Accomplice Of Southern California's 'Freeway Killer' Slain In PrisonAn accomplice of the so-called Freeway Killer who terrorized Southern California 36 years ago has been killed in prison, officials said Thursday.
Meth Made To Look Like Candy Found At Ione Middle SchoolThe incident happened at lunch time on Monday at Ione Middle School. Staff noticed odd behavior from two children, including an eighth grader. That student was seen with what looked like candy brought up to his nose to sniff it.
Meth Disguised As Candy Confiscated From Ione Middle SchoolerAuthorities say drugs disguised as candy was confiscated from a junior high student in Ione.
2 Small Planes Collide Over Bay; 1 Crashes, Other Lands Safely In IoneThe FAA is saying that two small planes collided over San Pablo Bay, with one crashing into the water and the other landing in Ione.
Sheriff: Man Shoots At Dog, Family and DeputiesA situation out in rural Amador County that started violently ended peacefully Thursday night.
UPDATED: Equipment Failure Blamed For Amador County Power Plant ExplosionAn explosion occurred Wednesday morning at a power plant near in Amador County. The incident happened at the Buena Vista Biomass Power, which is south of Ione on Coal Mine Road.
Postal Carrier Accused Of Stealing Mailed Drugs And Selling Them Along RouteAn Ione postal carrier is behind bars accused of stealing drugs mailed to veterans then selling them to people along her route.
Ione Community Members Rally To Save Pool From ClosingWith a population of 4,000, the city of Ione is small and its budget is shrinking. The city pool was one of the first on the chopping block but the community rallied to keep it open.
Ione Faces Massive Budget ShortfallCity officials are desperately searching for ways to trim the budget due to a shortfall that has left the town without a quarter of its anticipated general fund.
Group Seeks To Revive Castle As Tourist SpotAn Ione group hopes to revive a castle used more than a century ago as a detention compound for troubled kids as a museum and tourist attraction.