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A judge Wednesday determined there was enough evidence for a woman to stand trial accused of murder in the death of an 18-month-old girl she was baby sitting at her west Modesto home last year.
A Modesto City Council committee signed off Tuesday on a budget for the upcoming fiscal year that fire officials say leaves a roughly $750,000 shortfall for the Modesto Regional Fire Authority.
Troy Lee Mitchell, 47, of Modesto, has been identified as a suspect in a robbery of The Valley First Credit Union at 1419 J St., on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
Modesto City Schools board member Steven Grenbeaux now faces a charge of felony assault with a deadly weapon stemming from a confrontation with a Caltrans worker in downtown Modesto last year.
The star power will be so bright, you just might need to wear shades inside the Gallo Center for Arts for the 2013-14 performance season.
More than 300 community volunteers turned out Tuesday to sell Kids' Day newspapers, the 17th year The Bee, Salvation Army and businesses have teamed up to support the Red Shield Center.
The practice word was "Agosto," or August. That stumped no one, but it got tougher from there for 36 top Spanish spellers from area dual language school programs.
A judge on Wednesday suspended a case against a man accused of trying to abduct an 8-year-old boy last month in north Modesto; a psychologist has determined the defendant is not mentally fit to be prosecuted.
"I can't survive without you," she told the 30 or so people in the room. "You're my sisters, my brothers, my family." Members of the Alzheimer/Dementia Support Group are precious to her, she said, because many have been where she is going, endured what she is enduring or face what she is facing.
Modesto Police Chief Galen Carroll has implemented a plan he said will make the department more accountable and strengthen the connection between officers and the people they protect.
This 2001 file photo provided by the Washington Police Department shows the missing poster of Chandra Ann Levy, of Modesto, Calif.
A couple of readers complained about the lack of synchronized traffic lights, so I drove a trial loop around Modesto right about 5 p.m. last week.
Emergency responders are teaching an easier lifesaving technique to residents so that cardiac arrest victims have a better chance of survival.
He is part of the grass-fed beef movement, keeping the cattle on pasture all their lives rather than sending them to distant feedlots to be fattened on grain before slaughter.
Eight people were displaced by two weekend house fires in Modesto. The Red Cross provided the families with temporary lodging and other assistance.