Three Stanislaus County men previously convicted of defrauding area nut growers and processors were sentenced to federal prison Monday afternoon.
The murder and voluntary manslaughter charges lodged against former sheriff's detective Kari Abbey for the fatal shooting of 31-year-old Rita Elias were tossed out at the conclusion of her preliminary hearing Monday in Stanislaus County Superior Court.
Area law enforcement is reminding holiday revelers to designate a sober driver before the festivities begin.
The rate of homicides in California fell to one of its lowest levels in more than four decades, according to data compiled by the California Department of Justice.
A new crime unit tasked with patrolling the cyber world was announced Tuesday by the California Attorney General's Office.
In the last day of testimony in the preliminary hearing for Kari Abbey, the defense put up a witness to debunk the criminal charge of murder lodged against the former sheriff's detective.
Alvaro Reyes, one of the men previously convicted for burning a woman to death over a drug debt, was sentenced to life in prison on Monday.
In the third day of the preliminary hearing for Kari Abbey the prosecution continued their efforts to prove the former Stanislaus County Sheriff's detective was involved in numerous criminal activities, including the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old woman.
Amid heightened security and a packed courtroom galley filled with a palpable tension, the preliminary hearing for the former Stanislaus County sheriff's detective accused of murder for an off-duty shooting of a Modesto woman got underway Tuesday.
A 45-year-old man convicted of molesting children in Turlock was sentenced to prison Monday.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a man found at a Turlock egg supplier farm.
A report of a suspicious person prowling in a Turlock neighborhood led to the arrest of a man on stolen property and drug charges.
A false report of a shooting prompted two Turlock schools to order lockdowns while police searched the area for the reported shooter.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of an infant found inside a garbage can outside a convenience store in Waterford.
The Turlock Police Department is investigating a shooting that was reported late Sunday night.
A coordinated effort between multiple law enforcement agencies Friday night resulted in the dismantling of an unsanctioned quasi car show setting up in a parking lot of a Turlock grocer, and saw dozens cited for multiple infractions.
Local law enforcement is warning that the ringing telephone may be a harbinger of some crooked cons trying to weasel into people's wallets.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating the gunshot deaths of two local men in the county.