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No bail break for Auburn I-80 hit-and-run manslaughter defendant

AUBURN CA - The accused hit-and-run driver in the March 20 death of a tow-truck driver on Interstate 80 near Auburn was denied any bail reduction Thursday. Appearing in Placer Cou ...

Bail reduction sought in fatal I-80 hit-and-run case

AUBURN CA - Court records show that a Newcastle man charged with hit-and-run and manslaughter in the death of a Citrus Heights tow-truck operator will be seeking a bail reduction a ...

Bail increased for alleged I-80 fatal hit-and-run driver

AUBURN CA - The family of Interstate-80 hit-and-run victim Dave Robinson Jr., sat strong through the arraignment Tuesday in a North Auburn courtroom of the man accused of fleeing t ...

Colfax I-80 overpass rock victim adds more names to lawsuit

AUBURN CA - While three Colfax teens have paid with time behind bars for an Interstate 80 rock-throwing injury, the victim’s lawsuit is now expanding to include two people who pu ...

Victim sues Colfax I-80 teen rock throwers, parents

Three Colfax teens convicted of assault charges stemming from an Interstate 80 overpass rock-throwing incident last year are now being sued by the driver injured when a large rock ...

Not guilty in battery trial involving radio personality, Newcastle man tells his story

John O’Neill said he’s thankful that a Placer County jury found him innocent of battery charges filed after an Interstate 80 offramp altercation with Sacramento radio personali ...

Two Newcastle men acquitted in battery trial involving radio personality

A jury in Auburn has found two Newcastle men innocent of battery charges filed after an Interstate 80 altercation with Sacramento sports radio personality Pat Walsh. John Patrick ...

Freeway work chipping off drivers

A $3.9 million project to resurface a 2-mile stretch of Interstate 80 through Auburn has turned into a mini business bonanza for the people who replace auto windshields. A Caltran ...

Newcastle I-80 overpass jumper survives

Authorities confirmed Monday that a man who attempted suicide by leaping off an Interstate 80 overpass onto the freeway at Newcastle did survive the 30-foot fall. The Placer Count ...

I-80 snowstorm pileup fatality ID’d as Lake of the Pines resident

Douglas Allen Swasey, a Lake of the Pines resident and longtime Nevada County business owner, has been identified as the man who died Friday in a grinding 30-vehicle pileup in the ...

Corpse discovery in creek near I-80 spurs investigation

The discovery of a man’s corpse near Boreal Mountain ski resort is producing more questions than answers for the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Keith Royal said Frida ...

Colfax I-80 rock-throwing teen’s Christmas wish not granted by judge

There will be no Christmas Day out of jail for one of three former Colfax High School students convicted of assault charges stemming from an Interstate 80 overpass rock-throwing in ...

Interstate 80 construction shutting down for snow season

With snowstorms already starting to pound the upper Sierra, much-traveled Interstate 80 is saying ‘goodbye’ to construction crews and ‘welcome back’ to throngs of skiers. C ...

High school students reach out to Colfax I-80 rock attack victim

Trying to make sense of a crime that left their community confused and saddened, Colfax High School students are reaching out to the motorist injured in a rock-throwing attack on I ...

Emotions high as I-80 rock, barricade-tossing case back in court

Emotions ran high outside a North Auburn courtroom Wednesday as injured victim Jose Palomera called on legal authorities to “send a message” to young people who throw debris of ...