stanislaus county

california drought

As Wells Run Dry In California Drought, Stanislaus County Offers Free Water To Homes

The county says it started noticing the people running out of water weren’t using the water for farms, they were using it for their homes.



Oakdale Woman Could Be Sued For Having Guests Over At Her Home

Stanislaus County is stopping an Oakdale woman from having guest on her property.


fiber line cut

Police: Fiber Line Cut Causes 911 Outage For Parts Of Stanislaus, San Joaquin Couties

A potentially dangerous situation is unfolding in parts of Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties, where 911 service it out for many customers.



Why Does Stanislaus County Hold Fair At Same Time As California State Fair?

Organizers say they do not believe they’re in competition with the state fair, but the county fair does have one thing that’s much bigger than what the state fair has to offer.


fire daamge

High Winds Fuel Destructive McHenry Fire In San Joaquin, Stanislaus Counties

The fire started at around 4 p.m. in San Joaquin County, and high winds and dry brush were all Mother Nature needed to get it to jump the river into Stanislaus County.



Modesto Couple Says They Can’t Go Outside With Dust, Noise, Smell From Nearby Recycler

The Ortegas built their house in 1959, but in 2015, the elderly couple says they can’t go outside. Their daughter says the recycling center across the street on Ninth Street is creating dust, noise and foul smells on a regular basis.


Source: Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies Find Muddy Suspect Hiding Under Mulberry Bush

After a 911 call about someone making criminal threats, deputies found Daniel Lee Bench, 47, nearby. Bench fled from deputies, and tried to hide under a muddy mulberry bush.


Hudson's booking photo. (Credit: Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department)

Patterson Man, 43, Accused Of Biting Off Own Mother’s Ear

Authorities say a Patterson man is under arrest after he allegedly bit off his mother’s ear.


Surveillance video shows the man pulling out a gun and demanding cash. (Credit: Stanislaus County Sheriff's Dept.)

Would-Be Robber Pepper-Sprays Krispy Kreme Employee

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help to fine a man who tried to rob a Krispy Kreme restaurant in Riverbank.


Photo of Whitfield from the Waterford City Council website.

Basketball Coach Stabbed At Waterford High School

Deputies say a basketball coach was stabbed at Waterford High School Monday night.


Scene of the incident Saturday night. (Credit: Stanislaus Sheriff)

Detectives Investigating Triple Shooting Near Crows Landing

Deputies are investigating a shooting involving three victims in the small community of Crows Landing Saturday night.


(Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Turkey Flock At Stanislaus County Facility Quarantined After Avian Flu Find

Federal agriculture officials say they have found avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in central California.