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Placer, Sacramento counties team for “unique” murder prosecution

SACRAMENTO – Placer and Sacramento County’s legal machinery is gearing up for team prosecution of a Utah couple formally charged Tuesday with murder in the deaths of tw ...

Auburn, Placer County start to heal, deal with PTSD symptoms

Saying goodbye is only the beginning. Following the shooting deaths of Placer County sheriff’s detective Mike Davis and Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver ...

Shock gives way to mourning after deputy deaths

Shock is giving way to grief after the shooting deaths of two deputies – one in Auburn, the other in Sacramento – touched off a massive manhunt for their killer. The s ...

Arrest in Auburn, Sacramento shootings that leave two peace officers dead

Saturday Update: A procession of public safety vehicles is escorting the body of Placer County Sheriff's Office Detecitve Mchael David Davis Jr. from the Sacramento County ...

Suspected cop shooter apprehended

A massive manhunt for a suspected cop shooter ended with an arrest today of a man inside a home near Auburn’s Placer High School. The man is suspected of shooting two Placer ...

Rocklin’s ‘Run for Compassion’ gearing up, taking registrations

Registration is now open for Placer Food Bank’s first Run for Compassion, designed to be family friendly event in Rocklin to raise money for local families in need. &n ...

Rocklin crime Log: Jewelry burglaries, bathroom busts top week for cops

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.    Oct. 7 Between 4-7:45 a.m. on the 600 blo ...

Newcomer candidates get seasoned fast

  Political campaigning is hard, and it can be an eye-opening experience for the unseasoned candidate. Two local candidates, Art Moore, who is running against incumbent Rep. ...

Metonym emerges as Rocklin’s cutting edge literary journal

If Franz Kafka was right about literature being “the axe for the frozen sea within us,” then a young platoon of believers is doing their part to shatter the ice — ...

Grief, social media inspire Rocklin woman to donate kidney

Preparing a documentary about her quest to become a living organ donor, 23-year-old Avonlea Montague of Rocklin knows well the power of inspiration, even – or perhaps especia ...