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29 Dogs Found Starving On Nevada County Property

They were hungry, skinny and neglected. Dozens of dogs that were in danger of starvation are recovering at local shelters. The 29 dogs were left outside without food, and now the owner could be facing abuse charges.



Daughter: Mom Drowned My Sister More Than 40 Years Ago

“She was standing in the tub, holding Cindy’s legs up in the air, and Cindy was under the water.”



Animal Shelter Overwhelmed As Many Try Offloading Adopted Chickens

The popularity of backyard chickens is becoming a real problem, and people are finding out that the work for those eggs isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.


Jessie Mulligan

Grass Valley Woman Mistakenly Texts Drug Deal To Narcotics Detective

Lt. Steven Tripp says Jessie Mulligan tried to text a friend on Friday to say she had some drugs to sell, but she messed up the number and ended up texting a narcotics detective.


Red Trucks

Dozens Of Suspicious Red Trucks Reported In Grass Valley After Abduction Claims

Since the middle of September, he says there have been numerous reports involving a man trying to lure young children into his red truck around schools, bus stops and homes.


Patricia Thomas

Murder Charge Dropped Against Mother Accused Of Drowning Child 40 Years Ago

It was Thomas’ older daughter who helped investigators reopen the case. She said she walked into the bathroom and saw her mother drowning her sister. But at the time, the death was reported as a bathtub drowning.


Horse bones

Grass Valley Animals Recovering After They Were Found Malnourished, Nearly Dead

Deputy District Attorney Kyra Patterson says Charles and Sara Gore, along with their adult daughter, didn’t feed the animals living on their property off of Auburn Road.


Stranger Danger

Grass Valley Parents On Alert After Three Near-Abductions Reported In Recent Weeks

Grass Valley schools are warning parents to be on high alert after a kindergartner says a man tried to lure her into his truck to help look for a puppy.


Rescued Animals

Neglected Animals Rescued From Grass Valley Property

Animal Control filed animal neglect charges against the homeowner. Some of the horses, mules and a donkey were so malnourished, they needed to be euthanized.


Bud Pit Bull

Rescued Pit Bull Stolen From Animal Shelter Before New Owners Could Take Him Home

Bud was rescued by police officers from a marijuana grow where he was used as a guard dog. He was set to be euthanized.


Wilma Barnhart

Missing Grass Valley Woman Kept Diary Of Days Leading Up To Death

A motorcyclist spotted her SUV six miles down a rural Nevada County. Her SUV was high-centered on a log, meaning she couldn’t drive out, and deputies say she didn’t have any food or water.


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Friends, Family Puzzled Why Grass Valley Woman Went Missing

Loved ones knew something was wrong when the avid bowler, 74-year-old Wilma Barnhart, didn’t show up for a match.