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Teen stabbed 'friend' 22 times then tried to blend in with high school crowd, Texas cops say | The Modesto Bee

As 15-year-old Sydney Bogan lay bleeding from 22 stab wounds, Chase Skow sat down on some bleachers at Devine High School in south Texas. "He just walked up and was trying to blend in, sitting on the bleachers," Medina County Sheriff Randy Brown told KSAT. "It is terrible. We have a 15-year-old girl

MODESTO BEE - 2018-03-17 18:14:00

Crash sends car into, and inside, a Modesto building

A driver crashed into and through a vacant business just off downtown Modesto on Thursday afternoon. At about 3:30 p.m. Thursday emergency personnel were called to a two-vehicle accident at the corner of G and Sixth streets. According to Modesto Fire, a vehicle struck a red sedan at the intersectio

MODESTO BEE - 2018-03-17 23:01:00

Forget snakes on a plane. These snakes and reptiles, have their own Modesto store | The Modesto Bee

You hear "den of snakes," and most people might think it's a bad thing. But not the folks at Modesto's new The Serpentarium. The pet store near Vintage Faire Mall is all about the reptiles that slither, skitter, slink and spring. Opened last December, The Serpentarium is in the stand-alone building

MODESTO BEE - 2018-03-17 21:51:00

Life-threatening injuries reported after sedan collides with big rig south of Hilmar | Merced Sun-Star

A 25-year-old man suffered major injuries after a car he was driving collided head-on Saturday morning with a big rig on Highway 165 near the Merced River, according to California Highway Patrol. Barry Diaz, whose city of residence wasn't known Saturday morning, was driving a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze at

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2018-03-17 18:20:00

Two Modesto 14-Year-Olds Arrested for School Shooting Threat

MODESTO - Two 14-year-olds were arrested Friday after calling a Modesto middle school and threatening that there would be a school shooting. Hanshaw Middle School went into lockdown early Friday morning following the call, according to the Modesto Police Department. Officers later arrested the two t

FOX40 - 2018-03-17 03:08:23

Modesto shooting spree leads to arrest of 12 people, guns, drugs recovered

12 people have been arrested and multiple guns recovered Thursday night after a shooting spree in Modesto. Modesto Police say the shootings began on New Year's Day when multiple shots were fired at a home in the 3400 block of Penny Lane. The resident of the home was in the garage at the time of the


Possible DUI crash off downtown Modesto

Modesto police responded to a potential DUI-accident at B and Ninth streets Saturday morning. At 9:40 a.m. a call came in for a two-vehicle crash at the intersection just past the Ninth Street Bridge. Two pickup trucks were involved. Modesto police investigating said alcohol or drugs may have been

MODESTO BEE - 2018-03-17 19:17:00

Stanislaus Coroner's Office seeks family of Modesto man

The Stanislaus County Coroner's Office is looking for the family of a Modesto man who died March 7. Robert Thomas, 65, who was transient, died at Doctors Medical Center of natural causes. Family members, or anyone who has contact information for them, are asked to call Detective Talea Martin at 209-

MODESTO BEE - 2018-03-16 20:28:00

What did 'American Idol' judges think of Modesto singer? Find out Sunday

Tune in Sunday evening to catch Modesto's own Effie Passero start her journey on "American Idol." The Downey High grad and past Valley Talent Project winner's audition in front of the celebrity judges will air at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 18, on ABC. Passero (who formerly went by the name Francesca Bavar

MODESTO BEE - 2018-03-17 21:56:00

Her 2-year-old granddaughter had no shoes and a full diaper while running in traffic, Texas cops say | The Modesto Bee

A passerby called police in Odessa, Texas, and said a 2-year-old ran across a busy four lanes of traffic without shoes. It was Friday after school, and before police arrived, two more people who noticed the toddler running across the two westbound and two eastbound lanes of East 52nd Street had posi


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Modesto, Ceres, Turlock, Riverbank students join walkout to protest gun violence | The Modesto Bee

Students in Modesto, Turlock, Ceres and Riverbank on Wednesday morning joined the March 14 national school walkout. The 17 minute demonstrations for better gun control and safer schools took place in over 2,500 schools across America. The students walked out of their classrooms at 10 a.m. in respons


Inmate had a secret cell phone. Selfies showing off his 'sex appeal' gave it away, Pa. officials say | The Modesto Bee

He might still have the cell phone, had it not been for the selfies. A federal inmate being held at the Lackawanna County Prison in Pennsylvania secretly had a contraband cell phone that he was using to upload pictures of himself taken inside the prison, the Scranton Times-Tribune reports. "This is


This Fresno mom always wanted a quinceanera. At 45 years old, she finally had one. | The Modesto Bee

Watch burglar-like bears ransack Lake Tahoe home, leave it a mess A family of bears push through a window into the kitchen of a Lake Tahoe area home. NewsHe allegedly left more than 100 hawks to rot. Hear how wildlife officers made their case Capt. Patrick Foy of the Department of Fish and Wildlife


Felony Booking Log: March 6 to March 12

Adam Dale Knight, 49, of Modesto, was arrested at 9:50 a.m. at Demarest Street in Angels Camp and booked on suspicion of bringing a controlled substance to jail. George Anthony Shuwoy, 24, of Angels Camp, was arrested at 2:25 p.m. at the Day Reporting Center and booked on suspicion of revocation of