The presence of the West Nile virus has officially been detected in Stanislaus County as health officials reported a dead bird tested positive for the virus.
A man who thought he was going to visit a friend instead became the victim of a robbery and a beating Thursday night.
A stop for a traffic violation Tuesday night led to the arrest of a father, his 14-year-old son and another adult on weapon and parole violation charges, the Turlock Police Department reported.
Here is a quick lesson in manners: If a business is kind enough to let you use their restroom without being a customer, the polite thing is to thank them and leave - and most importantly, don't steal anything on the way out.
A bill that would re-establish state requirements for bounty hunters, specifically in the areas of training and certification, passed through the Assembly and is moving on to the State Senate.
The upcoming line-up of performers coming to the Stanislaus County Fair is looking to hit all the right notes with fairgoers by bringing in a bevy of entertainers.
A federal jury found an Atwater inmate guilty of 14 counts of attempting to file false liens and encumbrances against federal prison officers in violation of the Court Security Improvement Act of 2007.
Did you see a driver run a red light this weekend? According to a new report from the National Coalition for a Safer Roads, the Memorial Day holiday weekend has the most red-light violations.
The Turlock Fire Department responded to more calls for service in 2011 than they have in the past four years, according to the department's annual report released May 22.
A bomb-like device was discovered during the arrest of a Turlock man Sunday night that prompted the lockdown of a residential neighborhood, the Turlock Police Department reported.
An Atwater tax consultant is facing a federal criminal charge of impersonating a congressional aide in what authorities say was an attempt to solve a client's tax problems.
The infant mortality rate has reached a new low in California, according to the latest reported data from the California Department of Public Health.
The Memorial Day holiday traditionally marks the end of the school year and the beginning of summer, when many Californians head out to picnics, barbecues, and outdoor events. The California Highway Patrol reminds those headed out on the road to buckle up, designate a driver, and eliminate distractions.
Law enforcement's focus on distracted drivers for the state-wide enforcement campaign in April resulted in an increase of 5,000 citations.
Juliet Moradian's lifelong passion for the arts began in a Yonkers, New York classroom during a sixth-grade art class. Moradian, an Iranian immigrant, remembers feeling empowered with the freedom of expressing all her thoughts and feelings with the stroke of a brush.
A 39-year-old man died Saturday morning when he rode his bicycle in front of an oncoming freight train in Turlock.
United States Postal worker and current Turlock Parks, Arts and Recreation Commissioner Sergio Alvarado has announced his intention to run for Turlock City Council.
On July 23, 2013, the family of Brandon Pacheco learned the devastating news that the 25-year-old resident had been shot and killed.
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.
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.
A brother and sister found themselves in trouble with law enforcement after stealing a wallet from a woman at a play area.
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.
The Merced College Theatre Society is staging the dark comedy "Dead Man's Cell Phone," by playwright Sarah Ruhl.
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.
A Turlock man and woman found themselves under arrest after a scheme to cash a stolen check went awry.
A suspect wanted by the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department on multiple drug charges, was apprehended Wednesday morning in Turlock.
A Delhi man standing accused of killing his father on New Year's Day 2013, had his formal arraignment postponed for two weeks.
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.
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.
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.