Charges of felony child endangerment were filed against three officers of Firm Build, the now-defunct, non-profit construction training company. The charges stem from an allegation that they used teenage student workers to remove asbestos containing material on a building project at the former Castle Air Force Base. The students were not advised of the presence of asbestos or provided appropriated safety equipment training. Asbestos can cause serious lung problems and cancer, according to the U.S. Department of Human Services.
A Gustine man who was convicted by a federal court of cultivating marijuana in Fresno County was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
A Modesto motorcycle patrolman was injured in a crash and a suspect was shot by another officer during a wild police chase Wednesday evening that started in Modesto and ended near Ceres.
A rural Ceres drug operation was discovered by sheriff's deputies Wednesday morning after someone reported shots being fired in the 5300 block of Moffet Road and a police chase resulted.
A call of armed suspects kicking in doors at a Modesto motel prompted a SWAT call out and resulted in the arrest of two parolees, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department reported.
A 58-year-old Ceres man sustained fatal injuries after he reportedly jumped onto Highway 99 from atop the Hatch Road overpass on Monday evening.
Three suspects are in custody after a search warrant for weapons was served in Atwater.
Two Merced County Sheriff's deputies who went to a Winton home to investigate a report of a vicious animal, were forced to shoot a pit bull when it came charging directly at them.
A man who was last seen struggling against a swift current in the San Joaquin River, is believed to have drowned, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department reported Wednesday.
The Modesto Police Department is searching for the three men who carried out a home invasion robbery Thursday morning.
A 30-year-old Galt man was killed in an industrial accident Thursday in Le Grand.
A group of scammers are hitting up businesses and residents in Atwater trying to get money for high school sports programs, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's department has released photos of two men believed to be connected to a homicide that occurred outside an Empire bar. Detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the two men.
The Modesto Police Department has arrested two men on attempted homicide charges related to a shooting at a party on Sunday.
A Modesto man was indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday for charges arising from a break-in at the Social Security office in Modesto.