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Hundreds of local convicts released from jail in the wake of Prop 47

Early on the morning of Nov. 6, Turlock Police officers on patrol found 24-year-old David Yakow allegedly in illegal possession of oxycodone. It turns out it was Yakow's lucky day.

December 05, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


New bill seeks to keep cop killers behind bars

State Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) has introduced a new bill seeking to keep anyone convicted of killing a peace officer from obtaining an early release for medical parole or compassionate release.

December 05, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Government


Consumer alert issued for driver's license scams

The California Attorney General's Office has issued a warning of scammers targeting immigrants applying for driver's licenses.

December 05, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Work of the Monument’s Men focus of Carnegie event

In 2012 an investigation into a tax issue by German authorities led then to a Munich apartment where they discovered of a cache of more than 1,200 works of art, some by renowned artists such as Claude Monet, Eduard Manet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Pablo Picasso, and some of which is suspected to have been looted by the Nazis in World War II.

December 04, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Turlock wins award for National Night Out

The National Night Out celebration in Turlock earned the Turlock Police Department a second place ranking in California and 20th in the nation.

December 04, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Lights! Camera! Action!

Film cameras were rolling once again in Turlock as former resident Michael Hermosa returned home to shoot portions of his movie, "The Head Thieves."

December 04, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock child pornographer gets 30-year sentence

A Turlock man who was the subject of a Homeland Security investigation involving a child pornography ring will be spending the next three decades behind bars.

December 03, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Sheriff’s department heightens efforts to curb drunk drivers

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is planning on a full-scale crackdown on impaired drivers this holiday season.

December 02, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Bay Area burglary suspects caught in Turlock

A man and woman identified as the prime suspects in a Sunnyvale burglary were arrested Tuesday morning in Turlock by a California Highway Patrol officer.

December 02, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock bank robbery suspect apprehended

The Turlock Police Department has arrested a local man on the suspicion he was the one responsible for an earlier reported bank robbery.

December 02, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Gun misfires twice in carjacking attempt

A 16-year-old boy is facing an attempted murder charge after pointing a gun at a man and pulling the trigger during a botched carjacking.

December 02, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Garage fire displaces six in Turlock

The quick actions of a neighbor kept a blaze from spreading from a garage into a Turlock home Saturday afternoon, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

December 02, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Delhi man prison bound for meth trafficking

A Delhi man has been convicted on federal drug charges after authorities discovered his scheme to traffic methamphetamine in Hawaii.

December 02, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Locals collect winter gear for Iraqi refugees

On a long table in a back room at the Assyrian American Civic Club volunteer Melinda Khubiar is busy sorting through winter wear that could soon prove to be life-saving equipment for the Christians seeking refuge in the mountainous regions of Iraq.

November 25, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Mother spends first Thanksgiving with family after deportation

When the Chaparro family celebrates Thanksgiving on Thursday, there will be a special thanks said by the Turlock family for the presence of their matriarch Maria Isabel Chaparro's presence at the table.

November 25, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Man threatens victim with Taser

A dispute between two men led to the arrest of one after he threatened to use a Taser on the other.

December 16, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man robbed at Turlock motel

A man was beaten and robbed by a couple while visiting a friend at a Turlock motel.

December 16, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Charges mount for suspected shoplifter

A woman suspected of shoplifting from a Turlock department store was found in possession of narcotics and counterfeit money.

December 16, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock convenience store robbed

An armed suspect robbed a Quik Stop in Turlock, pointing his firearm at both a customer and the store's clerk, the Turlock Police Department reported.

December 16, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock teacher rescues man from Tuolumne River

A Turlock teacher is being credited with saving a man's life after pulling him from the cold waters of the Tuolumne River Sunday morning.

December 14, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fallen trees, flooding worst of storm for Turlock

The storm that dropped a deluge of rain on Turlock Thursday night may have felled some trees and caused localized street flooding in multiple areas of town, which kept city crews busy throughout the night, but on the whole left Turlock fairly unscathed, according to city officials.

December 12, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Shooting at Turlock apartment injures one

The Turlock Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man with a bullet wound to his leg and three suspects on the run.

December 11, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Sexual assault reported at Broadway Park

For the second time in three weeks the Turlock Police Department is investigating a kidnapping and sexual assault that reportedly began at a Turlock park.

December 11, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Two more Delhi men convicted in meth scheme

Two Delhi men arrested as part of a federal investigation into methamphetamine trafficking to Hawaii are now prison bound.

December 09, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Big rig collision injures one

A collision between a big-rig truck and a sedan on Geer Road left a 19-year-old Turlock woman hospitalized with major injuries, the California Highway Patrol reported.

December 09, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Suspect brandishes pellet gun in bike theft

A Turlock man is facing robbery charges after using a pellet gun to steal a bicycle from an 18-year-old woman.

December 09, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Stalking suspect crashes after pursuit

A Turlock man was hospitalized with injuries he sustained in a crash in an attempt to avoid arrest for stalking his ex-girlfriend.

December 09, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


City braces for impact of big storm

In the words of a salty old sea captain, it's time to batten down the hatches because a big storm is brewing.

December 09, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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