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Man killed in crash near Turlock Lake identified
The man who died in a fiery crash near Turlock Lake last week was identified Tuesday as Marcelo Sanchez. The 18-year-old Merced resident crashed into a utility pole on Hawkins Road about a mile north of East Keyes Road on Thursday. When emergency personnel arrived, the Pontiac Sanchez was driving wa
At long last, major Turlock intersection to reopen
Just in time for Thanksgiving and Black Friday traffic, one of Turlock's busiest intersections at last will reopen for business. The intersection at Fulkerth Road and Golden State Boulevard has been closed since July for extensive work including new bike lanes, sidewalks and railroad traffic signali
Modestans got a jump to shopping on Thanksgiving. Others waiting until Friday.
"Shop like you mean it," read the fliers handed to shoppers lined up Thursday outside the Pink store in the Vintage Faire Mall in Modesto. They were for people who rearranged their Thanksgiving dinners so they could get a jump on shopping for Christmas. "We do it by 1 o'clock so I can leave usually
How did Modesto's Anna the whippet fare at the National Dog Show?
Anna the whippet came within a whisker of emerging with the top prize at the National Dog Show on Thursday. http://www.nbcsports.com/video/2017-national-dog-show-whippet-wins-hound-group The Modesto-born Anna was among seven dogs in the elite "Best of Breed" competition after winning the "best of b
Woman arrested for DUI after crashing car with kids into canal
A Ceres mother was arrested for drunken driving Thursday evening after her car containing her three children ended up in the Ceres Main Canal in three feet of water. Paramedics were the first to arrive on the scene after a 7:43 p.m. call reporting the crash into the canal in the 3800 block of Moore
Teen arrested after crash in police pursuit
A 17-year-old Modesto boy was arrested Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 14 after he ran from an officer attempting to cite him for speeding but crashed his car in a residential area. At approximately 3 p.m., motorcycle patrol Officer Freddie Ortiz was finishing up a traffic stop when a 2009 Hyundai Genesis s
Beer run turns into robbery
Three teenagers who allegedly stole beer from the Dollar General store at 940 E. Whitmore Avenue on Thursday evening were arrested for robbery since the group had assaulted two employees who chased after them. A total of four suspects were involved in the beer theft, which was reported at 10:30 p.m.
Black Friday at Vintage Faire Mall
Pigskin Postgame Wrap with The Bee's Joe Cortez and James Burns Joe Cortez and Jim Silva (filling in for James Burns) discuss Hilmar's thrilling 41-38 win over Escalon and other key games in the Stanislaus District after Week 2 of the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs. High School Football
2 killed in 2-vehicle crash in Hemet
Two people were killed Thursday morning, Nov. 23, in a two vehicle crash that pushed one of the vehicles into a tree and the other into a fence. Courtesy photo. Two people were killed and another person was injured when a speeding Volkswagen blasted through a stop sign, collided with a truck, and we
2 killed, 1 injured in suspected DUI crash on Thanksgiving morning in Hemet
Two people died and another was injured during an early morning crash on Thanksgiving Day where speed and alcohol may have both contributed to the collision in Hemet, police officials said. The names of the deceased, a man and woman, were not released pending notification of next of kin, according t
Hemet man arrested after fighting with officers, police say
A 34-year-old man was arrested after allegedly fighting with officers Tuesday, Hemet police said. Antonio Smith of Hemet was arrested on suspicion of obstructing an officer using force and trespassing. He was taken to the Riverside County Jail, a Hemet police news release said. Bail is set at $10,00
How many languages can you speak? These Hemet, Temecula students can speak 3
Nicolo Villasis came to the United States from the Philippines as a 7-year-old speaking both Tagalog and English. When he entered Great Oak High School in Temecula seven years later, he decided to study Spanish and next week he will be honored at the Riverside County Seal of Multiliteracy Awards Cer
City of Hemet remains opposed to Caltrans raised curb median
Prominent community members show up to support city's opposition Photo by Mary Ann Morris/The Valley ChronicleMayor Linda Krupa emphatically stated her opposition to the proposed Caltrans Safety Median project at the Nov. 14 Hemet City Council meeting. Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Editor Interim City Ma
Conflicts of interest in the city of Hemet, or just business as usual?
A Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Editor fter attending Hemet City Council meetings consistently for just about the last four years, I often wonder how the conflicts of interest continue. Has this been business as usual for so long that no one even considers the conflicts of interest anymore? Or is it simp
Hemet man accused of multiple child abuse charges
By Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter On March 30, 2017 Jonathan Trevor Montgomery, age 24, was arrested by Hemet Police on suspicion of two violations of the penal code: inflicting injury on a child, and abuse/endangerment of a child/willfully harm child. Montgomery pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Nationwide shortage of hepatitis A vaccine is bad news for San Diego and surrounding counties
Pediatric and combination hepatitis A/B vaccines remain plentiful Live Well San DiegoThis chart details the number of reported hepatitis A cases in San Diego from November 2016 to November 2017. By Kyle Selby / Reporter A couple of weeks ago, Riverside County health officials revealed that a man fro
Rogersville man indicted on rape, domestic violence charges
FLORENCE - A Lauderdale County man has been indicted on various charges after law enforcement said he attacked his live-in girlfriend this summer. Trinity James O"Neal (Trent) Beadle, 24, 16 Lauderdale 576, Rogersville, was indicted on charges of first-degree rape, domestic violence strangulation/su
Man sentenced for enrolling at college as someone else
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A 32-year-old man has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison for using the identity of another man to enroll at an eastern Missouri community college. The U.S. attorney's office announced Tuesday that Malachi Duncan also was ordered to pay $57,000 in restitution. Co
Killen police chief suspended over Facebook comments
Killen Police Chief Bryan Hammond has been suspended over comments he made on Facebook. Hammond said he and a friend were kidding around about the U.S. Senate race on social media.Hammond said "silence is consent" while describing people who ignore accusations from the opposing side. Screenshots of
Sheffield investigates rash of car burglaries
SHEFFIELD - Police are asking for the public's help in trying to identify those who are responsible for breaking into several cars Monday night at a business on Hatch Boulevard. Sheffield police detective Capt. Randy Butler said the cars were all parked at the Chuck E. Cheese restaurant on Hatch Bou