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Lincoln Shooting Sports Foundation donates helmets to Lincoln Police

The Lincoln Police Department recently received a generous donation of $5,000 from the Lincoln Shooting Sports Foundation that was used to buy 19 ballistic helmets. The helmets we ...

New Trump ad spotlights Placer, Sacramento cop-killer trial

An online ad from President Donald Trump’s campaign has shone the immigration debate spotlight on the trial of accused cop killer Luis Bracamontes, now into its second week i ...

Our View

Many residents are shocked and enraged that an 83-year-old woman was assaulted and carjacked in broad daylight at a busy shopping center. The carjacking (see today’s front p ...

Carjacking suspect still on the loose

In a crime last seen here 13 years here, a carjacking occurred the morning of Jan. 18 involving an 83-year-old victim at the Lincoln Hills Town Center at 77 Lincoln Blvd. As of pr ...

Human trafficking is happening in Placer County

What is human trafficking? Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. Children, teens, women and men subjected by force, fraud or coercion into sexual exploitation or labor are vic ...

Accused cop killer now on trial

The trial of accused double-cop-killer Luis Bracamontes has started in a Sacramento courtroom, with the prospect of months of testimony before a possible verdict. Bracamontes, who ...

Lincoln resident Kim Davy arrested for grand theft

Lincoln resident Kimberly Tyner Davy, 64, a local businesswoman, was arrested the afternoon of Dec. 28 for alleged grand theft involving customers of her insurance company. Accord ...

The social host ordinance from students’ perspectives

            On Dec. 14 in the Lincoln High School Quad, students heard about a new ordinance dealing with underage drinking and substance abusing ...

Social host ordinances good for the community

A real social host ordinance passed by the Lincoln City Council is now in place, effective Dec. 14, in Lincoln. And it’s about time. Auburn, Rocklin and Roseville ...

DUI suspect injures three in multi-car crash

A Placer County Sheriff’s deputy and at least two others sustained injuries in a non-fatal vehicle collision Monday night between Roseville and Lincoln. The three-vehicle cra ...

Suspects not found yet in Saturday night’s homicide in Lincoln

UPDATED at 2:40 P.M. NOV. 1, 2017 Suspects have not yet been identified in Saturday’s shooting at an E. 8th Street house that left one man dead and sent another man to the h ...

Crime In Your Community: Transient woman beaten with tire iron; Attempted abuction casino arrest; More

Sept. 25 Jessica Marie Lopez, 37, of Stockton was arrested on suspicion of drug sales, transporting drugs for sale, possession of paraphernalia and being under the influence of dr ...

A letter to the Lincoln police chief

Chief (Doug Lee): My congratulations on the hiring of Travis Parson as your new police officer! As a citizen of Lincoln, it is heartening to learn of your stringent hiring pr ...

Crime In Your Community: Bowman knife-to-neck death threat; Colfax community center break-in; More

June 19 Del Oro High School’s Eagles Nest press box and nearby snack bar were burglarized. Because school was not in session and little was left in the buildings, it was unk ...

Police rescue suspected drunk driver from vehicle near grass fire

Gregory Womack, 34, of Lincoln was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, according to Lincoln Police Chief Doug Lee. At about 11:20 p.m. Sunday, Lee’s v ...