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Doolittle to judge: Ex-aide Ring should get no prison time in corruption case

Ex-Rep. John Doolittle is challenging the U.S. Department of Justice’s successful prosecution on corruption charges of a former top aide, Kevin Ring. But prosecutors are questio ...

Ring: Feds told him to lie to implicate Doolittle

Described by prosecutors as “Team Abramoff’s chief operating officer,” ex-lobbyist Kevin Ring is now claiming the Justice Department wanted him to lie and send best friend an ...

Sentencing pushed back for Lake of the Pines conman

A Lake of the Pines man guilty of 11 counts of false pretenses in connection to cons against several of his neighbors has a new sentencing date. William Lawson Campbell is schedul ...

Ring’s bribery sentence range lowered by judge

A federal judge on Tuesday dramatically cut the Justice Department's recommended sentencing range for a lobbyist with Placer County connections convicted of bribing public official ...

Lake of the Pines alleged conman set to be sentenced

A Lake of the Pines man who faced 29 felony counts for allegedly conning several of his friends and neighbors won’t be seeing a trial. William Lawson Campbell, who was 64 when h ...

Phillip Garrido gets 431 years to life

PLACERVILLE (AP) — Jaycee Dugard refused to “waste another second” in the presence of the married couple she said stole her life. She didn’t want to be in a northern Califo ...

Siblings involved in Auburn motel shooting sentenced

Two Lincoln residents connected to an Auburn Super 8 Motel shooting that left one man wounded are spending some time in Placer County Jail. Ruthie Ann Barnes, 21, and Zane Aaron ...

Auburn woman sentenced to prison for burglary, ID theft

An Auburn woman is beginning a prison term after pleading no contest to two felonies of second-degree burglary and identification theft. Judge Larry Gaddis sentenced Sherri Selena ...

Two women connected to burglary ring set to be sentenced

Two women involved in an alleged Auburn burglary ring are facing sentences in May. Jayme Lynn Salcedo, 33, and Karissa Dawn Yeager, 27, are expected to be sentenced at 8:30 a.m. M ...

Auburn man sentenced to six months in jail after fraud case

A man arrested for check fraud will be spending some time in a jail cell. Judge Colleen Nichols sentenced Auburn resident Jerod Duane Williams, 24, Friday to six months in jail an ...