The Fresno-based 5th District Court of Appeals will make the short drive north to Stanislaus County on Thursday to conduct a hearing in Modesto and hold a panel discussion at California State University, Stanislaus.
A Stanislaus County Superior Court judge has ruled there is enough evidence to hold a 53-year-old man over for trial on a homicide charge for the stabbing death of Lamondre Brown, 23.In her ruling at the conclusion of the preliminary hearing, Judge Marie Silveira said there was "sufficient cause to have Arthur Maunakea bound over for trial." Maunakea is accused of stabbing Brown to death on Oct. 31, 2009, over a debt of less than $100 that Maunakea owed to Brown.During Wednesday's hearing Deputy District Attorney Randy Fischer presented several witnesses who testified to a confrontation between ...
In the days of the Old West those caught cheating at games of chance were run out of town on a rail or sometimes even shot on the spot. For three people accused of cheating at blackjack at the Turlock Poker Room, it has resulted in a litany of criminal charges.
A Turlock fugitive wanted by the Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force barricaded himself inside a Keyes mobile home and kicked off a standoff with the Stanislaus County Sheriff's SWAT team that ended with his surrender when tear gas was lobbed into the trailer.