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Placer, Sacramento counties team for “unique” murder prosecution

SACRAMENTO – Placer and Sacramento County’s legal machinery is gearing up for team prosecution of a Utah couple formally charged Tuesday with murder in the deaths of tw ...

Auburn, Placer County start to heal, deal with PTSD symptoms

Saying goodbye is only the beginning. Following the shooting deaths of Placer County sheriff’s detective Mike Davis and Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver ...

Shock gives way to mourning after deputy deaths

Shock is giving way to grief after the shooting deaths of two deputies – one in Auburn, the other in Sacramento – touched off a massive manhunt for their killer. The s ...

Arrest in Auburn, Sacramento shootings that leave two peace officers dead

Saturday Update: A procession of public safety vehicles is escorting the body of Placer County Sheriff's Office Detecitve Mchael David Davis Jr. from the Sacramento County ...

Alizadeh-owned Sonic Burger locations close doors amid Federal tax issues

Three Sonic Burger restaurants, owned by Roseville restaurateur Abolghassem “Abe” Alizadeh and his family closed their doors Oct. 16. The closures are the most recent ...

Roseville neighbor finds dead cat hanging from fence

A Roseville resident discovered a dead cat hanging from a fence Oct. 16, and the Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $2,500 reward to anyone with ...

Police make hate crime arrest in Old Town

Roseville police arrested a 27-year-old Citrus Heights man Oct. 12 after a fight broke out in a restaurant on the 300 block of Main Street in Roseville. Officers responded to the ...

Roseville police confiscate 141 pounds of marijuana

Roseville police uncovered a cross-country marijuana shipping operation last week, leading to two arrests Oct. 10. A press release Wednesday from the Roseville Police Department sa ...

South Placer Jail situation costs cops time on streets

With six incorporated cities and towns, and 21 additional communities, Placer County’s law enforcement agencies face geographical challenges in making arrests and booking sus ...

Prop. 47 triggers strong emotions in region

This fall, Californians will vote on Proposition 47, an initiative that will determine if some of the most common property and drug crimes will be reduced from felony to a misdemea ...