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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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Scams abound during tax season

The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers of a quickly growing scam involving erroneous tax refunds being deposited into their bank accounts. The IRS also ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Card game ends with stabbing

A Turlock man took being a sore loser to a new height when he stabbed a man because he was upset with the outcome of ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Armed robbery at Turlock store

The Turlock Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of an Arco AM/PM early Wednesday morning.

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Calls renewed for UC Merced medical school

The on-going doctor shortage that plagues the Central Valley region could move a step toward a solution with a renewed call to fund a medical ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Downtown drive-by leaves two injured in Turlock

The relative peacefulness of Turlock residents going out to dinner, buying their groceries, and taking a stroll through downtown was shattered in the early evening ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


$16,000 signing bonuses for those ready to join TPD

Facing an ongoing shortage of police officers and dispatchers in town, the Turlock City Council took steps Tuesday night to make the city a more ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


County reacts with glee at new public safety facility

Mitchell Gruber was pleased to take a tour of the new Re-Entry and Enhanced Alternatives to Custody Training Center, just as he was equally pleased ...

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Government


Armed suspects rob Turlock bank

Two suspects armed with guns held up a Turlock bank Saturday and escaped with a large amount of cash, the Turlock Police Department reported.

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock bicyclist killed on Lander

A Turlock man was struck by multiple vehicles and killed while riding his bicycle on Lander Avenue Monday night.

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Train derails in Hughson

Investigators continue to look into what caused a 30-car train derailment Saturday night in Hughson.

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Flames ravage Turlock home

A raging fire of undetermined origins destroyed a Turlock residence Sunday morning and left four individuals displaced, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

February 12, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


One shot in home invasion robbery

A Turlock resident was shot Monday night in what investigators are describing as a targeted home invasion robbery.

February 08, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Phony deputy deploys phone scam

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is warning residents of a con man pretending to be a deputy and wheedling money out of people by ...

February 08, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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