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Guilty plea in $17 million fraud case

A web of bogus transactions that came unraveled as federal investigators moved in has led to a guilty plea on fraud charges by the United Auburn Indian Community’s former tri ...

Guilty plea in United Auburn Indian Community fraud case

A Newcastle man – 48-year-old Gregory Scott Baker – pleaded guilty today to conspiring to launder money and commit mail fraud in a multi-million-dollar theft from the U ...

Hidden Falls burned body ID’d as Sacramento man

A burned body discovered in Hidden Falls Regional Park was identified Thursday as a Sacramento man. But the mystery of the circumstances surrounding how he died will remain just t ...

Autopsy on Hidden Falls body slated for today

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office expects to know more today about the death of a man whose burned body was discovered in a rural park’s parking lot. The charred body ...

Body discovered in Hidden Falls Regional Park parking lot

Sept. 30 2 p.m. UPDATED: A burned body was discovered early Tuesday at Hidden Falls Regional Park, a popular hiking area between Auburn and Lincoln. The body of a man wa ...

Lincoln Police make arrests in connection with shooting

The Lincoln Police Department arrested three Lincoln individuals in connection with the early morning shooting of Shaun Sterner on Aug. 17 that resulted in non-life threatening inj ...

New reserve officer joins Lincoln Police Department

Clint P. Massey is a new reserve police officer for the city of Lincoln, according to Lincoln Police Chief Rex H. Marks on Tuesday. Massey went through an extensive background inv ...

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. ...