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Suspected gang member from Merced arrested with stolen gun, police say

A 22-year-old Merced man, who police described as a known gang member, was arrested recently after investigators found a stolen handgun and ammunition at his home, the Police Department reported Friday.Isaiah Leal admitted to police the .45-caliber handgun was not registered to him, police said in a


Modesto family mourns death of dog Ginger, killed during burglary

On May 25, Gary Neal and his wife Vicki came home to their northwest Modesto home ransacked. The couple couldn't immediately see if any items had been stolen, but it took only a few minutes for them to find one of their beloved family dogs named Ginger dead on the master bathroom floor.

ABC10.COM - 2018-05-27 04:20:59

Two young Merced children identified as victim in deadly house fire

Two young children who died last month in a house fire in South Merced were identified Thursday by the Merced County Coroner’s Office.The boys, ages 3 and 5, were killed April 23 when flames broke out around 10 p.m. at a home in the 900 block of 10th Street in South Merced.They were identified Thurs


Police Investigating Homicide in Stockton after Man Found Shot Inside Car

STOCKTON — The Stockton Police Department is investigating a shooting after a man was found shot inside a car near 2100 Boeing Way.Officers responded to the scene around 11:10 p.m. Friday.The 35-year-old man was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.Authorities ask anyone

FOX40 - 2018-05-26 17:14:24

BREAKING: Sacramento Police and Fire Departments Respond to Shooting on Mack Road

SPD on scene of a shooting, 5200 block of Mack Road. One subject w life threatening injuries. Homicide Detective and CSI enroute to scene. PIO enroute to scene.pic.twitter.com/jYEx51yER8— Sacramento Police (@SacPolice)May 27, 2018

FOX40 - 2018-05-27 04:34:29

Woman bites off earlobe during Turlock fight

A fight involving several people in a Turlock neighborhood ended with one woman facing felony charges and another missing a chunk of her earlobe after it was bitten off.The suspect was identified as Monique Carrillo, 20. She was booked into the Stanislaus County Jail following the May 19 fight and i

TURLOCK JOURNAL - 2018-05-25 21:45:00

Breaking: Man Critical After Hit And Run In Fresno

The suspect vehicle is described as a black Ford 2000 model truck, possibly with large tires and chrome rims. The vehicle should have damage to the left headlight, and the driver side mirror should be missing.

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-05-26 04:52:31

Who doesn't like grilled cheese? This Merced County food truck offers that and more

The Cheezy Grill can most commonly be spotted somewhere at the former Castle Air Base dishing out gourmet sandwiches with a side of kettle chips and a pickle, according to Shauna Bado, who owns what she calls the "wifey business" with her husband, Danny.


Man found dead on Sacramento River trail was father of 6, girlfriend says

The girlfriend of Socrates Elekana Sr. has identified him as theman found deadon a Sacramento River trail Friday morning.Kapiolani Ornellas gave birth to her and Elekana's third child just five weeks ago, she said. Elekana, 39, also had three children from a previous relationship, she said."He absol


Chowchilla firefighter killed by driver allegedly under influence of pot

"If you're intoxicated, you can't control what your eyes do, but they will give certain responses to certain things based on what's in your system. (Chaffin) indicated he was certainly under the influence of marijuana," Burns said.

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-05-26 00:56:33

Body found along Highway 41

Body was lying in an embankment along Highway 41 near Herndon and appeared to be there for some time. (KFSN)FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --The California Highway Patrol is investigating the discovery of a body found in Northeast Fresno.The body was located Thursday on an embankment near the onramp from Her


Company H – Merced’s First National Guard

On this Memorial Day, let’s take a moment to remember our first National Guard unit.Company H, Sixth Infantry Regiment, National Guard of California was organized in Merced in 1893 and disbanded in 1907. During its short 14-year existence, Company H took part in ending the 1894 Railroad Strike, volu

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2018-05-26 01:38:00

Four, including baby, injured in Tully Road crash in Modesto

Four people, including an infant, were taken to hospitals for treatment after a crash at the intersection of Tully Road and Mount Vernon Drive on Thursday night, according to the Modesto Fire Department.The crash occurred about 7:15 p.m. and involved a Honda sedan and a Chevy Silverado pickup truck.


Woman in wheelchair dies after being struck by car in Merced, police say

A 62-year-old woman died Thursday, about a day after she was struck by a car in Merced while crossing a street in a wheelchair, a Merced Police Department official said.The woman, whose name has not been released pending notification of her family, was crossing College Avenue near West Olive Avenue


Zammarelli's double leads Modesto to 6-4 win over Visalia

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) -- Nick Zammarelli hit a run-scoring double in the first inning, leading the Modesto Nuts to a 6-4 win over the Visalia Rawhide on Friday.

SAN MATEO DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-05-26 05:05:30

Driver under the influence of cannabis arrested in deadly collision in Madera

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Shooting suspect surrenders after standoff in Turlock

Efforts to take a suspect into custody on an attempted murder case out of Oakdale prompted a standoff at a Turlock apartment complex that lasted around four hours before the suspect surrendered to law enforcement.An arrest warrant had been obtained for Jesus Tovar, 37, of Turlock in connection with


Police Arrest Two People On Suspicion Of Methamphetamine Trafficking

Police surveilled Arroyo's house and stopped a vehicle associated with a Modesto residence. A large sum of cash was found in the vehicle and a female passenger, Juana Jimenez, was detained, Boettger said.


Shots fired during attempted robbery at Turlock Home Depot

The early morning work of opening the store took a turn for the worse for some Home Depot employees in Turlock when two masked men tried to rob the store.One suspect was armed with a handgun and fired off several rounds during the encounter, but no one was shot and no other injuries were reported, a


Police action reported in Turlock; authorities ask public to stay away from park

Turlock police are serving a warrant near Donnelly Park.A heavy police presence is reported in the area, and authorities are asking the public to stay away.Turlock Police Sgt. Russ Holeman described the activity as "service of a search and arrest warrant."We will update this story as information bec