Deaths due to hand-held cell phone use by drivers have dropped since California enacted a ban on hand-held cell phone use while driving in July 2008, reported the California Office of Traffic Safety. The analysis, conducted by the Safe Transportation Research and Education Center at the University of California, Berkeley, showed that, when looking at state crash records two years before and two years after the hand-held ban went into effect, overall traffic deaths declined 22 percent while hand-held cell phone driver deaths went down 47 percent. Similar results were shown for hands-free cell phone use as well as injuries ...
Federal prosecutors are warning Central Valley farmers that a crackdown on large-scale marijuana grow operations is imminent.
The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office has ruled that the fatal shooting by three California Highway Patrol officers of a mentally unstable man thought to be armed was a justifiable act.
Local business owner Dale Falkenberg was almost the victim of an armed robbery Friday night. By staying calm and reasoning with the would-be robber, what could have been a violent situation ended peacefully.
The Livingston teenager who was an at-risk runaway has been found safe in Ripon.
Someone out there knows what happened on a darkened country road Friday night when a man was struck and left for dead and the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is hoping morality will prevail and someone will come forward with information about the tragic encounter.
A trial date for Kari Abbey, the former Stanislaus County sheriff's detective, has been set for September.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of an inmate in custody at the Stanislaus County Jail.
Someone drove a vehicle into the front of Turlock church and then promptly took off, leaving the police department to wonder if it was an accident or an intentional act.
A gruesome scene greeted California Highway Patrol officers Saturday morning when four horses were killed on a rural road west of Turlock.
A Delhi teen was grazed by gunfire Saturday night and is refusing to tell law enforcement any of the details.
The inmate who escaped from the John Latoracca Correctional Facility in El Nido on Valentine's Day is back behind bars, as is his wife and girlfriend.
A manhunt is underway for the inmate who escaped from a Merced County jail Tuesday morning by tunneling out of the facility.
A Turlock man convicted of selling methadone was sentenced to prison for 11 years and eight months, according to the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office.
The Turlock Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two men believed to be responsible for a home burglary last year.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating the gunshot deaths of two local men in the county.