A defense attorney has filed a motion to dismiss charges against a man facing a third trial in Stanislaus County after a federal judge overturned his 2000 conviction in the deaths of a mother and her two young children in a Modesto house fire.
Castle Air Museum will open the doors of its historic aircraft Sunday for an intimate viewing event that happens only twice a year.
The Modesto City Council will start its deliberations today on Mayor Garrad Marsh's budget proposal for the 2013-14 fiscal year, which starts July 1. Marsh's budget focuses on public safety, directing nearly all of the city's expected revenue growth to police and fire.
The City of Sonora's population fell by nearly 100 residents between 2010 and 2012, to a total of 4,804. Angels Camp's population fell during that same period from 3,836 down to 3,753. In Amador County, the City of Jackson declined from 4,651 to 4,570. Nearby cities in the Central Valley saw a rise in population.
A Modestan was identified Thursday as the man fatally shot March 30 by an Alameda County sheriff's deputy after a vehicle stop turned violent.
A regional accountant for Wendy’s was arrested on suspicion of embezzling $80,000 from the company, authorities said.
Richard Keener, 31, went to the home of a co-worker in the 4000 block of Ashfield Way on Thursday night because he said the co-worker owed him money, said Lt.
Modesto Performing Arts will present the musical extravaganza "42nd Street" from Aug.
Brock Blakeley struggles with schoolwork, but making friends comes easy — especially when kids such as fifth-grader Andres Guerrero take the first step.
Deputy Dennis Wallace, who is suing Stanislaus County for alleged discrimination, testified in a trial Thursday about a January 2011 meeting in which sheriff's officials said he was no longer physically fit enough to do his job.
Garcia was among the students at the second annual Spring Math Camp held April 1-5 at two sites for third- through sixth-graders in Stanislaus and Merced counties.
Modesto Junior College presents its annual New Play Fest in June, featuring six original short plays written and directed by the college's theater students.
The Modesto Symphony Orchestra heads to a galaxy far, far away — and beyond — for its season finale concert.
Changes to a lawsuit stemming from last year's high-profile murders of a locksmith and a sheriff's deputy place much blame on the deputy for his "cavalier attitude toward safety." The document cites a former "culture of complacency" in the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department's evictions unit, with "rules and procedures regularly flouted," ... (more)
Linden Unified School District Trustees will meet in a closed session at 9:30 tonight that could result in the dismissal of Superintendent Michael Gonzales.
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.