A traffic stop Monday morning led to the discovery of more than $7,000 in counterfeit money, two arrests and opened up the possibility that hundreds of phony bills could be circulating at Turlock businesses.
An argument between a man and two brothers escalated into gun violence Sunday night when the man opened fire inside a Turlock restaurant, injuring one brother and shooting at the other while chasing him into a parking lot.
A 25-year-old Waterford man who was behind the wheel in a collision that killed a Hilmar man out for a morning ride on his motorcycle, will stand trial for the man's death, a Stanislaus County Superior Court judge ruled Friday.
On April 16, the Ramirez family placed a 911 call with the hopes that law enforcement might assist them in placing their mentally ill son into a treatment center. Instead they were witnesses to their son's death when a Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department deputy fired three shots into him.
A Hilmar couple were tied up Monday night and had their house ransacked by suspects searching for their supply of medical marijuana - a supply that had been seized weeks earlier by a narcotics task force, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.
A Ceres Unified School District teacher living in Turlock was removed from his job after being arrested for lewd and lascivious acts with a female student. Matthew Beale, 24, had been employed as a math teacher at Whitmore Charter High School since August but was terminated this week.
October 26, 2012|
BY JEFF BENZIGER