A student at Gregori High School died after falling ill during a physical education class. Andy Vazquez, a 16-year-old sophomore, was pronounced dead at a Modesto hospital hours after he collapsed following a two-mile run Monday afternoon.
The Modesto Police Department released the name Sunday of the man who was stabbed to death in Mellis Park on Friday night. The perpetrator, who used a large machete, is still at large and has not been identified.
Jesus Campos of Fresno overcame a heavy heart Sunday morning to win the sixth annual Modesto Marathon. Anna Bretan of Berkeley, who topped the entire field last year, claimed her second women’s title in the last three years.
Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday while demonstrators were gathered across the street – an attack the county police chief described as “an ambush” that could easily have killed both men.