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Tuesday Jan 20 | via Almanac
For the second time in two weeks, a suspect wanted for homicide in Merced County has been arrested in Menlo Park, according to a Menlo Park Police Department report. Around 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, detectives from the Narcotic Enforcement Team spotted a silver BMW linked to the Merced case parked in the driveway of a home in the 100 block of Newbridge Street in Menlo Park, according to the report. Comment?
Monday Jan 19 | via TheBlaze.com
A family in Merced, California, was devastated Friday evening after their German shepherd, Kuma, got into a neighboring backyard and was bludgeoned to death by a father and son, KFSN-TV reported . Surveillance footage captured the disturbing incident, showing the men approach the dog with flashlights and baseball bats, pin it against the fence and, as one man steps on the dog, killing it. Comment?
Monday Jan 19 | via Examiner.com
The horrific beating death of a German Shepherd Dog in Merced, Calif. was caught on surveillance video, as reported by ABC Action News January 17. The dog was allegedly beaten with baseball bats by neighbors, Tony Clendenin, 52 and son Sam, 24. Both men were arrested and charged with cruelty to animals and conspiracy to commit a crime. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via Daily Mail
Saved by a tiny cube of wreckage: Chevy driver crushed between two rigs in pile-up... but miraculously walks away without a scratch Bodybuilding model hit and killed by train while filming an advert for a protein shake in LA - just days before debut of his own reality show The smoothiest way to a whole new you! The NUTRiBULLET is the new must-have diet gadget... and here's our guide to the recipes that will transform EVERY aspect of your health Social worker, 26, at school for troubled teens admits to having sex with 16-year-old student in her car and local nature spot Fox News apologizes on air after terrorism 'expert' describes British city of Birmingham as a no-go area for non-Muslims Newborn baby dies after mother 'douses it in flammable liquid and sets it on fire in the middle of a road' Hero mall worker shot dead as he tackled husband who pulled gun in food court and tried to shoot ... (more) Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via Examiner.com
Kuma was brutally beaten to death with a bat and a flashlight. The dog's body has been taken for a necropsy by authorities. Comment?
Saturday Jan 17 | via Examiner.com
A beloved German shepherd was beaten to death in Merced, California on Friday - and the heinous crime was captured on film. According to ABC 30 News , the two-year-old dog was beaten to death by two suspects who are allegedly the dog's neighbors. Comment?
Saturday Jan 17 | via Stars and Stripes
A 45-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of vandalizing the Merced County War Memorial in Courthouse Park, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department. Suspect Gerardo Ybarra Valencia was taken into custody around 2 p.m. Friday on the street in the 300 block of East 15th Street, according to Deputy Delray Shelton. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via Almanac
Homicide suspect Jose Hernandez, 26, shown here, is still at large. Menlo Park police said they think he remains in the area. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 31 | via The Union Democrat
A former Don Pedro High School teacher was in court this week on accusations that he had sex with a 15-year-old student. Jeremy Monn, 31, was first arrested in Paso Robles in June for allegedly having sex with an underage student at his new school, Paso Robles High School. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 30 | via TurnTo23.com
Winter Weather Advisory issued December 29 at 12:08PM PST expiring December 31 at 10:00AM PST in effect for: Kern Hard Freeze Watch issued December 30 at 4:31AM PST expiring January 1 at 9:00AM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare Winter Weather Advisory issued December 30 at 3:17AM PST expiring December 31 at 4:00PM PST in effect for: Kern Winter Weather Advisory issued December 30 at 3:17AM PST expiring December 31 at 4:00PM PST in effect for: Kern Winter Storm Watch issued December 28 at 10:39AM PST expiring December 31 at 4:00PM PST in effect for: Kern The California Highway Patrol wants to urge motorists to start the New Year off on the right path by celebrating responsibly. Comment?
Dec 22, 2014 | via KCRA-TV Sacramento
A 21-year-old suspect in the July 16 robbery and deadly shootout in Stockton has been arrested, authorities said Monday. Pablo Ruvalcaba was arrested without incident in Merced. Comment?
Dec 17, 2014 | via The Fresno Bee
Former Madera County Supervisor Harry Baker is competent to stand trial in his long-running felony molestation case involving a 13-year-old girl, a jury ruled late Wednesday in Fresno County Superior Court. "I might ask a judge to throw out the verdict because all the experts said he has a mild cognitive disorder that affects his ability to remember things," Nutall said. Comment?
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