Welba and Maria Arms faithfully drove across Ceres each evening for the past three years to supply food and water to a small colony of feral cats that inhabited the wooded area between Home Depot and Rancho San Miguel Market on Hatch Road. They were first drawn to care for the cats as long time shoppers of Raley's.
At 2:30 p.m. Friday Stanislaus County Deputy District Attorney Wendell Emerson delivered the unwelcome news to the family and friends of Kenneth Winter that a conviction of second-degree murder for the defendant Michael Hoyt was looking less and less likely and a hung jury was a very real possibility.
CSU Stanislaus police officer Aimee Powers will be honored by two organizations in the coming months for her efforts in battling drunk driving and her overall performance and integrity.
A helpful citizen aided the Turlock Police Department in catching a suspected purse thief Thursday afternoon.
Investigators with the Merced County Sheriff's Department confiscated more than 2,500 pounds of marijuana in Hilmar on Friday.
A Turlock couple has been booked into the Stanislaus County Jail on allegations they tortured a 24-year-old man.
At one end of the courtroom hallway stood the friends and family of Kenneth Winter. At the other end was Michael Hoyt surrounded by his loved ones. And nestled in between in a small room were seven women and five men tasked with determining justice.
Panda Express patrons were startled on Monday afternoon when a car drove into the restaurant, injuring two.
In an effort to disprove the murder charge looming over him, Michael Hoyt took the stand Tuesday to tell the jury his recollection of the altercation on a rural Turlock road on Feb. 1, 2010, that ultimately ended in the death of Kenneth Winter.
Two suspicious devices found Morning morning on Lander Avenue prompted a school lock down and a road closure as the county bomb squad investigated.
A fire in a small bathroom next to the Turlock High School library caused approximately $4,000 in damages, according to the Turlock Fire Department report.
After more than a week's worth of testimony that sought to lay out point by point the evidence that led investigators to arrest Michael Hoyt for murder in the death of Kenneth Winter and discredit the defense's theories, the prosecution brought their case to a close Friday.
When Dale Falkenberg, owner of Dale's Guitar, discovered that his truck was stolen in the early morning hours on Monday, he immediately started a Valley wide search.
The murder trial for the Turlock man accused of beating a man to death over a traffic incident continued Tuesday with a series of law enforcement witnesses testifying to the forensic evidence collected during the investigation.
A two vehicle collision in east Modesto Monday morning resulted in the death of a 43-year-old Turlock man.
A Turlock man involved in a minor traffic accident was arrested Wednesday for hit and run and cocaine possession.
When the railroad crossing arms at Monte Vista Avenue and Golden State Boulevard started to lower Wednesday afternoon most of the vehicles began to slow down, but there is always that one exception.
An 82-year-old man was killed in a traffic collision Tuesday night in Turlock.
A man reportedly creating a disturbance at a Turlock restaurant was arrested by Turlock police officers on a variety of drug and weapon charges.
An unknown individual attempted to break into a residence on Linwood Avenue but was thwarted when the resident awoke to the noise.
A woman is facing a charge of commercial burglary after taking bags of purloined merchandise from a Turlock store Friday.
A man seen exposing himself near a Turlock school was taken into police custody after being placed under citizen's arrest.
For the third time in little more than a month's time span a Turlock man has died on the railroad tracks running through town.
The Delhi couple accused of causing the death of a 2-year-old child are awaiting arraignment in Merced County, but only one of them will be facing a murder charge.
A 14-year-old was injured in what the Turlock Police Department is describing as a drive-by shooting.
A Turlock man wanted in connection with a Modesto home invasion robbery was apprehended Thursday afternoon by the U.S. Marshals Service.
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