Scott Owens

Woman ‘died’ but came back to life

Michelle Corrao was attacked and then sexually assaulted by three men as she was entering her Indiana home the night of Sept. 12, 1996. Her life as she knew it “died” that nig ...

Tales of triumph over tragedy honored at first-annual event

Stories of courage and community advocates turning tragedy or illness into action marked a first-ever victim rights breakfast held locally Wednesday. Placer County District Attor ...

Target to pay $40K to Placer County

Three Placer County agencies will receive an estimated $40,000 portion of a $22.5 million civil settlement with the Target Corporation. News of the settlement was announced Thursd ...

Our View: Let’s hear more from new DA

As the county says goodbye to its longtime district attorney, residents welcome a new man to the post. Scott Owens is stepping into the lead role for Placer County for the first t ...

DA theft case goes to U.S. Attorney

The District Attorney’s Office has declined to file charges against a man accused of taking more than $15,000 from Placer’s top prosecutor. Brian Jagger was not arraigned at hi ...

Top board aide arrested for stealing from DA

A top aide for Supervisor Kirk Uhler was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing over $15,000 from the District Attorney-elect’s campaign account. Friday afternoon Scott Owens, w ...