A rural Colfax neighborhood is being evacuated after a fire and possible explosion early Friday afternoon.
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.
A shocking discovery was made at a Placer County Storage unit when a woman stumbled onto remains.
Caltrans crews had to clean up a mudslide along Interstate 80 near Colfax early Saturday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
Authorities have locked down Colfax Elementary School and Colfax High School after a report of an armed man near campus.
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.
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.
A wild party brought thousands of people to a quiet foothills community with fire, DJ’s and dancing.
A Rocklin man who had set out on a relaxing hike instead had a frightening close encounter with a mountain lion over the weekend.