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Modesto Police Say Body Cameras Protect Officers, Ensure Accountability

The Ferguson, Missouri, officer-involved shooting death of an unarmed black teenager has the courts and law enforcement asking how they can get facts when both sides tell very different stories.


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Woman Arrested In Connection With Modesto Home Invasion Robbery

Police have arrested one suspect and identified two others in connection with a home invasion robbery that book place on Monday in Modesto.


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Police Identify Body Of Man Found Near Highway 99 Off-Ramp in Modesto

Police have identified the body found near a Highway 99 off ramp in May. The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Salvador Rodriguez, according to a police statement. Police are investigating his death as a homicide.


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Girl, 13, Allegedly Stabs Sister, Friend And Self During Sleepover

Three young girls are in the hospital after a stabbing that looks to have been carried out by one of the girls, Modesto Police say.


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Two Bodies Found In Apparent Modesto Murder-Suicide

Police are investigating what they believe is a murder-suicide after a couple was found dead in their Modesto home Wednesday evening.


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Modesto Teen Credited With Saving 8-Year-Old Boy From Alleged Kidnapper

Police say a Modesto teenager stopped the attempted kidnapping of her 8-year-old neighbor by a convicted sex offender.


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Police: Modesto Teen Helped Save 8-Year-Old From Attempted Kidnapping

A Modesto 13-year-old girl is being credited with saving an 8-year-old boy from a kidnapping attempt Sunday.


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Modesto Police: 4 Injured In Drive-By Shooting

Four people were hospitalized after a drive-by shooting in west Modesto Thursday evening, police say.


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Man Shot To Death, Teen Girl Stabbed In Modesto Gang Fight

A 20-year-old man was killed in a Modesto gang shooting Thursday night and a 17-year-old girl was stabbed, likely during the same altercation, police said Friday.


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Modesto Police Searching For Suspect Attacking Women

Modesto police officers are searching for man who has reportedly been stalking women and sexually assaulting them.


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6-Year-Old Boy Finds Loaded Handgun On Modesto Street

A 6-year-old Modesto boy made a dangerous discovery on Tuesday – a loaded handgun – but fortunately an adult was nearby and the child was unharmed.


Modesto police officers respond to a shooting on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. (source: Modesto Police Department)

Alert Neighbor Tips Off Modesto Police To Burglary Suspects

An alert Modesto resident helped police catch two burglars in the act on Friday morning.