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Convicted murderer Kovacich fighting imprisonment

  Convicted in 2009 of murdering his wife, former Placer County sheriff’s Sgt. Paul Kovacich is conducting a campaign from a prison cell to challenge his guilty verdict ...

Auburn murder mystery, dam politics revisited in community effort

  A murder mystery, tale of political intrigue and a nature book, “Nature Noir” is getting a closer look in the community it is set in. “Nature Noir,&rdquo ...

Paul Kovacich Jr. loses appeal of Auburn murder conviction

Placer Sheriff’s Sgt. Paul Kovacich Jr.’s appeal of a 2009 first-degree murder conviction for killing his wife 29 years ago has been denied by the Third District State Court of ...

Placer County DA Brad Fenocchio retires with good, bad memories

While Brad Fenocchio was working on the death penalty trial of Arturo Suarez, the trial was working on him. Fenocchio, 63, retired this past week as Placer County District Attorne ...

Kovacich murder-case prosecutors receive prestigious Placer County honor

A 26-year-old murder mystery. A former law enforcement officer as a prime suspect. A dogged investigation and a prosecution team dedicated to bringing a criminal to justice and l ...

Kovacich found guilty

After 26 years of wondering who killed a beloved Auburn mother of two, the answer came. A jury found Paul Kovacich, Jr., a former Placer County Sheriff’s Office sergeant, guilty ...

Media Life: Gold Rush grub with a twist of Lyme

Today’s California cuisine is a long way from a Hangtown fry or other Gold Rush grub but it traces its roots to mining communities like Auburn and Coloma (and Deadwood and Murder ...