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DUI patrol heightened for holiday weekend

California Highway Patrol, in cooperation with local law enforcement, are participating in a two-week-long campaign to curb DUIs during Labor Day season. The “Avoid the 7 D ...

New volunteers sworn in by Lincoln P.D.

Lincoln’s police volunteers welcomed four new members July 22 and said farewell to two others at a swearing in, pinning and retirement ceremony at City Hall. Rich Ragan, vol ...

Lincoln man shot, hospitalized

An early Monday morning shooting sent a Lincoln man to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest, according to Lincoln Police Chief Rex Marks. Lincoln resident Shaun Sterner, ...

Driver eludes Lincoln police

Lincoln police tried stopping a red Honda pickup truck the night of July 9 but the driver fled and, ultimately, ditched their vehicle near McBean Park. According to Lincoln Police ...

Violent crime low in Lincoln, says FBI

Lincoln is the 25th safest city in California, according to an annual report by SafeWise – a home security and safety information website. Lincoln Police Chief Rex Marks, at ...

Not guilty plea in slaying of Newcastle olive ranch owner

ROSEVILLE – Accused of murder in the May 14 shooting death of his father in Newcastle, Robert Carlo Yandolino pleaded not guilty to the charge in a brief Placer County Superi ...

Placer DA files murder charges in Newcastle olive grower's shooting death

Robert Carlo Yandolino appeared in court for the first time Monday on a murder charge. The charges include a special allegation that signals prosecutors are considering seeking th ...

Bank robbery suspects Saturday caught

Two suspects were caught “within minutes” Saturday after the U.S. Bank in downtown Lincoln was robbed, according to Lincoln Police Sgt. Matt Alves. At about 10:08 a.m. ...

Newcastle slaying: Olive grower’s triumph turns to tragedy

Carlo Yandolino died just as his dream was coming true. Yandolino, 58, was shot to death Thursday as he sat in his car at his home on a rural foothills road. His death came durin ...

Shooting in Newcastle leaves one dead, rural community in shock

One man is dead and a 28-year-old Lincoln area man is under arrest after a shooting Thursday in the rural foothills west of Auburn. While the identity of the victim had not been r ...

Manhunt for suspect in shooting death near Auburn

UPDATE 2:50 P.M. MAY 14: The suspect in the shooting death of a man in rural Newcastle today has been taken into custody in Rocklin, a Rocklin Police spokesman said. Whitney High ...

Shooting in Newcastle; one dead

A shooting took place near Oakhurst Way and Gold Hill Road in Newcastle. One gun shot victim was reported deceased. The suspect is driving a black four-door 2003 Lexus, license pla ...

Lincoln resident arrested after Highway 65 crash, southbound traffic snarled for miles

A Lincoln resident was arrested for alleged driving under the influence Wednesday after rolling his vehicle on southbound Highway 65, just north of Twelve Bridges Drive. The a ...

Gangs in Placer County

Of the seven recognized gangs in California, Norteños and Sureños are the two present in Placer County.   Norteños and Soreños are warring gangs. ...

Weekend traffic fatalities in Lincoln

Two people died in separate traffic accidents last weekend in Lincoln – one downtown and the other on Highway 65.   A solo-vehicle accident Saturday on southbound High ...