Placerville Woman's DNA Test Leads To Discovery Of Family SecretsJaclyn Baxter was curious about what a mail-in DNA test could tell her about her future health risks. Little did she know where it would lead.
Grinch Thieves Snatch Placerville Christmas TreeLike the Grinch who stole Christmas, someone has stolen the town of Placerville's traditional Christmas tree.
NorCal Ministers, Parishioners Taking Shooting Lessons, Arming Themselves In Light Of South Carolina Church KillingsSome ministers and parishioners in Northern California are learning how to protect themselves in the event of another church shooting like the one in South Carolina last month. They are learning how to use a gun and prepared to take one to church if need be.
Burglar Gets Cozy At Petaluma Home With Tater Tots And NaptimePolice say a would-be burglar was sidetracked by snack and naptime Thursday afternoon, heating up some tater tots and then taking a snooze on the sofa of the house he broke into.
More Than 500,000 Gallons Of Retardant Used On King Fire In Sierra, Arson Suspect Pleads Not GuiltyA massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren't stopping the flames. And so they are dropping record-breaking amounts -- more than 203,000 gallons in one day alone.
Higher Humidity Creates Calmer Conditions For Crews Battling King Wildfire In El Dorado CountyHigher humidity Friday helped slow the growth of a massive wildfire in El Dorado County that authorities say was set deliberately and has forced some 2,800 people to evacuate.
Magnitude 4.2 Quake Strikes Near Reno, Felt In Northern CaliforniaA 4.2 earthquake was felt near Reno on Monday. The quake was felt by residents in the Reno and Sparks area at 5:51 p.m. local time.
Detectives Study Knives In Calaveras Co. Girl’s StabbingInvestigators searching for evidence in the stabbing death of an 8-year-old girl were looking at several knives Friday to determine if one could have inflicted the fatal wounds.
Witness Recants Report Of Suspect In Calaveras Girl’s DeathA potential witness in the killing of an 8-year-old Calaveras County girl has recanted her statements about seeing a possible suspect running from the girl's home and "is no longer credible," a sheriff's department spokesman said Thursday.
Kidnapping Attempt Likely Not Linked To NorCal Girl's MurderInvestigators say a brazen kidnapping attempt not far from where an 8-year-old Calaveras County girl was stabbed to death in her home most likely is a bizarre coincidence.
Break-In Suspect May Be Linked To Calaveras County Girl’s DeathPolice were trying to determine if there's a link between a man accused of breaking into an apartment in Placerville and trying to kidnap a toddler, and the killing of an 8-year-old girl about 45 miles away in Calaveras County.
Bobcat Kitten Rescued From NorCal Fire 'Too Nice' To Release Into WildAn animal rescue group is trying to help an orphaned bobcat kitten with a problem: She’s too nice.