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Sheriff's office: Officer in Galt shot and killed

  GALT (AP) — A police officer in the Sacramento County city of Galt was shot and killed Tuesday after responding to a report of a burglary, authorities said. &n ...

PG&E worker dies in crash during storm

WEST SACRAMENTO (AP) — A Pacific Gas & Electric employee has died after his truck crashed into a traffic signal pole as he was driving during stormy weather.   ...

17-hour standoff ends in Sacramento County animal control officer shooting

GALT (AP) — An unarmed animal control officer was shot and killed in Sacramento County on Wednesday while trying to retrieve pets from a home whose owner was evicted the prev ...

Witness saw Auburn cyclist panic, try to outride Amtrak train on trestle

AUBURN CA - A cyclist killed after being struck by an Amtrak train on the trestle over Interstate 80 just west of Old Town Auburn was identified Monday by authorities. The Placer C ...

Will dead neighbor pay the fire fee?

Who is in control of the billing? Do they know what they are doing? I know they do not know what or how to bill, because they have billed me twice and my neighbor who has been dead ...

Foresthill Bridge plunge claims life of El Dorado Hills teen

AUBURN CA - A 17-year-old youth died after jumping Wednesday from the 730-foot-high Foresthill Bridge, near Auburn. The Placer County Coroner’s Office identified the teen Thursda ...

Lake of the Pines woman ID’d as Highway 49 crash fatality

AUBURN CA - A woman killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning on Highway 49 north of Auburn has been identified. The Placer County Coroner’s Office released the name Monday af ...

Newcastle baby-death investigation following up on leads

AUBURN CA - Placer County sheriff’s investigators are continuing to follow up on leads in a probe into the death of a baby, whose body was found June 23 inside a trash bag at the ...

Texting driver in fatal road death ID?d as North Auburn woman

AUBURN CA - A woman killed while apparently texting as she drove along a Nevada County road has been identified as a North Auburn resident. The Nevada Coroner?s Office released th ...

Authorities look into cause of death of rafter on North Fork American River run

AUBURN CA - A Rohnert Park man has died while whitewater rafting on the North Fork of the American River near Colfax and authorities are looking into the possibility of a fatal hea ...

Soldier with Placer County, Newcastle ties killed in Afghanistan

AUBURN CA - The Department of Defense reported Thursday the death on Tuesday of a soldier who has ties to Placer County. Spc. Manuel J. Vasquez, 22, West Sacramento, was killed in ...

Grass Valley woman ID'd as fatality in North Auburn crash

AUBURN CA - Authorities have released the name of the woman killed Thursday afternoon in a multi-car crash on Highway 49 in North Auburn. The Placer County Coroner's Office identi ...

Lake of the Pines man dead in stabbing ID’d

AUBURN CA - A Lake of the Pines man was stabbed to death early Thursday and a suspect in the killing was arrested after a pursuit that ranged over three counties. Ryan Roth, 33, wa ...

Auburn Symphony conductor Michael Goodwin killed in Highway 20 crash

AUBURN CA - Auburn Symphony conductor Michael Goodwin was killed Tuesday in a two-car crash on Highway 20 in Yuba County, about halfway between Yuba City and Grass Valley. Goodwin ...

Investigators looking into Sugar Bowl ski lift death of 7-year-old boy

As a community grieves, investigators are looking into the death of a 7-year-old boy who fell off a ski lift at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort on Sunday. Elizabeth Beadle, spokesperson fo ...