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.
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.
Placer County sheriff’s detectives cut down 16,721 marijuana plants growing near Colfax on Wednesday.
The Robbers Fire has made a significant run on Thursday because of the extremely high temperatures, and strike teams are on order for structure protection.
Drivers heading down Interstate 80 from the Sierra to the Valley will be facing some detours Tuesday.