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UPDATE: Police arrest 4th suspect in train-hopper slaying

UPDATE: A fourth suspect was arrested Sunday in connection with the murder of John Alpert, a 19-year-old who was allegedly killed in March 2013 by train hoppers in Roseville. The n ...

Realignment triggers nonstop jail releases in Placer, new crimes

On May 15, detectives from Roseville’s Vice and Narcotics Enforcement Team moved through a shopping center in the south end of the city, arresting Travis Layton by surprise a ...

UPDATE: Gang charges attached to Roseville drive-by shooting near popular businesses

A low-crime business center in Roseville experienced a highly visible shooting incident Wednesday, after three suspects allegedly attempted to gun down a citizen from their car. B ...

Deadly chase started in Auburn

A pursuit that began in Auburn ended Wednesday with a violent car crash that killed two people near the Antelope area of Sacramento. Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Depar ...

Police make inter-state arrests in Roseville train-hopper murder

A little over a week after John Alpert’s family held a candlelight vigil to mourn the one-year anniversary of his brutal killing, Roseville police detectives made arrests in ...

Media Life: Wild Willie Slade's 1970 hoax inspires Ophir Prison Marching Band

  A humbug can be defined as a hoax meant in jest. Journey with us now to the days of yore – actually the late 1960s and early 1970s – to learn about one of the ...

Trouble on the Tracks: Despite murders, Roseville still draws train-hoppers

Editor’s note: The Press Tribune was with Roseville Police Officer Dave Flood during his contacts with all individuals mentioned in this story. Exactly one year ago, John Al ...

19-year-old, juvenile arrested in Auburn carjacking

Auburn police have arrested a 19-year-old and a juvenile who allegedly carjacked a woman Monday at the 7-Eleven at 500 Auburn Ravine Road. According to police reports, the two mal ...

Jail inmate to be remembered with North Auburn candlelight vigil

Placer County Jail inmate Anthony Skeaton’s death July 11 remains unresolved to his family, and they’ll join supporters Saturday at a remembrance candle light vigil out ...

Placer DA has “honey oil” drug lab explosion report from Auburn fire

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has completed an investigation into a fire at a suspected “honey oil” drug lab near Old Town Auburn and has forwarded informati ...