6 Inmates Use 'Homemade Rope' To Escape From Merced County JailAuthorities in central California were searching Sunday for six inmates who used a “homemade rope” to escape from the Merced County Downtown Jail, sheriff's officials said.
California Withholds Virus Money From 2 Defiant CitiesGov. Gavin Newsom is using new powers to withhold money from two cities in California’s Central Valley that are defying his health orders by allowing all businesses to open during the pandemic.
Nearly $1M Dumped On Side Of Road During CHP ChaseNearly $1 million in cash was dumped on a Central California road during a police chase that ended with the arrests of two New York men who apparently planned to buy marijuana with the money, the California Highway Patrol said.
Car Theft, Child Endangerment Suspect Arrested After Showing Up Naked At Central California BusinessA woman is facing child endangerment and other charges after a strange series of events that ended with her showing up naked to a business in Merced County and asking for help.
Rocklin Man Held For Alleged Northern California Highway RampageA man who may have been high on methamphetamine smashed into eight cars on two Northern California freeways on New Year’s Day, repeatedly ramming some and injuring three people before plunging his pickup truck into an irrigation ditch and breaking into a home, the California Highway Patrol said.
She Live-Streamed The DUI Crash That Killed Her Sister; How Did Obdulia Sanchez Only Serve 19 Months?In September, Sanchez, 20, was released from prison on parole after being found guilty of driving under the influence and live-streaming during the crash that killed her 14-year-old sister in 2017.
Suspect Who Shot Deputy In Merced County Caught, 'Blue Alert' DeactivatedA statewide manhunt is underway for a man accused of shooting a deputy in Merced County.
Big Rig Hauling 65K Pounds Of Apple Juice Crashes On Highway 99A big rig hauling a full load of apple juice crashed and made a big mess on Highway 99 in Central California early Thursday morning.
Fatal Hit And Run In Merced CountyPolice are looking for a car that may have been involved in a fatal hit and run in Merced County.
Sheriff Releases New Photos Of Suspected Newman Corporal Killer, Still Have Not Found SuspectStanislaus County Sheriff’s deputies confirm the new photos of the man they say killed a Newman police officer.
Central California Democrats Report Campaign Office Burglary On Election DayDemocrats say campaign literature and some computers were taken in an early morning break-in at a Merced County campaign office.