FATAL

Freight train kills man lying on Union Pacific railroad tracks in Auburn

An Auburn man reported by authorities to have been lying on the Union Pacific railroad tracks late Wednesday was killed when he was struck by a westbound freight train. The victim ...

Colfax motorcyclist's death comes as CHP backs off on lane-splitting advice

Witnesses have told California Highway Patrol investigators that a motorcyclist killed Friday on Interstate 80 near Colfax was trying to split freeway traffic when the crash occurr ...

UPDATE: Motorcycle rider killed in I-80 crash ID'd

Authorities have released the name of the motorcycle rider killed in a crash today on Interstate 80 near Colfax. Killed was James Lee Browning, 46, of Colfax, the Placer County Sh ...

Motorcycle rider killed on I-80 near Colfax

Witnesses have told California Highway Patrol investigators that a motorcyclist killed Friday on Interstate 80 near Colfax was trying to split freeway traffic when the crash occurr ...

Dutch Flat cyclist dies in crash near Foresthill Bridge

A cyclist is dead, and the driver of the pickup that authorities say struck her Thursday morning on Foresthill Road near Auburn was arrested on a felony driving-under-the-influence ...

At least 9 killed when semi-truck slams into charter bus on I-5

ORLAND — A FedEx truck crossed a grassy freeway median in Northern California and slammed into a bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college. At least nine were ...

Reader Input: Little dog may have caused fatal crash

I am writing to add my thoughts to the question (“Where was the little dog?,” Reader Input, Aug. 25), that Mr. (Larry) DeMates raised. What he said is exactly what I ...

Reader Input: Revoke license of driver in fatal crash

Finally! I had been eagerly waiting for the Journal to identify the driver (Claudia McCormick) who ran over the poor guy in the Tio Pepe restaurant parking lot, killing him (&ldquo ...

Placer DA: No charges in fatal SUV crash into Old Town Auburn restaurant

The driver in a crash of an SUV into an outdoor dining area of an Old Town Auburn restaurant will not be charged with a crime, the Placer County District Attorney’s Office an ...

Reader Input: Come clean on crash coverup

Jane Bailey’s letter to the editor (“Name all or name none,” Reader Input, Aug. 13) was right on target. I guess small-town politics is alive and well in Auburn ...