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Copper wire thieves caught red-handed

Three suspects were caught in the act of stealing copper wire Tuesday morning from a traffic advisory message sign on westbound Interstate 80 west of Cisco Grove. The collaborate ...

Battle of the Badges

Local law enforcement organizations, Placer County Sheriff, California Highway Patrol and Auburn Police Department gathered at Bel Air and Save Mart in Auburn for a collective effo ...

CHP report on Foresthill Road double-fatal crash nearly done

A California Highway Patrol investigation is nearing completion into a crash on Foresthill Road two months ago that left two people dead and the driver of the other car seriously i ...

Big rig drives off Interstate 80

The driver of a semi-truck pulling a 53-foot trailer is lucky to be alive after he lost control of his vehicle Tuesday morning, Jan. 25, on westbound Interstate 80, just past Newca ...

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 ...

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 ...

Auburn CHP officer behind bars on meth, weapons charges

An Auburn California Highway Patrol officer is under arrest on methamphetamine-possession, weapons-possession and driving-under-the-influence charges. Officer Ruben Cesar Salgado ...

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 ...