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UPDATE: Illegal Marijuana Grow Near Galt Had 10,000 Plants

State fish and game wardens uncovered an illegal marijuana grow in Galt Saturday. They were able to arrest one suspect, but several others are still at large.

08/04/2012

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Valley Fever On Rise In San Joaquin County

High winds can pose a danger to your health, and people in one local city may be impacted the most.

06/18/2012

Armando-Rodriguez

Judge Denies Jailed Tuberculosis Patient’s Request To Be Released

A judge has refused to release a tuberculosis patient who was jailed and charged after allegedly refusing to take medication to keep his disease from becoming contagious.

05/24/2012

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San Joaquin County Man Convicted On Child Porn Charges

A 24-year-old San Joaquin County man was sentenced to six years in prison on child pornography charges, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced.

03/15/2012

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San Joaquin County Hit With Paint Dumping Epidemic

Rain is complicating a pollution problem in San Joaquin County, where people may be deliberately contaminating waterways.

03/14/2012

A car is crumpled after crashing on Highway 12 in San Joaquin County on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. (credit: CBS13)

Woman Suffers Major Injuries In Highway 12 Crash Involving Big Rigs

A woman was airlifted to an area hospital on Tuesday afternoon after her vehicle spun out and caused a big rig to jackknife on Highway 12.

03/13/2012

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Crop-Dusting Helicopter Crashes In San Joaquin County

A crop-dusting helicopter crashed in the San Joaquin County town of Farmington late Wednesday morning injuring one, according to the FAA.

02/22/2012

State parole agent Susan Kane says she believes Wesley Shermantine is being truthful about being willing to lead investigators to victims' remains. (credit: CBS13)

Parole Agent Says Killer Can Be Transported Safely For Search

The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Department has serious concerns about the safety and security in transporting a serial killer to help with a search for victims’ remains, but the parole agent who met with him says it can all be done safely.

01/31/2012

Speed Freak Killer Wesley Shermantine

Investigators Agree To Resume Search For Victims Of ‘Speed Freak Killers’

Law enforcement officials met in French Camp on Friday morning and agreed to continue the search for victims’ bodies in the “Speed Freak Killers” case with the assistance of one of the murderers.

01/20/2012

Aaron Blueford, left, and Alfonzo Turner

Suspects In Several Burglaries Caught After Chase

A chase involving multiple law enforcement agencies that started in Manteca on Monday ended with the arrest of three burglary suspects in Dublin.

12/13/2011

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Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Dept. Working On 20th Homicide Of Year

A man was shot and killed overnight in Modesto has become Stanislaus County’s 20th homicide this year, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department.

11/17/2011

Sukwinder Singh

Washington State Man Reported Missing In Lathrop

A Washington state man attending a truck driving school in Lathrop has been missing for more than two weeks, authorities said Wednesday.

10/26/2011

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