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Placer County bids adieu to slain Detective Mike Davis

ROSEVILLE – Detective Michael David Davis Jr. was remembered Tuesday as a peace officer, brother, husband, father, son and hero during a moving, tear-filled memorial service ...

Auburn’s Riverview Drive shootout street honors Detective Mike Davis

Evidence of a gun battle on Auburn’s Riverview Drive has been replaced with a memorial honoring Detective Mike Davis. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office peace officer ...

Freight train kills man lying on Union Pacific railroad tracks in Auburn

An Auburn man reported by authorities to have been lying on the Union Pacific railroad tracks late Wednesday was killed when he was struck by a westbound freight train. The victim ...

Alerts for cellphones ready for El Dorado fire season

Summer is on its way, and El Dorado County is making it easier for residents to learn if a wildfire is threatening their home or neighborhood. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s ...

North Auburn neighborhood hit by $15,000 spray-paint attack

  A North Auburn neighborhood has been hit by a spray-paint armed vandal who caused an estimated $15,000 damage. Silver paint was sprayed on four different buildings in the ...

Clipper Gap man, 71, reported missing

AUBURN CA - The Placer County Sheriff's Office has launched a search and rescue operation in the Clipper Gap area to find a 71-year-old man with dementia. Gary Howe, who lives in ...

Town traffic cop on chopping block

Loomis may lose its designated traffic cop because of state budget cuts. According to Roger Carroll, Loomis financial director, the cost for the town’s designated traffic enforc ...