In his dark gray suit, eyeglasses and his graying hair and beard trimmed short, Michael Hoyt is hardly recognizable as the man who was arrested three years ago and charged with the brutal beating death of a 67-year-old man.
The Stanislaus County Library will be celebrating National Library Week by honoring the individuals and businesses that help the 13-branch system thrive.
The development group for the anticipated Ten Pin Fun Center is getting a refund of a little more than $400,000 from the city because of rezoning at the W. Monte Vista Avenue and Crowell Road site.
An 18-year-old woman was rescued by a California Highway Patrol officer from an attacker trying to force her into his vehicle Wednesday morning on Highway 99 in Turlock.
Mix in one part of far-out frames, an over-the top wardrobe, a dash of sparkly platforms, with lots of vocal artistry and one talented tickler of the ivories and you would have the classic sights and sounds of Elton John.
The Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force is hoping to curb thefts in the area by launching a county-wide campaign promoting prevention and awareness.
Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputies busted up a cockfighting ring Sunday afternoon in Patterson, but continue to seek the ringleaders.
Two Turlock men are facing vandalism charges after allegedly causing thousands of dollars in damage to the Turlock High School baseball field.
A recently released health report of California's 58 counties has shown Stanislaus County with several poor rankings among the most prevalent chronic diseases, including the worst death rate in the state for coronary heart disease.
The Turlock Police Department and Stanislaus State University Police are working together to provide Rape Aggression Defense training to women in the Turlock community.
The Turlock Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will host a drug drop off event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27, as part of National Take Back Day.
A Waterford man will spend the next four years in prison for his role in a drunken driving collision that killed a Hilmar motorcyclist in 2011.
The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office, along with 34 other California district attorney's offices, have reached a settlement agreement with Save Mart Supermarkets over allegations of mishandling hazardous material.
A Turlock man, who was convicted of a brutal double murder as a 17-year-old, was denied parole for multiple reasons, including his continued threat to public safety.
The task of catching law-breakers could be getting greener here in Turlock if the City Council approves a grant application seeking environmental-friendly vehicles.
The Turlock City Council approved two motions Tuesday night that will simultaneously improve the curb appeal of one neighborhood and bolster the funds for a nonprofit agency helping the community's homeless.
A Hughson woman was among four individuals indicted by a federal grand jury in a scheme to acquire and sell prescription drugs.
A fire that is believed to have started in a heating and air conditioning unit charred a closet inside a downtown Turlock apartment.
Playhouse Merced is hoping people are ready to revisit some classic fairy tales with a different spin with the opening of their production of "Into the Woods."
The Modesto Police Department arrested a husband and wife with 26 pounds of heroin hidden in a diaper bag during a drug bust near Keyes on Wednesday.
The Carnegie Arts Center has unveiled a new exhibit in their Lobby that highlights the artistic achievements of women artists.
The Check Before You Burn Program is expected to close out the winter season Saturday with far fewer wood-burning prohibitions issued than in the past and a cleaner air basin, according to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District.
A year after a 41-year-old woman was found dead at a Turlock rest stop, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department has arrested two Modesto individuals in connection to the homicide.
When Lisa McDermott looks around the Carnegie Arts Center, she can't help but smile and feel slightly justified.
A man's attempt to run from a collision in Turlock came to an end when an involved citizen tripped him up.
After a two month investigation, the Turlock Police Department has arrested a 61-year-old man on allegations he sexually assaulted minors.
A 33-year-old man was arrested on a charge of vandalism for breaking a window at a Turlock elementary school.
A report of someone possibly trespassing at a vacant home in Turlock resulted in the arrest of a man who was found in possession of pepper spray.
Poet Robert Frost said good fences make good neighbors. For the residents of S. Boardway, First, D and C streets, they would be pleased if people quit urinating and defecating in their yards.
Local law enforcement and youth-oriented service groups are getting a major financial boost in keeping kids off drugs and out of gangs, with a newly awarded federal grant.