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The trial of a former Air Force fighter pilot charged with killing his wife with a pair of scissors in their Cameron Park house took a step back in time Tuesday to a fiery crash on a remote Georgia highway 15 years ago.
Patrick Fischer had no idea last year he was helping solve the mystery of a $1.26 million gold heist that robbed a Northern California town of its treasure and historic pride.
An El Dorado County murder trial was abruptly interrupted Tuesday morning when defendant Todd Winkler erupted, screaming at a deputy district attorney during her opening statements.
For a week now, firefighters have been trudging up and down the steep ravines of Eldorado National Forest carrying shovels, hoses and protective gear while they try to do the near-impossible: save every single building threatened by the King fi...
A ravenous wildfire in El Dorado County devoured swaths of forested terrain for a fifth day Wednesday, leaving nearly 2,200 residents displaced as fire crews battled to protect homes, lives and a major thoroughfare.
“We are faced with a large and dangerous fire and the fire has grown significantly,” said Laurence Crabtree, a U.S. Forest Service supervisor for the Eldorado National Forest.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.-The King Fire in El Dorado County has grown to 27,930 acres, fire officials said Wednesday evening, and the five-day-old blaze shows no sign of slowing.
Late Tuesday, the California Highway Patrol reported the closure of Highway 50 in both directions between Sly Park Road and Riverton due to the fire, and the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has issued mandatory evacuations for neighborho...
The weekend fire east of Pollock Pines at first didn’t seem to be much more than a curiosity. Many residents thought fire crews would quickly handle it.
Firefighters were working to stop the King fire near Pollock Pines and also protect homes as the wildland blaze grew nearly 1,000 acres overnight in El Dorado County.