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Man dies after hit-and-run incident in Merced

sjansen@mercedsun-star.comA man walking on Childs Avenue was killed in a hit-and-run Friday night.Policed responded to at 8:50 p.m. to the 900 block of W. Childs in Merced after residents in the area reported hearing the collision.Paramedics arrived at the scene to find a man believed to be in his 3

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2018-10-20 11:48:00

Hit and run crash in Merced leaves man dead

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --Merced Police say a man in his 30s was crossing the street at Childs Avenue near P Street around 9:15 p.m. Friday night when a car hit and killed him. The driver then sped off.Authorities believe the vehicle is either a Ford Mustang or Ford Explorer with frontend damage.If yo

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-10-20 05:00:46

A federally-protected, endangered fox found caged at a Merced home

MERCED, California - Merced County Sheriff's deputies served a search warrant Friday and found more than they likely expected. The search was conducted at a home in the 1000 block of Gurr Road. Upon arrival, several suspects fled the property, the sheriff's office said in a news release. During the

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-10-20 06:00:22

Body Discovered In Canal, Merced County Sheriff’s Office Investigating

Photo: MCSOFRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Merced County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a suspicious death.A body was found in a canal in Merced County near the city of Los Banos.Merced County Sheriff’s spokesman Daryl Allen (above) speaking around 2:00pm in a video on Facebook said that the body was disco

KMJNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 16:57:25

After more than 22 years, popular Merced restaurant to shutter

The coming week will be Merced diners’ last chance for buffet Mexican food at Mi Casa Cafe, according to the family that runs the restaurant.Following unsuccessful negotiations over the lease of the building, the restaurant that’s been around for more than 22 years will close on Oct. 28, according t

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2018-10-19 12:22:00

Merced County on the rebound. Employment hits level not seen since Great Recession

It’s been 10 years since Merced County and much of the nation slipped into the economic shredder now known as the Great Recession. Now, as a slow but steady recovery continues, there are more people than ever with jobs in the county, and the unemployment rate here is lower than it’s been in almost 3

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2018-10-19 15:11:00

Body found in a Los Banos canal, investigation underway

The Merced County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a Los Banos canal.The body was discovered near Pioneer Road and Ortigalita Road Friday afternoon.Deputies say the body has been recovered and an autopsy will be performed.This story will be updated as mo

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-10-19 22:14:09

UC Merced kicks off homecoming activities with a block part on Friday night

UC Merced students, their families and community members were treated to music, free food and a screening of “Ant-Man and the Wasp.”

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2018-10-20 10:27:00

Alleged gang member arrested after Merced police report finding gun inside home

Merced police say a gang member was arrested Thursday after officers found weapons during a search of his home.The department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit (GVSU) and Merced County Probation officers arrested Luis Ibarra, 27, at his home in the 1200 block of Canal Street after learning he alleged

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2018-10-19 10:12:00

Victims in Turlock double homicide identified. No information on potential suspects.

Anyone with information on the homicides is encouraged to call Detective Brandon Bertram at 209-664-7323. People also can call the Turlock police tip line at 209-668-5550, ext. 6780, or email tpdtipline@turlock.ca.us. Tips also may be made to Stanislaus Area Crime Stoppers, 209-521-4636, and may be

MODESTO BEE - 2018-10-19 10:38:00

Merced man arrested, admits to setting his apartment on fire

"It is kinda scary. We don't know if they might shoot, or somebody might come after them," said Yvette August who lives in the area.


Crews On Scene Of A Vegetation Fire West Of Mariposa | Sierra News Online

MARIPOSA – Crews are at scene of a vegetation fire burning on Hummingbird Lane south of Highway 140.At 3:53 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to reports of a fire near 4880 Hummingbird Lane.The first unit at scene reported the fire at about 5 acres, burning in grass and oak woodland with a moderate

SIERRANEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-10-19 23:20:13

Two people found dead in a car with several gunshot holes

The car was shot multiple times, officers said. Inside the vehicle, two victims were found dead.

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-10-18 22:33:36

Child struck by car on busy Atwater street, police say

A 12-year-old crossing a busy Atwater street was struck by a car on Thursday and rushed to Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera, according to police.The boy had just gotten out of school when he crossed First Street at Kadota Avenue just before 3 p.m., Sgt. Dave Sarginson said.He crossed behind a ca


2 men found fatally shot in car near California highway

TURLOCK, Calif. (AP) — Two men were found fatally shot inside a car with its windows shot out near a central California highway.The Modesto Beereportsdrivers were calling 911 to report a vehicle with shot out windows around 2 a.m. on Thursday as they exited Highway 99 in Turlock. The car was found o

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-10-18 23:02:00

Valley's Children's ,City of Merced working on opening specialty care facility

Last year, Valley Children's took care of around 14 thousand kids from Merced County last year. Despite having a couple of physicians in town, They were only able to keep 23 percent of those patients in Merced.


Merced County high school students explore future options on career day

The Merced County Office of Educational Services Department held its annual Career Industry Day at the Merced County Fairgrounds on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018.


Shooting leaves two dead near freeway in Turlock

A flurry of gunfire ringing out in the middle of the night led Turlock Police detectives to a grisly scene of two men shot to death in a vehicle near Highway 99.Neither of the victims in this double homicide have been identified at this time. It’s believed they are in their 20s, said Turlock Police


Man arrested in Merced hookah lounge melee speaks publicly. Says police used ‘N-word’

Bey, along one of his brothers and a cousin, have been chargedin connection with an incident that took place July 9, 2017, inside the former Chandelier’s Hookah Lounge on Main Street, where police clashed with a party of mostly black college students. All three have pleaded not guilty.


2 Men Found Shot Dead Inside Car In Turlock Near Highway 99

TURLOCK (CBS13) - Police are investigating after two men were found shot dead inside a car in Turlock early Thursday morning. The scene was near the intersection of Fulkerth Road and Highway 99. Turlock police say, a little after 2 a.m., they started getting calls about a car on the side of the road