Tuolumne deputies investigating suspicious death in Sonora

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death at Elsey’s Pond off Sullivan Creek, near Mono Way, in Sonora. The man was identified Friday afternoon as a 36-year-old transient, Zachariah Hickie. His body was found near where a vegetation fire started early Friday.

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Homes threatened by fire in Knights Ferry

Cal Fire deploys air and ground crews to quickly stop the blaze in the Stanislaus River canyon. (Andy Alfaro/ aalfaro@modbee.com)
Homes threatened by fire in Knights Ferry 1:01

Homes threatened by fire in Knights Ferry

Modesto Gospel Mission Backpack Giveaway 1:16

Modesto Gospel Mission Backpack Giveaway

Modesto Nuts come from behind to win 1:21

Modesto Nuts come from behind to win

Man shot in neck in west Modesto 0:43

Man shot in neck in west Modesto