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Three men convicted for illegal killing of bear

April 23, 2019

Three men who illegally hunted and killed a bear in 2017 were recently convicted of poaching and sentenced last week. Daniel Rubio, Elisio Rubio Sr., and Elisio Rubio Jr., all of Dayton, were convicted Tuesday...



Officials: Suspect in Tahoe City homicide committed suicide
Officials: Suspect in Tahoe City homicide committed suicide

February 21, 2019

A man suspected in the fatal shooting of a 33-year-old man in Tahoe City Saturday died in an apparent suicide, authorities said. “Detectives have been continuously investigating the homicide that occurred at the Boatworks Mall...





Police: Undercover operation breaks up Lake Tahoe drug ring
Police: Undercover operation breaks up Lake Tahoe drug ring

November 8, 2018

STATELINE, Nev. — A dozen people are facing felony charges for drug trafficking after the completion of a nine-month investigation conducted by Douglas County and South Lake Tahoe. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, it was announced...




Campground robberies reported outside Truckee

August 2, 2018

Two generators and a custom mountain bike were reported stolen from vehicles parked at Granite Flat Campground off Highway 89, two miles south of Truckee. Tony Jensen, who had two Yamaha generators worth $1,000 each...


Truckee judge sentences child molester to 52 years to life
Truckee judge sentences child molester to 52 years to life

June 7, 2018

The child molestation victim said Jeremy William Dedeker’s actions make it difficult to cope with everyday emotions, the prosecutor said. Dedeker’s impact on the victim is severe. Recovery will take a long time, Deputy District...