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Doolittle named in corruption trial

John Doolittle has been named as a co-conspirator in the corruption trial of a former aide. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia trial of Kevin Ring on a 10-county ...

Defense says Sherman was ‘easy mark’ for others to take advantage

Donald Sherman “tragically” put himself in a place where he lost control, his attorney Kyle Knapp told a jury Friday. Over Labor Day weekend 2006, he lost control at his Penry ...

Kovacich hearing to dismiss case begins

The defense for Paul Kovacich Jr. is calling forward witnesses in a hearing that they hope will prove their client was a victim of pre-trial prejudice. Friday afternoon public de ...

Defense trying to dismiss Kovacich trial

The defense attorney for a convicted former Placer County Sheriff’s sergeant is scheduled to argue Friday that pre-trial prejudice prevented his client from a fair proceeding. ...

Kovacich trial to resume Tuesday

The trial for former Placer County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Paul Kovacich resumes this week. Kovacich has pleaded not guilty to the charge of murder with the use of a firearm i ...

Kovacich trial on break until January

The trial for former Placer County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Paul Kovacich will be on hold over the holidays and resume on Jan. 5. Kovacich has pleaded not guilty to the charge of mu ...

Recording discusses Kovacich marriage

A 1982 tape recording played in a Roseville courtroom Thursday gave jurors a glimpse of murder suspect Paul Kovacich’s version of life with his wife, Janet, his hot temper and hi ...

Grade school friend recalls Kovacich as a hurtful husband

Steve Kassis still has the scar on his foot from a 1981 boat trip with Paul and Janet Kovacich. The Oregon resident appeared in Placer County Superior Court Thursday to testify i ...

Defense: Red light trial waste of money

It was the second time Dr. Dennis Levin was taking the stand in his patient’s defense and he wasn’t happy about it. The Auburn-based doctor was testifying in the second jury ...

Kovacich’s defense lawyer looking into policeman’s career

A case of murder against a former Placer County Sheriff sergeant may make it to trial in August. Paul R. Kovacich Jr., of Foresthill, was in a Placer County courtroom Friday along ...