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  • Truck Driver Suffers Minor Injuries in Crash

    MODESTO - A truck driver narrowly escaped serious injury after running off of highway 99 tuesday morning. the crash happened at about 7:30am near the southbound highway 99 off ramp to south 9th street in Modesto. It just missed colliding into Ceres Fire Station two, but did crash into a water well and a firefighter’s personal vehicle.   ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW   Officials say had the vehicle struck the fire station, it would have hit the workout room which was previously the sleeping quarters for firefighters.   The frontage road was closed while HazMat and other emergency personnel assessed the
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  • MODESTO - Police continue their investigation into a crash that claimed the life of a 29 year old woman. At about 1:00am Thursday, officers received several 911 calls reporting a crash in the area of Standiford and Longbridge Avenues. The calls indicated that a vehicle had collided into a tree and the woman found inside was unresponsive. Medics arrived on scene and pronounced the driver, identified as 29 year old Gisela Flores, deceased from injuries suffered in the collision. ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW Indications early in the investigation suggest that the driver was traveling westbound on Standiford Avenue in a 2010
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    Investigation Continues into Fatal Modesto Crash

  • WATERFORD - Authorities are seeking assistance from the public on the anniversary of a baby who was found deceased in a gas station trash can. December first marks the five year anniversary that the child was found at the Bait Barn gas station on Highway 132. The baby was about one day old when he was found in the trash can. Detectives were unable to locate the parents for the baby boy or determine the reason he was left in the trash can. The newborn was laid to rest at Ceres Memorial Park. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged
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    Investigators Need Help on Anniversary of Baby Found in Trash Can

  • STOCKTON - A man is recovering after being shot Wednesday afternoon. Police were called to an area hospital at about 5:00pm for a report of a shooting victim that had arrived. The man was being treated for a non life threatening injury. The victim explained to officers that he was in the area of the 1000 block of North Pershing when he was shot by a Hispanic man. There was no further description of the suspect, or further details regarding the circumstances of the shooting. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Stockton Police Department at (209)
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    Police Investigate Afternoon Shooting

  • Merced Police Investigated their first homicide of 2016 Sunday night, after a man was found in an alleyway with unspecified injuries.   Ambulance and fire personnel were called at about 7:54pm to the 1000 block of west 12th Street Sunday for a report of a person down in the alleyway. First responders located a hispanic male in his 30’s down with obvious injuries of an assault. Firefighters requested a response from police officers.   The victim was transported to Mercy Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. Investigators taped off the alleyway as a crime scene as they examined and
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    Merced Investigates First Homicide of the Year

  • MODESTO - Police are seeking anyone who may have information regarding a fatal stabbing that occurred Saturday afternoon. At about 5:00pm, police were called to the 100 block of Almond Avenue near Johnson Street for a report of a person stabbed. Officers arrived and found a 56 year old man down on the ground who was suffering from stab wounds. The victim was rushed by ambulance to a local hospital where he died. ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW Nelson Lewis heard commotion while visiting a neighbor and rushed over to see what had happened. He found the victim bleeding profusely in the
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    Police Investigate Fatal Stabbing

  • STOCKTON - Police investigated an early morning shooting Saturday that left one victim injured and another deceased. Authorities received a report of a shooting at about 3:23am near the area of the 3400 block of Durango Way. When they arrived they found two people suffering from gun shot wounds. Both victims were transported to an area hospital where one was pronounced deceased. The second victim was expected to survive. Detectives responded to continue the investigation, which lasted well into Saturday afternoon. No suspect information was available at time of publication. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the
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    Early Morning Homicide Investigated

  • STOCKTON - A shooting victim is expected to survive after being shot several times Saturday morning. Shortly before 11:00am the victim was walking with another person near the area of Commerce and Hazelton Avenue. Police say a man between the ages of 20 and 30 either Hispanic or Caucasian turned around and opened fire on the victim, shooting him several times. A witness to the shooting rushed the suspect and pushed him to stop him from firing the gun. The suspect then fled on foot, while the victim was rushed to a hospital by ambulance for treatment of his injuries. The
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    Shooting Victim Expected to Survive