SACRAMENTO - A gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park was caused by an illegal fire set by a hunter, the U.S. Forest Service said Thursday.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department has launched a homicide investigation after a man's body was found in the Merced River with a gunshot wound.
The California Highway Patrol will accept applications in September from individuals interested in a career as a CHP officer. The CHP is looking to hire cadets from a pool of applicants to fill vacant officer positions throughout the state.
An increase in the number of collisions involving pedestrians and bicyclists has the local office of the California Highway Patrol warning people to proceed with more caution while on Stanislaus County roads.
A man previously reported missing was found by a Turlock Police officer during a traffic stop and the driver was charged with false imprisonment.
The Turlock police and fire departments are prepping for their big move into the new Public Safety Facility, but it's an endeavor much more complicated than just calling up a moving van.
Tommy Kong, 23, of Turlock, faces several charges after leading Ceres police on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle on Aug. 20.
A Stanislaus County judge has ruled that a Turlock man previously acquitted of murder in the death of a 67-year-old Denair man will have to face a new trial for involuntary manslaughter.
An observant neighbor's call to the police resulted in the arrest of six individuals suspected of burglary.
The convictions of two men rounded up during the Denair Road Dog Cycle investigation and prosecution have been overturned by a federal appeals court.
A Turlock man is facing multiple criminal charges after setting his kitchen on fire while making hashish.
A Turlock man is recovering from injuries he sustained during a strong-armed robbery Sunday afternoon.
A Merced County jury found Daniel McDonald guilty of voluntary manslaughter for the shooting death of his 46-year-old son Donald McDonald.
A Turlock man is facing a lengthy prison term for his role in an Illinois home invasion, in which his partner was shot and killed by the homeowner.
The man accused of slitting his ex-girlfriend's throat at Turlock's Donnelly Park has been sentenced to eight years and eight months in prison for the attack.
A missed stop sign at a Hilmar intersection led to a collision Friday night that claimed the lives of two individuals and critically injured a third, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Six years to the day that Mark Henson lost his life in a Turlock neighborhood, a Stanislaus County jury began hearing evidence to determine if Nicholas Harris was sane or not when he stabbed the 25-year-old man.