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Stop to give aid turns into carjacking for firefighter

An off-duty volunteer firefighter stopping to help victims of a car crash became the victim of a carjacking Thursday morning in Ballico, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.

November 17, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Scams seek to profit from deputy’s death

While the community mourns the loss of Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace and is looking for ways to help his family and friends, some individuals are using it as an opportunity to put cash in their wallets.

November 17, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Stanislaus Sheriff deputy slain; suspect pleads not guilty

Days after Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace was gunned down while checking on a suspicious vehicle, his accused killer made his first court appearance to enter a not guilty plea to all the charges against him.

November 15, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Investigators seek public’s help in case of slain deputy

As detectives continue to investigate the fatal shooting of Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace, they are seeking the public's help in filling in the timeline of Wallace's suspected killed, David Machado.

November 14, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock man charged with murder

The Turlock Police Department is investigating a homicide in which the victim was found stabbed in an orchard outside of town and the suspect located after following the clues from a vehicle fire.

November 13, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspected killer of Stanislaus County Sheriff’s deputy apprehended

The suspect in the death of a Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy was apprehended Sunday afternoon in Tulare County - nearly four hours after the deputy was killed in what was described by Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson as an execution.

November 13, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Sheriff’s deputy killed; Manhunt for suspect underway

Surrounded by a somber backing of leaders from law enforcement and the county, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson announced one of his deputies had been killed in the line of duty.

November 13, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Emanuel leading area’s hospitals in new coronary procedure

When Emanuel Medical Center unveiled their Justin Ferrari Cardiovascular Operating Suites in 2014, it was billed as a state-of-the-art facility that would usher in a new era of procedures, techniques and possibilities that would change the type of cardiac care in Turlock. Now, it appears that promise is coming to fruition.

November 11, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Traffic safety efforts to increase

In the wake of two fatal accidents involving pedestrians last week the Turlock Police Department is ramping up their efforts to reducing collisions around the city.

November 11, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Parole denied for Denair killer

A Denair man has been denied parole for his role in a fatal stabbing from 1991, according to the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office.

November 10, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Leg lamp and BB Gun the star of Sierra Rep’s ‘A Christmas Story’

Sierra Repertory Theatre presents a stage adaptation of the nostalgic holiday film, "A Christmas Story," which opens tonight and continues through Dec. 18 at the East Sonora Theatre on Mono Way.

November 10, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Turlock couple arrested for heroin in Jamestown

A report of a couple possibly doing drugs in a car parked outside a Jamestown casino led to the arrest of a Turlock man and woman after they were found with heroin.

November 10, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Fire scorches outbuilding in Turlock

An afternoon barbecue ignited a fire that spread to an out building and threatened several homes in a Turlock neighborhood Tuesday, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

November 09, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Man gets 23 years for collision that killed Turlock family

A Turlock man who was behind the wheel in a fatal collision that took the lives of three people all from one family was sentenced to prison Monday.

November 09, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Californians, legalize marijuana, keep tax on wealthy, and raise cigarette tax

In addition to casting their vote for president, Senate, and local races, California voters were asked to weigh in on 17 different propositions that covered the gamut from plastic bags, the death penalty, and marijuana legalization.

November 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Government


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Suspect flees from sheriff’s deputies, crashes car in Delhi

A man that believed he was wanted for a parole violation led Merced County Sheriff's deputies on a pursuit that wound through areas of ...

December 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Pursuit ends with a crash for motorcyclist

What could have been just a citation for a vehicle violation ended up being a felony arrest for a Turlock man after he led officers ...

December 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Memorial run passes through town

The two Los Angeles Police Department officers who began a trek up the state in honor of their fallen brethren finished their run Tuesday in ...

December 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Charitable fund started in honor of fallen deputy

Those residents wanting to honor the life of Stanislaus County Deputy Dennis Wallace and build his legacy in the community have a new option thanks ...

December 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Moments after first collision Delhi woman killed in second crash

A Delhi woman survived a head-on collision in Denair Wednesday morning only to be hit by another vehicle moments later, causing fatal injuries, according to ...

December 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspect in carjacking of firefighter’s truck apprehended

The Merced County Sheriff's Department believes they have found and arrested the man suspected of stealing a firefighter's truck from the scene of ...

December 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


60 citations issued in Turlock traffic operation

The Turlock Police Department's traffic safety enforcement effort on Wednesday resulted in 60 citations being issued in just under a three hour time span.

December 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspects arrested in double stabbing attack

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, with the assistance of the Turlock Police Department, has arrested a man and a woman in connection with two ...

November 29, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Police department begins enforcement operations to curb collisions

The Turlock Police Department will be conducting a special traffic enforcement today around town in an ongoing effort to drive down the number of fatal ...

November 29, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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