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Newman man arrested in homicide
NEWMAN – A 42-year-old Newman man was arrested early last Wednesday morning, Nov. 21, in the stabbing death of a local woman with whom he had a dating relationship, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department reported.
De La Salle’s state matchup set; Liberty-Valley Christian to collide
Moments after his team lost to De La Salle by five touchdowns in a section final, Liberty Coach Ryan Partridge was asked if he had any doubts about his players regrouping for a regional game this week.
Meetings, club events in and around Modesto (12/10/18)
What: Modesto City Schools Board of Education Meeting. Where: Modesto City Schools Staff Development Rooms, 425 Locust St. Info: For agenda information, visit www.mcs4kids.com, scroll over “District,” click “Board of Education” and select agendas for Monday’s business. For more information, call 209
Man claims he has a bomb in his truck in standoff with Ceres police Friday night
A man claiming to have a bomb in his truck had a standoff with law enforcement for over an hour Friday night in downtown Ceres, police said. At just after 8:30 p.m. Friday, the Ceres Police Department responded to the Shell gas station on the 300 block of Fourth Street. A man, identified as 31-year-
This is how much in taxes marijuana customers will pay in Modesto
Marijuana customers who buy cannabis from proposed Modesto retail shops can expect to pay more taxes than they have been at other dispensaries in Stanislaus County. The Modesto City Council has approved an 8 percent tax for cannabis retail businesses. The council at its Dec. 4 meeting also approved
High school football playoffs: This weekend’s CCS, NCS scores; next week’s NCS schedule
No. 2 Valley Christian 31, No. 1 St. Francis 30, 2 OT. No. 3 Freedom (9-3) vs. No. 4 San Ramon Valley (8-4), Dec. 8, at Heritage HS, 7 p.m. Championship (game is expected to be played)
Modesto Family Suffers Another Tragedy after Hit-and-Run
MODESTO -- A Modesto family is grieving after their grandmother was killed in a hit-and-run. "There's no words to describe the way that we feel right now. There's none, there's none, just pain. That's it, just pain," said Monique Arellano. "It just hurts so bad. And there's nothing that can take it
Prosecution plays video interview with defendant in murder trial
On the day he was arrested, a Big Oak Flat man told detectives he had killed a man on the Black Road property where they both lived. The interview with a Tuolumne County deputy was videotaped and played in court Friday.
Fallen Sheriff's Deputy Tony Hinostroza laid to rest in Stanislaus County
MODESTO, Calif. -- Thursday marked an extremely emotional day in Modesto as a fallen Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy was laid to rest. Family, friends and law enforcement officials from across the area gathered to celebrate the life of Deputy Tony Hinostroza.
They were drunk, breaking into a home and then they fought with police, officers say
Two Modesto men were arrested over the weekend in Merced County after authorities said they assaulted police officers who were investigating an attempted break-in, police said in a news release.
Newman to host holiday festivities Saturday
NEWMAN - The community will ring in the holidays with a lighted parade, tree-lighting, Santa’s visit and more Saturday afternoon and evening in downtown Newman.
Meetings, club events in and around Modesto (12/09/18)
When: Monday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Info: Learn to play bridge or sharpen your game skills at the Modesto Bridge Center on Mondays at 9 a.m. Small group lessons plus lunch for $17. Taught by Judy Remmers and Jan Mastenbroek, master players. Modesto Bridge Center also offers playing opportunities on M
Man Fatally Struck by Train in Baldwin Park
A man died after he was struck by a commuter train in Baldwin Park late Saturday, authorities said. The collision was reported about 8 p.m. on a set of train tracks between Merced and Francisquito avenues, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department and Baldwin Park Police Department officials.
The City of Modesto Plans to Move 450 Homeless People Away from Beard Brook Park
MODESTO -- Rasheed Webb is just one of nearly 450 people who call Beard Brook Park in Modesto home. “Even though we are homeless, this is a community,” said Webb. He says months ago city and Stanislaus county officials rounded up the homeless in the area and moved them into the park.
Young people who have left foster care get boost from Modesto furniture store
The Ashley Homestore in Modesto presented free furniture to five former foster children preparing for adulthood. The chain worked with Aspiranet, the state’s largest social service nonprofit, on Thursday’s event at the Sisk Road store.
Three Merced County men arrested for selling meth in Merced and Planada
Three men with connections to Planada were arrested this week in two separate incidents for allegedly selling methamphetamine, according to police. The Merced Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit “developed information” that a man was selling drugs from the Siesta Motel in Merced, acco
They tried to make intersection near Riverbank safer. Now, accidents higher than ever
The intersection where Stanislaus County Deputy Tony Hinostroza died in a crash last month had undergone upgrades two years ago as a result of a previous tragedy. But the number of crashes there has increased dramatically since then, according to data from the California Highway Patrol.
Coroner’s office seeks family of homeless Modesto man
The Stanislaus County coroner’s office is looking for family or friends of a Modesto man who died Thursday. Hector Perez Lara, 63, died of natural causes at Doctors Medical Center, according to Detective Andrew Glover, who is with the coroner’s office. Glover said Lara was homeless.
Community pays final respects to fallen deputy
Family, friends, colleagues, and the community came together Thursday morning to celebrate and remember the life of Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Antonio “Tony” Hinostroza, who died in the line of duty on Nov. 25.
Possible Bomb Threat At Ceres Gas Station
CERES (CBS13) — A SWAT situation is currently underway at a Shell gas station at 4th & El Camino in Ceres, police said. Ceres police said all units are on the scene. The incident started before 9 p.m. Friday.