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12-Hour Standoff In Placerville Ends After Fire

Authorities say a standoff that had lasted nearly 12 hours ended after a fire prompted the suspect to come out of the house he was hiding in.



Burglarized During King Fire, Placerville Family Looks For Help

A Placerville family is trying to recover some of their losses after being forced to leave their home as the King Fire burned only miles away.


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Shooting In Placerville Leaves Man Dead

Detectives are investigating a shooting in Placerville that has left a man dead.


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Elderly Couple Found Dead In Placerville Home Identified

Authorities have identified the elderly man and woman who were found dead in a Placerville home Tuesday.


Scene of the investigation. (Credit: CBS13)

Woman’s Remains Found In Field Near Placerville

Authorities say that the partially decomposed body of a woman was discovered Sunday afternoon.


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Small Plane Crashes Near Placerville, 1 Dead

A two-passenger plane has crashed near Placerville Saturday evening.



El Dorado County Losing Millennials Faster Than Most Counties In Country

Adults between the ages of 21 and 37 are leaving the county in proportions only surpassed by two other counties in the entire country.


Scene of the crash. (Credit: CHP Placerville Area)

Driver Arrested For DUI After Hitting School Bus Head-On

Two students on-board a school bus were hurt when the bus was hit head-on by a person suspected of driving drunk.


Roediger's booking photo. (Credit: Placer County Sheriff's Office)

Placerville Man Arrested After Posting Online Ad Looking For ‘Sex Pet’

A man is under arrest after detectives said he posted an online ad looking for a girl to be his “sex pet.”


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Bottle Of Wine Found During WWII Returned To Placerville Man 70 Years Later

Ray Haagen last held the bottle of French wine nearly 70 years ago. His signature is one of many from the U.S. Army’s 83rd Infantry Division who signed the bottle.


Booking photo of Glenn O'Rourke. (Credit: El Dorado County Sheriff)

Placerville Man, 26, Accused Of Preying On Boy, 15

Detectives have arrested a Placerville man on charges he was preying on a 15-year-old boy – and they do not believe he was the only victim.


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2 Trapped By Falling Tree

Two people got the scare of their life after a tree was blown over, trapping them inside.