Dean Starks

Family thankful for 10-year-old’s quick action

An Auburn area family has as special reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving. Earlier this month, 10-year-old Taylor Starks spent the night at her 80-year-old grandmother’s For ...

Court delays pitbull case

What will happen to four pitbulls that attacked a teen in Auburn remains unknown. However, the owner’s family called the Journal this week to say they want to put an end to a s ...

Family will pay $12,000 for pitbull’s life

An Auburn pitbull owner and his family are willing to pay $12,000 if they can keep one of their dogs alive. But, if one of Daniel Coverston’s four pitbulls that attacked a teen ...

Judge rules for pitbulls

The owner of four “vicious” pitbulls is challenging a judge’s ruling that they can be euthanized. Daniel Coverston has filed an appeal in Placer County court disputing Judg ...

Judge rules 4 pitbulls vicious

Four pitbulls that attacked a teen in Downtown Auburn were declared “vicious” by a Placer County Judge Thursday. The ruling comes about a month-and-a-half after the dogs atta ...

Pitbull hearing debates “vicious” label for dogs

ROSEVILLE – It’s been a month since four pitbulls attacked a teen in Downtown Auburn, but it could be another week before a judge will decide whether they are vicious. Once th ...

Court hearing coming up in pitbull attack

A hearing in a case involving a Downtown Auburn pitbull attack is tentatively set for this Friday. The hearing is set for exactly a month after four pitbulls knocked down and bit ...

Owner says dogs are ‘very kind’

The 27-year-old owner said he was very surprised to hear that his four pitbulls attacked a teen in Downtown Auburn last week. After an administrative hearing held Wednesday regar ...

Hearing reveals details of pitbull seizure

Four pitbulls that allegedly attacked a teen in Downtown Auburn will remain in custody for the immediate future. The owner of the dogs was revealed at an administrative hearing h ...

Couple enrolling in parenting classes following child cruelty sentence

An Auburn couple sentenced for not properly caring for their infant daughter said they are ready to move on to the next steps of rehabilitation. Abraham, 49, and Monica, 38, Mark ...