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Bank victim of break in artists

A break-in at a bank on Thursday could have been the plot of a Hollywood movie or a scheme hatched up on a hit television show, but instead it happened up close and personal in Turlock.

March 03, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Winton party ends in violence

A 19-year-old man is in critical condition from gunshot wounds he sustained when he and several other people crashed a birthday party in Winton Saturday night.

March 03, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock pilot loses life in aerobatics stunt

Turlock's Keith Sutton Erwin loved to defy gravity. If the opportunity presented itself, he would take to the sky in one of his ultralight planes or a hang glider and soar through the air like a bird in flight.

March 03, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Charges for Social Security break-in

A Modesto man was indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday for charges arising from a break-in at the Social Security office in Modesto.

February 26, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Thieves trickery comes to no avail

An attempt to lure police officers away from a house they had surrounded to a nonexistent crime scene proved fruitless Thursday and ended with the arrests of several people and the recovery of stolen property.

February 26, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Accident victim identified

The 70-year-old Turlock man who was struck and killed while walking in a crosswalk Tuesday night in Turlock has been identified as Charles Arnold by the Stanislaus County Coroner's Office.

February 26, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Almond growers hope for a few bee-friendly dry days

Blooming almond blossoms are one of the signs that sunny weather is on the horizon, but lately with the heavy rains sending the blossoms cascading down to the ground, it's looking more like a winter wonderland than a bellwether of spring.

February 26, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Bag pipers and drummer march into town

Three first-rate musicians in the world of bag piping and drums are headed to Turlock for a special clinic and concert.

February 24, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Music


Turlock teen takes on iconic character for second go around

For the second time in his short musical theater career, Turlock's Aleq Bateman is taking on the role of the quick-witted and unruly Huckleberry Finn.

February 24, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Theatre


Man dies after being hit by car

An unidentified man attempting to cross a rain slickened and darkened street was struck and killed Tuesday evening in Turlock.

February 24, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Former publisher faces sexual battery charge

The San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office has filed one misdemeanor charge of sexual battery against the former publisher of six community newspapers, including the Turlock Journal.

February 23, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Gang crackdown in Planada

A gang sweep in Planada on Thursday night resulted in the arrest of 12 individuals.

February 19, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Attempted kidnapping in Modesto

The Modesto Police Department is investigating the attempted kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl as she walked home from school Thursday afternoon.

February 19, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Turlock couple make Valentine’s a profitable prospect

Rachelle and Denver Hodges are pretty savvy when it comes to prices and that shrewdness helped them take home just over $11,000 in cash and prizes from their appearance on "The Price is Right."

February 19, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock man to lead turkey federation

Yubert Envia is ready to talk turkey. As in the idiom for getting down to business and in the literal sense of the plumaged fowl that is the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving meal.

February 19, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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No charges filed against restaurateur accused of sexual assault

For the second time the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office has asked the court to grant them more time to decide if they will pursue criminal charges against a Turlock man accused of sexually assaulting an employee at his Oakdale pizzeria.

January 30, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Reports of skate park memorial sign theft erroneous

The reports that a memorial plaque honoring a Turlock skateboarder had been stolen from the skate park are nothing more than rumors.

January 30, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Law enforcement plans to call a time out on drunk driving

For those planning to make a party out of the Super Bowl, law enforcement in Stanislaus County is telling them to pick a side: Drink or drive.

January 30, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Volunteers span out to count homeless

An estimated 100 volunteers took to the shelters, parks, libraries, and other locations around Stanislaus County to perform a count of the area's homeless population.

January 30, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Repossession leads to assault, arrest

A man getting his vehicle repossessed attacked a tow truck driver, leading to his arrest, the Turlock Police Department reported.

January 30, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Hit and run injures one

A bicyclist riding on the wrong side of the road was struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening that then drove away from the scene.

January 30, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Juvenile hall teacher accused of misconduct

A woman working as an educator at the Merced County juvenile hall was arrested Tuesday on allegations of misconduct with the inmates, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.

January 29, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


New report casts a pall on e-cigarettes

The Turlock City Council's decision to include electronic smoking devices in a smoking ban for parks and public facilities comes in conjunction with a new report from the state health department warning the devices pose serious health risks.

January 29, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Carnegie’s ‘Valley Focus’ offers artistic interpretations of the region

The Carnegie Arts Center is featuring the works of two area residents and educators who have used their talents to interpret the region into artistic creations that are now on display in "Valley Focus: Paintings by Chella and Photographs by Dan Kasser."

January 29, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Collision caused by drunk driver

A 54-year-old man is facing drunken driving charges after causing a crash that injured his passenger Saturday in Turlock.

January 27, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Two men dead, one woman injured in murder-suicide

Stanislaus County Sheriff's detectives are investigating a shooting that left two men dead and a Turlock woman critically injured with a gunshot wound.

January 26, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


County closes year with dip in unemployment

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County saw just a slight decline at the close of 2014, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.

January 23, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Sentence handed down for 2008 murder

The man previously convicted of stabbing to death a 25-year-old Turlock resident and setting his car on fire was sentenced to 16 years to life in prison on Wednesday.

January 23, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


University to unveil two new exhibits

The Art Department at California State University, Stanislaus is unveiling two new art exhibits in the coming week, with the works focusing on bronze and mixed materials.

January 22, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Turlock Fire, Red Cross partner to distribute smoke alarms

A partnership between the Red Cross and the Turlock Fire Department to spread the message of fire safety awareness, resulted in the installation of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in numerous Turlock homes Jan. 17.

January 22, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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