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Placer County High-Speed Chase On Interstate 80 Ends In Crash Down Embankment

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department says a man and a woman were in a car that crashed in the area of westbound Interstate 80 at the Weimar crossroads.

08/20/2015

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New Signs Warn Foothills Fishers Of Mercury Danger Left Over From Gold Rush

The signs that are now up are colorful, and there are pictures so there’s no language barrier and you can understand the warning.

07/15/2015

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Call Kurtis: My Home Insurance Wasn’t Renewed Because Of Fire Risk

Approaching what could be a bad fire season residents in the foothills are finding out they may not have home insurance for long.

07/02/2015

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Colfax Couple Gets Unwelcome Dinner Guest: A Bear

Michele and Don Machholz were doing what they do every day, working side-by-side in their living room, when an unexpected weekday visitor showed up for dinner.

05/31/2015

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Fire, Reported Explosions Prompt Evacuation Of Rural Colfax Neighborhood

A rural Colfax neighborhood is being evacuated after a fire and possible explosion early Friday afternoon.

03/20/2015

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Colfax Shop Ransacked By Thieves Who Swipe Owner’s Safe, Gold

The thieves likely used a crowbar to pry the front door open, and when they got in, Brian Garcia says they really went to work on his business. In one display case they broke, a nearly assembled rifle was taken from the case.

12/23/2014

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Deputies Identify Suspect In Connection With Human Remains At Colfax Storage Unit

A shocking discovery was made at a Placer County Storage unit when a woman stumbled onto remains.

12/18/2014

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

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