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Nature of gang forces in Roseville at forefront of Duran hearing

Attorneys continued to clash in a Roseville courtroom last week as two different gang experts offered alternate theories on why the Thieles neighborhood experienced a storm of gunf ...

Holiday package thefts revive gated Roseville community’s larger concerns

A recent series of parcel thefts in a gated central Roseville community has brightened spotlight on a home that has been associated with ongoing criminal activity in the neigh ...

UPDATE: Package under Roseville Christmas tree causes bomb fears

UPDATE: A mysterious package left beneath the Christmas tree at Vernon Street Town Square caused a bomb scare Thursday morning. The Roseville Police Department blocked off an area ...

Rocklin burglar’s release 3 days after arrest spells armed robbery

Rocklin police officers thought they had scored a win for public safety by arresting a brazen vehicle burglar in the days leading up to Thanksgiving: They soon had reason to doubt ...

Placer County supes hear heated debate on cannabis rules

From emotional to legal to financial, arguments spurred heated debate Tuesday before the Placer County Board of Supervisors over potential new medicinal marijuana growing and selli ...

After two years, Roseville police testify about the Sixth Street shootout

The chaotic gun fight that saw more than 133 bullets exchanged across a South Roseville neighborhood in 2013 finally went from vague, basic statements to a frightening, three-dimen ...

Teen arrested in Roseville area bomb scare

Placer County Sheriff’s officials announced this afternoon that a teenager who promoted an elementary school evacuation with “jihad” threats is now in Placer Coun ...

Doctor: Accused cop killer shows no remorse

SACRAMENTO – Charming and showing no remorse, accused double cop-killer Luis Bracamontes held a Bible in his hand as he told a court-appointed psychiatrist that he is willing ...

Robber hits Umpqua Bank in Roseville

Another bank robber – at least the ninth this year in Placer County – hit Roseville at about noon Thursday. According to a report from Roseville Police Department, the ...

Roseville sees holiday time robberies, police urge safety

In the wake of recent robberies in the city — one case involving a suspect with a gun and another involving men with covered faces entering a store and smashing glass — ...

Writer, former addict brings Placer’s heroin epidemic into view

In every translation, the journey into Dante’s “Inferno” begins in a shadowed forest where “lost is the path that does not stray,” and for Jason Smith ...

Roseville travel advisers, sojourners react to Paris attack

Behind the French flag Facebook filters are not only Americans standing in solidarity with their nation’s oldest ally but concerned citizens of the world — some of whom ...

Placer County’s death row inmates wait as debate swirls

A recent photo from San Quentin State Prison shows David Rundle no longer the young man tried, convicted and sentenced to death in Placer County for the murders of two women almost ...

Charges reduced in Roseville teacher abuse case

A plea agreement last week settled criminal charges against a former teacher of special education at Kaseberg Elementary School in Roseville, but families of the victims are unsati ...

Theft turns to armed brawl outside Roseville D.A.’s office

Audacity didn’t pay off last week for a Sacramento man who, already on bail for a felony, allegedly tried to steal an iPod off a motorcycle just a few yards from the Placer C ...