Interstate 80

Applegate Fire spurs evacuations

Multiple fires burning along Interstate 80 threatened homes and businesses Wednesday afternoon in the Applegate area. The fires reportedly started around 1:30 p.m. along the freew ...

Cow carnage on I-80 east

At least four cows were killed Thursday morning on Interstate 80 after a pickup truck hauling a cattle trailer struck a guardrail, spilling its bovine passengers onto the freeway. ...

Three injured in I-80 crash, rollover in Auburn

  A truck that reportedly stopped on Interstate 80 near the Nevada Street exit in Auburn was broadsided in a crash that sent three people to hospital today. The crash was re ...

Missing Colfax man's body found off Interstate 80 in Placer County

  Colfax resident Eric Garcia, who was reported missing Dec. 8, was found dead inside his vehicle at 5 p.m. Sunday, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said today. Acco ...

100 pounds of marijuana found in Auburn traffic stop on I-80

About 100 pounds of marijuana was found inside a vehicle that was initially stopped for speeding on Interstate 80 near Auburn. According to a California Highway Patrol report, an ...

Massive I-80 project ends with smooth Placer road to Tahoe

A massive road-smoothing project that spans 90 miles of Interstate 80 from Auburn to the Nevada state line and cost $821 million is now complete. Caltrans’ District 3 office ...

Miracle walkaway from Interstate 80 crash in Auburn

The driver of this car walked away after a wild ride Monday afternoon off Interstate 80 in Auburn, just west of the eastbound off-ramp to Old Town Auburn. Witnesses said the vehicl ...

Sierra landslide forces I-80 to close near California-Nevada state line

  TRUCKEE (AP) — Interstate 80 has been closed in both directions near the California-Nevada state line after flash flooding from Sierra thunderstorms sent rock ...

I-80 wrong-way driver arrested for DUI

A 53-year-old woman from Fair Oaks “amazingly” survived a head-on collision early Friday morning after she drove the wrong way on eastbound Interstate 80 east of Dutch ...

Big rig rollover on Highway 65

Southbound Highway 65 is closed to the westbound Interstate 80 connector after a big-rig rollover at 1:55 a.m., according to the Department of Transportation The rig, hauling Save ...

Residents sound off on proposed Interstate 80, Highway 65 interchange project

About 20 area residents turned out for a meeting Tuesday at the Maidu Community Center in Roseville to hear plans for the Interstate 80/State Route 65 Interchange improvements proj ...

I-80 now open from Sacramento to Davis

SACRAMENTO — Northern California's main interstate has reopened while law enforcement authorities search a neighborhood in the state capital for an armed carjacker. A series ...

Man from Cool dies in solo crash on I-80 near Rocklin

A driver from Cool died Monday night after his sport utility vehicle veered off westbound Interstate 80 west of Rocklin Road and a struck a large oak tree. According to a Californi ...

Suspected driver in Auburn I-80 tow-truck death arrested

AUBURN CA - A Newcastle man was behind bars Monday on charges that he hit a tow-truck driver with his car and fled the scene last week in Auburn. Christopher Michael Keller, 25, ...

Tow truck driver killed in Auburn I-80 hit-and-run ID'd

AUBURN CA - A tow truck driver, David Garfield Robinson, Jr., 30, of Citrus Heights, died in the hospital after being struck Tuesday by a hit-and-run vehicle on westbound Inte ...