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Citizens demand answers after mistrial

Nearly a month after a hung jury in the shots fired case against Placer County Sheriff Lt. John Savage and intense interest by readers, authorities are now answering questions abou ...

Our View: Savage trial leaves several important questions unanswered

The trial of Placer Sheriff’s Lt. John Savage this week raises many questions. Questions that law enforcement leaders should answer as highly trusted public servants. Savage fac ...

Sierra College stabber found guilty of attempted murder

Former Sierra College student Paul Heintz was found guilty Thursday of attempted murder after stabbing his former best friend over a reported love triangle. Heintz could face up t ...

Trial set for Ruben Salgado

The ex-cop charged with multiple drug felonies and murder-for-hire is scheduled to go to trial at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 8. The trial date was set Tuesday morning in Auburn’s Placer Co ...

Trial begins for alleged Sierra College stabber

The trial for a former Sierra College student accused of attempted murder began Monday. Paul Heintz, 23, allegedly stabbed Auburn resident Alex Abrahamian over a reported love tr ...

Shootout suspect’s trial begins

Attorneys in the trial of David Allen Virgo, who was arrested in 2006 after a police shootout, will give opening statements today at the Placer County Courthouse in Roseville. The ...

Trial for alleged Sierra College stabber postponed

The trial for a man accused of stabbing a Sierra College student on campus has been postponed for additional assessment. Paul Thomas Heintz, 23, of Rocklin, faces attempted murder ...

Media Life: Shooting puts country legend Billy Joe Shaver’s Auburn show in jeopardy

Billy Joe Shaver is a country music legend, an original outlaw songwriter from Central Texas whose music has been recorded by the greats – from Elvis to Waylon to Willie to Dylan ...

Pitbull trial reveals alleged $10,000 bribe

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on a trial over the fate of four pitbulls. After five months and two trials, the final fate of almost all of the four pi ...

Doolittle sets low standard

I am not at all surprised to find local Republican leaders like Tom Hudson rushing to the defense of former Congressman John Doolittle as he is named a co-conspirator in the Kevin ...