A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted 10 people, including a Ceres man, accused of participating in a counterfeit music and movie operation, distributing tens of thousands of CDs and DVDs to sellers in Modesto, Turlock, Atwater and Stockton.
Backlash to UC’s proposed tuition hike has evolved into a showdown over control. UC says lawmakers must decide whether they are willing to spend more. State officials want more say in the direction of the university.
An issue investigated by the California attorney general’s office into whether Merced County District Attorney Larry Morse II violated any laws by storing a firearm in his office is considered closed, Merced Sheriff Vern Warnke said.
Prom can be a priceless experience with – once dress, tux, dinner, tickets and other expenses are totaled – a high price tag. But a few groups in the greater Modesto area are doing what they can to cut one big cost: that of a prom dress.
The dry, warm weather means people can already pitch their tents at one of this area’s most popular campgrounds. The Pinecrest Campground has opened several weeks early, with more than 100 sites available.
Dr. Amarjit Dhaliwal provides compassionate care for cancer patients, readily expresses his political opinions and once hosted a former U.S. president at his home. Now, the oncologist has been named physician of the year by the Stanislaus Medical Society.
Nearly 100 second-graders from Burbank Elementary School in Modesto released into the wild on Thursday baby salmon they hatched as part of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife project Salmonids in the Classroom.
A new study shows distracted driving among teens is leading to more crashes than previously thought. Distraction a key factor in nearly 6 in 10 crashes involving teen drivers. Many of them are rear-enders.
A former Modesto police sergeant on Thursday was sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing his daughter over several months. His daughter spoke in court about the impact of her father’s abuse before he was sentenced.
Just in time for spring planting, hundreds of marijuana lovers in Washington, D.C., mark passage of the city’s new pot legalization law by getting free seeds at a neighborhood eatery only 10 minutes from the White House.
Al-Shabab militants blast their way into a Mogadishu hotel and take positions inside, exchanging fire with security forces. At least four gunmen have trapped an unknown number of people inside, a Somali police official says.
Reclusive Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer is famous for collections such as “Windows and Stones” in 1966, “Baltics” in 1974, and “The Sorrow Gondola” in 1996, which drew off work he did before a 1990 stroke left left him largely unable to speak.
Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors say.
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