...

Weimar man dies in off-road accident

A Weimar man died Sunday after he reportedly crashed the quad he was driving. Kenneth Wright, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene after emergency responders found him at about 7: ...

Youth alcohol abuse challenges our community

The youth drinking problem in the greater Auburn area is out of control. There is some good news and bad news that goes along with this fact. The good news is that local school ...

Newcastle woman dies after Interstate-80 wrong-way drive, rollover

A Newcastle woman is dead after a single-vehicle crash this morning on Interstate 80 in Auburn. The accident occurred at about 2:27 a.m. on eastbound I-80. The victim and lone occu ...

Officers hand out 80 tickets, arrest two over weekend

Law enforcement’s effort to crack down on speeding violations on a winding rural road brought relief to residents who have long warned about its dangers. Over the weekend, Plac ...

Snowy conditions close freeway at Applegate

Snowy conditions and a roadway accident forced traffic to turn around at the Applegate exit on Interstate 80 Wednesday afternoon. According to California Highway Patrol’s onlin ...

Charge filed in death of Grass Valley bicyclist

The woman who allegedly hit and killed a well-known Grass Valley bicyclist was charged with vehicular manslaughter Wednesday. The Placer County District Attorney’s Office said t ...

Plane lands on Highway 50

A small plane made an emergency landing on Highway 50 in El Dorado Hills Saturday. California Highway Patrol spokesman Michael Bradley said the plane with one occupant landed on ...

Fallen cyclist remembered as avid racer

A well-known Grass Valley cyclist died while biking on a Placer County highway Sunday. James “Jim” Rogers, 53, was cycling southbound near Colfax on the right-hand edge of Hig ...