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Modesto Homeowners Decry Public Shaming, Fines From Water District Over Alleged Water Theft

Casey and Diane Johnson have a small garden on their Garst Road property, but the small patch of land recently cost the couple $1,500 and something they say is even more valuable.

08/28/2014

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Modesto Homeowners Accused Of Stealing Water From Canal, Face $1,500 Fines

Six Modesto homeowners face $1,500 fines for stealing water from the Empire Canal behind their homes. The Modesto Irrigation District said it discovered illegal siphons at the homes of five neighbors and one woman started pumping more water after her allocated share ran out.

08/19/2014

west nile

UC Berkeley Student’s West Nile Virus Misdiagnosed As Concussion, Meningitis

It may be months before Abbey Murphy is back to normal. It took weeks and several trips to the emergency room, as well as a week-long hospital stay for doctors to discover what was really wrong.

08/15/2014

body cameras

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.

08/15/2014

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Fire Burns At Electrical Substation In Modesto

Crews were called to a substation near Briggsmore and Claus around 5:30 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say it appears the fire started when a spark ignited mineral oil, which is used to cool the capacitors at the substation.

07/31/2014

big weekend little cars

City Hopes This Weekend’s Modesto Grand Prix Will Be Boost For Economy

Nearly 300 super karts with drivers from across the United States and around the world are set to speed through the streets of Modesto.

07/30/2014

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Fire Burns Building At Used Car Lot In Modesto

A large, two-alarm fire is burning at a used car lot in South Modesto, sending up thick clouds of smoke that can be seen for miles.

07/22/2014

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1 Teen Killed, 1 Injured In Modesto After Being Hit By Car

One teen is dead and another seriously injured on Tuesday after their bikes collided with a car in Modesto.

07/22/2014

new neighborhood watch

Dog Walkers Becoming Modesto Police Department’s Latest Crime-Fighting Tool

Gabrielle Angulo and her 2-year-old German Shepherd Ayla may be the department’s new secret weapon. She and Ayla walk the neighborhood a lot.

07/21/2014

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Modesto Sprint Store Robbed At Gunpoint

Modesto police are investigating an armed robbery at a Sprint store on Monday morning.

07/21/2014

Mountain Lion

Police: Mountain Lion Spotted By Southwest Modesto Residents

Authorities are asking residents to be on the lookout after two possible mountain lion sightings in southwest Modesto.

07/16/2014

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Man’s Death In Modesto On Monday Ruled As Homicide

Police are investigating a suspicious death that was reported on Monday night in Modesto

07/15/2014

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