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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 ...

Stabbing victim remembered in impromptu gathering at Auburn park

There were tears and sorrowful hugs at an impromptu sunset gathering at an Auburn park to remember stabbing victim Matthew Steele. But there was also fond laughter, fond remembran ...

Foresthill Bridge plunge claims life of El Dorado Hills teen

AUBURN CA - A 17-year-old youth died after jumping Wednesday from the 730-foot-high Foresthill Bridge, near Auburn. The Placer County Coroner’s Office identified the teen Thursda ...

SoCal squad recovers body deep in Foresthill gold mine

A miner’s death 1,500 feet into a Foresthill-area gold mine spurred a body-recovery effort over the weekend by a team of Southern California underground rescue experts. Folsom’ ...