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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

Free Dental Clinic Coming to Modesto

The California Dental Association Foundation will be hosting a CDA Cares free dental clinic Oct. 26-27 at the Modesto Centre Plaza. Doors open at 5:30 a.m. both days and patients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis with a goal of providing care to about 1,900 people during the two-day clini


Celebrating the dead, Dracula, music, prehistoric marine life, more in Modesto region

The annual celebration of the dead on Saturday features a family-friendly event in downtown Modesto. Dia de los Muertos at Tenth Street Plaza features vendors, entertainment, ballet folklorico, Catrin & Catrina pageants, activities for children and more. There also will be a procession downtown begi

MODESTO BEE - 2018-10-18 17:04:00

Community leaders celebrate removal of deadly, ugly Dennett Dam in Modesto

Community leaders on Thursday gathered along the shore of the Tuolumne River in Modesto to celebrate the removal of Dennett Dam, an eyesore that created blight, damaged the ecosystem and presented a safety hazard for decades.The water that flowed over the dam created a whirlpool that pulled swimmers

MODESTO BEE - 2018-10-18 17:18:00

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

Pittsburg Police Announce Homicide Arrest

The incident took place at 2:00 am where shots were fired in the 600 block of Cumberland Street. When officers arrived on scene they located the 38 year old victim, identified asJjuan Sanders, in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. Sanders was transported to an area hospital where he lat

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-10-19 17:08:14

How do Modesto roads compare to similar cities around nation? Not well, says survey

Modesto is 20th on a list of the nation’s worst road conditions for midsized cities, according to anew survey.The ranking in TRIP’s “Bumpy Road Ahead” report is based on 37 percent of Modesto streets rated in “poor” shape in 2016. Another 30 percent were “mediocre,” with 14 percent “fair” and only 1

MODESTO BEE - 2018-10-19 15:56:00

Modesto Family Claims Neighbors Put Up Signs Mocking Disabled Daughter

For Kelli Tanghe and her daughter, Ari, who has cerebral palsy, marathons and 5K races are their happy places.


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

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

Trend of Modesto businesses shutting their doors

MODESTO, Calif. -- Store closing signs seem to be an all too familiar sight to people in Modesto. "It's the end of an era," Tayna Brown, a Modesto shopper said. The Sears store is the latest on the list of closures. "The businesses in the store, people coming in and buying stuff, it's just not profi


Turlock Police Investigate Double Homicide

TURLOCK (CBS13) - Two Hispanic men in their mid-20s were found shot to death in Turlock. They were inside a car as they were preparing to drive onto Highway 99. Turlock Police said the incident happened around 2 a.m. on Thursday right off the Fulkerth exit on Highway 99. Officers received several ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-18 20:57:27

Drive-by shooting injures man outside south Modesto market, sheriff’s office reports

A drive-by shooting Wednesday injured a man outside a south Modesto market, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department reported.The 30-year-old victim was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, Sgt. Josh Sandoval said. His name was not released.The shooting was reported at


A month after the massive fire, Crescent Supply has reopened in Modesto

Crescent Supply has reopened at another Modesto address, a month after fire devastated its downtown building.The business is now at 321 McHenry Ave., selling work clothing, police and firefighter gear, camping supplies and a few other types of merchandise. It’s a “soft launch,” co-owner Craig Stott


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

TURLOCK JOURNAL - 2018-10-18 12:00:00

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

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-18 13:19:56

Drivers exiting Highway 99 in Turlock make grim discovery

At least one caller approached the vehicle and saw the apparent driver and his passenger in the vehicle. Both men, estimated to be in their mid-20s, had been fatally shot, Holeman said.

MODESTO BEE - 2018-10-18 11:56:00

Modesto Community Rallying Around Homeless Amid Shelter Crisis

In response, Modesto opened up Beard Brook Park to serve as the designated legal homeless encampment. Modesto has been pushing people to this one park, and it’s been growing. Currently, there are more than 200 homeless people, family, elderly, and kids living there.


Man killed running stop sign

Ceres Police said the impact with a car driven by Faye Beard, 78, of Modesto, sent her to the hospital with major injuries.


VIDEO: Good Samaritan Tried To Block Riverbank Wells Fargo Takeover Suspects’ Getaway

CBS13 obtained the heart-pounding cell phone video. It shows him driving towards the suspects in an effort to pin them in their vehicle, when the robbers back up, and one takes aim with their weapon out the window.