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Modesto police investigate shooting near bar at Sylvan-Oakdale

Modesto police are investigating a shooting in Ace Modesto on Sunday night. Officers were called to the scene at the corner of Sylvan Avenue and Oakdale Road at about 9 o’clock on report of a shooting.


Long night for motorists stranded in snow as storm hits Southern California mountains

Hundreds of drivers were stranded in the Grapevine when a powerful snowstorm closed Interstate 5 for hours. As of Monday morning, the southbound 5 was back open with California Highway Patrol escorts. Northbound 5 was still closed but could reopen later this morning.


Girl Scout cookie fans in Stanislaus County: Your day has arrived

It’s Girl Scout cookie time, Stanislaus County. For the third straight year the Girl Scouts Heart of Central California have held the Mega Cookie Drop at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. Area troop leaders, parents and Scouts picked up 255,000 packages of cookies for distribution. Volunteers, staf


California woman stabbed officer after driving over 100 mph on Interstate 5, police say

A California Highway Patrol officer was stabbed in the back on Friday after pulling over a woman who had been traveling over 100 mph on Interstate 5, officials said. Haile Neil, 25, is facing attempted murder charges after stabbing the officer during the traffic stop near the town of Williams, locat


Governor: “This is not Flint, Michigan. This is the state of California”

SACRAMENTO (CBM) – Gov. Gavin Newsom is off to an ambitious start as Governor of the fifth largest economy in the world. His first budget proposal set a record $209 billion towards addressing the needs of Californians.


Statewide mortgage fraud case began in Stanislaus County; the scheme bilked millions

A case initiated by the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office eight years ago ended this week with the sentencing of the last of six defendants convicted in a statewide mortgage fraud scheme that scammed desperate homeowners facing foreclosure and resulted in losses of about $4 million.


2 Southern California highways reopened after storm

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities have reopened two major Southern California highways that were closed because of ice and snow, stranding hundreds of motorists overnight. The California Highway Patrol says Monday that traffic started moving again around 11 a.m. Monday in northbound lanes of Interstat


Reds end long playoff drought

Gustine High punched its ticket to the boys basketball playoffs with a solid Southern League season, ending a post-season drought that stretched back nearly two decades. The Reds on Wednesday night took the court at Ripon Christian to play what head coach Jason Oliveira said was the program’s first


Man Shot, Killed After Fight In Parking Lot Outside Modesto Bar

MODESTO (CBS13) – Police say a man was shot and killed outside a Modesto bar Sunday night. The incident happened outside of CR2 Bar & Billiards along Oakdale Road. Modesto police say officers responded around 9 p.m. to investigate a shooting. At the scene, officers found that some sort of fight happ


They’re big, furry and could destroy the Delta. California has a $2 million plan to kill them

California’s San Joaquin River Delta is in danger of being overrun by voracious beagle-sized rodents. The state has a plan to deal with them, but it’s going to take a lot of time and money.


California May Do Away With Speed Limits For Certain Lanes Of I-5 And Hwy. 99

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California may do away with speed limits for certain lanes on I-5 and Highway 99, in order to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases. Senator John Moorlach (R- Orange County) introduced SB 319 on Friday. If passes, it would require the Department of Transportation to built tw


Seniors take charge in hardwood wins

MCHS boys hoops team breaks 100 point mark in blowout win over Waterford, freshmen win league. Some of the members of the MCHS freshmen boys basketball team are shown last week after going undefeated in Southern League play. From left, Davis Bryant, coach Spencer Arebalo, Lance Dondero, Cole Young,


Stanislaus County names a new county counsel. John Doering will retire.

Stanislaus County appointed a new county counsel, or top attorney, in a closed session Tuesday. The Board of Supervisors appointed Assistant County Counsel Thomas Boze to take over the top position March 30, when County Counsel John Doering is set to retire.


Southern California man arrested following death of 6-month-old daughter

SAN BERNARDINO (AP) - Authorities say a Southern California man has been arrested following the death of his 6-month-old daughter. The Sun reports Alfonso Ornelas was arrested on suspicion of murder and assault on a child causing death after the baby died at a hospital Saturday.


California attorney general wants oversight in hospital sale to Santa Clara County

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra is asking a federal district judge in Los Angeles to place a hold on the sale of two struggling hospitals to Santa Clara County, a request the county says could scuttle the purchase.


California's gun seizure program hits hurdles

Authorities in California are struggling to enforce a state law that permits officials to seize firearms from people with previous criminal convictions or mental health issues – running into staffing and budgetary issues that have contributed to a massive backlog of guns marked for confiscation.


Two Men Shot In Ceres After Argument

CERES (CBS13) — Investigators in Ceres are trying to figure out who shot two men Saturday afternoon. It happened on the 3500 Block of Chandra Court. Police say two cars pulled up in front of a house where the two men were standing.


This new California law is supposed to protect immigrant home cooks. It may help tech giants instead

I’ve personally pondered this question because the number of dumplings I want to eat rarely corresponds with the recommended serving size. But this question also happens to come up when you read the text of California Assembly Bill 626, a new law decriminalizing the sale of home-cooked food.


This California mansion and buffalo farm owned by $180 million lottery winner is now for sale

A California construction executive who won a $180 million lottery is selling his ridge-top mansion and 865-acre property in Santa Barbara County for $26 million. Rick Knudsen, who won the Mega Millions jackpot in August 2014, is in search of another project beyond the chateau-style mansion, buffalo


California man sentenced to prison for starting wildfire that forced over 7,000 to evacuate

A man was sentenced to 12 years in prison after he admitted to sparking a wildfire in Southern California that forced over 7,000 residents to evacuate last summer. Brandon McGlover, 33, pleaded guilty to two counts of arson to a structure or forest land on Thursday in connection to the Cranston Fire