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Courthouse kiosk at police station

The Turlock City Council approved the installation of a Stanislaus County Superior Court kiosk inside the Turlock Police Department on Tuesday night, saving residents a trip to Modesto to conduct court business.

August 25, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


CSUS students scramble to replace cut classes

With the start of the fall semester rapidly approaching, California State University, Stanislaus junior Amanda Crocker thought she was all ready for the first day of class. That was until she checked her e-mail and found out one of her required courses had been cut from the university's schedule.

August 25, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Suspects sought in birthday party shoot-out

A birthday party in Keyes looked more like a scene from the wild west when neighbors took up arms against one another.

August 25, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Two injured in Denny’s shooting

Two people were injured early Saturday morning when gunfire erupted outside the Denny's restaurant in Turlock.

August 25, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Local agencies make plans for possible H1N1 flu outbreak

As the flu season approaches local agencies from hospitals and health centers to schools and public safety departments are bracing themselves for a possible onslaught of new H1N1 cases by putting into place plans that could help prevent a widespread outbreak of the virus in Turlock.

August 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Double dose of good news for family coping with son’s cancer

The Givargiznia family got some welcome news this week. Ten-year-old Dylan, who has been battling a rare form of leukemia since he was 6 years old, went into remission and a life-saving bone marrow donor has been found.

August 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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


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Turlock boy helps catch purse thief

A suspected thief may have spotted a purse he could take from a vehicle Tuesday in Turlock, but he failed to notice the young child ...

February 23, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Police seek information on robbery suspects

The Turlock Police Department has released new images from an armed robbery in the hopes someone might recognize one of the suspects.

February 23, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Flu cases continue, but peak may have passed

The 2017-2018 flu season has been one of the most virulent health officials have seen in a decade and has been responsible for a high ...

February 20, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock driver suspected of causing fatal DUI crash

A collision between a car and a big rig resulted in the death of a Modesto man and the arrest of a Turlock man suspected ...

February 20, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Woman burned by leaky lighter

Fluid leaking from a lighter ignited a fire that severely burned a woman Saturday afternoon, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

February 20, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Woman burned by leaky lighter

Fluid leaking from a lighter ignited a fire that severely burned a woman Saturday afternoon, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

February 19, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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


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