DROWNING

Reader Input: Too much ado about Pepé Le Pew

We have far too many people with far too much time on their hands. Beginning with our state legislature and governor have who nothing more important to do than pass laws concerning ...

Auburn skunk solution starts with live and let live: Placer wildlife rescue group

An Auburn neighborhood’s skunk concerns can be addressed by several steps that stop short of killing the animal, a Gold Country Wildlife Rescue official said Wednesday. Cha ...

Reader Input: Find a humane killing method

Re: “Trapper finds sweet smell of success,” (Journal, Feb. 4): It’s great that Steve Koltvet has found a way to trap skunks that are plaguing his yard. But plea ...

Suspended sentence for mom in Auburn child’s 1970 bathtub drowning

ROSEVILLE -- No longer facing charges of murder in the death of her daughter, Patricia Lee Thomas shed tears Monday in a Roseville courtroom before walking out a free woman. The 6 ...

1970 Auburn tub drowning case to have August hearing

A woman accused of drowning her daughter in a bathtub 43 years ago at their Auburn home is scheduled for an August preliminary hearing on a murder charge. Patricia Lee Thomas, 67, ...

Auburn 4-year-old’s death case from 1970 has January court date

  AUBURN CA - The court case of a 66-year-old former Auburn woman charged with drowning her 4-year-old daughter in a bathtub 42 years ago will have an early settlement confer ...

Auburn man, 88, found floating face down in pond

AUBURN CA - Emergency personnel were unable to resuscitate an Auburn man found floating Friday in a pond in North Auburn. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office identified the appare ...