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Crews at scene of major wreck in southbound lanes of Highway 99 in Turlock | Merced Sun-Star

Emergency crews are at the scene of a major injury vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of Highway 99 in Turlock, according to the California Highway Patrol. CPR was reportedly being performed on one of the victims at the site of the wreck just north of Monte Vista Avenue. There is debris in the ro

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-10-17 15:21:00

Big rig crashed on track in Merced Co. Authorities scrambling to stop oncoming train | Merced Sun-Star

Emergency responders are scrambling to the scene where a tractor-trailer has crashed on or near railroad tracks in Merced County. The crash was reported just before 11:30 a.m. in the area of Westside Boulevard and Highway 99 near the railroad track. Cal Fire Battalion Chief Mark Pimentel says firefi

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-10-17 18:48:00

It's National Pasta Day and I have some important questions for Merced

Twitter is telling me it's National Pasta Day today and, on matters like these, Twitter usually is correct. So, who in Merced County has the best pasta? Is it in a local restaurant? Which one? Does anyone around here make their own pasta? And, more important, what's Merced's favorite pasta dish? It'

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-10-17 18:09:00

Merced County man tried to run from police. He was arrested for DUI, police say

A man suspected of drunken driving was recently arrested after a low-speed chase in Los Banos, police said on Monday. An officer saw a black Chevrolet truck fail to stop at a stop sign at 10:51 p.m. Friday at Fourth and H Streets, according to police. So the officer turned on his flashing lights.

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-10-17 01:37:00

Here's how recent pay raises are affecting the Merced Sheriff's Office

It's been about a month since Merced County Sheriff's deputies received a long-awaited 10 percent raise and Sheriff Vern Warnke said his office already is seeing the tide turn after several years of staffing struggles. "That was the magic number to get deputies back," he told the Sun-Star in an inte

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-10-17 00:05:00

A Merced County company told employees 'no more babies' or you're fired

A Merced County orchid grower has agreed to pay more than $100,000 for threatening to fire pregnant employees, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Monday. Dash Dream Plant Inc. of Dos Palos will pay out $110,000 and make changes to its business polices as part of its settleme

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-10-16 23:08:00

Officer-involved shooting reported in Atwater

At least two Atwater police officers opened fire on a man today on Winton Way, authorities have confirmed to the Sun-Star. Few details were immediately clear. The officer- involved shooting was reported around or shortly after 1 p.m. at the Winton Gardens apartment complex on Winton Way in Atwater,

FRESNO BEE - 2017-10-17 20:41:00

Driver falls asleep and hits parked car in Atwater, police say. Causes injuries

A passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries in a car crash on Monday afternoon in Atwater when the driver fell asleep at the wheel, the Atwater Police Department reported. At about 3:39 p.m., 34-year-old Juana Andrade of Atwater, was driving a red vehicle on the 2100 block of First Street in

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-10-17 01:05:00

5 Things To Do Today, Tuesday, Oct. 17 | Dinosaurs, jazz and hiking the John Muir

Observe, meet and interact with lifelike dinosaurs created by a team of skilled performers and puppeteers. Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St., Merced, 209-381-0500, www.mercedtheatre.org, $29-$59. Tony Manjarrez will speak on "Cal Tjader: The Man who Revolutionized Latin Jazz." The vibraphone player i

FRESNO BEE - 2017-10-16 20:53:00

Atwater woman faces possible felony charges in suspected DUI crash, CHP says

A 52-year-old Atwater woman faces possible felony charges in connection with a suspected drunken-driving crash last week, the California Highway Patrol confirmed Monday. Cynthia Black and her passenger, Douglas Black, were not wearing seatbelts and both were ejected when their car, a 2010 Toyota Sci

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-10-16 21:16:00

Stolen car, drugs, high-speed chase leads to arrest in Atwater

A 36-year-old wanted man from Merced was arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle, according to Atwater Police Department officials. After officers caught the driver they found more than a 100 grams of drugs in the car. At about 10:28 p.m. on Friday, officers tried to


Man leads police on high-speed chase of stolen vehicle

A 26-year-old Modesto man was arrested Saturday afternoon after he led Ceres Police on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle from Ceres to south of Turlock. Richard French, 26, of Modesto, was booked for felony auto theft, possession of stolen property, evading, and the warrants. Ceres Police Off

CERESCOURIER.COM - 2017-10-18 00:00:00

Victim in fatal hit-and-run south of Turlock identified

The 55-year-old Delhi man killed in a hit-and-run crash south of Turlock early Sunday has been identified by the Stanislaus County Coroner's Office as Gary Bucol. The collision occurred shortly after 2 a.m. on Lander Avenue north of East Clausen Road. Turlock resident Edgardo Reynoso, 23, was south

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-10-17 16:37:00

Student Spotlight: Jeremy Ryan

Ryan, the son of Rick and Cindy Ryan, has been in the Gustine Unified School District since the fourth grade. He is unique to the Student Spotlight feature as his accomplishments are outside of the classroom as a successful motocross racer. Ryan started racing when he was eight years old. "When I wa

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2017-10-16 18:42:00

Officer's suspicions lead to auto theft discovery

An officer's suspicions about a man milling around a white Toyota truck parked on Sandpoint Drive near Fairview Drive resulted in an auto theft arrest on Sunday evening. At 11:32 p.m., Officer Ross Bays was on patrol and saw Bradley McCullar, 29, of Modesto, standing near the pickup. He ran the lice

CERESCOURIER.COM - 2017-10-18 00:04:00

Driver booked for hit and run, DUI

A Ceres Police officer chased down a drunken driver who fled the scene of a hit-and-run crash at Whitmore Avenue and Ninth Street early Sunday. At 1:59 a.m. Ceres Police were called to a crash of two vehicles in which one had left the scene. As Officer Ross Bays arrived he spotted the one vehicle le

CERESCOURIER.COM - 2017-10-18 00:02:00

Bar patron hurt in fight

One man was seriously injured in a melee that broke out Saturday evening, Oct. 14 at the Blue Horse Lounge, 3018 E. Service Road and one man was jailed for the attack. At 1:50 a.m. Ceres Police were dispatched to the bar parking lot. Officer Ross Bays was first to arrive and found a large unruly cro

CERESCOURIER.COM - 2017-10-17 23:57:00

Ceres dad in critical condition. Son in jail on suspicion of attempted murder. | The Modesto Bee

A Ceres man remained in critical condition Tuesday after being stabbed, allegedly by his son, over the weekend. The 46-year-old man was found with multiple stab wounds to his upper body at a home in the 1000 block of Sun Meadow Drive Saturday morning, according to Sgt. Greg Yotsuya. Investigators l

MODESTO BEE - 2017-10-18 01:55:00

Ceres woman arrested for DUI, hit and run

A 42-year-old resident of Colony Park Estates Mobile Home Park was arrested and booked for DUI and hit and run after fleeing an accident she caused in the park at 3939 Central Avenue on Sunday evening. The crash occurred at 7:18 p.m., when the victim driver was westbound in the park when a black Hon

CERESCOURIER.COM - 2017-10-18 00:03:00

Ceres liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Ceres Police detectives are seeking to arrest the two men who robbed Dennis Sav-On Liquors, at 2513 Moffett Road, at gunpoint on Saturday evening. The armed robbery was reported to police at approximately 10:13 p.m. by the clerk who said two men just robbed the store with was armed with a handgun. T

CERESCOURIER.COM - 2017-10-18 00:01:00