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Newcastle teacher-sex sentencing postponed

The sentencing of a former Newcastle special-education teacher on sex abuse charges involving a student has been postponed to Oct. 10. Jennifer Lynn Woods, 36, of Granite Bay, ple ...

Champlin restitution hearing put back to Sept. 20

A restitution hearing in the elder-fraud case of Mark and D’Arsi Champlin has been rescheduled for Sept. 20. The hearing will take place Alameda County Hall of Justice becau ...

Foresthill man faces prison in Placer County mail-theft case

 A Foresthill man has pleaded guilty to a string of charges related to a mailbox-theft investigation in the Auburn, Colfax and Foresthill areas earlier this year. Richard Lee ...

Placer court bumps back Robbers Fire arson charge challenge

A Placer County Superior Court hearing on a motion to dismiss arson charges against the man accused of starting the 2,650-acre Robbers Fire last summer was postponed Wednesday for ...

Roseville murder investigation points to dark side of ‘train-hopping’

For more than a century, Roseville’s massive switchyards have been a destination for wandering train-hoppers — groups of roving boxcar transients who play into a half-r ...

Placer County Avoid the 7 anti-DUI campaign arrests increase

Arrests were up in the 17-day Avoid the 7 campaign against drunken and drugged driving in Placer County. Part of a nationwide effort that ran from Aug. 16 through Labor Day, preli ...

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 ...

Suspected burglar arrested

A Citrus Heights man who was out of jail pending trial for several residential burglaries was arrested early Friday morning by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office on suspicion ...

Nodine gets sentenced for multiple cases of child sexual abuse

Exactly one year after Roseville police detectives arrested Michael Scott Nodine for being a serial child molester, a number of his victims arrived in court Wednesday to watch a se ...

Do you know who this woman is?

According to the Rocklin Police Department, on Feb. 1, 2013, an unknown person entered a bank in Folsom and used account information to withdrawal cash from an account belonging to ...