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A driver parked in a local Grass Valley fast food restaurant ended up going to jail after nodding off at the wheel. Grass Valley Police Lt. Alex Gammelgard says shortly before 5:00 PM officers and emergency responders were summoned to … Read more >
Author: Paul Haas
Posted: August 21, 2014, 10:32 pm
Three theft suspects arrested and one on the run in Auburn. Placer County Public Information Officer Dena Erwin tells KNCO the four individuals are involved with stealing 6000 dollars in baby formula and other high end items from a number … Read more >
Author: Paul Haas
Posted: August 21, 2014, 9:56 pm
Many believe that if police in Ferguson, Missouri had body-warn cameras, we would know what happened, and if the shooting of Michael Brown was justified. So what about those cameras for local law enforcement? Grass Valley City Manager Bob Richardson … Read more >
Author: Geoff Flynn
Posted: August 21, 2014, 5:10 pm
In 1913 Wheatland was a town of about 1,000 residents and each summer was flooded with thousands of migrant workers who came to pick hops for the Durst Bros.  At the Nevada County Historical Society Speaker Night this Thursday, Historian … Read more >
Author: Rita Stevens
Posted: August 21, 2014, 7:05 am
The California Highway Patrol is embracing social media as a way to communicate with the general public. Statewide the Department has been using Facebook and other avenues to distribute information. The Grass Valley Office has been preparing to do the … Read more >
Author: Paul Haas
Posted: August 21, 2014, 2:05 am
There will be no help coming from the state when it comes to paying costs for indigent defendants in a local fraud case. Senate Bill 16, which was working its way through the legislature, would have provided reimbursement for cases … Read more >
Author: Paul Haas
Posted: August 21, 2014, 12:59 am
A vegetation fire started by an excavator around 2:30 near the town of Loma Rica is contained. The fire grew to be approximately 5 acres and had been burning in brush and grassland. Communications Officer Mark Zayus says that multiple … Read more >
Author: Paul Haas
Posted: August 20, 2014, 10:58 pm
Two brothers in custody for being in possession of a stolen vehicle. The incident began when Nevada County Sheriff deputies spotted a suspicious vehicle in the mobile home park on Little Valley Road just south of Grass Valley. Deputies contacted … Read more >
Author: Paul Haas
Posted: August 20, 2014, 8:58 pm
A solo motorcyclist managed to avoid being caught during a high speed chase just across the Yuba County line Tuesday. CHP Officer Greg Tassone tells KNCO that the bright green and black motorcycle was first spotted by law enforcement traveling … Read more >
Author: Paul Haas
Posted: August 20, 2014, 8:44 pm
The formation of a new state out of rural Northern California Counties and potentially Southern Oregon has come to Nevada County recently. The Nevada County Subcommittee for the Formation of the State of Jefferson announced its intention to gather support … Read more >
Author: Paul Haas
Posted: August 20, 2014, 8:38 pm

ABC News: Top Stories

4 firefighters hurt when ladder gets close to power line during ice bucket challenge
Posted: August 21, 2014, 11:21 pm
US Ebola survivor thanks God, experimental drug and American doctors for saving his life
Posted: August 21, 2014, 11:21 pm
Guide on Animal Planet's 'Wild West Alaska' pleads guilty to hunting violations, fined $8,000
Posted: August 21, 2014, 11:20 pm
California attorney general to appeal federal court ruling that struck down death penalty
Posted: August 21, 2014, 11:20 pm
Obama pours cold water on idea of participating in ice bucket challenge for ALS awareness
Posted: August 21, 2014, 11:17 pm
Dominican Republic bans concert by Miley Cyrus, saying her actions 'go against morals'
Posted: August 21, 2014, 11:17 pm
McDonnell claims he and wife were too distant to collude on gifts, cash.
Posted: August 21, 2014, 11:16 pm
A defiant statement by the Iranian Foreign Minister linking cooperation against ISIS in Iraq to sanctions relief might actually be a giant, lost-in-translation misunderstanding, the State Department said today.
Posted: August 21, 2014, 10:51 pm
A large contingent of American special operations forces was able to sneak into an ISIS camp near the terror group’s stronghold in Syria in search of American hostages, but quickly withdrew when it became clear that while 100 or so armed terrorists were there, the hostages weren’t, according to a U.S. official with knowledge of the then-secret mission.
Posted: August 21, 2014, 10:37 pm
Slain U.S. journalist James Foley’s intrepid reporting in Syria gave civilians across the world a glimpse into the country's brutal war, one video report at a time.
Posted: August 21, 2014, 10:08 pm