For the third consecutive year California has become a safer place to be with declining violent crime rates, according to the California Department of Justice's annual crime report for 2009 released on Friday.
Twelve years after the death of Alma Lisette Peralta, a 19-year-old Turlock woman, the man suspected of carrying out her execution-style murder is behind bars.
Robert Holloway, the owner of the Road Dog Cycle shop in Denair and a one-time sheriff's deputy, pled guilty to racketeering and extortion charges Tuesday in federal court.
A Turlock woman is under arrest following the discovery of a loaded firearm in her stroller with her baby.
The Turlock Police Department is investigating the death of a man found hanging in an orchard.
A federal drug bust that grew out of an investigation of a drug distribution ring in Turlock has resulted in a prison sentence for a Delhi man.
A Modesto man who had been facing murder charges for a drunk driving collision, entered into a plea deal with prosecutors that will send him to prison for the next 13 years.
The Turlock Police Department is holding a contest for National Night Out.
A fight inside a downtown Turlock bar that involved suspected gang members ended with gunshots.
Four teenagers were arrested in Delhi for a shooting that wounded a 20-year-old man in the arm, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
The movement to squash the growing gang problems in the area took another step forward with a multi-agency operation that resulted in 18 arrests and the seizure of narcotics and weapons.
A personal dispute between two men came to a head Wednesday morning and ended with one man hospitalized with a stab wound and another in jail on attempted murder charges.
Turlock police officers had to shoot a pit bull after it came charging at them while they were investigating a trespassing report.
The Turlock Police Department is investigating a shooting in a Westside alley that injured one.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department arrested three men Sunday morning on the suspicion they were manufacturing methamphetamine in a Delhi residence.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department has arrested three men for the murder of two men, whose remains were found in a charred car in an orchard outside Denair.
A 16-year-old boy walking to Pitman High School was struck by a car Thursday morning.
A man's attempt at shoplifting items from a Turlock grocery store became a robbery after he hurled a fruit cup at a loss prevention agent in his escape.
A Turlock neighborhood already rocked by the death of three family members has once again witnessed a fatality on their streets.
A man found asleep behind the wheel of his car at a Turlock intersection was arrested for driving under the influence when he was unable to complete a field sobriety test.
The remains of two people were discovered inside a burned car Monday morning in an orchard located east of Denair.
The former owner of Jura's Pizza Parlor in Oakdale and namesake of the Turlock restaurant was arrested on Monday for a sexual assault incident that occurred at the now closed Oakdale location in September.
Three people were arrested on drug and theft charges by Turlock Police officers after a witness to a theft snapped a picture of the suspect's license plate.
A man who tried to run from a Turlock Police officer landed in jail Thursday after he was found in possession of methamphetamine.
An attempted auto burglary turned into a vehicle pursuit that ended with a crash and the arrest of the 19-year-old driver.
A 17-year-old Turlock High School student was arrested Thursday morning on allegations he tried to hurt an individual with a chair.
The Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force discovered a chop shop and a marijuana grow after arresting two men in a stolen vehicle.
Three out-of-towners, including a 16-year-old boy, were arrested in Turlock on allegations they stole several thousands of dollars in electronics from Target.
Stanislaus County had the fifth highest rate of youth homicides in California according to a new report from the Violence Policy Center.
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