Arson

Was it arson? Cal Fire looks for Applegate Fire answers

Forced to flee the fire, Bob Kennedy of Applegate’s Hidden Meadows Court found temporary shelter Thursday in a friend’s motor home in North Auburn and a place to park h ...

Auburn hair salon employees pull suicidal man from locked, smoking car

Workers at an Auburn salon broke a window to pull a suicidal man, partly bound in plastic wrap, from a smoking car on Friday. The man, who authorities said was attempting to kill ...

Placer court bumps back Robbers Fire arson charge challenge

A Placer County Superior Court hearing on a motion to dismiss arson charges against the man accused of starting the 2,650-acre Robbers Fire last summer was postponed Wednesday for ...

Judge orders $13M Robbers Fire suspect’s release from custody

The man suspected of starting the 2,650-acre Robbers Fire near Foresthill that cost more than $13 million to extinguish has been released from custody after a judge ruled that ther ...