investigation

Body found in car near UP tracks spurs Auburn Police investigation

A body found in a car Thursday near Downtown Auburn has spurred a police investigation.Late in the day, Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn said that a joint effort by his office and ...

Newcastle baby-death investigation following up on leads

AUBURN CA - Placer County sheriff’s investigators are continuing to follow up on leads in a probe into the death of a baby, whose body was found June 23 inside a trash bag at the ...

CHP report on Foresthill Road double-fatal crash nearly done

A California Highway Patrol investigation is nearing completion into a crash on Foresthill Road two months ago that left two people dead and the driver of the other car seriously i ...

49 Fire arson investigators aren’t giving up in suspect search

Larry Dykes has moved on. A 49 Fire victim, he’s owner of one of the 64 North Auburn homes destroyed in the catastrophic arson blaze on Aug. 30, 2009, that Cal Fire investigator ...

Citizens demand answers after mistrial

Nearly a month after a hung jury in the shots fired case against Placer County Sheriff Lt. John Savage and intense interest by readers, authorities are now answering questions abou ...

49 Fire investigation remains ‘hot’

Cal Fire Unit Chief Brad Harris answered questions about the 49 Fire and subsequent response during an interview with the Auburn Journal Wednesday. No one has been arrested for the ...

Real estate magnate steps down to fight “baseless” sex allegations

Mike Lyon, CEO of one of the leading real estate businesses in Sacramento and the foothills, has taken a leave of absence from his post because of a legal cloud now hovering over h ...

Our View: One year later and fire questions still burning

It’s been a year since the 49 Fire, and what has changed? The answer: Everything and nothing. Certainly the lives of those who lost their homes, businesses, possessions and mo ...

Probe links alcohol, drugs to Auburn canal death cluster

Autopsy results on five bodies found in Auburn’s Wise Canal showed evidence of very high levels of drugs or alcohol in all the victims. A report issued by the Placer Count ...

City investigates manager gambling during work hours

The city of Rocklin launched an internal investigation last month after a citizen and former Rocklin city employee inquired about a management employee she saw at a casino during n ...