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Modesto, California is located in Stanislaus County. Zip codes in Modesto, CA include 95356, 95353, and 95397. The median home price in Modesto is $226,000 which is roughly $133/per square foot. More Modesto information.

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1 hr ago | The Modesto Bee

Modesto bail agent seeks $20 million from county, claiming harassment by investigators

A Modesto bail agent facing criminal charges has filed a claim against Stanislaus County seeking $20 million in damages, asserting he has been harassed repeatedly by investigators from the District Attorney's Office.

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5 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Jace waives preliminary hearing in wife's death

The decision Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court means the case will proceed to trial without an initial presentation of evidence to a judge.

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9 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Modesto man arrested after high-speed pursuit in Tuolumne County

The California Highway Patrol on Thursday arrested a Modesto man at his home hours after he reportedly led officers in a high-speed chase in Tuolumne County.

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10 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Police say UK pier fire may have been arson

No one was injured in Wednesday's fire, which destroyed about a third of the 1,000 foot-long structure.

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14 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Appeal keeps French rogue trader Kerviel in jail

The prosecutor's office in Evry, south of Paris, appealed the decision on Friday shortly after a judge decided that Jerome Kerviel could be freed with an electronic bracelet.

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18 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Kids send marshmallows soaring in experiment at Modesto library

Forget "How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop?" We may never know that one.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Victim apparently caught off-guard when shot to death near Modesto, testimony suggests

It appears Brian Morris was trying to light a cigarette when he was shot in the back of his neck, according to testimony in a preliminary hearing Thursday.

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The Modesto Bee

Cal State to pay $2.5 million over student death

Lawyers for the parents of Bartholomew Williams announced Thursday that Cal State trustees agreed to settle a federal wrongful death suit.

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The Modesto Bee

California couple guilty in 115-pound pot bust

Rick Franklin Voight, 37, and Dawn Delores Voight, 41, both of Hayfork, pleaded guilty on July 24 to criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute, the Stillwater County News reported.

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The Modesto Bee

Fire breaks out at Modesto Irrigation District substation

The fire was reported at about 5:15 a.m., Modesto Fire Department Battalion Chief Hugo Patino said.

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The Modesto Bee

2 plead no contest in 2010 state fair robbery

Thirty-six-year-old Gene Felder and 54-year-old Antonio Harvey were arrested in 2012 on suspicion of robbery and conspiracy.

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The Modesto Bee

Music director fired over same-sex marriage plans

After leading the music on Sunday at Holy Family Catholic Community in Inverness, Collette says Pastor Terry Keehan asked for his resignation.

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The Modesto Bee

Attorney: California prosecutor's son is innocent

Kirk McAllister, who is representing 18-year-old Ethan Morse, also tells the Merced Sun-Star Merced County sheriff's officials have not been thorough or fair in their investigation.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Hearing set for Hollywood sex abuse lawyer change

The Aug. 6 hearing will discuss a request by attorneys Jeff Herman and Mark Gallagher to withdraw as counsel for Michael Egan III.

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CBS Local

Woman Arrested In Connection With Modesto Home Invasion Robbery

Police have arrested one suspect and identified two others in connection with a home invasion robbery that book place on Monday in Modesto.

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The Modesto Bee

Arrest made and two suspects sought in east Modesto home-invasion robbery

Investigators on Wednesday had arrested a woman and were looking for two men suspected of conspiring in a home-invasion robbery earlier this week in east Modesto.

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The Modesto Bee

Hearing postponed in west Modesto deadly shooting

A hearing on Wednesday to schedule a trial was postponed, so attorneys can discuss a possible plea deal for a man charged with murder in the shooting of a west Modesto teenager.

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The Modesto Bee

Sentencing postponed for Merced men convicted in deadly, botched robbery in Modesto

A sentencing hearing on Wednesday was postponed for two Merced men convicted of murder in the shooting of a store clerk killed during an attempted robbery in Modesto.

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The Modesto Bee

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to molesting students

The Los Angeles Times reports 44-year-old Jose Mosqueda entered pleas Tuesday to three counts of committing lewd acts upon a child and one count of continuous sexual abuse.

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The Modesto Bee

Cooking oil on stovetop sparks Turlock fire

A fire that started with oil cooking on a stovetop left three people displaced from a Turlock apartment, authorities said.

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