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Homicide victim ‘loved life,’ friend says
Homicide victim ‘loved life,’ friend says

May 24, 2019

Things would start to improve for Rabecca Mershon, and then life would knock her back, a friend said. Mershon — who along with David Dominguez, 39, was fatally shot late Monday — had been homeless....




Autopsy results released in Grass Valley double homicide
Autopsy results released in Grass Valley double homicide

May 23, 2019

Michael Francis Pocock, 35, faces two counts of murder in connection with the shooting deaths of Dominguez and Mershon. Arrested late Monday, he remained jailed Thursday without bond. Nevada County authorities on Thursday said preliminary...












Nevada County judge hands down 2-year sentence in sex case
Nevada County judge hands down 2-year sentence in sex case

May 17, 2019

Wearing a collared shirt and tie, Patrick John Denboske stood silently Friday as deputies placed handcuffs on him. Denboske, 23, began serving a two-year sentence on a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse. Facing a maximum...




Stabbing in North San Juan leads to arrest
Stabbing in North San Juan leads to arrest

May 16, 2019

A man stabbed in the chest during an early Thursday bar fight was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Nevada County authorities said. David Nathaniel Wesley Marson, 34, of North San Juan, faces...