Modesto police officer arrested on domestic violence charges, department says

MODESTO, Calif. — A Modesto Police Department officer was arrested on domestic violence charges, the department announced Friday. Modesto police received a report Thursday around 5:30 p.m. about an off-duty domestic dispute involving one of its officers. The caller also told police that the incident happened several days before, and...
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Shooting in Downtown Modesto leaves man in hospital, police say

MODESTO, Calif. — A man is in the hospital after he was shot on Friday morning in downtown Modesto, according to police officials. Police said the shooting happened near the 900 block of 10th Street before 2:30 a.m. The victim was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition. He is expected to survive.
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Merced Police Officer Witnesses Deadly Assault

June 11, 2021 - Merced – Merced County Police Department reports James McRae (26) was arrested for homicide. On June 10, 2021, at 11:45 P.M., Officer Sauceda was in the 1500 block of “R” Street when he witnessed a fight in progress. Officer Sauceda observed McRae fleeing the scene of the fight. Sauceda was able to catch up to McRae and detain him for further.
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Manteca may spend $735,000 to upgrade city’s senior center

Up to $735,000 in upgrades will be made to the Manteca Senior Center in the coming months. The Manteca City Council is being asked to call for bids for the second phase of senior center improvements. Improvements include the renovation of the existing kitchen, including the walk-in refrigerator and serving...

Miss Merced County to compete at Miss California this month

Kiley Pastori was crowned Miss Merced County in November 2019 when she was 18 years old. She has held the title since. She is now 20 and is preparing to enter the Miss California competition, which will be held from June 21 through 25 in Fresno. “Holding the Miss Merced...
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Higher water rates on the way for Manteca

Manteca municipal water rates will be going up. Based on what rate increases the city adopted 13 years ago and then suspended, the “interim” water rates will likely go up at least 20 percent. The city is going to have to spend some serious cash to find out exactly how...
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Fatal Pedestrian Accident Reported on Interstate 5 in Los Banos

Authorities reported a fatality after a recent pedestrian accident on I-5 in the Los Banos area. The incident occurred shortly before 10:00 a.m. on southbound Interstate 5 in the vicinity of Volta Road. Details on the Los Banos Pedestrian Accident Fatality. A preliminary report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP)...
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Councilman Gary Singh has sized up the latest showdown over the long promised traffic congestion relief project for North Main Street through downtown Manteca as the dream versus the nightmare. The dream — a walkable Main Street with expansive sidewalk cafes and a roadway that ultimately could be reduced to...
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Man stabbed to death in Merced, suspect arrested

MERCED, Calif. (FOX26) - The Merced Police Department says a man was arrested after they say he stabbed another man to death on Thursday. Police say 26-year-old James McRae was seen by an officer in a fight on R Street in Merced around 11:45 p.m. The officer saw McRae leave...