Doug Van Breemen

Trial set for Ruben Salgado

The ex-cop charged with multiple drug felonies and murder-for-hire is scheduled to go to trial at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 8. The trial date was set Tuesday morning in Auburn’s Placer Co ...

Former cop waives preliminary hearing

The ex-cop charged with drug-related felonies and murder-for-hire waived his right to a preliminary hearing after a judge rejected a request to close the proceeding to the public. ...

Witnesses, discovery delay ex-cop’s prelim

The preliminary hearing for the former CHP officer charged with murder-for-hire has been continued to September. Ruben Cesar Salgado, 37, sat in a courtroom in the Auburn Historic ...

CHP officer’s bail reduced

A judge Tuesday reduced bail for the California Highway Patrol Officer charged with multiple felonies and misdemeanors. Ruben Salgado, 37, was arrested May 11 in a Rocklin shop ...

Defendant’s testimony didn’t help, juror says

The defendant in a torture and murder case shouldn’t have taken the stand, a jury member revealed. On Tuesday, a jury found Penryn resident Donald Hugh Sherman guilty of first- ...

Owens ‘humbled’ by support for DA campaign

Last spring two Placer County deputy district attorneys approached one of their own and asked him one important question. The answer? An emphatic, “yes.” That was the story ...