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Boy, 15, Pulled From Middle Fork Of American River, Pronounced Dead

A 15-year-old died while trying to swim in the Middle Fork of the American River Friday morning, authorities say.

06/13/2014

(Credit: El Dorado County Sheriff's Office)

UPDATED: Deputies Seek 15-Year-Old Runaway From Shingle Springs Home

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s assistance in finding a 15-year-old runaway.

11/06/2013

Bryon Baker

El Dorado County Man Charged With Stealing Horse, Sexually Assaulting Another

A Northern California man is under arrest after police say he stole a horse and left it to die and later sexually assaulted another horse that he tried to steal.

07/05/2013

accident

Teen Dies After Being Found Critically Injured On Rural El Dorado County Road

Investigators are looking for clues in a possible hit-and-run crash on a rural El Dorado County road that killed a teenager over the weekend.

04/15/2013

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputy

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Circumstance Of Teen’s Fatal Shooting

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies are releasing little information in the fatal shooting of a teen just outside of Placerville.

04/08/2013

Harris in court

Placerville Woman Appears In Court; Friends Say She Killed In Self-Defense

The 70-year-old woman accused of shooting and killing her husband in their Placerville home on Sunday made her first court appearance Wednesday, with friends and family there in support.

01/09/2013

Jury Foreman Stands By 1986 Acquittal Of Placerville Woman Now Accused Of Killing Another Husband

The foreman on the jury that acquitted an El Dorado County woman of murdering her husband in 1985 stood by that decision in an interview with CBS13 on Tuesday even though she’s accused of doing it again.

01/08/2013

Robert Harris

Neighbor Shocked By Arrest Of 70-Year-Old Placerville Woman In Death Of Husband

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on Tuesday that the victim in a fatal Sunday night shooting in Placerville was the 72-year-old husband of suspect Collen Harris.

01/08/2013

Collen Harris

Placerville Woman Arrested In Husband’s Death Was Acquitted Of Killing First Husband

Investigators say a 70-year-old Placerville woman killed her husband and CBS13 has learned it’s not the first time she’s faced allegations of murdering her spouse.

01/07/2013

Dustin James Woodruff

Deputies Arrest Suspect Wanted For Kidnapping, Attempted Murder Of Placerville Man

A man wanted in connection with a kidnapping and attempted murder was arrested Tuesday after El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies chased him for 23 minutes over 16 miles.

09/26/2012

Jesse Howard Roberts, 21, and Elijah Lee Richter, 20 (source: El Dorado County Sheriff's Office)

Two Arrested After 15-Year-Old Dies Of Apparent Overdose In Pollock Pines

Two young men were arrested Monday and charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 15-year-old boy on Sunday in Pollock Pines.

09/10/2012

Donald Atkinson

Former El Dorado Sheriff’s Sergeant Going To Prison

A retired El Dorado County sheriff’s sergeant accused of stealing from fellow officers is going to prison.

06/19/2012

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