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Small Earthquake Strikes Near Truckee

A small earthquake has struck near the mountain town of Truckee in Northern California.


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Truckee Police Officer Has 8-Year-Old Write Apology Letter For Throwing Rocks After Mom’s Call

When Jennifer Morrill got a call that her son was throwing rocks at cars, she did what most moms wouldn’t do. She called dispatch, reporting vandalism on the school playground.


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Boy, 10, Accused Of Setting Several Fires Near Vacant Truckee Home

Investigators responded to a fire in the yard of a vacant home on Copenhagen Drive at around 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Nearby they found other smoldering areas where previous fires had been set.


Sugar Bowl in better times, when more snow covered the mountain. (File)

Sugar Bowl Suspends Skiing As Drought Takes Toll

Yet another Northern California ski resort is closing early due to a lack of snow amid the state’s historic drought.


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Lingering Drought Suspends Cross-Country Skiing Near Tahoe

A popular cross-country ski area near Lake Tahoe has temporarily closed due to a lack of snow, and forecasters say the lingering drought should persist or get worse in the months ahead across most of California and Nevada.


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Truckee Traffic Stop Reveals Outstanding Murder Warrants

McKinley Williams and a woman were arrested in a car police say had marijuana, phony driver’s licenses and more than 100 credit cards inside.


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Idaho Manslaughter Suspect Arrested In Truckee

Kevin Michael McQuilliams, 26, was arrested in Truckee, California, about 6 p.m. Thursday without incident after Idaho officials issued a warrant for his arrest on charges of aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter.


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Idaho Man Wanted For New Year’s Day Killing Of Girlfriend Arrested In Truckee

An Idaho man police say shot and killed his girlfriend at a New Year’s Day party in southeastern Idaho has been arrested in California.


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Best Cheap Long Weekend Trips Near Sacramento

Looking for somewhere inexpensive to head off to this weekend? Here’s a list of the best cheap long weekend trips near Sacramento.


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I-80 Pot Bust At Truckee; 1 Arrest, $100K In Drugs

Police in California say they arrested a New York man and seized 38 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated street value of more than $100,000 during a drug bust north of Lake Tahoe on Interstate 80 near Truckee.


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Person Hit, Killed By Train In Truckee

A pedestrian has been hit and killed by a train in Truckee Wednesday afternoon, police say.


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Contractor Charged With Manslaughter In Truckee Carbon Monoxide Deaths

Albert Sentazimore, 60, and Gary Trovinger, 57, were found dead inside a home on Weisshorn Avenue in October from an apparent carbon monoxide leak.