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Lifejacket thefts leave American River drowning prevention high and dry

A program meant to save lives is proving too popular, with thieves looting most of the lifejackets meant for children and their families who visit the north and middle forks of the ...

Rocklin High students arrested after bringing gun on campus

Two Rocklin High students were arrested Wednesday following an incident with a firearm on campus approximately 15 minutes after school. According to an email sent to parents by ...

Heroin in the Foothills - Part 1

I didn’t even know this neighborhood existed in Auburn, and I’m from here. Million-dollar homes nestle up beside multimillion-dollar homes, each offering the same stunn ...

Newest data on Realignment paints cloudy picture

The newest independent study on California’s sea change in handling criminals was unveiled Friday, June 27, near the state capital, showcasing positives, negatives and questi ...

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 ...