Local News

Placer County Sheriff’s Detectives Seek Public’s Help


Placer County Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man who attacked a woman at her north Auburn home early Tuesday morning. Public Information Officer Dena Erwin tells KNCO that at 1:18 a.m., the woman was outside her home on Quartz … Read more >

Vehicle Violation Leads to Another Possession Arrest


A local woman familiar to law enforcement was taken into custody for drug related charges following a vehicle stop early Tuesday morning. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal tells KNCO that a deputy spotted a vehicle with no visible license plate … Read more >

Another Phone SCAM Hits County


Another phone scam hitting Nevada County- this time the caller says he is a lieutenant with the Sheriff’s Office. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal tells KNCO that the caller informs potential victims of a missed a Grand Jury appointment. Click … Read more >

Lacy J Dalton Concert to Support Foster Youth


Charis Youth Center is hosting a benefit concert to assist Foster Youth bridge to their adulthood, featuring Lacy J Dalton, Saturday July 26th at Western Gateway Park. Charis Youth Center Executive Director and Founder Carol Fuller Powell contacted Dalton to … Read more >

Accident Highway 20 and Marysville Road


A multi-car collision on Highway 20 at Marysville Road has traffic controls in place, KNCO General Manager Don Langford passed through the scene just before noon. Click here to listen to Don Langford Traffic is currently slow in the area.

Hit and Run on Banner Turns into DUI


A female driver was located after fleeing the scene following a collision with a power pole on Banner Lava Cap Monday. According to CHP Officer Justin Barnthouse the driver, Kelly Bazzani 34, lost control of her car as she was … Read more >

Two Arrested on Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop


Two women taken into custody for drugs following a traffic stop over the weekend. According to Nevada County Sheriff Captain Jeff Pettitt the driver began acting suspiciously immediately after pulling the car to to the shoulder of the road. Click … Read more >

Pavement Maintenance to Preserve County Roads Scheduled


A chip seal is a preventative pavement maintenance treatment that combines one or more layers of asphalt emulsion (a mix of liquid asphalt, surfactant, and water) with one or more layers of fine aggregate. The County utilizes chip seal treatments … Read more >

Intoxicated Male Hurts Himself While Resisting Officers


An intoxicated male that was being taken into custody ended up with a head would when he fell to the ground Sunday. Suspect Steven Ward, 59, was originally being questioned for assaulting a victim while being under the influence. Sheriff … Read more >

DUI Causes Injury to Child


A driver with a young child in his car ended up hitting a rock wall near the town of Washington Saturday. According to CHP Officer Justin Barnthouse a call came in around 7:00 PM from Maybert Road approximately a half … Read more >