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Placer County

American Fire

Flash Flood Warning Issued For Placer County As Rains Hit American Fire Area

Radar indicated the wide area of moderate to heavy rain that’s been soaking the valley is moving across the burn scar left by the American Fire.


Snake Scam

Snake Scam Slithering From Bay Area To Placer County

Scam artists pose as animal-control workers looking for poisonous snakes. Once they get inside, they steal from unsuspecting homeowners.


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Retail Trade Sector Jobs In Sacramento Grow 4.7% Year Over Year

Within the retail sector, the most impressive growth in the Sacramento region is in automotive sales and parts businesses.


(Credit: Placer County Sheriff’s Office)

Sheridan Woman Allegedly Stabbed Mother To Death

A Placer County woman is facing murder charges after she allegedly stabbed her own mother to death.


credit: CBS

Man Injured By SUV In Placer County Hit-And-Run

A man is recovering in the hospital this morning after he was hit by a car in Placer County.


Bryon Craig Mason, 28, is accused of using some sort of pyrotechnic device to start the fire in the Yankee Jims area of the American River Canyon.
Credit: Placer County Jail

No New Charges For Man Charged In Robbers Fire

The Placer County district attorney has decided not to file new charges against the man accused of setting the Robbers Fire.


credit: CBS

Limo Driver Has ‘Medical Issue,’ Hits Young Girl In Loomis And Dies

A man is dead and young girl injured after a limo crash in Loomis.


Jennifer Lynn Woods

Placer County Teacher Accused Of Sexual Relationship With Student

A Placer County teacher has been arrested for having a sexual relationship with a former student, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Department.


Rocklin police

Rocklin Teen Accused Of Drugging Her Parents To Access Internet

A Rocklin teen who was upset that her parents wouldn’t let her access the Internet after 10 p.m. drugged their milkshakes with sleeping medicine, according to police.


What's left of a silver minivan sits off the roadway after a fatal head-on crash in Lincoln on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. (credit: CBS13)

UPDATE: Drunk Driving May Be To Blame In Placer County Fatal Head-On Crash

Drunk driving may be to blame in a fatal head-on crash in Placer County early Wednesday morning.


Caltrans Trucks

Caltrans Readies As First Seasonal Storm Warning Issued For Sierras

A winter storm warning began Sunday for parts of the Sierra; and in Placer County, Caltrans is getting ready for the snow.


Raymond Alexander Arrieta (credit: Placer County Sheriff's Office)

Lodi Man Rescued, Then Arrested After BASE Jumping From Foresthill Bridge

A Lodi man who was stuck in a tree for more than five hours after BASE jumping off the Foresthill Bridge in Placer County is now facing legal trouble.