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Suspect arrested on charge of starting Robbers Fire

UPDATE: 7:10 P.M. JULY 20 - A Sacramento man was arrested Friday on suspicion of starting the Robbers Fire with what is being described as a pyrotechnic device. Bryon Mason, 28, wa ...

Safe surrender site could have helped mother, abandoned baby

AUBURN CA - The Placer County Sheriff?s Office was tight-lipped as its investigation into the death of a baby found abandoned in tall grass at the side of a Newcastle road continue ...

Placer supes to act on COPS grant deputy hiring

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors will be asked Tuesday to move ahead on a federal Community Oriented Policing Services hiring grant to put new deputies to work tackling illega ...

$2,000 pricetag for helicopter rescue from tree at Foresthill Bridge

A Foresthill Bridge parachute jump gone wrong and the subsequent helicopter rescue from a tree branch 60 feet above the ground last Thursday could cost an Olympic Valley man $2,000 ...

Secret Service, Placer County sheriff’s probe reels in big “phisher”

Placer County sheriff’s investigators are being credited with playing a key role in putting a Sacramento man behind bars for what is being considered the most widespread high-tec ...

Penryn resident cleans up - one walk at a time

Some people have wondered if Mary Williams is homeless. But that doesn’t bother the 81-year-old, who rises before dawn six days a week, rain or shine, and strolls the roads of Lo ...