Authorities on the scene of a fatal crash on Highway 50 in Placerville on November 25, 2012. 38-year-old Sheng Kun Su, 39-year-old Shu Zhen Shao, 8-year-old Shawn Su, and 4-year-old Nora Temple were killed. (CBS)

Oakland Family Members Among 4 Dead In Placerville Crash

Four people were killed, including three from Oakland, in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 50 in Placerville on Sunday, a California Highway Patrol officer said.



4 Dead, 5 Hurt After Head-on Collision Involving Minivan, Prius Near Placerville

A crash on Highway 50 near Placerville has killed four people and injured five others.


Image of meteor falling over the Sierra. (Lisa Warren)

Pieces Of Flaming Meteor Found In Sierra Foothills

Experts say the flaming meteor, dating to the early formation of the solar system 4 to 5 billion years ago, was probably about the size of a minivan when it entered the Earth’s atmosphere with a loud boom early Sunday.


Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta of Placerville kissed her parner Petty Officer 3rd Class Citlalic Snell of Los Angeles after descending from the U.S.S. Oak Hill in Virginia Beach, Va. on December 21, 2011. (CBS)

NorCal Woman Shares 1st Kiss With Partner At Navy Ship’s Return

A Navy tradition caught up with the repeal of the U.S. military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule on Wednesday when two women sailors became the first to share the coveted “first kiss” on the pier after one of them returned from 80 days at sea.


Steven Colver, Tylar Witt

Sentencing Set For NorCal Couple Who Killed Mother

A Northern California man and his teenage girlfriend, who once compared themselves to Romeo and Juliet, are facing prison for killing the girl’s mother.

CBS San Francisco–08/12/2011

Yale Killing

Yale Lab Tech Sentenced For Killing Placerville Grad Student

A former animal research technician was sentenced Friday to 44 years in prison for killing a Yale graduate student from Placerville, shortly before what was to be her wedding day in 2009.

CBS San Francisco–06/03/2011

Annie Le

44-Year Sentence For NorCal Yale Student Killer

A 26-year-old Connecticut man has been sentenced to 44 years for killing a Yale graduate student from Northern California, days before her wedding.

CBS San Francisco–06/03/2011

Annie Le

Guilty Plea In Killing Of NorCal Yale Student

A former animal research technician has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted sexual assault in the 2009 killing of a Yale University graduate student.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011

John Lubbers, shooting suspect and janitor at a Placerville school. (CBS)

Janitor Pleads Not Guilty In Placerville Principal Killing

A janitor pleaded not guilty to murder Friday in the death of a Placerville school principal.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/04/2011

Students from the Louisiana Schnell School walk past law enforcement officers after being evacuated following a shooting at the school in Placerville. (AP Photo)

NorCal School Janitor Tells Police He Was Fired Before Shooting

A school janitor told investigators he went home and got a gun before returning to an elementary school and killing the principal who had fired him several hours earlier.

CBS San Francisco–02/03/2011