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Authorities identify victim of fatal Highway 33 crash

NEWMAN - Authorities have identified the man who was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 33 Tuesday afternoon as Richard Jimenez, 71, of Newman.According to the California Highway Patrol, Jimenez was driving a 2008 Ford Expedition northbound on Highway 33 approaching Sanches Road when, for unkn

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2018-08-15 20:55:00

Daughter arrested after mom found dead in Modesto home, police say

Inside, they found a woman dead, initially calling it a suspicious death but later ruling it a homicide, police said.

KCRA.COM - 2018-08-15 17:15:00

Man arrested in homicide at Modesto AM/PM

Modesto police arrested a man in the death of Domonique Lewis, who was gunned down at the AM/PM near downtown Modesto over the weekend.Angel Samuel Contreras, 20, was found in the “Modesto area” Wednesday and booked on suspicion of murder, according to Modesto Police spokeswoman Sharon Bear. She sai

MODESTO BEE - 2018-08-16 13:17:00

Horisons Unlimited founder, CEO pleads guilty in fraud case

Sandra Haar, 57, of Merced, has pleaded guilty to health care fraud and conspiracy to receive kickbacks, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced Monday.Haar was the founder and chief executive officer of Horisons Unlimited, a non-profit corporation which provided health and dental services in Merc

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2018-08-16 18:12:00

Bright Now!® Dental Provides Free Dental Care in Modesto, CA

On Sunday, August 12, Bright Now!® Dental partnered with Smiles for Everyone Foundation to host a Day of Giving at theModesto office. Providers and support staff from multiple affiliatedofficesin Northern California traveled many hours to Modesto that morning to provide free dental care to those in

PRWEB - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

West Sider to front AC/DC tribute band Saturday

A West Side resident will be fronting the AC/DC tribute band Fuse Box at the West Side Theatre in downtown Newman on Saturday evening, Aug. 18.Craig Day, who has been a Gustine resident for four years, will don the personas of AC/DC’s late lead singer Bon Scott and current lead singer Rian Johnson i

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2018-08-16 18:16:00

Manteca youth call for action after 2 Sikh men are attacked

The meeting, hosted by community youth, aims to discuss ways to end violent attacks of Sikh community members.

KCRA.COM - 2018-08-17 01:05:00

San Luis Reservoir algae reaches dangerous levels

Cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, is producing toxins in the water that can make people sick.

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-08-16 01:41:54

Newman man killed, woman injured in head-on crash in Merced County

A Newman man was killed Tuesday and a woman suffered major injuries in a head-on collision in Merced County, the California Highway Patrol reported.The identities of the man and woman were not released Tuesday.Investigators said the man and woman were traveling in a 2008 Ford Expedition, heading nor


Elderly Woman Found Dead In Modesto Home; Detectives Want To Speak To Her Daughter

Happening now, in the 3300 block of Kee Ln. Detectives are on scene actively working a suspicious death investigation.pic.twitter.com/rX3aBp3wxg— Modesto Police Dept (@ModestoPolice)August 14, 2018


Rock-throwing man damages cars on Pacheco Pass, witnesses say. CHP investigating

Gustine mom Nicole Angeles said she was driving her family back from a “fun trip” to Casa De Fruta on Monday night on Highway 152 when her husband yelled that a man was dangerously close to the car.“I thought the man ran onto the roadway and we hit him,” Angeles said, noting something struck the pas


Police investigate homicide at Modesto home

Police are searching for a woman after her mother was found dead inside a Modesto home.AdvertisementPolice said the victim’s caretaker called 911 Tuesday morning and asked officers to do a security check at the house on Kee Lane.Officers are not releasing the victim’s name or how she died, only desc


The buckets read, ‘Let’s do this.’ But doing it got man arrested

A traffic stop off Pelandale Avenue in north Modesto on Monday afternoon led to the discovery of more than 90 pounds of methamphetamine.A California Highway Patrol officer and his K9 partner pulled over the driver of a Chevrolet pickup at about 1:30 p.m. for “several mechanical violations,” said the


Ceres Police busy huge retail theft ring

Investigators had noticed a rash of burglaries and robberies at stores in and around Ceres such as Walmart and Home Depot with shopping carts filled with merchandise being stolen. Led by Ceres Police Detective Eric Gallegos, the department investigated for months and learned of a fencing operation b


Firefighters rescue first day of school for Turlock boy

Just a few days prior a blaze burned through Connor’s home leaving him without any clothes, school supplies or football equipment, save for a lone cleat found on the front lawn. However, it was the sight of that single shoe that set in motion a mission by the Turlock Firefighters Local #2434 to make


Homicide investigation underway in death of elderly Modesto woman

If you're viewing on the ABC10 App,tap here for multimedia.An elderly woman found dead inside her Modesto home, Tuesday morning, is being investigated as a homicide, police say.Officers were called out on a welfare check at the home in the 3300 block of Kee Lane when they found the woman dead inside


There will be waterslides in Manteca again. Construction on Great Wolf Lodge to begin

Manteca is getting new waterslides, and then some, asGreat Wolf Lodgeannounced plans to begin work on a new, massive water-park resort in the city.The Manteca location will be the Midwest-based company’s first Northern California resort, and expected to draw visitors from the Central Valley, Bay Are


Northbound 101 near Gilroy at a stand-still following fatal crash

GILROY, Calif. - A fatal crash on Highway 101 has shutdown northbound traffic near Gilroy.An SUV and a white Warehouse Direct Flooring Company van collided near highway 25 around 8 a.m. Monday.Traffic heading north is at a stand still. The California Highway Patrol is diverting all traffic before th


10 pounds of hidden meth found by Merced County K-9, CHP says

Los Banos-area officers arrested a man riding in a car holding hidden methamphetamine on Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol.An officer stopped a 2004 Infinity for speeding about 5:30 a.m. on Interstate 5 near Shields Avenue, according to CHP.After the officer “observed several indica


Gunshot fired toward woman leads to three-hour standoff, Ceres police say

A standoff of about three hours Sunday ended in the arrest of a man suspected of shooting at a woman earlier in the day, Ceres police said.Robert Ervan Whitt, 67, faces assault and other charges following the confrontation on the 3400 block of Brown Avenue, the Ceres Police Department reported.It ca