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Woman Killed In Alleged El Dorado County Carjacking; Suspect Crashes Car In Neighborhood

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says the women were approached by a felon from Oakland who demanded money and car keys. Instead, the women ran from Anderson Swift.


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Days After 60th Anniversary, Elderly Couple Beaten, Shot Inside El Dorado County Home

Before midnight on Tuesday, armed intruders forced their way into the home of Faye, 80, and Gerald Holderman, 91. Faye was beaten in her face and head and her husband was shot.


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Authorities Identify Diamond Springs Seniors Attacked Inside Home

Authorities have identified the two El Dorado County seniors who were assaulted inside of their home on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.



Grace Foundation Closure Leaves Nearly 100 Rescued Horses In Limbo In El Dorado County

The animals are still on the property where the foundation once stood, but El Dorado County Animal Services has taken over the animals, paying for their food and care.


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Homeowner In El Dorado County Hits Alleged Would-Be Thief With Vehicle

An El Dorado County homeowner took matters into his own hands after he caught two men allegedly trying to steal items from his property.


Collected fragments of the meteorite. (Credit: UC Davis/NASA)

Diamonds Found In El Dorado County Meteorite

Diamonds are now a scientist’s best friend.


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New Fire Engines From California OES Come With Important String Attached For Fire Districts

The trucks come with a commitment by the agencies that receive the trucks from the California Office of Emergency Services—the departments must be willing to use them to help out in major emergencies like the King Fire that’s burning in El Dorado County.


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King Fire Grows To 87,592 Acres; 18% Contained

Light rain and cooler temperatures helped firefighters makes advances Sunday against a huge Northern California wildfire that has destroyed nearly three-dozen structures.


Scene of the crash Saturday evening. (Credit: CHP Placerville)

Woman, Child Killed In Crash East Of Auburn

A woman and child were killed in a car crash in east of the community of Cool Sunday afternoon.


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King Fire: Homeowners Return To Find Nothing Left Of Homes Burned In El Dorado County

Potentially dozens of homes have been destroyed by the blaze in El Dorado County. Fire officials will not confirm that homes have been destroyed until inspectors go through, but homeowners in the area shared their address with us to get a firsthand look.


Wayne Allen Huntsman being arraigned. Credit: CBS13)

Suspect In King Fire Had Previous Run-Ins With The Law

Pollock pines resident Wayne Allen Huntsman will call El Dorado County Jail home for a while, since a county judge set his bail at $10 million for arson charges in the King Fire.


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King Fire: Cooler Weather Slows Wildfire’s Spread, Allows Firefighters To Double Containment

Crews say the fire is about 14 miles away, and while it’s mainly pushed to the northeast, they are getting teams ready to head here if it pushes northwest toward homes in Foresthill