Interstate 80

Freeway honor for slain CHP officer from Auburn

Raymond Carpenter – a California Highway Patrol officer from Auburn who was killed while on duty 43 years ago – will gain a rare honor Wednesday. Thanks to efforts by ...

New, wider Caltrans snowplow debuts on Interstate 80

  Caltrans is alerting the public that a new, wider snowplow rig will go into service during Thursday’s forecast storm. According to Caltrans spokeswoman Rochelle Jenk ...

Chains required on I-80 in Truckee

  Travelers headed to Lake Tahoe via Interstate 80 Monday will need to carry chains. Chains are required on all vehicles except those with four-wheel drive from Nyack to Tru ...

Road conditions: Interstate 80

As of 4:30 Friday afternoon Caltrans has chain controls in effect from Baxter to Cisco with chain screening for trucks at Applegate. To see live images from Caltrans' web ...

Highway Patrol hopes murky photo of fearful suspect will crack auto-theft case

AUBURN CA - The California Highway Patrol is looking for a man whose panic-stricken face was photographed by an Ophir resident during what authorities allege was an attempt to elud ...

Roadside honors for Iraq war vet who died in crash

  AUBURN CA - From the Sacramento International Airport to a turn off the Auburn’s Maple Street exit from Interstate 80, first responders turned out Friday to honor Chr ...

Four-year sentence in I-80 hit-and-run death of tow-truck driver

  AUBURN CA - Emotions ran high in a North Auburn courtroom as 25-year-old Michael Keller was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison for fleeing the scene of a fatal cras ...

Noon Hour Update: Ski season preview; election vote count update; hit-and-run sentencing and Placer High football playoffs

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Colfax pedestrian hit on Interstate 80

A 27-year-old Colfax resident, Joshua Daniel, was hit on eastbound Interstate 80 east of Laing Road Friday, according to a press release issued by the California Highway Patrol Gol ...

Major injuries in puzzling motorcycle jump at Applegate construction site

AUBURN CA - A motorcyclist entered a closed-off construction site in Applegate and suffered major injuries in a catapult Monday from a mound of asphalt. The unidentified biker end ...

After crash, Placer High open campus continues

Like many other Placer High School students, Christina Lehigh climbed into a vehicle with her friends to head out for lunch when the bell rang at 12: 45 Tuesday afternoon. That has ...

Our View: Rollover rekindles the dangers of driving

Last Friday’s rollover on Interstate 80 in Auburn raised several talking points when it comes to teenagers and getting behind the wheel. But the most important of the bunch is te ...

Placer High soccer player still listed in serious condition

Andrew Carducci, a Placer High School soccer player, is still listed in serious condition at Sutter Roseville Medical Center, according to a spokesperson with the hospital. Carduc ...

Eight Placer High students involved in rollover accident

Eight Placer High School students, including some athletes, were in a rollover crash on Interstate 80 Friday afternoon. Six of the eight students were taken to area hospitals foll ...

Eight injured in vehicle rollover in Auburn

UPDATE 3:06 P.M. SEPT. 14 -- Eight Placer High School students have been injured after a Chevrolet Trailblazer rolled over Friday afternoon on eastbound Interstate 80 at Elm A ...