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Wrong-way driver blamed for double-fatal I-80 crash at Newcastle

Two people are dead after a two-car crash early today on Interstate 80 at Newcastle that the California Highway Patrol is blaming on a wrong-way driver. The wrong-way driver has be ...

Strong winds down giant Auburn oak, evacuate residence

What’s worse than a tree falling in an Auburn neighborhood? For residents near a 1200-block High Street oak, the answer Tuesday was: “Half a tree.” One of the 75-foot split ...

Miracle motorcycle crash survivor on I-80 in Auburn credits gear, training

John Barnes was beginning to think that he would never have an accident on his motorcycle. That was until he traveled through Auburn last week. After close to 300,000 miles on tw ...

Wal-Mart big rig, 2 pickups pile up on Interstate 80 in Auburn

A pickup spun out on Interstate 80 Friday, bouncing off a Wal-Mart big rig, a center divider and another truck in a noon-hour accident that slowed westbound traffic through Auburn. ...

Driver says radio distracted before North Auburn crash: CHP

The driver is blaming the radio for a crash into a telephone pole near Auburn. The 21-year-old driver told a California Highway Patrol officer after the crash that the radio tempo ...

Pickup slams into Highway 49 business in North Auburn

North Auburn's Al Casner said he heard the loud bang of metal on metal Wednesday and then a screeching sound. "It went on forever," Casner said. The sound was truck wheels skiddi ...

Accident brief: One injured when vehicle goes off road

At least one occupant of a vehicle was reported injured after it went off the road Saturday near Hillcrest Boulevard in the Colfax area. Emergency personnel received the report ar ...

Big rig rolls east of Colfax

A United Grocers big rig out of Stockton ran off the highway early Wednesday morning. The crash occurred about three miles above Colfax on eastbound Interstate 80. Nearly 30,000 p ...

Granite Bay man killed in fatal crash

Officials identified Monday a Granite Bay man killed in a motorcycle accident over the weekend. Mark James Diddy, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene after he was ejected from his ...

Sedan, fire engine meet head first on 49

An Auburn City Fire Department engine was hit head-on by an elderly woman while at the scene of a separate car accident on Highway 49 during a rainy Thursday. The woman was listed ...