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Nevada County man charged in June shootout with BLM, CHP

A federal complaint was filed Friday against a Nevada County man jailed since June on allegations that he wounded a Bureau of Land Management ranger and California Highway Patrol o ...

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 ...

Foresthill family fights to keep roadside memorial intact

Melissa Magorian has been trying to pick up the pieces after her life was shattered on Feb. 1 when her mother, Karen Magorian, died in a two-car collision on Foresthill Road. Acco ...

Del Oro student dies in motorcycle accident

Joshua Lewis, 17, of Auburn was on his way to class at Del Oro High School on Thursday morning when his motorcycle ran off the road and collided with a tree. According to CHP repo ...

Hung-over driving just as dangerous as drunken driving

Wednesday marks the beginning of a new year and, for some Placer County residents, the start of an overly celebratory hangover. Two recent European studies show that hung-over dri ...

For tipsy New Year’s revelers, a lifeline

Ringing in the new year usually involves the celebratory consumption of alcoholic beverages, but thanks to a program coordinated by AAA Northern California, inebriated Placer Count ...

CHP accepting cadet applications

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is accepting applications in September from individuals interested in a career as a CHP officer.  The CHP is looking to hire cadets from a ...

Fans don’t let fans drive drunk

The Super Bowl is one of America’s most-anticipated and watched sporting events of the year, an opportunity for family, friends, and fans to gather together and root for thei ...

Armed robbery foiled

Three adults, who robbed the Colfax Chevron station early Tuesday morning, were caught just minutes later by California Highway Patrol officers on Interstate 80 near Truckee. Plac ...

Police patrol for drivers ignoring cell phone law

California Highway Patrol officers and local law enforcement are helping motorists adjust to the new cell phone law that took effecty July 1. The law requires drivers 18 and over ...