The Chinese calendar may have declared 2010 as the year of the tiger, but in California it will be "the year of the checkpoint."
Police officers and other emergency personnel were greeted with the grisly aftermath of a woman's death on a stretch of railroad tracks in Turlock Tuesday morning. The Turlock Police Department is investigating the death as an apparent suicide.
A Modesto man was killed on Highway 99 near a Turlock rest stop Thursday morning in what the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department deemed an apparent suicide.
A 20-year-old man was wounded in the leg when gunfire broke out on a Turlock street.
Two of three residential fires reported in Turlock over the last week have suspicious origins and are under investigation by the Turlock City Fire Department.
A Keyes man is in critical condition with a severe head injury caused by a blow from a baseball bat at the hands of his teenage son, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department.
The preliminary hearing for Jessica Mae Betts, the 20-year-old Turlock woman accused of killing her newborn baby and leaving it in a Dumpster behind a grocery store, was postponed because of a medical condition.
A tip about a suspected cockfighting ring led to the arrest of a Turlock man and put a halt to an event that possibly could have involved 150 roosters, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
Turlock police are seeking a man who they say intentionally ran down a bicyclist with his truck and then waved a handgun around when witnesses tried to detain him.
A Turlock man is headed to prison for a domestic violence conviction.
A Denair man convicted of a 1991 homicide was denied parole Monday from Corcoran State Prison.
An ongoing narcotics investigation in Stanislaus County resulted in the arrest of five people and the seizure of drugs, cash, and guns Wednesday morning.
On Nov. 8, 2008, a newborn baby girl wrapped up in a plastic shopping bag with clothing and towels was found dead in a Dumpster behind a Turlock grocery store. The grizzly discovery launched an exhaustive investigation that culminated with the arrest of the baby's mother on a homicide charge.
Back in the middle of January, Robert "Bobby" Tennison drove up to Humboldt County with his 17-year-old son and a friend. The three sold a dirt bike, had lunch together, and then Tennison left to visit friends, telling his son he would be return home to Keyes by bus the following Saturday.
The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office Victim Services Program will sponsor the 12th annual lighting of the Homicide Victims' Memorial Tree and Candlelight Vigil at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Court papers filed shortly after a sexual assault complaint was made against a former Oakdale pizzeria owner give insight to the circumstances surrounding his Oct. 20 arrest by Oakdale Police.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department has arrested a fourth man for the murder of two men found inside a charred car in an orchard outside of Denair.
Turlock Police officers are on the hunt for a man who stole a motorcycle and then proceeded to crash it - twice.
The theft of a stolen all-terrain vehicle led authorities to a chop shop operating in Turlock, as well as the seizure of an estimated 100 pounds of marijuana.
A woman was arrested Thursday night on allegations she used two teenagers to help her steal from a Turlock store.
A Turlock man is facing burglary charges after he was seen breaking into the coin boxes at an apartment complex laundry room.
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.
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