A 26-year-old Modesto man was killed Wednesday morning in a crash at the intersection of Maze Boulevard and Paradise Road west of Modesto. A Turlock big-rig driver involved in the collision suffered minor injuries.
A student at Cardozo Middle School in Riverbank was approached by at least one person in a black four-door car Monday afternoon who rolled down a window a few inches and asked, “Do you want some candy?” Riverbank Police Services reported.
A Gustine man hallucinating under the influence of methamphetamine landed in jail Monday after calling 911 saying several people were trying to kill him, the Merced County Sheriff’s Office reported. Those killers probably were imaginary. The guns and drugs deputies found in the man’s home, however, were real, Undersheriff Jason Goins said.
Twenty of the best residents under the age of 40 were honored at a reception at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in an event sponsored by The Bee and Novo Technologies. (Brian Clarkfirstname.lastname@example.org)