A Modesto city ordinance prohibits parking cars on lawns, and the city can cite drivers if a neighbor calls and complains. The city says it receives about two to three complaints a week.
With dried blood left behind, neighbors said they heard the screaming. Fernandez had apparently intervened after the four dogs broke loose from the next yard over, attacking his aging mother.
Authorities say that one of the two people attacked by pit bulls Tuesday has died from his injuries.
Even though Joe Hall lost the use of his legs and arms in a car accident 28 years ago, his perseverance has allowed him a second chance at his art and at love.
A man and woman are dead after a shooting near the Tuolumne River late Sunday morning.
Authorities seized 145 pounds of meth in a raid that targeted homes in Modesto and Brentwood.
A Nevada inmate serving two life sentences in the 1989 killing of a California real estate agent has died in prison.
Officers received a call from a person who was running on the Dry Creek Trail who said they spotted a mountain lion near the golf course.
A 22-year-old man is dead following a shooting in Modesto late Thursday night, police say.
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.
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.
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.