murder

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 ...

Loomis triple-murder suspect to be arraigned Wednesday

Loomis triple-murder suspect Jeremy Ray Baker is to make his initial court appearance Wednesday in North Auburn. Detectives arrested the the 36-year-old Roseville resident Monday, ...

Weimar man charged with double murder in deaths of girlfriend, fetus

A Weimar man was arraigned on two murder counts Wednesday in the shooting deaths of his girlfriend and their unborn child. Making his first courtroom appearance since being arrest ...

Media Life: Infamous 1904 Weber murders still resonate in Auburn

Man or monster? The jury was out among the shocked populace of Auburn in 1904 after four Weber family members were executed one after the other in their comfortable home near what ...

FBI’s help requested for finding murder suspect

The Lincoln Police Department has enlisted the FBI to help locate murder suspect Gerardo Ramirez. Ramirez, 37, is wanted in connection with the Oct. 10 shooting death of Antonio M ...

Please don’t revise history

In response to Don Applegate’s letter (“Terrorists need no tribute,” Reader Input, Sept. 7), it always amazes me how individuals are blinded by their own political and religi ...

Gag order issued in murder case

A gag order has been issued in the case of Joseph Hayden Simlick, 21, a Loomis resident and the suspect in the July 30 murder of Jack and Susan Martin. The victims’ bodies were d ...
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