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Unaware Of Road Washed Out, Motorist Suffers Serious Injuries

La Grange, CA - The CHP reports a driver in the La Grange area drove past road closed warning signs and cones, which landed his truck in a muddy mess. Thursday's pouring rain washed out a section of Ranchitto Drive west of Carrillo Way near the town of Hayward. Officers had placed signage signaling

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-03-23 22:19:00

New Details On Two People Missing In Mariposa County

Mariposa County, CA - Mariposa Sheriff's office confirmed to Clarke Broadcasting that two search and rescue operations were actively taking place in the county yesterday, as reported here. Little information was being released at the time with the sheriff's office only reporting that search and resc

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-03-24 14:02:00

Sonora Rally Against Gun Violence Planned

Sonora, CA - A demonstration on Saturday being staged as a sister event to others planned across the country supporting the March 24 March for Our Lives in Washington, DC will include a march through downtown Sonora. Scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. under the banner of #NeverAgainSonora, the march will

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-03-23 20:47:00

Supervisor Gray: Tuolumne County Considering State Of Emergency

Sonora, CA - After several businesses and roads, notably in Groveland, were damaged by yesterday's atmospheric river, Tuolumne County officials are assessing the damage today. Board Chair John Gray, whose district covers Groveland, says, "We looking at the damages to see if it is at a level where we

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-03-23 17:47:00

Imminent dam failure of Moccasin Reservoir Dam in Tuolumne County

TUOLUMNE COUNTY (KRON) - Sacramento weather officials are warning of imminent dam failure of the Moccasin Reservoir Dam in Tuolumne County. The flood water will be contained by Don Pedro Reservoir 1 mile downstream from the dam. Stay with KRON4 for updates on this breaking news story on-air, online,

KRON4 - 2018-03-22 22:10:35

Lots Of Fish Flushed From Tuolumne County Fish Hatchery Thought To Be Dead

TUOLUMNE COUNTY, Calif. (CBS13) - Heavy rain brought raging waters to Moccasin Dam in Tuolumne County, leading officials to worry the dam was near imminent failure. Highways 49 and 120 were both blocked off for part of the day, as people in the immediate area evacuated. "This is the worst I've ever

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-23 00:06:44

Man found his door broken in with a cinder block - and a burglar in his shower, Florida cops say | The Modesto Bee

A Florida man came home from work Thursday night to discover the back door of his home broken into, deputies said. A cinder block had been used to smash through the sliding door of his home in Crestview, Fla., northeast of Pensacola, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office. Even more conc

MODESTO BEE - 2018-03-23 22:07:00

Sheriff DiBasilio Talks Marijuana And Crime Trends

San Andreas, CA - Rules and regulations related to marijuana have created interesting challenges for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office over the past year. This weekend's Mother Lode Views will feature Sheriff Rick DiBasilio. He will speak about the evolution of cultivation laws in the county, f

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-03-24 13:00:00

Update: Flooding Closes Some Tuolumne County Schools

Update at 12:15pm: Foothill Leadership Academy is closed for the rest of today, and tomorrow, due to flooding in many of the classrooms that will require some time to clean up, according to school officials. Original story posted at 11:50am: Sonora, CA - Gold Rush Charter School is closed for the re


Two Active Mariposa Search And Rescue Operations

Mariposa County, CA - Mariposa Sheriff's office confirm to Clarke Broadcasting that there are two search and rescue operations in progress. Few details are being released. Sheriff's officials indicate that search and rescue crews are looking for an adult male in the Coulterville, Lake Don Pedro area

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-03-24 00:19:00

He didn't mean to pay his water bill with crystal meth - but it's what employees found, Ark. cops say | The Modesto Bee

He didn't mean to pay his water bill with crystal meth - but it's what employees found, Ark. cops say "Check your bills for contraband before you put them in the dropbox." That's what Greene County Sheriff David Carter said after an Arkansas man was arrested when employees at the county water utilit


Sonora Man Breaks Into Vehicle And Falls Asleep

Sonora, CA - The Sonora Police Department awoke a Sonora man and arrested him on a charge of vehicle theft. It happened at 5:30am on Tuesday along South Arbona Circle. The PD received a report of a vehicle suspiciously parked on an embankment with the driver sleeping behind the wheel. An investigati


Pipe Bomb Arrest In Sonora

Sonora, CA - Deputies conducting a probation search at a Sonora home made a scary discovery - a pipe bomb in a closet. Tuolumne County's High Risk Supervision Team carried out the raid at the in the Starr Mobile Home Park in the 20100 block of Jamestown Road in Sonora. Both residents, a mother, 39-y


Local Casino Brings New Music To The Foothills

Tuolumne, CA - Music lovers in the Mother Lode can kick-up their heels as a new concert series featuring mostly country acts kicks off in May. Black Oak Casino Resort officials also promise to mix in some classic and alternative rock, along with pop acts. The new Westside Pavilion will be able to ho


Merced pharmacy robbery suspects captured in Ripon after 50-mile chase, police say | The Modesto Bee

Two Sacramento men, suspected of robbing a Merced pharmacy Thursday evening, were captured after leading police on a 50-mile high-speed chase, the Police Department reported. Mills Frank Wesley III, 23, and 18-year-old Jakob Kenneth Johns, are suspected of entering the Rite Aid pharmacy at 1158 W. M

MODESTO BEE - 2018-03-23 04:30:00

Sheriff's Log: March 13 to March 19

2:37 p.m., Valley Springs - Vandalism; damage to windows. No report taken. Highway 26. Suspicious circumstances 4:06 p.m., West Point - Suspicious circumstances; found bullet. No report taken. Bald Mountain Road. Thursday, March 15 Burglary, not in progress 7:12 a.m., Avery - Burglary, not in progre


Woman's Warrant Arrest Leads To Multiple Felony Charges

Sonora, CA - Although few case details are available due to the ongoing investigation, a local woman initially arrested on a pair of failure to appear warrants is facing fresh felony charges including auto and firearm theft. According to Tuolumne County sheriff's officials, deputies took 37-year-old


Man Arrested For Domestic Battery By Downtown Sonora Bar

Sonora, CA - Sonora Police responding to a report of a domestic violence near a downtown bar made an arrest during the wee hours following St. Patrick's Day. According to police officials, around 12:22 a.m. Sunday officers arriving in the area of Theall and South Washington Street located the involv


Tuolumne County Supervisors Lay Out Three Year Plan

Sonora, CA - Priorities over the next three years for Tuolumne County include making improvements to information technology, completing construction of the new jail and courthouse, and planning for what to do with buildings that will be vacated. Related to construction projects, the county hopes to


Online shooting threat at Oakdale High School was an unfounded rumor, police say | The Modesto Bee

An online shooting threat at Oakdale High School turned out to be unfounded, police said Wednesday. The threat was reported to have come via Instagram at 10:13 p.m. Tuesday. "Police were able to obtain the actual Instagram post and determined it did not contain threats of a shooting or violence," a