murder

‘Thou shalt not kill’ a commandment

As you traveled around Foresthill or Auburn recently, you may have noticed hundreds of white crosses in front of various churches or on other private property. Some 400 crosses wer ...

Arrest made in 42-year-old Auburn child murder case

AUBURN, CA - After nearly 42 years, Auburn Police arrested a mother for the murder of her 4-year-old child Thursday night. With the help of the Placer County District Attorney’s ...

Weimar double-murder case on track for January preliminary exam

ROSEVILLE – The Placer County District Attorney’s case against Lee Konnerth will be tested in January at a preliminary hearing. Konnerth, 35, was charged with two murder count ...

Auburn man to be sentenced in January for murdering parents

SACRAMENTO – An Auburn man will have to wait until January for sentencing in the murders of his parents. The killings of Steve and Linda Riley took place in December 2008 and th ...

Auburn man faces life behind bars for murdering parents

An Auburn man convicted of stabbing his parents to death at their South Natomas home three years ago is facing life imprisonment, the Sacramento District Attorney’s Office said. ...

Love triangle at heart of fatal Loomis baseball-bat attack

A love triangle was at the heart of fatal baseball-bat bludgeoning homicide case in Loomis, prosecutors contended Wednesday before Kenneth Lewis Massey Jr. was sentenced to a 21-ye ...

Voluntary manslaughter plea in Loomis bat-beating death

One of two men charged with murder in the bludgeoning death of a Loomis man two years ago lodged a no-contest plea Thursday in Placer County Superior Court that could result in a 2 ...

Killers and their killing crimes

I don’t understand why killers have to be on death row for decades and decades after they commit their killing crimes. OK. They get an appeal. If they are “still” guilty then ...

1909 killer’s Auburn ‘home’ a highlight of Heritage Trail tour

Joanie Maxwell goes back to jail this weekend with a smile on her face. Maxwell has donned a rooster-feathered hat and clothing in the style of a circa 1910 Placer County woman fo ...

2000 Roseville cold case suspect in Placer County jail

Federally funded cold-case cops in Placer County have put the collar on a much-traveled rail rider in the 2000 slaying of a transient in Roseville. Michael Elijah Adams, 44, was u ...