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Shooting in Newcastle leaves one dead, rural community in shock

One man is dead and a 28-year-old Lincoln area man is under arrest after a shooting Thursday in the rural foothills west of Auburn. While the identity of the victim had not been r ...

Victim ID'd in rural Newcastle shooting death as suspect's father

A man shot and killed at a rural Newcastle residence Thursday was identified today by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office as Carlo Alexander Yandolino. Carlo Yandolino, 58, d ...

Newcastle shooting suspect arrested in Rocklin

Placer County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Dena Erwin has confirmed that 28-year-old Robert Yandolino, the subject of a manhunt launched this morning near Newcastle, was arrest ...

Manhunt for suspect in shooting death near Auburn

UPDATE 2:50 P.M. MAY 14: The suspect in the shooting death of a man in rural Newcastle today has been taken into custody in Rocklin, a Rocklin Police spokesman said. Whitney High ...

UPDATE: Detainees released during possible shooting investigation

Two men who were temporarily detained as suspects in a possible incident of a California Highway Patrol officer being fired upon were released later this afternoon without charges. ...

Slain detective to be honored by Placer County supes

Heroism of the highest order will be honored today when the Board of Supervisors presents commemorative coin awards to the family of Placer County sheriff’s Detective Mike Da ...

Auburn’s Riverview Drive shootout street honors Detective Mike Davis

Evidence of a gun battle on Auburn’s Riverview Drive has been replaced with a memorial honoring Detective Mike Davis. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office peace officer ...

Team Coon Creek brings home shooting hardware

Team Coon Creek shooting club returns to the target range after a successful shooting season in 2013. The group is looking for boys and girls, seniors in high school and younger &n ...

Rocklin High senior gets marksmanship scholarship

A Rocklin High School graduate recently received a $1,000 scholarship from the Civilian Marksmanship Program for skills that exceeded her ability of being able to shoot accurately. ...

Rocklin shakes off Bruins loss for consolation victory

AUBURN _ The Rocklin High girls basketball team dropped their opening game in the Coach “G” Memorial Tournament last week but came back to sweep the final two games for ...

UPDATE 5:20 P.M.: 28 dead, including gunman, in Connecticut school shooting

UPDATE 5:20 P.M.: NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man killed his mother at home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, ...

Quarry Way closed after report of shots fired

Two suspects were detained and later released around 8 p.m. Thursday after Rocklin Police officers responded to reports of someone shooting a gun in the 2200 block of Quarry Way. R ...

Rocklin resident shot

A Rocklin resident driving near the intersection of Sunset and Blue Oaks Boulevard around 2 a.m. on Sunday was shot by unknown suspect(s), reports Rocklin Police Lt. Lon Milka. Imm ...

AM/PM burglary ends in shooting

Roseville Police are investigating Sunday’s shooting of a suspected burglar/shoplifter by an off-duty Placer County Sheriff’s deputy. Around 4:30 p.m., Sergey Pautov, 22 of R ...

Will the assassination attempt and slaying of six in Arizona have a chilling effect on the way politics plays out in Placer County?

Last week, U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Roseville, returned to a Washington, D.C. that was absent the usual bipartisan rhetoric and flourishes of invective. “It’s hit the Ho ...