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  • MODESTO - Two pedestrians suffered serious injuries Monday afternoon after fleeing from a store after shoplifting. Shortly after noon, Modesto Police officers responded to a report of two pedestrians struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Standiford and McHenry Avenues. Early indications suggest both pedestrians were down on the ground, injured. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Police closed off both directions of Standiford and Sylvan Avenues before McHenry as officers examined the scene. There were bags and belongings scattered in the westbound lanes. On the sidewalk clothing and shoes as well as blood could be seen. According to police spokeswoman Heather Graves,
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    Pedestrians Struck by Vehicle After Shoplifting

  • CERES - A horse was killed and a rider suffered major injuries after being involved in a collision with a vehicle Sunday night. The crash was reported to the California Highway Patrol at about 9:58pm near the intersection of Lucas and Mitchell Roads near Ceres. Emergency crews arrived and found the horse and rider down in the roadway. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The rider suffered a major head injury and was transported to an area hospital. The horse died at the scene. The southbound lanes of Lucas Road were blocked. Early indications suggest the involved driver remained at the scene. Further details
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    Horse Killed, Rider Suffers Major Injuries in Collision with Vehicle

  • STOCKTON - Police investigated a shooting Sunday morning that claimed the life of a man.  Police responded to the 1800 block of West Acacia Street at about 6:11am for a report of a person shot. Officers arrived and located an adult man suffering from a gunshot wound, who died at the scene. Detectives arrived to take over the investigation. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Police say two possible suspects are identified as Hispanic men wearing dark hoodies and pants. They were about 5'9" tall and weighed about 190lbs. The two were last seen running west on Acacia Street. Authorities are encouraging anyone with
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    Man Dies After Shooting, Police Investigate

  • MODESTO - Police taped off an alleyway Friday morning after the discovery of a woman's nude body in an alleyway. At about 9:00am police were alerted to the discovery of a body found in an alleyway near the intersection of Carver Road and Evergreen Avenue. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); According the Sergeant Kalani Souza with the Modesto Police Department, a passerby alerted a resident who found the body and called police. Officers responded and taped off the area. Investigators and evidence technicians arrived and examined the scene. The body was said to be tucked behind a utility box near a fence. Authorities
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    Body of Nude Woman Found in Alley, Police Investigate

  • MODESTO - Police have arrested a suspect accused of being responsible for the murder of a man who was found dead in his car. Late Sunday night a Modesto Police sergeant was patrolling the area of Tioga and Legion Park drives when he noticed a suspicious vehicle. The sergeant attempted to contact a man who was inside but discovered he was deceased. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The victim was identified as 55 year old Steve Monkhouse. Authorities believe he was inside his vehicle parked in the field when he was assaulted with a knife. The investigation led police to 25 year old
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    Modesto Police Arrest Homicide Suspect

  • MODESTO - A big rig crash blocked at least two lanes of Highway 99 Sunday night. The crash was reported to the California Highway Patrol at about 10:32pm on the northbound lanes of Highway 99 near the Tuolumne Boulevard offramp. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Early reports indicated a big rig and at least two other vehicles were involved in the crash. There were reports of debris across the number two and three lanes of the highway. There were no reports of injuries in the collision. The truck was reportedly hauling 41,000 lbs of produce. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
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    Big Rig Crash Blocks Highway 99

  • SALIDA - Authorities responded to a traffic collision in Salida Thursday evening that involved a child.   Emergency crews responded to a report of a child struck by a vehicle at about 6:44pm. The collision happened on the 4800 block of Deveraux Way. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   First responders arrived and found the child down in the middle of the road. Early indications suggest the child was struck by an SUV. It is unclear if the child was playing near the roadway or crossing the street during the time of the collision.    Arriving personnel described the child’s condition as alert
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    Child Struck by Vehicle, Airlifted to Hospital

  • MERCED - Police arrested a felon during a traffic stop who was found to be in possession of a firearm. Officers with the Merced Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle belonging to Ishmele Brewer on the 1600 block of West 16th Street Tuesday. Officers with the gang violence suppression unit had developed information that Brewer was in possession of a firearm. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Police say Brewer is a convicted felon on probation and is not allowed to be in possession of any firearms or ammunition. Officers conducted a probation search on his vehicle and found a 9mm
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    Felon Found With Gun Arrested