Friends, family seek justice for teen shot while driving stolen car

Marcus Esparza was not a car thief, those who knew and loved the 17-year-old said at a vigil Wednesday evening at the spot he died. Early last Friday morning, the teen crashed on Prescott Road just south of Mount Vernon Drive after being shot. He was ejected from the stolen car during the crash and suffered major injuries.

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Bank with social mission adds Modesto branch

Beneficial State Bank celebrated its new branch in Modesto, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (John Holland/jholland@modbee.com)
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Bank with social mission adds Modesto branch 0:44

Bank with social mission adds Modesto branch

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Mussel Dogs

Old rivals Modesto JC, Merced meet in scrimmage 1:31

Old rivals Modesto JC, Merced meet in scrimmage

Red Shield pool celebration 2:00

Red Shield pool celebration