FATAL

Freight train kills man lying on Union Pacific railroad tracks in Auburn

An Auburn man reported by authorities to have been lying on the Union Pacific railroad tracks late Wednesday was killed when he was struck by a westbound freight train. The victim ...

Placer DA: No charges in fatal SUV crash into Old Town Auburn restaurant

The driver in a crash of an SUV into an outdoor dining area of an Old Town Auburn restaurant will not be charged with a crime, the Placer County District Attorney’s Office an ...

Signs of comfort, support for Del Oro, Newcastle in crash deaths

  Del Oro High School and Newcastle Elementary Charter school, along with the community, have inched toward healing after two teen girls were killed in a sport-utility vehicl ...

Fatal crash came on teens’ Super Bowl Sunday snack run

  A Super Bowl Sunday party. Six kids in an SUV on a winding, narrow, downhill section of Auburn Folsom Road from Auburn with chocolate and marshmallows for S’mores. A ...

Del Oro, Newcastle Elementary students killed in SUV crash near Auburn

  Two teenage girls were killed when the sport utility vehicle they were riding in left Auburn Folsom Road and overturned Sunday night. The girls – ages 13 and 17 &nda ...