Sheriff’s deputies found Prince unresponsive in an elevator of his compound in suburban Minneapolis. The cause of death is unknown, though music superstar had been hospitalized last week and canceled two shows on his tour.
Police fatally shot a man they say was armed with a loaded handgun early Sunday after an apparent domestic violence incident in east Modesto, the second officer-involved shooting of the year for the city.
A man believed to be in his early 20s who was trying to save a dog from an oncoming train was struck and killed after he pushed the dog off the tracks, authorities said. The incident took place just northeast of Johansen High School in Modesto.
Ceres police discovered two young children living in a filthy home void of food or running water when toddler wandered up to one of them holding a bottle of prescription medication. Sgt. Jose Berber said there was cockroaches throughout the house and rotten food on the floors and in the kitchen alongside piles of dirty dishes.
Stanislaus County Supervisor Bill O’Brien said Thursday he will not seek a fourth term on the Board of Supervisors and is endorsing termed-out state Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen for his District 1 seat, which represents the Riverbank and Oakdale areas.
Nancy Reagan, a movie actress who assumed the role of a lifetime in the White House as one of the most influential and controversial first ladies in American history, has died, it was announced Sunday. She was 94.
A head-on collision that killed an off-duty Stanislaus County Sheriff’s sergeant and a local baker in December was the result of distracted driving, a California Highway Patrol official said this week.