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Modesto Man Killed In Machete Attack, Loved Ones Say They Know Who Did It

A memorial in Modesto’s Mellis Park marks the spot where police say father and church volunteer Robbie Hull was attacked and killed by a man with a machete.

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California Drought Forces Modesto Farmer To Uproot Healthy Trees After 27 Years

Wenger took down the trees on Tuesday 27 years after he planted them. There’s nothing wrong with the trees, and they still produce walnuts. But Wenger’s irrigation district by nearly 30 percent.


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Report Of Cockroach In Child’s Drink Leads To Another Shutdown Of Modesto’s Teriyaki King

County health inspectors went to the Modesto restaurant on East Hatch Road on April 1 for a new complaint of a cockroach in someone’s drink. The Ceres Courier reported a mother was refilling her 3-year-old son’s soda cup when she found a cockroach at the bottom.



Tree Falls Onto Modesto House, Injuring Homeowner

It was an unwelcome Easter Sunday surprise for a Modesto man.


Scene of the incident. (Credit: Modesto Police Department)

1 Hurt In Modesto Shooting; Officers Searching For Suspect

Police in Modesto are investigating a shooting Wednesday morning.


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Off-Duty Police Officer At Modesto Park Reportedly Shoots And Kills Man

Police say a Ceres off-duty officer shot and killed a man at a Modesto park on Sunday night.


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Commercial Fire In Modesto Sends Up Large Smoke Plume

A fire in Modesto on Sunday sent up a large, black plume of smoke.


The Modesto Fire Department crew helping finish the man's yard work. (Credit: Modesto Police Department)

First Responders Finish Mowing Modesto Man’s Lawn After He Has Heart Attack

First responders made sure a Modesto man’s yard work got done after he had a heart attack.


Scene of the investigation Monday. (Credit: Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department)

Woman’s Burned Body Found In Orchard Near Ceres

Detectives say the burned body of a woman was found in an orchard just outside of Ceres Monday afternoon.


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Modesto Widows Say They Owe VA Thousands After Moving Into Retirement Community

Fay Fernandez and her daughter thought they struck gold walking into Standiford Place in Modesto. Not only was it a pretty retirement apartment, but they say the manager offered to help them get a break on rent.


David Cutler (Credit: Stanislaus County Sheriff's Dept.)

Man Accused Of Stabbing Skateboarder To Death In Modesto

A man is in police custody, accused of homicide, in the fatal stabbing of another man in Modesto over the weekend.


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Modesto Thieves Steal Disabled Man’s Tricycle

For five years, the specialty reclined tricycle was the way Brad Bowman got around. He can’t walk for long periods of time after a traumatic brain injury weakened his right hand and leg.