The decomposing bodies of a Merced County couple found in their laundry room were the victims of a homicide, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department, and investigators have named a person of interest in the case.
Two Modesto teenagers were sentenced to state prison for their roles in a gang fight that left one woman with a gunshot wound.
A shoot-out in a Ceres apartment led to the conviction of a Ceres man on two counts of murder.
A Riverbank man, standing accused of stabbing to death three of his family members, pled guilty Thursday to three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder, according to the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office.
Two Winton teenagers were arrested Sept. 11 on suspicion of committing a strong armed robbery against another Winton teen.
An inmate at the Stanislaus County Jail died while in custody after he was shot with a stun gun, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department.
A fishing expedition among three friends at the back of Lake Yosemite Wednesday night took a turn for the worst when one man started an argument over cigarettes.
An instructor at Modesto Junior College was arrested Friday on the suspicion that he molested two teenage girls.
An inmate from the Stanislaus County Jail was pronounced dead at Doctor's Medical Center in Modesto on Thursday after ingesting narcotics, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department.
A man told sheriff's deputies he was robbed while being a good Samaritan, but it turns out he was robbed during an exchange of money for sexual favors, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.
A man suspected of robbing a Modesto bank Thursday afternoon was caught hours later handing out cash at an emergency room, according to the Modesto Police Department.
A Merced man was taken into custody Wednesday on narcotics charges, marking his fourth arrest since May, said Merced County Sheriff's spokesman Deputy Tom MacKenzie.
A Modesto fire that torched several businesses on Carpenter Road and caused $1.2 million in damage, has been ruled a likely accident by fire investigators.
Merced County Sheriff detectives are investigating a shooting in Planada that wounded a 19-year-old man in the neck.
A Modesto man who turned down a plea deal of 14 years, wound up getting sentenced to three consecutive life terms for a total of 90 years to life for an attack on a Modesto family.