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Two dead, three injured in Denair accident

An accident along a stretch of country road in Denair on Thursday claimed the life of a little boy and a 40-year-old man, and left three others injured, according to the California Highway Patrol.

August 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Crosswalk violators caught red-handed

As the school year gets underway again, the Turlock Police Department is giving drivers a reminder about the rules of the road - in particular, yield to pedestrians.

August 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Unemployment remains high for county; state level rises

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County for July stayed nearly unchanged, but the rate spiked throughout the state, according to the latest report from the Economic Development Department.

August 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Suspect arrested in 16 year old murder case

A former Turlock resident suspected of shooting a man in 1993 was arrested Tuesday in Chicago after 16 years of living on the run.

August 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Fourth time a charm

A Merced man was taken into custody Wednesday on narcotics charges, marking his fourth arrest since May, said Merced County Sheriff's spokesman Deputy Tom MacKenzie.

August 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Arrest made in death of Delhi teen

Merced County Sheriff's detectives have arrested an 18-year-old Delhi man for the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old Delhi teen in Hilmar.

August 19, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Local rabbit champ dreams of national stage

Mountain View 4-H member Kayla Hilvers didn't need a rabbit's foot as a good luck charm to capture 17 awards at the Stanislaus County Fair. She had the whole rabbit.

August 18, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock students make progress in state testing

Despite a down turn in educational spending at the state level, Turlock Unified School District students made modest improvements in their English and mathematics skills according to state test results released Tuesday.

August 18, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Fire chars laundry room

A fire caused an estimated $22,000 in damage to a laundry room at a Turlock apartment complex.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Free steering wheel locks

The Stanislaus County Auto Theft Taskforce will distribute 1,000 steering wheel locks to county residents to help curb auto thefts.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Alliance sets up in Turlock

The Stanislaus Economic Development and Workforce Alliance will be opening up an office inside the Turlock Chamber of Commerce within the next few weeks.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Local man charged with felony hit and run

One man was injured and another was under arrest after a hit and run accident in Turlock on Thursday.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Wal-Mart donates new canine

Max, a German Shepherd from Czechoslovakia, joined the ranks of the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department K-9 unit this week through a donation from local Wal-Mart stores.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbor News


Cause of fire likely accidental

A Modesto fire that torched several businesses on Carpenter Road and caused $1.2 million in damage, has been ruled a likely accident by fire investigators.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Planada shooting injures one

Merced County Sheriff detectives are investigating a shooting in Planada that wounded a 19-year-old man in the neck.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


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Turlock man among suspects sought for Modesto home invasion

The Modesto Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating two men wanted for a home invasion robbery on Monday.

July 30, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Fight leads to robbery charge

A 22-year-old woman's attempt at shoplifting was upgraded to a robbery after she fought with employees at a Turlock store.

July 29, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Cooking oil starts kitchen fire

Oil heating up on a stove ignited into a blaze that damaged a Turlock apartment Monday morning.

July 29, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock landlord charged with arson, attempted murder of tenants

A dispute between a Turlock landlord and his tenants erupted into a fiery encounter Sunday as the tenants watched helplessly as their home burned and the landlord was arrested on multiple charges, including attempted murder and arson.

July 28, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Home repair scams on the rise

A rash of complaints regarding home improvement projects has prompted the California Contractors State Licensing Board to issue a warning about deceptive practices.

July 25, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Dispute over cab fare leads to three arrests

Three women had the right idea in taking a taxi home after a night of drinking, but the wrong idea when they decided to not pay the driver.

July 25, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock ranked best place to live for fans of summer

The Modesto area, including Turlock, has once again found itself atop a national ranking, but this time it's for something good.

July 25, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fraud charges mount for two women

Two Fresno women are facing a long list of criminal charges after they were caught in Turlock with more than 30 fraudulent credit cards.

July 24, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Police arrest knife-wielding robbery suspect

A Turlock man could be facing multiple counts of robbery after allegedly robbing a homeless man at knifepoint twice.

July 24, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Season set for Turlock Community Theatre

The upcoming slate of shows from the Turlock Community Theatre is hoping to tickle people's funny bones and get their toes tapping.

July 24, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Cyclist killed by train

A 39-year-old man died Saturday morning when he rode his bicycle in front of an oncoming freight train in Turlock.

July 22, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fifth candidate joins City Council race

United States Postal worker and current Turlock Parks, Arts and Recreation Commissioner Sergio Alvarado has announced his intention to run for Turlock City Council.

July 22, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Election


Questions still remain a year after fatal shooting

On July 23, 2013, the family of Brandon Pacheco learned the devastating news that the 25-year-old resident had been shot and killed.

July 22, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


New security measures at EMC

Emanuel Medical Center is instituting a new check-in and visitor badge process to come in line with the recommendations from a safety task force.

July 22, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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