Most everyone knows why the chicken crossed the road, but why did a decapitated chicken wind up in a plastic bag on the railroad tracks?
The Turlock Police Department is investigating a strong-arm robbery that injured one woman.
The efforts to keep drunk drivers off area roads are getting a boost from a grant awarded to the Stanislaus County Probation Department.The grant of $47,860 from the California Office of Traffic Safety will allow for greater monitoring and supervision of convicted drunk drivers, said Jerry Powers, the chief probation officer for Stanislaus County."Continued funding for this program will allow our department to further deter adult probationers from driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and provide a higher level of community safety," Powers said.Specifically, the probation department will use the grant to conduct unannounced ...
Embers from an earlier fire reignited to state a new blaze that damaged a Turlock paper company's building.
The Shell gas station at 150 E. Monte Vista Avenue was robbed by an armed robber Thursday night.
A Turlock man who already had one conviction for auto theft is headed back to prison for a second conviction.Jason Lee Beck, 35, was convicted on Monday of residential burglary and auto theft. Beck also admitted a prior auto theft conviction from March 2006.According to the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office, Beck broke into a home in Modesto around 2 a.m. Oct. 23 and stole a brown purse, three watches, and keys to a 2007 Lexus Sports Utility Vehicle parked in the garage. Beck was able to enter the house through an unlocked back door. The ...
A Turlock man, who carried out an unprovoked attack on a woman by slashing her cheek with a knife, was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Monday.
Auto thefts have been called one of the scourges of Stanislaus County, and though specialty task forces and awareness campaigns have made inroads into the crime, it continues to be a problem that plagues local law enforcement.
The Turlock Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at the Valley First Credit Union.
A 22-year-old Winton man was shot once in the back during a confrontation outside a Turlock restaurant.
One Turlock Police officer was hit in the face and two patrol cars were rammed during pursuit of a suspect Tuesday morning.
A Delhi man has pled guilty to charges of committing lewd acts upon a child.
A Turlock man will be spending six years in prison for an auto theft conviction.
The Stanislaus County Avoid the 12 campaign will be out with coordinated efforts to stop drunk drivers over the Halloween weekend.Roving DUI Saturation Patrols and a DUI/Driver License Checkpoint are planned this weekend as part of ongoing efforts to lower impaired driving in the region. The DUI Checkpoint will be held today in Modesto. Additional DUI Patrols will be conducted county wide on Sunday.Halloween weekend is often one of the deadliest times of the year for impaired drivers. According to the CHP's Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System, 16 individuals died and 417 were injured on Halloween ...
A fight between two men in Delhi landed one in jail and one in the hospital.
A Hughson woman was among four individuals indicted by a federal grand jury in a scheme to acquire and sell prescription drugs.
The Modesto Police Department arrested a husband and wife with 26 pounds of heroin hidden in a diaper bag during a drug bust near Keyes on Wednesday.
A year after a 41-year-old woman was found dead at a Turlock rest stop, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department has arrested two Modesto individuals in connection to the homicide.
A man's attempt to run from a collision in Turlock came to an end when an involved citizen tripped him up.
After a two month investigation, the Turlock Police Department has arrested a 61-year-old man on allegations he sexually assaulted minors.
A 33-year-old man was arrested on a charge of vandalism for breaking a window at a Turlock elementary school.
A report of someone possibly trespassing at a vacant home in Turlock resulted in the arrest of a man who was found in possession of pepper spray.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating the shooting death of a man that occurred Tuesday night between Denair and Turlock.
Suspects residing in Turlock and Keyes will face charges in court that they operated an illegal marijuana growing operation inside of a vacant bank-owned home in the 1500 block of Coty Court in Ceres.
A Turlock man trying to leave the scene of one collision, hit two more vehicles and tried to flee a pursuing officer before his car stalled due to damage from the previous crashes, the Turlock Police Department reported.
A 19-year-old man walking through a Turlock park late Friday night was shot in the leg by an unknown assailant.
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