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Shooting in Newcastle leaves one dead, rural community in shock

One man is dead and a 28-year-old Lincoln area man is under arrest after a shooting Thursday in the rural foothills west of Auburn. While the identity of the victim had not been r ...

Victim ID'd in rural Newcastle shooting death as suspect's father

A man shot and killed at a rural Newcastle residence Thursday was identified today by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office as Carlo Alexander Yandolino. Carlo Yandolino, 58, d ...

Manhunt for suspect in shooting death near Auburn

UPDATE 2:50 P.M. MAY 14: The suspect in the shooting death of a man in rural Newcastle today has been taken into custody in Rocklin, a Rocklin Police spokesman said. Whitney High ...

UPDATE: Detainees released during possible shooting investigation

Two men who were temporarily detained as suspects in a possible incident of a California Highway Patrol officer being fired upon were released later this afternoon without charges. ...

Slain detective to be honored by Placer County supes

Heroism of the highest order will be honored today when the Board of Supervisors presents commemorative coin awards to the family of Placer County sheriff’s Detective Mike Da ...

Gold Run CHP arrest elusive Butte County shooting suspect

Gold Run California Highway Patrol officers are receiving praise for quick work in safely arresting a 17-year-old who had been sought for almost a month as a suspect in a Butte Cou ...

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 ...

Reader Input: Time to advocate for mental health

Patrick Kennedy, former congressman, nephew of President John F. Kennedy and son of Sen. Edward Kennedy, admits to being co-occurring and suffers from both a mental health challeng ...

They called him ‘Big Dip’ (and smiled when they said it)

Frank Dependener lived up to his nickname of “Big Dip.” He was 6-feet-7-inches tall and broad-shouldered and was one of Auburn’s most colorful lawmen. He and Sh ...

Reader Input: Teen should have yielded

The news is currently reporting on protests concerning the shooting of a 13-year-old in Sonoma County. While tragic, it seems obvious to me where the problem lies. When I was gro ...

Auburn shooting report a false alarm

Some people in Downtown Auburn were startled Friday by reports that a shooting had occurred, but it was a false alarm. Police received reports that a shooting had occurred about 1 ...

Officials: Navy Yard shooter dies; several killed in Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as three gunmen opened fire Monday inside one of the Navy's oldest buildings, attacking office workers at a heavily guarded military faci ...

2 dead in burned home near Santa Monica College shooting

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Two people were found dead Friday in a burned home near Santa Monica College, where someone sprayed a street corner with gunfire, wounding at least ...

Big Bear couple seeks $1.2M Dorner capture reward

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A couple tied up by rogue former police officer Christopher Dorner at a Southern California mountain condominium are seeking the $1.2 million reward offere ...

Warrant issued for Vegas Strip shooting suspect

  LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police said Monday they have a warrant for a 26-year-old ex-convict identified as the prime suspect in a shooting and fiery crash that killed thre ...