A federal grant of $300,000 aimed at curbing domestic violence and increasing victim services has been awarded to the Merced County District Attorney's Office.
A woman allegedly kidnapped and held at knife point by a Tracy man was rescued by a Merced County Sheriff's deputy during a routine traffic stop in Atwater.
The investigation into the Delhi stabbing of a suspected teen gang member has led to the seizure of guns and the identity of a second suspect.
A Modesto woman was sentenced to 74 days in jail for attacking a blind 19-year-old woman. Anne Van Praag, 55, of Modesto was found guilty after a three day jury trial of battery and resisting arrest. According to the Stanislaus District Attorney's Office, on Dec. 14, 2008, Van Praag attacked her blind 19-year-old lodger as he sat in his room listening to his iPod. Van Praag hit and scratched the lodger and pulled his hair. ...
The Modesto Police Department has identified the man shot to death in a Modesto apartment, while continuing to seek a suspect.
A superior court judge in Sonoma County is reconsidering the 12-year prison sentence given to the son of the Merced County District Attorney for a drunk driving conviction.
The suspect wanted for the murder of a Merced County couple was taken into custody Wednesday night in Louisiana.
The Modesto Police department is seeking the man responsible for robbing a bank inside a Modesto grocery store.
The parents of three young girls were booked into the Merced County Jail after their three children were found in a filthy apartment all alone Monday.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department arrested a parolee on Tuesday after he was found in possession of a large amount of marijuana and a stolen handgun.
A pursuit of a man involved in a domestic dispute came to an abrupt end Thursday morning when the subject of the pursuit took his own life, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
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 Stanislaus County jury found Timothy Carrillo, 35, guilty on two counts of murder and discharging a firearm during the commission of an offense. The verdict was announced Friday after a month-and-a-half long trial. The case arose out of events that happened on April 25, 2007. According to the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office, Carrillo went ...
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.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in finding an elderly man with Alzheimer's who wondered away from his Modesto home.
An employee at a Modesto Chinese restaurant has been arrested for the bludgeoning death of the eatery's owner.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating a Modesto homicide after fire fighters found a deceased man in a burned out home.
Ten people inside a Planada home, including young children, escaped injury when the house was fired upon Friday night.
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