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Parents voice fears, outrage with Rocklin school board

Last week’s school board meeting at Rocklin Unified School District was a standing-room only affair, as parents of special education students came out in force to say their p ...

Roseville murder suspect Beau Smith described as 'great kid'

A star receiver of prep and collegiate football, class of 2011 Roseville High graduate Beau Smith is suddenly in need of a great defense. Confined to a holding cell at the Marion ...

Former Roseville High football star arrested for murder

Police detectives from Salem, Ore. announced yesterday that they have arrested Beau Smith on murder charges, stemming from the violent death of a 66-year-old. Smith was a well-know ...

Details emerge: Rocklin Unified knew about child abuse complaints

Since filing claims against Rocklin Unified School District on Oct. 27 for the alleged physical and psychological abuse of their children by a special education teacher, a few pare ...

Placer ex-deputy’s plea could lead to no jail in sex-with-minor case

ROSEVILLE – Once lauded as a hero, an ex-Placer County sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest today to a single felony charge of having unlawful sex with a minor. Kenneth ...

Placer County bids adieu to slain Detective Mike Davis

ROSEVILLE – Detective Michael David Davis Jr. was remembered Tuesday as a peace officer, brother, husband, father, son and hero during a moving, tear-filled memorial service ...

Auburn Police Department fields questions on detective's shooting death

When a shooting death of a sheriff’s detective occurs in a small, tight-knit community like Auburn, residents want answers. Auburn police tried to provide many of them and a ...

Roseville viewing helps community to heal in slaying of detective

ROSEVILLE – A somber continuum in the healing of the Placer County public-safety community – and the community at large – a closed-casket viewing of slain Detecti ...

Suspected Granite Bay serial burglars arrested

The arrest of two men Wednesday in Granite Bay may have put an end to a rash of burglaries in the area. Placer County Sheriff’s deputies apprehended Sacramento resident Mich ...

Auburn’s Riverview Drive shootout street honors Detective Mike Davis

Evidence of a gun battle on Auburn’s Riverview Drive has been replaced with a memorial honoring Detective Mike Davis. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office peace officer ...

Media Life: Reporter’s-eye view was up close on day Mike Davis died

  It was a barrage of shots that crackled through a quiet residential area of Auburn. It  was a barrage of shots that continue to reverberate in the local and national ...

UPDATE: Suspect in Roseville officer assault captured near scene of the crime

A tense encounter this morning between a Roseville police officer and an alleged burglar led to shots being fired, and a regional law enforcement sweep. The suspect in the cas ...

One year after Roseville shoot-out, Duran not close to trial

Emotions were running high with members of law enforcement in two counties on Oct. 24, and among those sentiments for many in the Roseville Police Department included the memory th ...

Auburn, Placer County prepare to say goodbye to fallen detective

The farewells to slain Placer County Sheriff’s Office Detective Mike Davis will be heartfelt Tuesday but the goodbyes will be hard for many of the people whose lives he touch ...

Roseville police officer arrested for threats

Roseville police arrested one of their own Tuesday on charges of making criminal threats and brandishing a firearm. According to a statement from Roseville Police Department, offi ...