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Scheduling conflicts on Monday delayed a jury trial for a former Merced County sheriff's deputy charged with leaving a crash scene last year and lying to police.
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A hard freeze warning is still in effect for Merced County, but forecasters promise warmer weather just in time for the weekend.
Operation Holiday Toy Drive helps Merced County families in need during the Christmas season.
Teresa Ruano, spokeswoman for the California Administrative Office of the Courts, said the architectural design of the Los Banos courthouse has been placed on the state Public Works Board’s agenda for Friday.
The 2030 Merced County General Plan, which can be described as the “blueprint” for the county’s development, contains 11 elements including economic development, land use, agricultural, housing, transportation and circulation.
A male pedestrian in his 30s was killed around 5:50 p.m. Sunday after being struck by two vehicles on Santa Fe Drive, just east of Beachwood Drive, the California Highway Patrol reported.
A March trial date was set Friday for a Merced County man charged in shooting and robbing another man earlier this year.
The fate of Last Hope Cat Kingdom's permit will be decided at a hearing less than 10 days away, county officials confirmed this week.
The deadly chain of events began when the Escalon Police Department started pursuing a Suzuki, said Officer Dan Sepulveda of the California Highway Patrol.
Break out the sweaters and turn up the heater – the icy-cold temperatures will keep plummeting this week, possibly bringing some snowfall to the region by Friday, meteorologists said Wednesday.
The Merced County advisory board on alcohol and other drug problems will meet at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at the county's mental health administration building, 1137 B St., Merced.
Merced City Fire Capt. Billy Alcorn said the 28-year-old woman and her year-old girl were listed in “critical but stable condition” at the burn unit at Fresno Regional Medical Center.
A "high-ranking" Planada street-gang member with a lengthy criminal history pleaded no contest Wednesday to a felony count of attempting to shoot at a vehicle.