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  • MODESTO - A busy intersection was closed Friday morning after a major injury collision sent one person to the hospital. The collision happened at about 7am at the intersection of Sisk Road and Standiford Avenue in north Modesto. Early indications suggest one vehicle fled the scene of the collision, leaving a motorcyclist suffering from major injuries. Police traffic investigators were on the scene examining the collision. A piece of the vehicle that fled the area appeared to have been left behind. The motorcycle rider may have been transported by to another hospital by air ambulance for treatment. Early reports indicated the
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    Police Investigate Crash

  • SACRAMENTO - A Sacramento County Deputy was shot and rushed to the hospital after investigating a suspicious vehicle near a Motel 6 on Arden Way Friday morning. The incident happened at about 10:30am. According to Sergeant Lisa Bowman with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office, authorities are searching for a hispanic male adult who is believed to be the primary shooter. He is believed to be approximately aged 30. A female of unknown ethnicity may be with the suspect, her role is currently unknown. The suspect carjacked a vehicle after the shooting near Spanos Court, fled and carjacked a second vehicle after.
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    Officer Down, Manhunt Takes Place

  • STOCKTON - A man was robbed and carjacked after picking up a prostitute over the weekend, police say. The incident happened Saturday night at about 10pm. Authorities say the victim, a 34 year old man, picked up a prostitute and took her to his residence near Sierra Nevada and Park Streets. After services were performed by the prostitute, she pulled a gun from her boot and demanded his money. The victim grabbed the gun from the prostitute, believing it to be fake. The prostitute was able to overpower the man and retrieved the weapon, hitting the victim and firing a shot
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    Man Robbed, Carjacked by Prostitute

  • STOCKTON - Cal Trans has issued a Sig Alert after a big rig collided with an overpass blocking all lanes of Northbound Highway 99. The collision was reported at about 11:09am at the Farmington Road exit. According to the California Highway Patrol, a big rig load hit the overpass and became disabled blocking all lanes. Cal Trans has been requested to the scene and traffic is advised to travel using an alternate route. At time of publication there were no mention of injuries.
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    Big Rig Hits Overpass, Blocks Northbound 99

  • MODESTO - Police have identified a man they say was under the influence of alcohol when involved in a collision that claimed the life of a 38 year old San Mateo man over the weekend. Officials say 32 year old Rigoberto Ramirez Aleman, a resident of Modesto was booked into the Stanislaus County on various charges after being medically cleared at an area hospital for moderate injuries. Police say Aleman was exhibiting signs of intoxication during the investigation of the collision. The 38 year old man who lost his life was identified as John Bixby of San Mateo. The collision was
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    Suspected DUI Driver in Fatal Crash Identified

  • MODESTO - Students were evacuated from at least one classroom at Wilson Elementary School Tuesday afternoon after reports of a fire. The incident was reported at about 2:25pm at the school. An arriving fire crew with Stanislaus Consolidated Fire reported a quick knockdown of the fire. Additional crews responding to the scene were cancelled with the exception of a couple of supporting crews. The fire reportedly melted a section of carpet in a classroom. Indications suggest the fire was in room five. There were no reports of injuries at time of publication. We will have more details as information becomes available.
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    Classroom Evacuated After Report of Fire

  • MERCED - A 33 year old man who was shot and killed over the weekend in Merced has been identified by officials. Police say they received a report of a possible assault with a deadly weapon at about 5:07 in the area of 9th and N Streets. Responding officers received information that shots had been fired in the area and a person was on the ground. Police arrived and found the victim, Jonathan Garay, on the ground in the intersection suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased a short time later by medics attempting to provide aid
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    Merced Homicide Victim Identified

  • MODESTO - Police took a man into custody on a homicide charge Sunday afternoon after exhibiting signs of intoxication and being involved in a crash that left another motorist dead. The collision was reported at about 2:10pm Sunday afternoon near the intersection of 8th and L Streets in downtown Modesto. Both vehicles, a 2012 Audi and a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu, were traveling through the intersection when the collision occurred.  The 38 year old male driver of the Audi was transported to a hospital by ambulance where he later died from his injuries. Authorities say the 32 year old driver of the
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    Homicide Arrest Made After Fatal DUI Crash