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Modesto woman passes out. What hospital staff found led to the rescue of her roommates
Quick follow-up by hospital staff tending to one woman who had passed out led to the rescue of four other people, Modesto officials said.Firefighters rescued four people inside a Modesto home early Tuesday after hospital staff alerted them that a woman brought in earlier had symptoms of carbon monox
Smoke damage could be extensive after late-night fire in Modesto Sears store
Employees inside the Sears store at Vintage Faire Mall late Monday night likely kept a fire from becoming much worse, according to the Modesto Fire Department.Staff working late to prepare for some type of special event Tuesday heard a noise, went to investigate and saw the escalator had stopped wor
Merced County 2-year-old drowns in above-ground pool, police say
The boy was sleeping in a bedroom with an older sibling at their home in the 2200 block of Johannisburg Drive after a day of swimming, according to police. The child's father went out front to wash a car and the mother went by a neighbor's house, police said.
Turlock police detectives investigating suspicious death
Turlock police are investigating a suspicious death on the 100 block of Almond Avenue.About 11:30 a.m., a call came in reporting that a person was dead in a mobile home in the neighborhood, said Police Department spokesman Sgt. Russell Holeman. Officers arrived and confirmed the death of an adult ma
I must speak, I must act, I must hold these people accountable today
Today is the day I start respecting the still, small voice inside my heart, the day I speak out. Today’s the day I challenge politicians who sanction atrocities. Today I say, “Our nation is abusing innocent children and escalating actions to grow that abuse to higher levels.”
Officials release name of bicyclist struck in deadly hit-and-run in Ceres
Stanislaus County coroner officials on Monday released the name of Aaron Bryant, a 27-year-old man who was riding a bicycle in Ceres on Friday evening when he was struck by a pickup that drove away before authorities arrived.The California Highway Patrol reported the Ceres man was riding a maroon BM
Authorities Looking Into What Caused Explosion, Chemical Fire At Modesto Junior College
MODESTO (CBS13) – Authorities are trying to determine what caused an explosion at Modesto Junior College over the weekend.Several@modestojcfacilities remain closed this morning following an explosion and chemical spill Sunday near the east campus pool. We'll have a live update on@CBSSacramento&@Good
Merced County jail inmate killed in apparent homicide
A Merced County inmate was found dead Monday inside the main jail in Merced, a victim of an apparent homicide, the Sheriff's Office reported.The victim's identity was not released pending notification of his family.Deputy Daryl Allen said it was too early to comment on many details of the case, incl
Friday crash kills Ceres bike rider
The California Highway Patrol determined that the victim was riding his BMX bike on Service Road and for some unknown reason entered the intersection at Moffet Road in the path of the vehicle, possibly a dark gray or black GMC Sierra crew cab pickup, possibly a 2014 or 2015 model. The impact sent th
Authorities looking for driver who struck and killed a bicyclist and fled in Ceres
According to the CHP, a dark gray or black GMC Sierra crew cab truck, believed to be model year 2014 or 2015, was traveling westbound on Service Road when it struck the bicyclist. The driver of the GMC Sierra then continued westbound on Service Road before turning northbound on Blaker Road.
Explosion reported at Modesto Junior College
A hazardous materials team is at the scene, and staff from the Modesto Irrigation District, Pacific Gas & Electric and the Stanislaus County Department of Environmental Resources are en route.
Five GUSD employees begin new chapters in life
GUSTINE - Five Gustine Unified School District employees are stepping into retirement with the conclusion of another school year.District Director of Student Services Mary Lee Hellner, Gustine High Principal Dr. John Petrone, Romero Principal Terry Souza, Gustine Middle School librarian Adrianne Ros
1 killed, 4 injured in Tracy shooting
The injured victims, who are boys or young men, suffered non-life-threatening wounds, police said.
Evacuations ordered near Coulterville as fires break out throughout the region
Though initially measuring only 30 acres, the fire is challenging because of dense fuel and steep terrain, CalFire said in a post on Twitter.
2-year-old boy suffers major injuries after being ejected in Merced County crash
A 2-year-old boy suffered major injuries after being ejected from a vehicle in a Highway 99 crash Saturday morning, according to California Highway Patrol.The boy was reportedly not properly restrained in his carseat as his 25-year-old mother from Winton was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Astrovan north o
Investigation underway after body discovered in Merced
A man was found dead Saturday afternoon near 16th street and Bear Creek in Merced.Investigators say a resident was crossing a bridge when they noticed the body floating.Authorities tell Action News there were no obvious signs for the cause of death and right now they are working to identify him.The
Possible dead body found in Merced creek, police say
Shortly after 3 p.m., a passerby reportedly was walking on the 16th Street bridge over Bear Creek when an unusual smell led to the discovery of what appeared to be a male body floating face-first in the creek about 12 feet off the edge of the bridge, Sgt. Joseph Weiss said.
Family mourns loss of 17-year-old
The investigation into the shooting death of a 17-year-old Turlock resident continues as his family makes funeral arrangements for the young man.The deceased was identified as Richard Lee Short III.Short was fatally shot Monday evening in the 300 block of Mitchell Avenue.Turlock Police officers foun
Deputies responding to report of pipe bomb in front of Merced County fire station
Shortly after 11 a.m., law enforcement authorities received a call of someone who may have dropped off a pipe bomb in front of the fire station at Highway 165 and 3rd Avenue, Deputy Daryl Allen said, adding that the area has been evacuated and a bomb squad was on its way to investigate the suspiciou
Santa's sacrifice leads Modesto to 5-2 win over Stockton
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) -- Kevin Santa drove in Anthony Jimenez with a sacrifice hit in the seventh inning, leading the Modesto Nuts to a 5-2 win over the Stockton Ports on Saturday.