A Hilmar native and former Modesto resident is facing federal charges that she defrauded more than $2 million out of prospective parents, surrogates and banks through her surrogate and escrow businesses.
The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County has once again crept upward, but is still showing some promise as it posted a rate below the year-ago estimate, according to the latest numbers from the Economic Development Department.
The embezzlement case against a former president of the Turlock Youth Football League was issued another continuance after his defense attorney said new information about the case had come to his attention.
A grim reminder about the dangers law enforcement face on a daily basis was served to the Stanislaus County community Thursday when a sheriff's deputy and a locksmith were shot to death while serving an eviction notice in Modesto.
When Brooklyn Boice was a little girl one of her favorite pastimes was to pretend to be a Disney princess. One day she would wake up and be Belle from "Beauty and the Beast" and the next day she might feel more like Snow White. But her favorite princess and the one that she would play most often was Cinderella.