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Crime Log

Host of concerns raised as Duran shooting case moves forward

Attorneys and family members were erring on the side of extreme caution in a Placer County courtroom Friday, as the multi-victim attempted murder case against Samuel Duran continue ...

Duran charged with seven counts of attempted murder

The man who allegedly wounded numerous police officers and shut down entire city blocks with an armed home invasion Oct. 25 was be brought into Placer County court Tuesday, facing ...

UPDATE: Suspected cop shooter taken into custody after standoff

The Press Tribune had the first reporters on-scene at the shooting and worked with News Talk KFBK to provide live updates from the field for the greater Sacramento region.&nbs ...

Crime log, Sept. 13-30, 2013

Information taken from Folsom Police Department records. All suspects presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Suspects booked into Sacramento County Jail unless ot ...

Mother has “punished herself” for 43 years in Auburn bathtub drowning

  Accused of murdering her daughter in a revived cold case that stretched back to the girl’s 1970 bathtub drowning in Auburn, 67-year-old Patricia Thomas broke her sile ...

100 pounds of marijuana found in Auburn traffic stop on I-80

About 100 pounds of marijuana was found inside a vehicle that was initially stopped for speeding on Interstate 80 near Auburn. According to a California Highway Patrol report, an ...

Placer inmates get new post-release help center in Roseville

Life after jail has the promise of being smoother in Placer County with a soon-to-start re-entry program to be housed in a new Community Transition Center in Roseville. The center ...

Placer coroner: Auburn jail inmate’s death a drug overdose

  Blood tests have determined that Placer County Jail inmate Anthony Skeaton’s death was caused by an accidental drug overdose, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said Frida ...

Woman, 36, to serve 90 days for sex with 16-year-old ex-student

A former Newcastle special-education teacher was ordered Thursday to serve 90 days in Placer County jail on a sex-abuse conviction related to a relationship she admitted having wit ...

Resolution possible in Colored Pencils sex case

  Both sides were said to be close to a potential resolution Thursday in the case of a 15-year-old youth accused of sexually abusing four children at the former Colored Penci ...