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Attack sends man to prison for 90 years

A Modesto man who turned down a plea deal of 14 years, wound up getting sentenced to three consecutive life terms for a total of 90 years to life for an attack on a Modesto family.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Crime Stoppers donation, fundraiser

The local Crime Stoppers received two donations from area businesses to go towards the organization's reward program.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


CSU Stanislaus receives $400,000 gift

California State University, Stanislaus received a gift of $400,000 to fund an endowed chair in the College of Education.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


UC Merced leads solar energy research project

The UC Merced campus was awarded a $2.25 million grant to fund a multi-campus solar energy project.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Local church vandalized

The Rev. Gerry Grossman was greeted with an unwelcome sight Wednesday when he arrived at St. Francis Anglican Church. Over night a vandal had smashed a large hole into one of the church's antique stained glass windows.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Downtown aims to incubate new business

The Turlock Downtown Property Owners Association is in the final stages of launching a business incubator to help kick-off the bridal shopping destination branding campaign for downtown.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Suspect caught for $10 robbery

A man pumping gas at a Delhi service station was robbed of $10 by an armed suspect.

August 11, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


DUI checkpoint

The Turlock Police Department will be conducting a sobriety/driver's license checkpoint in Turlock during the evening hours on Friday. Drivers will be required to present their drivers license and seat belt compliance will be checked.

August 11, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Trucker gets prison for tax evasion

A Merced truck driver was handed down a prison sentence on Monday for tax evasion on money he made by stealing grains from a Turlock company.

August 11, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Odor prompts courthouse evacuation

The Stanislaus County Superior courthouse had to be cleared Tuesday morning for what was thought to be a gas leak.

August 11, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Police search for three robbery suspects

Three separate robberies believed to be the work of three different suspects kept the Turlock Police Department busy over the last few days.

August 11, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspect in Hilmar stabbing arrested

The Merced County Sheriff's department has made an arrest in a brutal attack that left a Hilmar man hospitalized with seven stab wounds.

August 11, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


H1N1 claims life of Stanislaus County man

A second confirmed fatality from the H1N1 virus was recorded in Stanislaus County, according to county health officials.

August 11, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Drive-by injures one

A teenager was wounded in a suspected drive-by shooting by gang members in Planada on Sunday.

August 07, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Meth lab dump in Ballico

For the third time in four months, agents with the Merced-Mariposa High Intensity Drug trafficking Area processed a methamphetamine lab dump found in Ballico.

August 07, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


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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


Pursuit ends with Turlock man’s arrest

A Turlock man was arrested on multiple criminal charges after leading California Highway Patrol officers on a dangerous high speed chase around Merced County Thursday afternoon.

July 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Young siblings nabbed for theft

A brother and sister found themselves in trouble with law enforcement after stealing a wallet from a woman at a play area.

July 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


County unemployment unchanged

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County remained at a steady rate between May and June, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.

July 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Carnegie hosts ‘Dead Man’

The Merced College Theatre Society is staging the dark comedy "Dead Man's Cell Phone," by playwright Sarah Ruhl.

July 17, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Swansons kick start university fund drive

Turlock residents Matt and Maria Swanson have pledged $250,000 to California State University, Stanislaus to serve as the foundation for the One Purpose endowment.

July 17, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Couple charged with fraud

A Turlock man and woman found themselves under arrest after a scheme to cash a stolen check went awry.

July 17, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspected drug smuggler caught in Turlock

A suspect wanted by the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department on multiple drug charges, was apprehended Wednesday morning in Turlock.

July 17, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Delhi man will stand trial for father’s murder

A Delhi man standing accused of killing his father on New Year's Day 2013, had his formal arraignment postponed for two weeks.

July 17, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Death penalty option dropped for Turlock defendant

The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office will not seek the death penalty against a Turlock man charged with murdering a 26-year-old man two years ago.

July 17, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Cause of death known, but unreleased for two people found at Turlock murder-suicide scene

The Turlock Police Department, in conjunction with the Stanislaus County Coroner's Office, officially released the names of the four individuals found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in a Turlock home.

July 15, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Attorney changes course and decides to continue representing Turlock defendant

The second phase of the murder trial for Turlock resident Nicholas Harris, in which jurors will decide if he was sane or not when he stabbed to death a 25-year-old man, will begin in about a month's time with his defense attorney continuing to helm his case.

July 15, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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