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Judge: One year in jail for fatal hit and run

The Patterson woman who struck a bicyclist and left him for dead along a Turlock road and then later told emergency dispatchers she thought she hit a dog, was sentenced Tuesday to one year in jail.

May 22, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Dispute ends with assault arrest

A Turlock man is facing criminal charges for allegedly pistol-whipping and shooting at another man over a dispute involving the victim's girlfriend.

May 22, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Irksome speeder crashes car

A man purposefully trying to irritate the residents of Julian Street by racing his vehicle at a high rate of speed, ended up crashing his vehicle and being placed under arrest on numerous charges.

May 22, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Teens accused of Hilmar burglary

The Merced County Sheriff's Department arrested two teenagers on charges stemming from a break-in at a Hilmar market.

May 21, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Young boy overcomes communication disorder to write short story

What does hope sound like? Is it a galvanizing chant of a crowd or a word of encouragement whispered in the ear? For Ron and Jennifer Eivaz it sounds like a single word uttered by their son David. It doesn't matter what the word might be - they are all precious to the couple for the sheer fact that for the first half of David's life the prospect of him being able to use and grasp language was an open-ended question.

May 18, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Farming jobs help grow ranks of employed in county

An increase in farming jobs helped decrease Stanislaus County's unemployment rate to 16.4 percent for April, giving it a rate well below last year's estimate of 17.3 percent, according to the latest figures from the Economic Development Department.

May 18, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Efforts underway to keep West Nile virus at bay

The mosquito surveillance and control activities aimed at curbing the presence of West Nile virus are underway in Stanislaus County, just as two dead birds confirmed to have the virus were found in a neighboring county.

May 18, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock foundation bestows scholarship

The Turlock Police Association, Widows and Orphans Foundation awarded a $1,500 college scholarship Wednesday to a Beyer high School senior.

May 17, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Busy fire season predicted for area

Fire officials are warning that the dry grasslands and timber left from a winter that saw very little rain and snow could spark a busy and dangerous fire season in California.

May 15, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Wild ride ends with arrest

An employee at a 99 cent store got taken on a hair-raising ride in his attempt to stop a suspected shoplifter.

May 15, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Neighbor helps stop burglars

An observant neighbor helped Turlock police catch a suspected burglar Monday.

May 15, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Woman strikes sister, young niece

A 30-year-old Turlock woman is facing criminal charges after she punched her sister and niece during a family squabble Saturday afternoon.

May 15, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Mail fraud conviction for Turlock resident

A Turlock man accused of stealing more than $400,000 from his employer, pleaded guilty Monday to multiple counts of mail fraud.

May 15, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Bikers mourn loss of Hells Angels member; suspected killer still at large

Hundreds of bikers and Hells Angels members rolled into town Saturday to attend the funeral of Simon White, who was shot and killed on May 2.

May 12, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Counterfeit operation busted up

A police tip led to the discovery of a couple making counterfeit documents at a Turlock motel Tuesday night.

May 11, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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Collision injures two children, one adult in Turlock

A three-vehicle collision at one of Turlock's busiest intersections sent two young children to the hospital with serious injuries Wednesday afternoon.

March 29, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock officers will focus on distracted drivers

The drivers might be distracted, but the Turlock Police Department certainly won't be.

March 28, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock men jailed for Sonora thefts

Two Turlock men are facing a litany of theft related charges after they allegedly targeted multiple stores in Sonora while driving a stolen vehicle.

March 28, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Supporters rally behind Turlock man convicted of shooting trespasser

Community members familiar with the criminal case against Robin Boyer are banding together to assist the Turlock man's family with expenses related to his ...

March 28, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Police investigate robbery

The Turlock Police Department is investigating a robbery in which the suspect pulled the trigger on his gun, but luckily for the victim no shot ...

March 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Stanislaus County lags in tobacco prevention efforts

Turlock and the other cities in Stanislaus County continue to score poorly in the American Lung Association's annual report measuring the state of tobacco ...

March 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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