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Split-second separates Loomis teen from fatal Amtrak passenger-car crash

It was a close call for a Loomis resident aboard the Amtrak train involved in a crash Friday 70 miles east of Reno that left at least six people dead. Christian Freed was in the p ...

Split-second separates Loomis man from fatal Amtrak passenger-car crash

It was a close call for a Loomis resident aboard the Amtrak train involved in a crash Friday 70 miles east of Reno that left at least six people dead. Christian Freed was in the pa ...

Rocklin coast guard member helps to honor crash victims

On Oct. 29, 2009, Coast Guard HC-130H Rescue aircraft 1705 collided mid-air with a Marine Corps helicopter. All seven Coast Guard crewmembers and the two Marine Corps pilots passed ...

Two dead, one injured in Foresthill Road head-on crash

Two people died and one was injured in a head-on collision on Foresthill Road Thursday morning. Three air ambulances, two from Calstar and one from Reach, were called to the scene ...

Killed pedestrian ID’d

A Roseville man killed while walking across a freeway Saturday has been identified as Leroy Elledge, Jr. California Highway Patrol confirmed the 52-year-old’s identity Wednesday ...

Two in fatal, rainy crash ID’d

Two people died in a car crash exacerbated by the heavy rainstorm Sunday morning, Roseville police announced. Janice Audrene Pittman, 52, of Granite Bay, and Allan Joseph Blas, 54, ...

Man sentenced for DUI deaths

A Roseville man who killed two in a drunken head-on crash received 40 months in prison, the office of the Placer County District Attorney announced Friday. At his sentencing Oct. ...

“Hard” American River canyon landing for helicopter

Two occupants of a helicopter were able to walk away from what is being described by a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman as a “hard landing” in the American River canyo ...

Fatal freefall: Jobless contractor took desperate turn into bank robbery

Hours before suspected bank robber Gregory Ray DeFord was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy, he had told his wife that he would not go to prison. Deann DeFord said she had s ...
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