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Remains Of 2 Fetuses Found In Abandoned Storage Unit

Authorities are investigating after the remains of two fetuses or small infants were found in an abandoned storage unit.

8 hours ago

The mudslide Caltrans crews had to clean up. (Credit: Caltrans District 3)

Crews Clean Up Mudslide On I-80 Near Colfax

Caltrans crews had to clean up a mudslide along Interstate 80 near Colfax early Saturday afternoon.

11/29/2014

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Woman Arrested In Citrus Heights After High-Speed Chase

A woman is in custody after allegedly trying to steal money from a change machine and leading police on a high-speed chase from Colfax to Citrus Heights.

08/18/2014

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Fire Burns Home In Colfax

Cal Fire investigators are still at the scene of an early morning house fire in Colfax. At around 2:30 a.m. firefighters responded to a reported house fire on the corner of Auburn Street and Marvin Avenue. The home was fully engulfed in flames.

04/08/2014

Joel Bumgarner (Credit: Placer County Sheriff's Dept.)

Auburn Man Accused Of Ramming Deputy’s Vehicle After Chase, Crash

A Placer County Sheriff’s deputy arrested a reported suicidal man after the man allegedly led a deputy on a chase that ended in a crash in Colfax.

03/25/2014

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Colfax Parents Reunite With Children Following School Lockdown

Authorities have locked down Colfax Elementary School and Colfax High School after a report of an armed man near campus.

03/12/2014

Couple Accused Of Torturing, Sexually Assaulting Colfax Man During Robbery

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies say Donald Bell, 46, and Robin Brawley, 23, sneaked into the victim’s apartment and waited for him to come home. They hit him with a stun gun, put handcuffs on his legs that left deep wounds.

12/11/2013

Eric Garcia (Credit: Tiffany Matthews)

Colfax Woman Fears Worst For Fiance Who Went Missing Over Weekend

Eric Garcia’s family hasn’t heard from him since Saturday morning, and with half a foot of snow fallen and temperatures dipping into the teens, they’re left to wonder if he’s still alive.

12/10/2013

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Thousands Flock To Annual Fire And Steel Festival In Colfax

A wild party brought thousands of people to a quiet foothills community with fire, DJ’s and dancing.

06/15/2013

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Rocklin Man On Hike Has Close Encounter With Mountain Lion

A Rocklin man who had set out on a relaxing hike instead had a frightening close encounter with a mountain lion over the weekend.

02/18/2013

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Trains Moving Again In Colfax After Sunday Derailment

A Union Pacific Railroad spokesman says trains are running as scheduled again through a section of Northern California where a freight train derailed on Sunday.

01/21/2013

The Placer County Sheriff's Office removed thousands of marijuana plants from an area called Secret Ravine northeast of Colfax on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. (credit: Placer County Sheriff's Office)

Placer Sheriff’s Office Removes 16,721 Marijuana Plants Near Colfax

Placer County sheriff’s detectives cut down 16,721 marijuana plants growing near Colfax on Wednesday.

08/17/2012

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