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Car chase ends in flames, arrest

An early Sunday car pursuit ended with the vehicle's engine catching fire and the driver arrested. At 2 a.m. Sunday, police officers patrolling in the area of Oak Avenue Parkway a ...

Folsom police officer injured

A Folsom police officer was injured Saturday afternoon while on patrol. Two motorcycle officers were patrolling in the area of the 200 block of Blue Ravine Road, Officer Jason Bro ...

Coroner: Woman was beaten to death

The Folsom Police Department is officially investigating Alice Murphy’s death as a homicide. The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office released the results of the autopsy on Murp ...

Get home safe, free on New Year's Eve

The Folsom Police Department and volunteers from Folsom CAPS (Citizens Assisting Public Safety) volunteers will continue their annual tradition of providing free rides home on New ...

Folsom Prison holds inmates, legends

Editor's note: Raheem Hosseini was part of an organized tour of Folsom Prison and this is his view of the inside of the prison. Just outside the security check-in at “old Folsom ...

Learn about mortgage fraud

The Mortgage Fraud Advocacy Group is hosting a free Home Retention, Foreclosure and Loan Modification Workshop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 4-6 at 1645 Creekside Drive, Suite 100, i ...

Financial Focus: It’s never too early to plan next year’s holiday budget

If you’re like many people, you’re watched your dollars extra carefully this year as you did your holiday shopping. And that’s a good thing, because even in the best of tim ...

The Real McCoy: Should buyer bide time for better deal?

Dear Kari: We are finally ready to buy a home and we want the best deal. Some friends of ours just bought a home and they paid full price after the home was on the market for thr ...

Guard attacked by inmate

An inmate at Folsom's California State Prison, Sacramento, already serving a 135-year-to-life sentence, is suspected of slashing a guard across the neck. Authorities say the attac ...

Folsom Crime Log, Dec. 18-21

Information taken from Folsom Police Department records. Dec. 21 Lenny Sanks, 48, of Orangevale was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 2:17 a.m. in the 9400 ...