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Nevada County Deputies Ditch Shredded Marijuana Along Hiking Trails

Deputies typically bury confiscated plants, since the marijuana goes bad once it’s in the ground. But this time they shredded it in a wood chipper with bamboo and branches, and left it on the side of the trails.


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Investigators: Illegal Items Found In Home Of Sacramento Deputy Accused Of Molestation

“During their search, we did recover also a couple other items which are illegal,” Royal said. “One was what we believe are anabolic steroids for injection purposes, and also pills we believe are ecstasy.”


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Sacramento County Deputy Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teen For Years

Black was placed in custody at his own sheriff’s substation by deputies from Nevada County. He’s accused of molesting at least one boy.


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Thief Leaves Apology Note For Nevada County Food Bank; Truck Stolen Next Day

“If somebody’s hungry, then they are welcome to the food. But the vandalism, ransacking, everything, throwing everything everywhere? It took us all day just to de-stress from the whole thing and clean up.”


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Alligator Found After Nevada County Domestic Violence Complaint

Its owner Joshua Kerley is now on in jail on a number of charges, including failing to have a permit for the gator.


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UPDATE: Elderly Elk Grove Man Found

An elderly Elk Grove man who was reported missing on Monday has been located.


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Downed Power Pole Closes Nevada County Highway

A Nevada County road was shut down after an accident involving two trucks left a power pole down across the lanes.


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Nevada County Cracking Down On Oversized Medicinal Marijuana Grows

There is a cannabis crackdown in Nevada County, but this isn’t the kind of crackdown you’re used to seeing.


Citizens Show Little Worry As Hunt Continues For Nevada County Mountain Lion

As people flock to the parks and trails, wildlife officials are still concerned about an aggressive big cat on the loose.


Two bear cubs are being cared for at a Department of Fish and Game facility in Rancho Cordova after they were picked up in Nevada County. (credit: CBS13)

Fish And Game Seizes Two Bear Cubs Being Displayed At Gas Station

The Department of Fish and Game has seized two bear cubs after a man was reportedly trying to sell them or give them away.


A murder suspect continued driving on rims after running over spike strips in a pursuit early Thursday morning. (credit: CBS13)

Nevada County Murder Suspect Arrested In Elk Grove After Pursuit

A man wanted for allegedly stabbing a man to death at a Nevada County party overnight was arrested Thursday morning after a pursuit through three counties that ended in Elk Grove, according to officials.


Wine ready for tasting at Pilot Point (courtesy of Pilot Peak Vineyard and Winery)

Sierra Foothills’ Winning Winter and Seasonal Wine Events

Wine tasting is a popular pastime many enjoy at individual Sierra Foothills’ wineries.