LT. MARK REED

Newcastle man arrested for failing to register as a sex offender

Christopher Jones of Newcastle was arrested on Thursday for both failing to register as a sex offender and for parole violations. Upon seeing the arrival of Placer County Special O ...

Auburn woman avoids phone scam

Auburn resident Ann Meyer received a call early Monday morning from a man who claimed to need her bank account number. Although half-asleep, Meyer found the call to be very suspic ...

Community joins together for Baby John Doe grave marker

  In a short, touching service that brought together law enforcement and area residents who had spontaneously launched a successful drive for a grave marker, Baby John Doe&rs ...

Two dead, four sick after eating wild mushrooms at Loomis elder care home

 (AP) — Two residents of a Loomis assisted living facility have died and four others are hospitalized after eating soup with wild mushrooms, authorities said. Plac ...

Placer County sheriff’s deputy pulls 94-year-old Auburn man from flaming car

AUBURN CA - A Placer County Sheriff’s Office deputy who pulled a 94-year-old man from a flaming car was being lauded as a lifesaver Thursday. Jeff Morlan, owner of the Shell gas ...