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After police spent weeks investigating an alleged kidnapping and rape of a teenage girl, the girl confessed Tuesday that she fabricated the story to get attention from her mother. "In a follow-up interview, she totally recanted the story," said Detective Brian Shimmel. "It never happened."
Oakdale police are looking for a man suspected of robbing the Valero Corner Store at 1590 East F St., early Sunday morning
The Oakdale City Council will hold a budget workshop tonight for the 2012-13 fiscal year, which starts July 1. The workshop is at 7 p.m. in the council chamber, 277 N. Second Ave.
The Oakdale City Council met in closed session Monday with interim City Manager Greg Wellman regarding labor talks with the city's employee groups and the performance evaluation of Finance Director Albert Avila.
The city is firing its Public Works director, the latest example of the turmoil involving a divided City Council, financial woes and the treasurer's recent resignation.