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8 injured as car deliberately hits pedestrians in Sunnyvale

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say a man was arrested after he appeared to deliberately plow into a group of people, injuring eight, but that a motive is still under investigation.


Police investigate Modesto bar shooting

MODESTO, Calif. (KCRA) — Police are investigating a shooting at a crowded Modesto bar that injured three people. Modesto police said they received reports at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday of shots fired inside the Tilted Turtle bar on Ninth Street.


Drugs found during bike stop

Peddling a bicycle through a stop sign resulted in Kevin DeHart, 49, of Ceres, being stopped Thursday afternoon by an officer who found him carrying drugs. Officer Alex Ochoa was on patrol at 1:28 p.m. and saw DeHart blow through the stop sign at Moore and Roeding roads. DeHart had a warrant for his


Facebook Live captures moment when shots rang out at Modesto nightclub shooting

MODESTO, Calif. — It's been nearly two days and still no answers after more than a dozen shots were fired inside of a packed Modesto nightclub late Saturday night. It happened at The Tilted Turtle Bar off of 9th Street and Coldwell Avenue just after midnight.


California driver mows down 8 pedestrians in 'possibly intentional' crash

A driver in California sped through an intersection and plowed into a group of pedestrians on Tuesday night, injuring at least eight people, including a 13-year-old. The crash took place at about 6:30 p.m. in Sunnyvale, a suburb of San Jose, and about 45 minutes south of San Francisco.


Odd CHP case: Driver kills pedestrian, leaves. Another driver is arrested. Learn why

After a crash early Saturday killed a Modesto man who was standing on Highway 120 near a disabled vehicle, a Stockton man has been arrested, the CHP reported. But he’s not the driver of the car that struck 29-year-old Benjamin Wilson and then left the scene.


Parents arrested in California after toddler sons found in cages

Two parents in northern California have been arrested for child endangerment after authorities allegedly found their two toddler sons inside cages bolted to a bedroom wall. Modoc County Sheriff Tex Dowdy said Tuesday that deputies arrested 25-year-old Ramon Zendejas and his girlfriend, 25-year-old M


Modesto Junior College Plans Commencement Ceremony

Updated: April 23, 2019, 10:52 a.m. Modesto Junior College is celebrating the Class of 2019 at the 97th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 3 at 6 p.m. in the Stadium on East Campus. A reception for MJC graduates and their guests is held immediately following the graduation ceremony in the Student


Homeless man known for stealing re-arrested

A 22-year-old homeless man with a history of vehicular burglary was back in jail early Thursday after he was spotted walking across someone’s front lawn in the neighborhood of Roeding Road near Barry Court.


Missing California mom dead in locked apartment; double homicide, police say

A Southern California woman who had been missing since Friday is one of two people found dead in a Newport Beach apartment, coroner’s officials said Monday. The bodies were found by a man returning home around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. One of them was his roommate, the other a woman he didn’t know, Newpo


No distress calls came from pilot of vintage plane before it crashed in California prison yard

There was no distress call from the pilot of the vintage aircraft to the control tower Monday, April 22, in the minutes between when the plane took off and when it crashed into a Norco prison yard, a review of radio traffic showed.


California Woman Attacked by Shark near Hawaii’s Big Island

A 65-year-old tourist from California was attacked by a shark Tuesday morning off the island of Hawaii, according to local authorities. The woman was several hundred yards offshore kayaking in Anaehoomalu Bay in South Kohala when she was bitten on her right upper thigh, according to a Hawaii Fire De


Man jailed after uttering threats to stab

Ceres resident Jose Raya, 36, was arrested Thursday evening after he allegedly violated a restraining order in the 2800 block of Dale Avenue and when denied entry to a home there pulled out a small knife and made threats to stab the victim.


What do we like, dislike about Modesto?

What do we like, dislike about Modesto? Many opinions – and chance to let mayor know Sabatino: Mayor what are you going to do about it?. Residents can tell Mayor Ted Brandvold and other city officials what direction they want the city to go in during a Thursday meeting at Modesto Centre Plaza.


Gov. Gavin Newsom Seeking Explanation for High Gas Prices

California’s governor wants to know why gas prices are higher than in the rest of the country, blaming potential “inappropriate industry practices” Tuesday rather than the state’s higher taxes and tougher environmental regulations.


California Bill to reduce use of force passes unanimously

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California bill to reduce the use of force has passed unanimously, advancing out of the Senate Public Safety Committee. The bill, SB 230 , would set a national precedent by requiring consistent policies and mandatory training standards for all 500 California law enforcement


$300,000 for family of man arrested 107 times & died in county jail

The San Joaquin County Board of settled a lawsuit on Tuesday with family of a man that was arrested by Manteca Police in 2015 and died while in custody at the San Joaquin County Jail.


$150G BMW i8 damaged after suspected drunk driver slams into California dealership

It could have been worse -- It could have been a Ferrari dealership. A suspected drunk driver may end up with a hefty tab after slamming into a pricey California car dealership showroom and causing nearly $200,000 in damage, the showroom manager said.


California ranked as No.1 state with worst air quality: report

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - California ranked first as the state with the worst air pollution in the entire country. Seven California cities are among the top 10 in the country when it comes to smog and air pollution.


Report: Sacramento 5th Most Polluted City in the U.S.

The American Lung Association has released its 20th Annual State of the Air report and things aren't looking good for Californians. The report ranks the most polluted cities by Ozone (more commonly referred to as smog), Year Round Particle Pollution (more commonly referred to as soot) and Short-Term