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Fish & Wildlife warns against kind-hearted turtle rescues

The great turtle migration is in full swing. And state Fish & Wildlife experts are warning the good of heart to keep their hands off. An increase in misplaced “turtle&r ...

Manhunt for suspect in shooting death near Auburn

UPDATE 2:50 P.M. MAY 14: The suspect in the shooting death of a man in rural Newcastle today has been taken into custody in Rocklin, a Rocklin Police spokesman said. Whitney High ...

Newcastle Cemetery upgrade to alter hours

NEWCASTLE — Visitors to the Newcastle Cemetery may have to make some adjustments when it comes to paying their respects to loved ones in the coming months. Upgrades planned ...

Spindly legged and rare twin mules grace farm

LINCOLN — Their legs move more like wobbly stilts than anything else and they approach the world with a wide-eyed caution from behind a protective mother – typical of a ...

New eye in sky over Downtown Auburn

Brief: The California Highway Patrol’s new Airbus 350 B3 helicopter flies over Downtown Auburn at about 2 p.m. Wednesday during one of its first flights in the area. The ...

Shooting in Newcastle; one dead

A shooting took place near Oakhurst Way and Gold Hill Road in Newcastle. One gun shot victim was reported deceased. The suspect is driving a black four-door 2003 Lexus, license pla ...

Placer leading new home sales in region

Placer County is the leader as the home-building industry reports strong sales numbers regionally. The North State Building Industry Association reported 302 sales in April &ndash ...

FBI teaches Placer High students the real CSI

Students in Placer High School’s forensics class had two real-life FBI agents on Tuesday to learn from and bounce questions off. The two agents – who requested anonymi ...

Fans come to see the pros, but amateurs love to race too

The 47th annual GoPro Hangtown Motocross Classic returns to Prairie City this weekend, May 14-16 and is creating a buzz amongst a slew of local riders. The Hangtown event kick-star ...

Highway 49 closed at Bourland in Auburn

  Updated at 5 p.m. May 12, 2015 Highway 49 from Auburn to the American River Canyon is closed due to a jackknifed big rig. According to the CHP’s website the inciden ...