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Tarasuk found guilty of Roseville murder

A jury convicted Roseville resident Oleg Tarasuk, 52, of second-degree murder this week along with four other felonies in connection with a three-vehicle collision that killed a pe ...

Gang intimidation charges thrown out on Sammy Duran’s brother

A preliminary hearing for the witness intimidation case against alleged Sureno gang member Antonio Duran came to a close last week, as a judge dismissed nearly all of the charges. ...

Detectives face off in court with alleged ‘Skim X Killer'

A preliminary hearing brought 28-year-old Christopher Northam before a judge last week for a murder that occurred in a Roseville warehouse in 2011. Deputy District Attorney David ...

Roseville police dispel shoot-out rumors in Thieles neighborhood

According to the Roseville Police Department, there was no gunfire exchanged in the Thieles neighborhood on Tuesday night as officers chased a suspect on foot — despite ...

Granite Bay not immune to heroin, opiate trends in region

Official arrest records from the Placer County Sheriff’s Department indicate that some of the county’s wealthier jurisdictions have exceeded others in arrests involving ...

UPDATE: Roseville police make arrest in attack on female jogger

Joggers in the north part of the city may rest easier now that Roseville police investigators have arrested the man suspected of trying to attack a women in the dark morning hours ...

UPDATE: Lockdowns lifted, murder suspect taken into custody

UPDATE: Wednesday, 3:30 p.m., Roseville, Ca: The Roseville Police Department has lifted a lockdown of all schools within a two-mile radius of Sunrise Avenue and Cirby Way - a ...

UPDATE: West Roseville murder suspect, victim had heated exchange

A quiet, upscale neighborhood west of Roseville was jolted by a convoy of patrol cars and CSI vehicles last weekend, after a 21-year-old Sacramento man was allegedly stabbed to dea ...

Cops testify in Roseville gang threats case tied to shoot-out

The preliminary hearing in a witness intimidation case against Antonio Duran — brother and gang associate of accused cop-shooter Sammy Duran — began Wednesday morning i ...

Champagne Circle arson suspect arrested

At 9:52 p.m. Wednesday night, Roseville firefighters responded to a fire at a home in the 1300 block of Champagne Circle. The fire had spread to the roof and attic, and was threate ...