The mystery of the disappearing golf carts from the Turlock Golf and Country Club came to a likely close Dec. 24, with the arrest of a suspect in the thefts.
Three Ballico men started the New Year off by sitting in a Merced County Jail cell for shooting a gun into the air.
The campaign to take drunken drivers off the road during the busy holiday season saw an increase in the number of arrests, according to the latest figures released by the Turlock Police Department.
The Journal asked Turlock Police Chief Gary Hampton to look back at 2010 and ahead for 2011. The following is his perspective on the city's past and future.
Q. What successes did the Turlock Police Department have last year?
The Journal asked Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson to look back at 2010 and ahead for 2011. The following is his perspective on the county's past and future.
Q. What successes did the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department have last year?
A sibling argument turned serious when a 13-year-old Winton girl hit her 12-year-old brother hard enough to send him to the hospital.
Stanislaus County Undersheriff William "Bill" Heyne will be retiring from the sheriff's department on Jan. 4, 2011, it was announced this week.
Drunk or high drivers charged with Driving Under the Influence face steep, state-mandated penalties – even for first-time offenders.
Local law enforcement agencies are making a statement: If you drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you will be caught and convicted. And once convicted, you will be held accountable for the terms of your court-ordered probation.
Law enforcement officials are hoping an increased reward will generate new leads in the decades long search for a woman last seen alive in Turlock.
The Winter Holiday anti-drunk driving campaign has already resulted in a significant number of arrests, according to the Turlock Police Department, the overseeing agency for the local Avoid the 12 program.
An Atwater man has been arrested on the allegation that he molested a 7-year-old girl at a daycare center, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.
The investigation into Turlock's only homicide thus far for the year remains ongoing as there are few clues into the death of Luis Manuel Maldonado Rodriguez.
A shooting in Delhi that authorities initially believed occurred during a home invasion robbery, turned out to be the outcome of a drug deal gone bad.
A baby stolen from his mother has been reunited with his family and the couple suspected of killing his mother sits behind bars.
A woman working as an educator at the Merced County juvenile hall was arrested Tuesday on allegations of misconduct with the inmates, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
A 54-year-old man is facing drunken driving charges after causing a crash that injured his passenger Saturday in Turlock.
Stanislaus County Sheriff's detectives are investigating a shooting that left two men dead and a Turlock woman critically injured with a gunshot wound.
The man previously convicted of stabbing to death a 25-year-old Turlock resident and setting his car on fire was sentenced to 16 years to life in prison on Wednesday.
An early morning collision on Highway 165 in Hilmar between a school bus and a semi truck left one man dead and one woman with moderate injuries Thursday, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations has issued a warning about scams targeting university students and employees.
A Turlock man was taken into custody on theft and weapon charges after the victims of his alleged theft led the police to his location with the use of the GPS in their stolen items.
An 80-year-old woman was hospitalized after being severely beaten by an unknown woman who forced her way into the victim's home Sunday morning.
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