homicide

Roseville mother arrested for murder of 2-year-old daughter

A Roseville woman was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of murdering her 2-year-old daughter. Just after 5 p.m. Wednesday, Roseville police were called out to a home in the ...

Death penalty increases safety

We have a debate on the virtues of raising taxes vs. cutting expenditures. I have to say that collective belt-tightening makes sense to me. We spend too much on things the average ...

Man and woman found dead Friday in Fourth Street home

Neighbors described the man and woman found dead in a Fourth Street home as an older couple, known to be quiet. An adult male and an adult female were found dead in a home at the 1 ...

'Multiple' deaths in Loomis home, investigation ongoing

Placer County Sheriff’s Department officers are on the scene on Rachel Lane, in Loomis, investigating a possible homicide involving multiple victims, said Sgt. Alfredo Guitron, S ...

First court appearance set for Weimar homicide suspect

While investigators continued Tuesday to piece together evidence in the slaying of a Grass Valley woman outside a Weimar home, the man alleged to have fired the fatal shot is slate ...

Grass Valley woman dead, Colfax man suspected of homicide

A Colfax man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of homicide after the death of a Grass Valley woman in what the Placer County Sheriff’s Office is describing as a domestic-violence ...

Put focus on catching killers

The best way to deter murderers is to catch the people who commit murder. The clearance rate for homicides in California is hovering just above 50 percent. Homicide detectives can ...

Authorities investigating Georgetown homicide

Authorities are investigating the murder of a 22-year-old Georgetown man. On Wednesday, El Dorado County Sheriff’s officials released the identity of Colby Jee Reed, whose body ...

Missing person case now homicide investigation

Authorities searching for a 30-year-old Nevada City man missing since April now suspect he may have been murdered. On Thursday, Nevada County Sheriff’s detectives released that ...

Auburn man arrested on suspicion of murder

A 46-year-old Auburn resident was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of homicide and assault with a deadly weapon after an apparent fight with his mother's boyfriend, according ...

Officials work to ID female found dead in El Dorado County

Officials have yet to identify the body of a woman who appears to be the victim of a homicide. The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a female whose b ...