At 2:30 p.m. Friday Stanislaus County Deputy District Attorney Wendell Emerson delivered the unwelcome news to the family and friends of Kenneth Winter that a conviction of second-degree murder for the defendant Michael Hoyt was looking less and less likely and a hung jury was a very real possibility.
CSU Stanislaus police officer Aimee Powers will be honored by two organizations in the coming months for her efforts in battling drunk driving and her overall performance and integrity.
A helpful citizen aided the Turlock Police Department in catching a suspected purse thief Thursday afternoon.
Investigators with the Merced County Sheriff's Department confiscated more than 2,500 pounds of marijuana in Hilmar on Friday.
A Turlock couple has been booked into the Stanislaus County Jail on allegations they tortured a 24-year-old man.
At one end of the courtroom hallway stood the friends and family of Kenneth Winter. At the other end was Michael Hoyt surrounded by his loved ones. And nestled in between in a small room were seven women and five men tasked with determining justice.
Panda Express patrons were startled on Monday afternoon when a car drove into the restaurant, injuring two.
In an effort to disprove the murder charge looming over him, Michael Hoyt took the stand Tuesday to tell the jury his recollection of the altercation on a rural Turlock road on Feb. 1, 2010, that ultimately ended in the death of Kenneth Winter.
Two suspicious devices found Morning morning on Lander Avenue prompted a school lock down and a road closure as the county bomb squad investigated.
A fire in a small bathroom next to the Turlock High School library caused approximately $4,000 in damages, according to the Turlock Fire Department report.
After more than a week's worth of testimony that sought to lay out point by point the evidence that led investigators to arrest Michael Hoyt for murder in the death of Kenneth Winter and discredit the defense's theories, the prosecution brought their case to a close Friday.
When Dale Falkenberg, owner of Dale's Guitar, discovered that his truck was stolen in the early morning hours on Monday, he immediately started a Valley wide search.
The murder trial for the Turlock man accused of beating a man to death over a traffic incident continued Tuesday with a series of law enforcement witnesses testifying to the forensic evidence collected during the investigation.
A two vehicle collision in east Modesto Monday morning resulted in the death of a 43-year-old Turlock man.
A verbal argument between two Turlock men Saturday night devolved into gun violence that left one man with a head wound and another facing a charge of attempted murder.
A man stopped for a bicycle infraction was found in possession of numerous stolen credit cards after he tried fleeing a Turlock officer on foot.
A preliminary hearing for a Turlock man accused of a hit and run that killed a Turlock woman out for a walk with her husband has been set for November.
A Delhi man is in critical condition after he was shot by assailants who were bent on stealing his marijuana plants.
Turlock Police are searching for the driver of a Chevy Suburban that was involved in a hit and run collision Friday that injured three people.
The Diocese of Stockton's efforts to declare bankruptcy has led to 34 new potential claims of sexual abuse being reported.
A Denair man hosting a birthday party for a friend was stabbed to death by an uninvited guest, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department reported.
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