Royal Hayes, 81, sentenced to death by a jury in Modesto, CA, in 1986, died while still awaiting execution at San Quentin State Prison on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The penalty phase had been moved from Santa Cruz County because of a jury deadlock there.
A 44-year-old wedding ring was stolen from a car in parking lot at the In-Shape fitness center in Modesto, California, on Monday, May 14, 2018. The family reported on Wednesday, May 23, that it had been returned.
A judge determined prosecutors in a preliminary hearing for a former California Highway Patrol officer accused of being an accessory in a murder failed to prove a homicide occurred in the death of Turlock resident Korey Kauffman.
A Modesto, California man who once ran from the Stanislaus Superior Courthouse to avoid jail, has been sentenced to prison for a drunk driving crash, failing to appear in court and violating probation.
Police officials on Thursday were looking for the victim of a purse snatching that was foiled by an off-duty detective and a Good Samaritan chased down the suspect at a Modesto, California grocery store.
A judge has ordered a 31-year-old man to spend 35 years behind bars for committing three convenience store robberies that were part of a series of armed heists that terrorized the Modesto,. California, area.
Detectives have arrested two teens in connection with vandalism earlier this year that caused $1.6 million in major flooding damage in a building at The Vista apartments near the California State University, Stanislaus, campus in Turlock, California