A Turlock man convicted of first-degree murder for the death of a 3-year-old Exeter girl is now waiting to find out if he will spend the rest of his life in prison, or if he will pay for his crimes with his life.
Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace, 53, was laid to rest Tuesday in a service that drew thousands of mourners from near and far who wanted to give a final salute to a man who died in the service of his community.
The man standing accused of gunning down a Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy is wanting to represent himself in his legal proceedings, but first officials have to determine if he is even competent to stand trial.
California Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would put a halt to the forced repayments of enlistment bonuses and student loan payments given to some California National Guard soldiers.
The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County rose slightly in the month of October, with manufacturing jobs taking the deepest hit, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.