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Man sentenced to 20-year prison term for four Auburn-area armed hold-ups

AUBURN CA - Four gunpoint robberies ? three in the Auburn area and one in Weimar ? have cost their 22-year-old perpetrator his freedom for at least the next 16 years. Lukas Lambet ...

7-year prison term for Cool man in Auburn stabbing

AUBURN CA - Initially charged with attempted murder, a Cool man has been sentenced to the upper term of seven years for stabbing a man who had chased him down in a car to recover s ...

Pot dispensary fails to sway judge on decision closing Downtown Auburn shop

A Placer County judge is sticking with a decision effectively keeping the doors of a Downtown Auburn medical marijuana dispensary closed. But Superior Court Judge Colleen Nicholsâ ...

Judge rules against Auburn med-pot dispensary

A court clash over a medical marijuana dispensary the city of Auburn is seeking to close down has been postponed again. But the city’s cause has now been bolstered by a judge’ ...

Auburn pot collective’s court wrangle with city delayed again

Auburn pot collective’s court wrangle with city delayed again A medical marijuana collective’s day in court to argue against a city of Auburn attempt to permanently close it ...

Colfax I-80 rock-throwing teen’s Christmas wish not granted by judge

There will be no Christmas Day out of jail for one of three former Colfax High School students convicted of assault charges stemming from an Interstate 80 overpass rock-throwing in ...

Colfax I-80 rock-throwing teens facing years of victim restitution hearings

Three former Colfax High School students convicted of assault charges stemming from an Interstate 80 overpass rock-throwing incident this summer were back in a North Auburn courtro ...

Sierra student stabber has Jan. 14 sentencing date for murder attempt

Days after two Sierra College nursing-student “guardian angels” were lauded at a Board of Supervisors meeting for saving his victim’s life, 23-year-old Paul Heintz learned in ...