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Former California Police Officers Indicted For Beating Black Teenager

Two former police officers in California who were accused of seriously beating a Black teenager nearly two years ago have been indicted. According to NBC News, the Stockton, CA, police officers, Michael Stiles and Omar Villapudua, who beat a Black teen Devin Carter, after pursuing him in a car chase, were indicted by a grand jury on September 1 for felony assault by a public officer, assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury, and great bodily injury enhancements for both.
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Motorcyclist Airlifted To Hospital After Crash Near Bethel Island

BETHEL ISLAND (BCN/CBS SF) — A motorcyclist was airlifted to a hospital following a collision with a car Monday afternoon in unincorporated Contra Costa County near Bethel Island, fire officials said. The collision was reported at 12:37 p.m. on Bethel Island Road at Dutch Slough, according to the East Contra...
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Homeless: He’s Baaaack — Louis X Returns

No one with experience with local systems of care is ever surprised when a homeless person ends up back on the street after an emergency visit to a hospital or mental health facility. The widespread belief that “services” are available for poor people in need belies a harsh reality: For the neediest people, there is too often no realistic help — the few available options are inadequate or useless.

Modesto Man, 33, Killed In Crash Involving DUI Suspect

MODESTO (CBS13) — A DUI suspect has been arrested after a crash in Modesto that left another driver dead over the weekend. California Highway Patrol says, a little after 5:30 p.m., three vehicles were involved in a serious crash near McHenry and Standiford avenues. Apparently, a pickup truck crashed into a sedan as it was leaving a parking lot. The crash caused the sedan to cross into the roadway and crash into another pickup truck. Officers say the driver of the sedan, 33-year-old Modesto resident Erik Davalos, died from his injuries. Miguel Zapien, a 20-year-old Escalon resident, was driving that first pickup that crashed into the sedan. CHP says Zapien was found to have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash and was arrested. Zapien is now facing charges of DUI and vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. The driver of the second pickup truck only suffered minor injuries, officers say.

One Dead, Three Wounded In Early Sunday Morning Shooting In Oakland’s Uptown Neighborhood

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A Stockton man was killed and three others were wounded early Sunday in a shooting in Oakland’s Uptown District. Oakland police told the East Bay Times that the shooting took place at 2:15 a.m. in the 300 block of 17th Street between Franklin and Webster. The men had apparently been at clubs in the neighborhood and were standing outside when someone began shooting either from a vehicle or on foot. Investigators were still trying to determine if the men were the intended target of the gunman or if it was just a random shooting. All four were rushed to...

Check out these Stockton homes on the market

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Location, location, location! Old world charm 3-4 bedroom/2.5 bath home in established neighborhood awaits your vision! Potential is all over this well built home

Fatal Crash on Santa Fe Avenue and Monte Vista Avenue in Turlock

Officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a fatal head-on collision on Santa Fe Avenue and Monte Vista Avenue just south of Denair on the morning of Thursday, September 16, 2021. The incident took place at approximately 6:30 a.m. and involved a Subaru SUV, Nissan SUV, and a Toyota sedan.

Manteca Woman Gets 21 Years in Prison For Trafficking Meth, Heroin to Alaska

FRESNO (CBS SF) — Authorities on Monday announced the recent sentencing of a Manteca woman involved in an interstate drug operation that was distributing methamphetamine and heroin in Alaska. According to a release issued by the Eastern District of California’s U.S. District Attorney, 58-year-old Manteca resident Alecia Trapps was sentenced last Friday to 21 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and heroin. Court documents state Trapps was the leader of a drug trafficking organization that was sending pounds of methamphetamine and heroin to Juneau, Alaska, where the profits were much greater. Under the...

Man Suspected Of 2017 Lodi Shooting Arrested In Tulare County

LODI (CBS13) — A suspect wanted for a shooting and kidnapping incident in Lodi from back in 2017 has been arrested. The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office says Oscar Diaz Cortez has had a warrant out for his arrest since that incident along the 19000 block of Atkins Road in Lodi. Detectives say Cortez allegedly shot someone in the face that day during a fight. Cortez took off and has been in hiding ever since. Back in mid-August, detectives say they closed in on Cortez in Tulare County. He was soon arrested and has been taken back to San Joaquin County. Cortez is now facing attempted homicide and kidnapping charges. He’s being held without bail.

Ceres is in for a sunny Tuesday — jump on it!

(CERES, CA) The forecast is calling for sun today in Ceres. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: With COVID-19 restrictions lingering around the country, this beloved pastime has taken on new relevance. Meeting a friend somewhere pretty with a basket of snacks and a blanket can be a spontaneous way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in a safer environment than indoors. Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
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At least 1 dead in crash on McHenry just south of Sylvan in Modesto

At least one person was killed in what appeared to be a three-vehicle collision on McHenry Avenue in front of the Target store on Sunday evening. Police blocked McHenry between Sylvan and Woodrow avenues after the approximately 5:30 p.m. crash. The crash involved a car and two pickup trucks, and...

Sheriff’s Office Detectives Make Riverbank Homicide Arrest

Originally published as a Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department Nixle post – “Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department detectives have made an arrest in the homicide which took place just outside of Riverbank on Hwy-108 early afternoon on Thursday, September 9, 2021. The suspect has been identified as 42-year-old Riverbank resident Jose Valencia....