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Vehicle Violation Lands Reno Resident In Jail for Drugs


Either a broken turn signal or a failure to use the signal correctly led to traffic stop and then a far more serious arrest. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says one of his deputies stopped a car and made contact … Read more >

Good Police Work Catches Hit and Run Driver in GV


Some good police work by a Grass Valley officer led to the arrest of a hit and run driver Wednesday morning. Apparently a vehicle had struck an older model van parked in the area of Bennett and Kidder Streets in … Read more >

Ex-girlfriend Charged with Burglary and Vandalism


An ex-girlfriend of a burglary and vandalism victim taken into custody in Grass Valley. According to Police Lt. Alex Gammelgard the victim awoke Tuesday morning to discover his cars had been vandalized. Click here to listen to Lt. Alex Gammelgard … Read more >

Local Tea Party Leader Supports New State


It was a campaign issue in many northern rural counties in the June election…whether or not northern California should break away from the rest of the state and form the State of Jefferson. Now a Board member of the Nevada … Read more >

Grass Valley to Fund Three Partner Projects


The Grass Valley City Council voted unanimously to fully fund one request and partially fund two other projects to increase business in Grass Valley. Despite projected budget deficits over the next five years, the Council approved $10,000 to fund the … Read more >

Fire Near North San Juan Contained


A small vegetation fire burning on Highway 49 near North San Juan has been contained now. CalFire Captain Jeff Fuentes tells KNCO the call came in a minute before 11 o’clock this morning… Listen to Jeff Fuentes The fire is … Read more >

United Way Seeking BBQ Teams


United Way of Nevada County is combining two great events, the annual BBQ Battle and Foreign Car Show into one big event…the Foreign Car Show & BBQ Battle! We are currently looking for teams to compete and share their grilling … Read more >

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 >