Stephanie Macumber

Judge expected to decide on Moon motion

It will likely be a tense scene in an Auburn courtroom Thursday morning as two families await a judge’s life-altering decision. William “Billy” Moon, 24, of Auburn, is sche ...

Prosecution rebuts ‘ludicrous’ claims by Moon defense

---------- Editor’s note: To read about the defense’s motion for a new trial, see "Defense claims Moon deserves a new trial" in Monday’s Journal. ---------- For abou ...

Defense claims Moon deserves a new trial

---------- Editor’s note: See "Prosecution rebuts ‘ludicrous’ claims by Moon defense" for the prosecution's perspective. ---------- In an effort to spare a young li ...

Moon sentencing postponed

A judge is scheduled to decide next month whether William “Billy” Moon will receive a new trial. Moon made a brief appearance in Placer County Superior Court Thursday morning ...

Moon family speaks about trial

David Moon said he’s “never been more proud” of his son, who currently is in custody at Placer County Jail following an October second-degree murder and gross vehicular mansl ...

Family puts court fight online

An Auburn man continues to fight his guilty verdict as his new attorney delayed sentencing and his supporters launched a Web site campaign to appeal his case. William “Billy ...

Murder trial goes to jury

ROSEVILLE - Witness credibility and the weight of certain evidence was argued as the prosecution and defense made their case in the closing arguments of an Auburn man’s murder tr ...

Auburn man’s murder trial moves to an end

ROSEVILLE - The jury will soon decide the fate of an Auburn man charged with the murder of his friend in a violent car wreck in Auburn two years ago. Both the defense and prosecut ...

Inconclusive DNA tests questioned at trial

The lack of testable DNA samples was called into question as the trial for an Auburn man accused or murder continued Monday. Defense attorney Clyde Blackmon called forward his re ...

Residents recall night of fatal car accident

Auburn resident Amber Ferreira was brushing her teeth when she heard a sound that made her pause. It was late one summer night in 2006 when the sounds of someone “whooping and ...