In one room was a distraught mother who had barricaded herself and her children and refused to come out. In another, two agitated men were holding a group hostage. And across town there was an active shooter roaming inside a factory.
Four Delhi men were arrested Sunday on the suspicion that they shot at homes in Delhi and Turlock, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.
Turlock Journal Staff reports The anti-drunk driving campaign, Avoid the 12, will be out if force for the upcoming Halloween celebration. "With Halloween falling on a Saturday this year, we want to make sure revelers aren't taking the party to the roadways, putting trick-or-treaters and responsible motorists at risk," said Turlock Traffic Sgt. Robert Lugo. "Law enforcement officers throughout the region will be out in full force arresting and removing drunk drivers from our road." ...
A Turlock woman was arrested for child endangerment and assault with a deadly weapon after she was seen by a Turlock Police officer ramming a vehicle with her van.
A Turlock convenience store was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday night. The robbery occurred at the AM/PM store in the 4700 block of Golden State Boulevard at 1:28 a.m. Sunday. The clerk at the store said a man entered the store wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a white bandana over his face. The suspect was armed with a gun and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. There were no injuries reported. ...
A suspicious car parked in front of an industrial complex caught the attention of a Turlock Police officer and led to the arrest of two people and the recovery of stolen property.
If a train of SWAT vehicles comes rumbling down the road Saturday, there's no need to panic.
A fight between two rival gangs in Delhi left a 15-year-old boy with multiple stab wounds. The teen was air-lifted to a Modesto hospital and is expected to recover from his injuries, Merced County Sheriff's spokesman Deputy Tom MacKenzie said. Merced County Sheriff's Deputy Patrick Heaney was on patrol in the area of Shanks Road and Darlington Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Monday when he was flagged down and told of a fight at the nearby ...
A Turlock man was found guilty of drug possession following a five-day jury trial. Urbano Chavez, 48, was convicted of possession of methamphetamine, according to the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office. Agents with the Merced Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant on Feb. 20, 2007, at the home of Chavez in Turlock. In the home, agents found five grams of methamphetamine located in a sock on the kitchen table as well as less than ...
A Modesto man was arrested in Delhi for stealing a car and being under the influence of a controlled substance, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
Before the first football was sent spiraling into the air at the Harvest Bowl Friday night a game plan was being put into place to make sure that all the action stayed on the field.
A 39-year-old woman was found hanging in a Turlock playground Tuesday morning. The woman was identified by the Turlock Police Department as Rebecca Hilburn. The preliminary investigation indicates the death was a suicide, according to the police department. The body was discovered around 7:40 a.m. Tuesday in Summerfaire Park by a city worker, said Turlock Police Lt. Jeff Lopes. The woman was hanging from a piece of playground equipment, the police said. Summerfaire Park is ...
An investigation by the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office has ruled that the death of Craig Prescott while in the custody of the Stanislaus County Jail, was accidental and not the result of being shot with a Taser.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department unveiled a new memorial Friday dedicated to their four-legged partners.
A woman out for a walk with her dog was attacked by a pit bull in Delhi on Thursday morning. The 28-year-old woman was treated for several lacerations at Emanuel Medical Center. Some of the wounds were eight to four inches long, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department. The victim was walking her dog in the area of Shanks Road and Letteau Avenue around 11:40 a.m. Thursday. She was walking through a vacant lot ...
The overall number of reported hate crimes in California stayed relatively unchanged in 2010, but the number of anti-Hispanic crimes rose sharply, according to a new report from the Attorney General's Office.
One man was stabbed, another hit with a vehicle and a third beaten with a pipe in an attack by suspected gang members at a Hilmar park.
A feud that had been raging for several weeks reached a crescendo Sunday when one man was shot in what police are calling a planned set-up by a Turlock couple and a Denair teenager.
The Turlock Police Department will have 16 extra patrols on today, solely enforcing motorcycle safety related laws.
A Stanislaus County Superior Court judge has granted one more continuance for a Turlock man accused of beating to death a Hilmar man in a suspected incident of road rage.
Despite a vigorous argument from her defense attorney, Kari Abbey, the former Stanislaus County Sheriff's detective, had her bail raised to $1 million after a review hearing Wednesday.
The California Highway Patrol is asking residents to sign up for a free service that will deliver Amber Alerts to cell phones via text messages.
The Turlock Police Department is investigating a stabbing that happened shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday.
A 32-year-old Turlock man is recovering from stab wounds he sustained during an attack and his acquaintance is facing an attempted murder charge, the Turlock Police Department reported.
The Turlock Police Department is still seeking information as to the whereabouts of a teenage girl not seen since April.
A Hughson man accused of taking part in a scheme to defraud local almond growers and processors, has been convicted of bank fraud.
The last man charged during the federal investigation of the Road Dog Cycle shop in Denair was sentenced Monday to prison.
A man who thought he was getting a visit from an acquaintance instead became the victim of a home invasion robbery Tuesday morning.
A fire that burned through a carport and destroyed two vehicles is being investigated as a possible arson, and used to cover up a stolen vehicle.
The Turlock Police Department is investigating a shooting at Crane Park that left one man injured.