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Fairfield couple convicted of racially-motivated assault

SACRAMENTO — A Fairfield couple was convicted by a federal jury last week in connection with a racially-motivated assault.

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Transit administrator racks up tickets

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — South Lake Tahoe’s BlueGo transit administrator has racked up several vehicle code violations and at least one more serious charge, yet still sits at the helm.

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Teen pleads not guilty by reason of insanity to murder charge

Placerville —  An El Dorado Hills teen pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges of killing her mother last year.

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Transient suspected of shooting down fellow homeless camp resident

PLACERVILLE — A dispute over property is suspected as the motive behind the deadly shooting of one transient by another Sunday afternoon. El Dorado sheriff’s officials on Monday announced the

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Suspected burglars linked to multiple residential crimes

EL DORADO HILLS — An alert neighbor helped authorities bust up a home burglary in progress after spotting an open garage door Wednesday morning. Around 5 a.m. Wednesday, the caller

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Marijuana plants seized at empty home

EL DORADO HILLS — A trail of potting soil and marijuana leaves lead authorities to the site of a sophisticated marijuana growing operation hiding in a quiet residential neighborhood Saturday

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Internet predators fall into Operation TRAPS

For two days last week, law enforcement officers in Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, El Dorado and Placer counties were busy conducting a child predator sweep. The operation, code named Operation

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House party ends with stabbing

EL DORADO HILLS — A man who tried to break up a drunken fight during a house party in ritzy El Dorado Hills early Saturday morning was stabbed during the

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Accused rapist and kidnapper's bail set at $30 million

PLACERVILLE — Bail was increased to $30 million for Jaycee Dugard’s alleged captor Phillip Garrido Monday morning in El Dorado County Superior Court. His wife Nancy Garrido remains held without

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Accused rapist and kidnapper’s bail set at $30 million

PLACERVILLE — Bail was increased to $30 million for Jaycee Dugard’s alleged captor Phillip Garrido Monday morning in El Dorado County Superior Court. His wife Nancy Garrido remains held without