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  • HUGHSON - An overturned big rig blocked Geer Road Friday afternoon. The collision was reported at about 12:08pm near the intersection of Geer and Jantzen Roads. Early reports indicate the truck overturned and blocked both lanes of the roadway. The driver was able to get out of the truck. Highway Patrol and Sheriff Deputies responded to divert traffic in the area. There were no reported injuries in the crash. ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
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    Overturned Big Rig Blocks Geer Road

  • MODESTO - A three alarm fire damaged a duplex and a two story home behind the Department of Motor Vehicles Wednesday afternoon. The fire was dispatched at about 2:40pm on the 100 block of James Street according to Modesto Fire Department spokeswoman Jessica Smart. Arriving crews encountered heavy smoke and fire conditions immediately threatening a neighboring home. The fire was upgraded to a second and ultimately third alarm to have sufficient resources to respond to the scene. Firefighters from various agencies including Modesto, Ceres and Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Departments responded to the scene to combat the blaze. To make matters more
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    Firefighters Battle Three Alarm Fire in Modesto

  • MODESTO - Modesto Fire Crews responded to a report of a house fire Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported on the 100 block of James Street. Arriving fire crews encountered heavy smoke and fire conditions from the home. Early reports indicate neighboring homes were threatened and two children may have been seen in the backyard. A second alarm was called as a second home was exposed to fire. Updates will be posted as information become available. ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
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    Two Alarm Structure Fire Reported in Modesto

  • MODESTO - An adult male was sent to the hospital with a stab wound suffered Tuesday evening. Police received a call at about 7:12pm regarding the incident. The victim was located near the area of Norwegian Avenue and La Cienega Drive after being stabbed. Police taped off the crime scene until they could determine the extent of the victim's injuries. An official at the scene indicated that the victim had attempted to drive himself to the hospital after being stabbed and collided into another vehicle. A significant amount of blood was visible on the road. Police say the vehicle collision was
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    Man Recovering After Stabbing in Modesto

  • MONTEREY COUNTY - As local fire crews were demobilized from their duties at the Sands Fire in Santa Clarita, they were quickly reassigned to the growing Soberanes Fire near Carmel. The fire, which began July 22nd, has grown to over 23,000 acres and was only ten percent contained. A bulldozer operator contracted through a private company was killed when his vehicle overturned. The fire has since been declared a state of emergency. The wildfire has destroyed twenty homes, two outbuildings and is currently threatening two thousand structures. A total of 3,079 firefighters continue working the incident. ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW Evacuation
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    Local Fire Crews Respond to Soberanes Fire

  • STOCKTON - Police are investigating the shooting of a man that occurred Tuesday night. According to police, the man was standing in the front yard of a home near the 500 block of East 4th Street when the suspect vehicle drove through an alleyway west of the residence. Authorities say the suspect fired eight shots at the victim, striking him once on the side of the head. Relatives of the victim transported him to Dameron Hospital where he was treated for the injury, which was considered non life-threatening. Police say the suspect vehicle is described as a gray Buick sedan, and
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    Man Shot in Front Yard of Home

  • MODESTO - Firefighters responded to a report of a fire behind a home early Wednesday morning.   The fire was dispatched at about 5:00am to the 1400 block of Lassen Avenue in south Modesto. Arriving fire crews found a pile of trash heavily engulfed in fire.    Multiple fire crews responded to the scene to tackle the blaze. An investigator also responded to the incident.   The fire was brought under control within minutes.   ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
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    Firefighters Respond to Trash Fire

  • MODESTO - Authorities are searching for a missing teen who ran away from home according to police. Destiny Rodriguez, a 16 year old girl, left her home on the 1700 block of Monterey Avenue on June 16th and was reported missing to Modesto Police. Destiny was last seen at the downtown Modesto transit center with an unknown Hispanic Male Juvenile. They were attempting to purchase a ticket to Tracy, but left the area on foot. Anyone with information regarding Destiny's whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Modesto Police Department at (209) 572-9500 or her mother Esperanza Rodriguez at (209) 450-4991. ADVERTISEMENT
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    Missing Teen Reported in Modesto