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Turlock man shot in gun battle with law enforcement

An attempt to serve a search warrant on a Turlock man turned into a multiple county pursuit that ended in an exchange of gunfire between the suspect and law enforcement.

March 10, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Police find makeshift mail catcher in post office collection box

The Turlock Police Department's effort to put a stop to a growing trend of mail theft logged another success with the discovery of a makeshift mail catcher inside a mail collection box at the Turlock Post Office at 555 E. Main Street.

March 09, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock homeowner sentenced to seven years for fatal shooting

A Turlock homeowner who fatally shot a man in the back after finding him on his property was sentenced to seven years in prison on Wednesday.

March 09, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Meeting looks for visions of Turlock Library

Turlock residents interested in helping shape the future of the Turlock Library will have the opportunity to share their input at a visioning meeting with county officials and Friends of the Turlock Library on March 25.

March 07, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Mail theft suspect arrested again in Turlock probation search

A Turlock woman previously arrested for breaking in to mailboxes around town found herself back in custody on Tuesday after a probation search turned up evidence of ongoing identity thefts.

March 07, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


County, state celebrate jail expansion

Touted as the largest capital project to ever be embarked upon in Stanislaus County, the dedication of the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Detention Center was held Tuesday with county and state dignitaries, including Gov. Jerry Brown, on hand to see the results of their successful partnership.

March 07, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Government


Crime statistics show rise in commercial burglaries for January

The January crime statistics were presented to the Turlock City Council on Tuesday and while most rates remained in line with other months, the report showed an increase in the number of commercial burglaries that according to the Turlock Police Department, were the work of a pair of suspects who have subsequently been arrested.

March 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


‘Al Bar’ pays tribute to Turlock police chaplain

For many years every swearing-in and promotion ceremony at the Turlock Police Department had certain elements that could be counted on: Someone would have some glowing words to say about the honoree, a badge would be pinned on by a loved one, an oath would be taken and a chocolate bar would be doled out from Rev. Al Opdyke.

March 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Unemployment rate grows in Stanislaus County

The first of the year brought a slight increase to the ranks of unemployed people in Stanislaus County, according to the latest release from the Employment Development Department.

March 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Woman targeted in drive-by shooting

The Turlock Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting that appears to be a random attack.

March 02, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


UNWELCOME DELIVERY

When residents of Turlock's Noble Lane went out to get their mail a few weeks back they made the grim discovery that once again their letters, cards, and bills had ended up in the hands of thieves.

February 28, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Hit and run leaves Hilmar man critically wounded

The Merced Area California Highway patrol is looking for the driver who left the scene of a hit and run in Hilmar that left one man with major head trauma.

February 28, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


PETA offers assistance to Delhi after pig murdered

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals organization is hoping to sway Delhi High School away from using animals on the campus in the wake of a brutal torture and killing of a pig used for the FFA program.

February 28, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Modesto man convicted for death of woman at Turlock rest stop

The case of a woman found dead at a Turlock rest stop came to a conclusion Wednesday with a conviction of voluntary manslaughter for her boyfriend.

February 24, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Prison sentence for Turlock shooter

A 57-year-old Turlock man has been convicted on assault charges for shooting a man that had been talking to his girlfriend.

February 24, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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Articles By Author - Sabra Stafford


Turlock apartment damaged in kitchen fire

An unattended cooking fire on a stove ignited a blaze that charred the kitchen of a Turlock residence.

April 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Unhealthy air continues to be the bane of the region

The air that Stanislaus County residents breathe in continues to be some of the worst in the country, according to the latest findings from the ...

April 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


County’s unemployment rate moves slightly upward

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County rose just slightly in March, but remains below the rate set a year ago, according to the latest report ...

April 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Fire adds new engines to fleet

The Turlock Fire Department held the official dedication Thursday morning for the Rosenbauer Engines 32 and 34, becoming the most state-of-the-art firefighting engines to join ...

April 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Home invasion robber convicted for fatal shooting

A Turlock man is prison bound for his role in a deadly Modesto home invasion robbery that resulted in the death of a man trying ...

April 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Carjacking suspect on the loose

A Turlock man is wanted for carjacking after taking a vehicle during a test drive, the Turlock Police Department reported.

April 14, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Carnegie reports increased attendance in annual report

The Carnegie Arts Center is continuing to expand its reach in the region as a destination arts venue, with more visitors coming to the gallery ...

April 14, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Arrest made in Turlock knife attack

A Turlock man is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly plunging a knife into a man's neck during a dispute.

April 13, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock grad goes on ‘Le Ride’

There are various ways to experience and see France, but for former Turlock resident Benjamin Cornell, it doesn't get much better than on the ...

April 13, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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