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Auburn man struck, killed while crossing Denver street

At 18, Auburn’s Sheldon Allmon left home and loved ones on Wednesday to embark on a 10-month stint with AmeriCorps. On Friday, crossing a busy southwest Denver street near t ...

Roadside honors for Iraq war vet who died in crash

  AUBURN CA - From the Sacramento International Airport to a turn off the Auburn’s Maple Street exit from Interstate 80, first responders turned out Friday to honor Chr ...

Auburn war widow cherishes memories, honors her husband's Iraq War sacrifice

Sept. 11 is a day each year that is remembered as an anniversary of an unprecedented wave of terrorist attacks in 2001. For Auburn’s Halley Andrews, it has its own special signi ...

Highway 49 pedestrian dies from collision injuries

In a coma for more than two weeks, a pedestrian injured in a June 15 collision with a car on Highway 49 has died. Claude “Danny Boy” Hiers, 47, was taken off life support Sun ...

Deceased state Sen. Dave Cox lauded as Schwarzenegger mulls successor election date

The death of state Sen. Dave Cox has left a political void that the governor’s office is now moving to fill. Cox, a Republican senator from Fair Oaks who died Tuesday, was remem ...

SoCal crash with suspected drunken driver takes life of former Auburn resident

Instead of marking Scott Francis Farinha’s 46th birthday this week, a well-known Auburn-area family is mourning his death in a San Bernardino County crash involving a drunken dri ...

Woman killed in Highway 49 wrong-way crash near Lake of the Pines ID'd

Authorities released the name today of a South Nevada County woman killed after driving the wrong way on Highway 49 near Combie Road. The woman’s death is the fourth linked to w ...

World's tallest dog Gibson loses cancer battle

A frequent celebrity guest in the Auburn area, Gibson – the world’s tallest dog – has died of cancer. The Grass Valley canine died on Friday and owner Sandy Hall announced h ...

Update: Carmichael man died on Western States Trail near Auburn

A man who died Friday of a probable heart attack on the Western States Trail near Auburn has been identified as Lawrence Muller, 55, of Carmichael.The Placer County Coroner’s Off ...

Illinois gunman kills 5, self

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) ” A former student dressed in black opened fire with a shotgun and two handguns from the stage of a lecture hall at Northern Illinois University on Thursday, ki ...