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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.



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.