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Former tribal chair sentenced to death for slaughtering family members during hearing to evict her

A Placer County jury has decided that Cherie Louise Rhoades should be sentenced to death for the 2014 murder of four people, three of them her relatives. The decision late Thursday came after three days of testimony before the same jury that convicted Rhoades in December of four counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder. It took the jury about 3 1/2 hours on Thursday to decide to impose the death penalty.

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Placer County Sheriff's Office: Avalanche evacuation warning for Alpine Meadows area

The Placer County Office of Emergency Services issued an emergency alert about noon Saturday asking residents of Alpine Meadows to leave because of avalanche risk. The ski resort at Alpine Meadows reported about 50 fresh inches of snow had fallen during the 72 hours before 7:30 a.m. Saturday.
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Placer County Sheriff's Office: Avalanche evacuation warning for Alpine Meadows area 1:44

Placer County Sheriff's Office: Avalanche evacuation warning for Alpine Meadows area

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Casey Taylor explains why he is leaving Del Oro

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Placer County sheriff announces his retirement

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