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17-year-old suspected of DUI in Applegate crash that killed 3

Three men were killed and the juvenile driver is behind bars on suspicion of drunken driving after a car left an Applegate road and hit a tree late Thursday, the California Highway ...

Lucky’s grieving owner pleads to Placer supes for tighter vicious-dog rules

Placer County supervisors heard the heartbreak of the tragic loss of a beloved pet from a pitbull attack. And then they were asked Tuesday by the dog’s grieving owner to do some ...

Placer DA, courts put two highly charged fatal distracted-driving cases under microscope

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office is now focusing on two high-profile, distracted-driving crashes that left three people dead. After more than a year, the trial of a ...

Two horrific Auburn crashes in a week spur senior driving debate

How old is too old to drive? The issue of seniors and license restrictions for elderly drivers reared its head in Auburn again this past week with two horrific crashes days apart. ...

Fatal antifreeze poisoning report in Auburn being investigated

Cynthia Smith claimed she was attacked while on a walk on Auburn’s Edgewood Road by a man who forced antifreeze down her throat. Seven days later, the 36-year-old Citrus Heights ...

Blood-alcohol results in on wrong-way driver in double fatal I-80 crash

A wrong-way driver in a double-fatal crash Dec. 29 on Interstate 80 had a blood-alcohol of 0.20 percent, the Placer County Coroner has determined. Under state law, a driver is con ...

Newcastle woman dies after Interstate-80 wrong-way drive, rollover

A Newcastle woman is dead after a single-vehicle crash this morning on Interstate 80 in Auburn. The accident occurred at about 2:27 a.m. on eastbound I-80. The victim and lone occu ...

Hit and run suspect pleads not guilty

The man accused of striking and killing a woman with his vehicle on Interstate 80 last week pleaded not guilty Tuesday. Jeremy Sarguis, 21, of Antelope, faces charges including f ...

Arrest made in I-80 hit and run

An Antelope man faces vehicular manslaughter and hit and run charges after his vehicle allegedly struck and killed a Grass Valley woman on Interstate 80 at Atlantic Street Thursday ...

Community came forth for Chris Dann

Dear Auburn Community: My wife Jeanne, daughter Michelle and I would like to thank our wonderful community for the tremendous outpouring of love and support after the devastating ...