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Suspended sentence for mom in Auburn child’s 1970 bathtub drowning

ROSEVILLE -- No longer facing charges of murder in the death of her daughter, Patricia Lee Thomas shed tears Monday in a Roseville courtroom before walking out a free woman. The 6 ...

Placer court bumps back Robbers Fire arson charge challenge

A Placer County Superior Court hearing on a motion to dismiss arson charges against the man accused of starting the 2,650-acre Robbers Fire last summer was postponed Wednesday for ...

Judge says Robbers Fire investigator ‘less than accurate’

Bryon Mason had a spring in his step as he walked out of the courtroom Tuesday. The next step for the Placer County District Attorney’s office appears headed back to the dra ...

DA files no new charges on former Robbers Fire suspect

  Cleared in March of arson charges, the man who spent more than seven months in jail for allegedly starting the 2,650-acre Robbers Fire that cost $13 million to extinguish i ...

Keep teens busy, but not on overpass

This letter is referring to the article in the Aug. 17 Journal concerning teens and the rock-tossing incident. Our freeway overpasses are an invitation to such things as suicides ...