Veronica Martinez Salcedo

Our View: One more time? Another Madsen trial seems risky

Justice, at what time and cost? The Placer County District Attorney’s Office should seriously ponder that question as it decides whether to try Caleb John Madsen on charges of s ...

Looking back at 2007

The year 2007 brought Auburn a change in Placer High head football coaches, a King in trouble and a congressman under fire. Placer Vineyards, a new dog park and Best Buy were appro ...

Top 10 crime stories of 2008

This year was marked by several notable crime and court cases, many of which will continue into the new year. The following is a compilation of 10 crimes stories that rocked Auburn ...

Former nanny given deportation order

The nanny whose case was dismissed after she was twice tried for fatally injuring a 15-month-old girl was ordered removed Aug. 6 by an immigration judge, according to Susan Eastwoo ...

Nanny in custody of U.S. Immigration

The nanny whose case was dismissed after she was twice tried for fatally injuring a 15-month-old girl is in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Veronica Mart ...

Nanny dismissed in shaken baby case

The case against a nanny accused of fatally shaking a toddler was dismissed Monday morning. Deputy District Attorney Karin Bjork told Judge Robert McElhany that the prosecution w ...

Facing Salcedo decision, county DA looks back

Pleas are the standard, trial convictions are most likely, acquittals occur periodically, a hung jury happens on occasion and third trials are few and far between. Yet the Placer ...

Acton, Juceams close to agreement on restraining order

ROSEVILLE — An apparent agreement has been reached between the parents of Hannah Rose Juceam, whose nanny is accused of causing her death, and the defense attorney in the case, w ...

Juceam restraining order decision continued

A temporary restraining order was left in place against Scott and Lorena Juceam, parents of a toddler who died in 2006 and has been the focus of two contentious trials. Criminal d ...

Third trial decision for shaken baby case delayed

The decision as to whether a nanny accused of fatally injuring a 15-month-old girl will go to a third trial has been postponed until late July. Thursday morning criminal defense ...