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Small Stanislaus County Town Wondering Whether Its Water Is Safe

There are two wells for nearly 150 homes in the Crows Landing community – one well went out several months, the second one went out twice this week.



Stanislaus County Cracking Down On Nut Thefts

Stanislaus County supervisors are set to consider an ordinance on Tuesday that would require anyone buying, selling or possessing walnuts for commercial purposes to show proof of ownership.



Stockton Man Says He Was ‘Zombie’ After Swimming In Stanislaus County Reservoir

He says his doctors at Kaiser Manteca figured out it was a waterborne bacteria that made him sick—a bacteria so dangerous they’d have to notify the proper authorities.


26-year-old Jacob Cervantes has been arraigned for the murder of 49-year-old Thomas Kroger.(Image credit: Ceres Police Department)

Man Found In Freezer Reportedly Married To Suspected Killer

26-year-old Jacob Cervantes has been arraigned for the murder of 49-year-old Thomas Kroger.


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UPDATE: Dairy Workers Find Body In Modesto Pond

Deputies in Stanislaus County are investigating the discovery of a body in a pond by two dairy workers on Friday.


Generic photo of a grass fire. (credit: CBS13)

Cal Fire Suspends Fire Permits In Parts Of Stanislaus And San Joaquin Counties

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has suspended burn permits, citing dry conditions and a sharp increase in vegetation fires.



Modesto Attorney Says Break-In After He Announced DA Run Not A Coincidence

Frank Carson believes his office was targeted after he said he was running for Stanislaus County District Attorney in 2014.


Stanislaus County Sheriff

Stanislaus County Sheriff Seeking Out New Incentives To Retain Deputies Leaving Department

Stanislaus County deputies are jumping ship for better pay, so the sheriff wants to pay them to stay.


Honor Farm

New Honor Farm Facility Replaces Unit Destroyed in 2010 Fire

The new jail replaces the outdated Honor Farm facility that was badly damaged in a fire in 2010. Insurance money paid for the $12 million project.



Thieves Steal 26 Calves From Stanislaus County Dairy Farm

Overnight, culprits stole 16 one-month-old heifers. That’s after already swiping 10 the first time.


Couple Water Fight

Drained Well Leaves Stanislaus County Couple Begging For Water

Nancy Bakker and her husband never thought retiring in rural Stanislaus County would turn their golden years into a drought-filled nightmare.



Ceres Residents Brace For End Of Heat Wave After Man Dies

Another day of 100-plus-degree temperatures has now claimed the life of a 77-year-old man who died in his Ceres home.