Six validated gang members were arrested Sunday on the suspicion they robbed a teenager at the Merced County Fairgrounds, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
A Planada man was arrested in Winton Monday night after a K9 led Merced County Sheriff deputies to a hidden firearm in his car.
A house suspected to be a center of gang and drug activity in West Modesto was raided by the Modesto Police Department Thursday morning.
A fire that raced through a home that had been the site of a drug raid the week before has been declared an arson.
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.